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Temperate Grasslands Conservation Initiative Newsletter 5 - December 2010

Protection of the World's Temperate Grasslands is Gaining Ground

  • Update on COP-10 Nagoya Japan
  • Profiling the Temperate Grasslands Conservation Initiative
  • Summary of Actions from COP 10
  • Lessons learned at COP 10 and future efforts
 

01 Dec 2010 | Article

"Sapo de nariz aguileña" - género Rhinella

Especies Amenazadas de Colombia: Taller de Re Evaluación de Especies bajo las Categorías y Criterios de UICN

El Ministerio del Ambiente de Colombia, el Instituto Von Humboldt y la Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, con el apoyo de la UICN y sus oficinas en Quito y Cambridge, promueven la actualización de los libros nacionales de especies amenazadas. …  

01 Dec 2010 | News story

Keith Wheeler, Chair of IUCN's Commission on Education and Communication

Chair's Corner: CEC Newsletter November 2010

Keith Wheeler introduces the November 2010 newsletter of the IUCN Commission on Education and Communication. …  

01 Dec 2010 | News story

El Salvador

Launch of new Water Governance Project at COP16

A new climate change and water governance project is launched at COP16 in Cancun. Strengthening local and national capacities to better manage water and ecosystems will be the project focus in adapting to climate change. …   | Spanish

01 Dec 2010 | News story

La Asamblea de Miembros del Comité Español de la UICN

Carlos Sánchez es reelegido como Presidente del Comité Español de UICN

La Asamblea de miembros del Comité Español de la UICN (CeUICN) ha reelegido esta mañana por unanimidad a Carlos Sánchez como presidente de la entidad por un periodo de tres años más. Sánchez, presidente también de la Fundación Naturaleza y Hombre, será el encargado de consolidar este Comité nacional de la Unión Internacional para la Conservación de la Naturaleza, que agrupa a 36 entidades medioambientales españolas. …  

01 Dec 2010 | News story

Finnish Year of biodiversity

New evaluation – one in ten Finnish species still threatened

The 4th Red List of Finnish Species has now been compiled and IUCN's new set of comparable criteria were employed for the second time. The results showed that there are 2,247 threatened species in Finland, which is 10.5 per cent of the 21,400 species evaluated. The number of species evaluated is exceptionally large, even by international standards. In 2010, over 6,000 more species were evaluated than in the previous evaluation in 2000. During the last ten years, the status of 186 species (10.0 per cent of the 1,505 species evaluated in 2000) has improved, while that of 356 has deteriorated. This indicates that, whilst species continue to decline, conservation efforts are also producing results for many species. …  

01 Dec 2010 | News story

La Fundación Patagonia Natural coordinará un nuevo Proyecto junto a las provincias y Nación para proteger las áreas costero-marinas de la Argentina

Proteger las áreas costero-marinas de la Argentina

La Fundación Patagonia Natural coordinará un nuevo Proyecto junto a las provincias y Nación para proteger las áreas costero-marinas de la Argentina. Ingrid Lucero Parada, miembro de la CEC, es responsable del área de comunicación de la FPN. …  

01 Dec 2010 | News story

Website logo for CEC member Haroldo Castro's media expedition in Africa

Top Five Moments from ‘Lights of Africa’ Expedition

CEC member Haroldo Castro and his son Mikael Castro, an expert in ecotourism, have completed their 8-month media expedition “Lights of Africa.” This blog post lists the trip’s Top Five Moments. …  

01 Dec 2010 | News story

CEC member Mangal Man Shakya of Nepal is Editor of Wildlife Times

Wildlife Times Magazine from Nepal

CEC member Mangal Man Shakya of Nepal is Editor of Wildlife Times. Recent issues are collected here. …  

01 Dec 2010 | News story

"Love, Not Loss" is a video about communicating biodiversity

4,557 Hits to CEC Video on Communicating Biodiversity: Love. Not Loss.

Have you seen the new CEC video 'Love. Not Loss.'? The three-minute video has garnered thousands of viewings on the IUCN YouTube Channel. …  

01 Dec 2010 | News story

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