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Caucasus Environmental NGO Network (CENN) joins IUCN

IUCN welcomes the Caucasus Environmental NGO Network (CENN) to its worldwide network. CENN was admitted as NGO Member by the IUCN Council at its 73rd meeting on November 24, 2009. …  

04 Dec 2009 | News story

Primary Rainforest in central Reunion island

IUCN's frog message to save the rainforests

IUCN's Director-General Julia Merton-Lèfevre sends an SOS message about saving the rainforests and calls for people and businesses to sign up to The Prince's Rainforests Project Rainforest SOS campaign. …  

04 Dec 2009 | Video

Wind power operated by FEA provides Fiji with between 5-10 megawats of electricity.

Pacific energy experts apply environmental management tools

Pacific energy practitioners adopt tools for managing environmental consequences of energy projects and policies …  

04 Dec 2009 | News story
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Dams depending on glaciers, such as the Moiry dam in Valais, Switzerland, will need to cope with changing environmental conditions.

Energy security depends on ecosystems

Energy sector leaders and the conservation community agree that energy security is linked to the vitality of ecosystems. They are calling on governments, business and civil society to take measures to safeguard ecosystem services which are critical for the energy sector. …  

04 Dec 2009 | News story

Pavan Sukhdev, Study leader, Study on the cost of loss of biodiversity

Climate thinkers

Climate Thinkers taps into the minds of leading scientists, politicians, policy makers and ordinary people to get their insights into the challenges of climate change and their ideas on how to tackle it. …  

04 Dec 2009 | Video

The reflection of the rainforest in the black waters of the Amazon, Brazil

Nature-our trusted ally in climate change fight

This film explains the two solutions IUCN sees to mitigate and adapt to the impacts of climate change - reduction of emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD), as well as ecosystems based adaptation. …  

03 Dec 2009 | Video

Mt. Everest range view from Mt. Amadablam.

Copenhagen: developing countries are part of the equation

IUCN's Ram Chandra Khanal of Nepal talks about the need to incorporate the demands of developing coutries into the new climate change agreement. …  

03 Dec 2009 | Video

Private Sector @ IUCN

IUCN’s Business and Biodiversity Programme organized a four day event “Private Sector @ IUCN” from 19 – 22 October in its Head Quarters in Gland, Switzerland. The event brought together IUCN staff working with the private sector and representatives from businesses interacting with IUCN. …  

03 Dec 2009 | News story

Dams depending on glaciers, such as the Moiry dam in Valais, Switzerland, will need to cope with changing environmental conditions.

Energy Security and Ecosystems

Energy sector leaders and the conservation community agree that energy security is linked to the vitality of ecosystems and they're calling on governments, businesses and civil society to take measures to safeguard ecosystem services which are critical for the energy sector.   …  

02 Dec 2009 | News story

The Wealth of Nature

Putting a price tag on nature’s services

Yesterday, 1st December 2009, at the European Parliament Cemex and IUCN held a reception to launch “The Wealth of Nature” Conservation book. Cutting-edge science and striking photography are combined in a new book about eco-system services, biodiversity and human well-being. …  

02 Dec 2009 | News story
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