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Galápagos, Ecuador

Trece sitios de patrimonio mundial permanecerán en la Lista en Peligro

Trece Sitios de Patrimonio Mundial, que incluyen a las Islas Galápagos, continuarán en la Lista de Patrimonio Mundial en Peligro, por recomendación de la UICN. …  

25 Jun 2009 | News story
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Brigada del Proyecto Cahoacán que participa en la Campaña "Limpiemos Nuestro México".

Proyecto Cahoacán pasa a segunda etapa de la campaña “Limpiemos Nuestro México”

Para votar y colocar al Proyecto Cahoacán, implementado por UICN en Tapachula México, entre los primeros 5 lugares ingrese a: 

25 Jun 2009 | International news release
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A Sally lightfoot crab on Bartolome Island, Galapagos, Ecuador

Thirteen World Heritage Sites stay on Danger List

Thirteen natural World Heritage Sites, including the Galapagos Islands, will stay on the List of World Heritage in Danger, following the advice of IUCN. …  

25 Jun 2009 | News story

Marrajo sardinero

Un tercio de los tiburones oceánicos amenazados de extinción

El primer estudio que determina el estado de conservación de 64 especies de tiburones oceánicos (pelágicos) y rayas, revela que el 32 por ciento está amenazado de extinción, principalmente debido a la sobrepesca, según el Grupo de Especialistas en Tiburones de la UICN. …  

25 Jun 2009 | News story
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IUCN's Mark Smith on the IHA Panel

No energy without water security, IUCN tells hydropower congress

When looking at the links between hydropower and climate change, it is essential that any infrastructure - whether man-made or natural - is made more sustainable and therefore resilient. …  

25 Jun 2009 | News story
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Panel strongly concerned about industry’s negative impact on whale

Significant changes in the distribution and behaviour of whales was noted in the 2008 feeding season off Sakhalin Island. An independent panel of scientists has recommended a moratorium on all activities by oil and gas companies in eastern Russia that could adversely affect the western gray whale population. …  

25 Jun 2009 | News story

2009 IUCN China Members' Meeting at the Institute of Botany, Beijing.

Mobilizing the China Network; Forging New Opportunities: IUCN China Members Meeting 2009

On June 3, 2009, IUCN China members’ meeting was held at the Institute of Botany in Beijing. Hosted by IUCN Councilor Dr. Ma Keping, IUCN Regional Director of Constituency Development Dr. Zakir Hussain, and IUCN China Programme Coordinator Ms. Zhuang Hao, the event was a significant occasion for an open discussion on how to mobilize the China network for the benefit of those involved in IUCN.
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24 Jun 2009 | News story
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Roundtable on Water and Sanitation at Abbottabad.

Roundtable on Water and Sanitation urges catchment protection

Experts stress upon the need for awareness raising, better coordination and governance for WATSAN in Abbottabad

Abbottabad, 24 June 2009: – A roundtable of Water and Sanitation experts was held today at COMSATS Institute of Information Technology in Abbottabad. This roundtable was organized under the auspices of Environmental Fiscal Reforms (EFR) Project of IUCN Pakistan, COMSATS and District Government, Abbottabad. The EFR Project is being implemented jointly by the District Government, Abbottabad and International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN),  with the assistance of Swiss Agency for Development Cooperation (SDC). …  

24 Jun 2009 | International news release

Deepwater coral accidentally caught during a bottom trawl. December 2007.

A Decade in Review: oceans and law of the seas

The tenth meeting of the United Nations Open-ended Informal Consultative Process on Oceans and the Law of the Sea (UNICPOLOS or ICP) was held at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from the 17th to 19th June 2009.  …  

24 Jun 2009 | News story

African Black Rhino in Ngorongoro.

African World Heritage needs strong international support

Countries and international orgnisations need to join efforts when dealing with increasing threats to the African World Heritage sites in danger, according to IUCN. …  

24 Jun 2009 | News story

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