2013

Release of the Montagu's Harriers

Rare and endangered species successfully return to nature

Three Montagu's Harrier (Circus pygargus) chicks, found on 2 July 2013 during agricultural activities taking place near the village of Lower Vapa, were temporarily housed in shelters for wildlife at Palic Zoo, and were then released to their natural habitat in Sjenicko-Pester plateau.  …  

17 Sep 2013 | News story
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A large tree within the Mamiri Forest Reserve in Western Ghana within the region of the Upper Guinean Rainforest

IUCN in Ghana Releases New REDD+ Documentary

The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) “Towards Pro-Poor REDD+” project in Ghana recently released a 30-minute documentary, profiling how Ghana’s efforts to reduce emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD+) are addressing climate change and the needs of the poor.  …  

14 Sep 2013 | Video
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Online IUCN Red List Training Course

IUCN Red List Training Course Now Online

The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™ is widely recognized as the most comprehensive, objective global approach for evaluating the conservation status of plant and animal species. The IUCN Red List has grown in size and complexity and now plays an increasingly prominent role in guiding international, regional and national conservation. Prompted by the Red List’s increasing popularity and a growing need for Red List training around the world, IUCN in collaboration with The Nature Conservancy (TNC) has developed the first online IUCN Red List Training Course. …  

13 Sep 2013 | News story

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We are now on Twitter!

IUCN-Med is now a member of the Twitter community! Follow our account, IUCN Med, to learn about our activities, read interesting news on the Mediterranean or discover more about the Mediterranean wildlife. …   | French

13 Sep 2013 | News story

Woman with baby at local water well, Zambia.

Petit mais costaud : le Programme des Petites Initiatives

Le premier appel à projets de la quatrième phase du Programme des Petites Initiatives (PPI) est ouvert aux ONG africaines des pays éligibles. …  

13 Sep 2013 | News story

Ms. Momdje Liliane, from the Association Jeunesse Verte Cameroon

REDD+ & Gender in Cameroon

REDD+ & Gender in Cameroon. Ms. Momdje Liliane, from the Association Jeunesse Verte Cameroon explains how REDD+ can support the crucial role that women play in forest conservation in Cameroon. …  

13 Sep 2013 | Video
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African Elephant (Loxodonta africana)

The Duke of Cambridge and IUCN unite for wildlife

As part of his latest conservation initiative, The Duke of Cambridge brings together an unprecedented collaboration between the Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry, and seven of the world’s most influential conservation organizations, including IUCN. …  

12 Sep 2013 | International news release

Inteligencia Natural

Ante el cambio climático, inteligencia natural

La Exhibición Inteligencia Natural, es una producción de la Oficina Regional para Mesoamérica e Iniciativa Caribe de la UICN y el Museo Nacional de Costa Rica, gracias al apoyo de la Iniciativa Internacional del Clima del Ministerio Federal de Medio Ambiente, Protección de la Naturaleza y Seguridad Nuclear. Estará abierta al público a partir del 11 de septiembre durante el Art City Tour y después en horario del Museo de martes a domingo de 9 a.m. a 4.30 p.m.
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12 Sep 2013 | News story
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Reunión PERFOR.  San Salvador

Proceso de consulta para la actualización del Programa Estratégico Regional para el Manejo de los Ecosistemas Forestales (PERFOR)

 El pasado 29 y 30 de agosto se realizó una reunión como parte del proceso de actualización del Programa Estratégico Regional para el Manejo de los Ecosistemas Forestales (PERFOR) que lidera el Grupo de Trabajo de Bosques de la CCAD, con el apoyo de la UICN mediante su proyecto Gobernanza, Bosques y Mercados, la Cooperación Alemana (GIZ), y la Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Alimentación y la Agricultura (FAO). …  

12 Sep 2013 | News story
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Cuenca Zarumilla (Ecuador-Perú)

El INAMHI, un socio estratégico para el desarrollo de la segunda fase del proyecto de Gobernanza del Agua en Cuencas Transfronterizas

Como parte del proyecto Gobernanza del Agua en Cuencas Transfronterizas de la UICN, el pasado jueves 5 de septiembre del 2013 se llevó a cabo en Ecuador la firma del Convenio General de Cooperación Técnica Interinstitucional entre el Instituto Nacional de Meteorología e Hidrología del Ecuador, INAMHI, y la Oficina Regional para América del Sur de la Unión Internacional para la Conservación de la Naturaleza. …  

12 Sep 2013 | News story
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