2013

Striving to elevating Environment on the Election Agenda

The National Impact Assessment Programme under the auspicious of IUCN, the International Union for Conservation of Nature and the Government of Pakistan organized first of its kind roundtable dialogue titled: “Highlighting Environment on Election Agenda in Pakistan” at a local hotel in Islamabad. …  

03 Apr 2013 | International news release

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Pygmy hog translocation

In life, timing is everything. This is certainly true for the Critically Endangered pygmy hog (Porcula salvania) of north eastern India. Each December for the past six years, project director Goutam Narayan and project manager Parag Deka make the 200km journey from breeding facilities in Basistha to the pre-release facility in Potasali in Nameri Tiger Reserve in Assam to make a special delivery. …  

03 Apr 2013 | Article

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Formation des groupes cibles de la société civile sur la REDD +

Dans le cadre de la mise en œuvre du projet « Meilleure participation des parties prenantes du Bassin du Congo dans les activités REDD+ aux niveaux national, sous-régional et international » qui bénéficie de l’appui financier de l’ACDI, l’UICN a organisé du 27 février au 02 mars 2013 un atelier de formation des groupes cibles de la société civile sur la REDD+. …  

03 Apr 2013 | Article

Dr Thomas Brooks

Beyond nature assessments for better decisions

Dr Thomas Brooks, Head of IUCN Science and Knowledge Unit shares his expectations for IPBES and explains the way he sees IUCN as a Union contributing to this new global nature platform on biodiversity and its benefits. …  

03 Apr 2013 | Video

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Pygmy hog Translocation

In life, timing is everything. This is certainly true for the Critically Endangered pygmy hog (Porcula salvania) of north eastern India. Each December for the past 6 years, project director Goutam Narayan and project manager Parag Deka make the 200 kilometre journey from breeding facilities in Basistha to the pre-release facility in Potasali in Nameri Tiger Reserve in Assam to make a special delivery. …  

03 Apr 2013 | News story

Sir David Attenborough and Dr Mike Rands at the launch of the Cambridge Conservation Campus

New campus for world’s largest conservation 'cluster'

An insightful lecture by Sir David Attenborough at the UK's University of Cambridge Senate House marked the launch this week of the Cambridge Conservation Campus. The campus will become the hub for the world’s largest conservation cluster, the Cambridge Conservation Initiative (CCI) of which IUCN is a member. …  

03 Apr 2013 | News story

Grethel Aguilar. Directora UICN Mesoamérica y Caribe

Proyecto “Gobernanza de Aguas Subterráneas" comenzó su curso

El 8 de marzo se realizó la reunión preparatoria del proyecto “Gobernanza de Aguas Subterráneas en Acuíferos Transfronterizos”. Este encuentro sirvió para definir algunos de los principales lineamientos de trabajo que se llevarán a cabo en una primera fase de preparación de seis meses, cuyo fin primordial será compilar la información necesaria para el diseño detallado del proyecto completo “Gobernanza de Recursos de Agua Subterránea en Acuíferos Transfronterizos” y asegurar un comienzo fluido del proyecto.  …  

03 Apr 2013 | News story
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Members voting on motions at the 2008 IUCN Congress in Barcelona

Don´t forget to use the Member’s Portal

Recently it was developed a new version of the Members' portal, where IUCN Members can share knowledge, news and information, obtain updates and learn about new opportunities. Being a part of this platform and having access to this network is one of the benefits of your membership of IUCN. …   | Spanish

03 Apr 2013 | News story
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Barco de Investigación marina La Garza.

FUNDAECO inauguró oficialmente el Barco de Investigaciones “La Garza”

Recientemente y luego de tres años de grandes esfuerzos, la organización miembro de Guatemala FUNDAECO, realizó el lanzamiento oficial del Barco de Investigaciones Marinas "La Garza", el cual junto con el apoyo del Centro de Estudios Marinos (CEMA de la Universidad de San Carlos, será un instrumento de soporte a la conservación de los Recursos Marino-Costeros de Izabal. …  

02 Apr 2013 | News story
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LUTTE ANTI BRACONNAGE: L’UICN soutient le plan d’extrême urgence pour sauver les éléphants d’Afrique Centrale

Une réunion d'urgence des ministres de la Communauté Economique des Etats de l'Afrique Centrale (CEEAC) chargés des questions de Défense, de Sécurité, des Relations extérieures, de l'Intégration et de la protection de la faune portant sur la mise en œuvre d’un Plan d’Extrême Urgence sur la Lutte Anti-braconnage des éléphants dans la zone septentrionale (Cameroun, RCA et Tchad) de l’Afrique centrale s’est tenue, du 21 au 23 mars 2013 à Yaoundé au Cameroun. …  

02 Apr 2013 | Article