Diceros sumatrensis

Major step towards Asian Rhino Recovery

At a meeting of the five Asian Rhino range states - Bhutan, India, Indonesia, Malaysia and Nepal - a common action plan was agreed today with the aim of increasing the populations of Asian Rhino species by at least 3% annually by 2020. …  

03 Oct 2013 | International news release

Save the date -GPAP 23Aug2013

All eyes on Marseille: IMPAC3 to start soon

Every four years, the International Marine Protected Areas Congress (IMPAC) brings together major maritime stakeholders from around the globe to assist in the conservation and sustainable development of the oceans. IUCN is the co-organizer of this year’s edition, IMPAC3, which will take place in Marseille (France) from 21 to 25 October 2013. …  

03 Oct 2013 | News story
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Greater, Faster, Closer

Latest review of Science reveals ocean in critical state from cumulative impacts …  

03 Oct 2013 | International news release

MEP Pavel Poc

INTERVIEW with MEP Poc: EU Regulation on Invasive Alien Species

MEP Pavel Poc (Group of Progressive Alliance of Socialists & Democrats) is a member of the ENVI (Environment, Public Health and Food Safety) Committee at the European Parliament and has recently been nominated as the Rapporteur for the proposed Invasive Alien Species Regulation. …  

03 Oct 2013 | Article
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Préparer les jeunes générations

Préparer les jeunes générations à devenir des 'citoyens du littoral'

Dans Cap Vert, Gambie, Guinée-Bissau, Guinée, Mauritanie, Sénégal et Sierra Leone, le PREE mobilise la jeunesse pour conserver des écosystèmes en bonne santé et promouvoir une « citoyenneté du littoral » en Afrique de l’ouest.    …  

02 Oct 2013 | News story

EUROPARC 40 years working for nature

Forty years working for nature: cheers to EUROPARC

The EUROPARC network will meet in Debrecen, Hungary, for its annual conference on the 9-13 October 2013, during which the 40th anniversary of both EUROPARC Federation and their host, Hortobágy National Park, will be celebrated. In the light of EUROPARC´s 40th anniversary, participants from across the continent will join workshops, presentations and field trips, and mingle with international representatives, to discuss the future issues of integrated protected area management. The event will be the largest network meeting of its kind in Europe.   …  

02 Oct 2013 | News story
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The Phoenix Islands Protected Areas of Kiribati

$5 million for the largest and deepest UNESCO World Heritage Site

Currently the largest marine protected area in the Pacific Ocean, Phoenix Islands Protected Area has received a $5-million investment to support its long-term viability and management. …  

02 Oct 2013 | Article

Photo de famille forum CEFDHAC Gabon

Le forum national CEFDHAC-Gabon reboosté

Il s’est tenu à Libreville au Gabon du 24 au 25 septembre 2013, un atelier de revitalisation du forum national CEFDHAC-Gabon et d’information sur les changements climatiques.

02 Oct 2013 | Article

A Toolkit of Learning Activities and Resources

Sustainability for Educators: A Toolkit of Learning Activities and Resources

This is a manual to assist in sustainability education from a community college in New South Wales, Australia. …  

01 Oct 2013 | News story

Parting words from Business Week participants (click to enlarge)

IUCN’s unique space to transform business – and government and civil society too!

IUCN Business Week brought together more than 60 participants from IUCN’s family worldwide as well as 26 representatives from existing business engagements across 5 days at IUCN headquarters, 9- 13 September 2013. …  

01 Oct 2013 | Article