2013

Sylvia Earle

Our blue heart

To mark World Oceans Day, 8 June, renowned oceanographer and IUCN Patron Sylvia Earle narrates a short film on the urgent need to protect our oceans from pollution and overfishing. …  

07 Jun 2013 | Article

The Forests Dialogue

Germany bolsters IUCN and The Forests Dialogue's global discussion series on REDD+ benefit sharing

With US$ 600,000 in new funding from the German government, the joint dialogue series will expand to bring together international experts over the next three years to tackle the issue of ensuring REDD+ benefits reach the rural poor. …  

07 Jun 2013 | News story

En la Reserva Kenneth Lee

Experiencia CEPA: Incidencia local, para la conservación de un área protegida en Bolivia

La Reserva Científica Ecológica y Arqueológica Kenneth Lee (RCEA-KL), constituye un área protegida importante de Bolivia, creada en 1996 como área protegida departamental.  En 2010 el municipio de Baures, la declara área protegida de “interés municipal”. El 2013, parte de la RCEA-KL es reconocida como uno de los tres humedales más grandes del planeta por la Convención Ramsar. …  

07 Jun 2013 | News story

Miembros CEC organizadoras del evento

Agua y Biodiversidad en Colomos; Sosteniendo la vida en Guadalajara

La CEC participó en Guadalajara, México, en las celebraciones del Día Internacional de la Diversidad Biológica, con un sendero interpretativo en el ecosistema urbano del Bosque Colomos, logrando el objetivo de transformar conocimientos, actitudes y experiencias de los participantes, en educación, placer y compromiso por la conservación de la Naturaleza.
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07 Jun 2013 | News story

H.E Yim Chhaly and H.E Nao Thuok accompanied by Community Fisheries to visited Fisheries conservation zone in Pneat Pongsat pagoda

National Conference on the Progress of Community Fisheries after fundamental fisheries reform

Banteay Meanchey province: 30 May 2013, the National Conference on Progress of Community Fisheries after fisheries reform, held at Pneat Pongsat pagoda, brought together 320 participants across the nation to understand progress made and the challenges faced by community fisheries in the sustainable management of natural resources. The objective was to collect recommendations from stakeholders, and to strengthen collaboration and support for empowering the community’s fisheries. 

06 Jun 2013 | Article
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Experts at the workshop on equitable medicinal plant trade, biodiversity conservation and local livelihoods in Morocco

Ensuring plant conservation and local livelihoods in Morocco

IUCN-Med has been invited to participate in a two-day workshop on equitable medicinal plant trade, biodiversity conservation and local livelihoods in Morocco, which ended on June 1, 2013. It marked the start of a 3-year project funded by a UK Darwin Initiative grant awarded to the Global Diversity Foundation (GDF). The project addresses livelihood improvement and threats to the sustainable harvesting of medicinal roots, particularly among the Amazigh (Berber) communities of the Moroccan High Atlas.    …  

06 Jun 2013 | News story

Major-General Gamon Suwabhabh welcomes the participants

Water, land and forests for national security

How do natural resources relate to national security? This question has been at the heart of a joint workshop of Thailand’s Internal Security Operations Command (ISOC) and IUCN held in Chiang Mai from 29-31 May 2013. …  

06 Jun 2013 | Article
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WED 2013

The World Environment Day – Think, Eat, Save

IUCN in collaboration with UNESCO and Balochistan Environmental Protection Agency, Government of Balochistan organized a Seminar to mark the World Environment Day 2013 on 5th June at Serena hotel Quetta. The theme for this year’s World Environment Day was Think, Eat, Save. …  

05 Jun 2013 | News story

Green Rally conducted on the occasion of World Environment Day 2013

World Environment Day Celebrated

Like other countries in different part of the world, Nepal is also celebrating World Environment Day with a dedication to mark the theme of this year ‘Think. Eat. Save’ to aware the community to control massive waste of food to reduce the pressure on natural resources. …  

05 Jun 2013 | News story