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Fish at market

Corruption in fisheries – from bad to worse

Corruption in global fisheries is compounding the devastating effects of overfishing – and the problem could get worse, according to IUCN today …  

29 Jan 2008 | International news release

Pesca artesanal, Ecuador

La corrupción en pesquerías, de mal en peor

La corrupción en las pesquerías mundiales está agravando los efectos devastadores de la sobrepesca. Hoy, UICN advierte que el problema podría empeorar. …  

29 Jan 2008 | News story

Dimah visits IUCN HQ

Founder and Chairman of MJF Group (Dilmah Tea) visits IUCN Headquarters

On January 28, 2008 the Founder and Chairman of MJF Group of Companies (Dilmah Tea), Mr. Merrill J. Fernando, its Marketing Director, Mr. Dilhan Fernando and a team from Dilmah visited IUCN Headquarters in Gland, Switzerland. …  

28 Jan 2008 | News story

Meinhard Doelle

A Change of Climate

Prof. Meinhard Doelle, a specialist in international and domestic law relating to climate change, has joined the staff of the IUCN Environmental Law Centre for five months to work on linkages between biodiversity and climate change. …  

25 Jan 2008 | News story

Bleached coral head, Bahamas.

Corals: facing the death sentence

The future for corals does not look bright. That’s the message from the first in-depth analysis of 2005’s widespread coral bleaching in the Caribbean …  

23 Jan 2008 | International news release

Left to right: IUCN Vice President Mr Javed Jabbar, WARC Chair Eng. Mohamed Shahbaz, Jordanian Ministry of Environment Secretary General Eng Faris Al Juneidi and IUCN WAME Regional Director Dr Odeh Al Jayyousi

First West Asia Regional Committee meeting held in Amman

The West Asia Regional Committee (WARC) held its first meeting on January 21, 2008 in Jordan. The meeting was hosted by IUCN West Asia/ Middle East (WAME) Regional Office at the invitation of Dr. Odeh Al Jayyousi, IUCN WAME Regional Director. …  

22 Jan 2008 | News story

Jean-Christophe Vié

Le jour où l’abeille disparaîtra… » by Jean Christophe Vié

The title of this book by Jean-Christophe Vié reminds us that the survival of humanity is dependant upon all living organisms. …  

18 Jan 2008 | International news release

EPLP 67/3

New publication on Access and Benefit-sharing

IUCN Environmental Law Centre has published the first three volumes of the ‘ABS Series’ – a five-volume sub-series of the ELP’s Environmental Policy and Law Papers. The Series provides intensively researched expert analysis by internationally respected authors and contributors on key issues of access to genetic resources and benefit-sharing under the CBD. …  

17 Jan 2008 | News story

Dr Tim Ragen to stand down from WGWAP

IUCN regrets to announce the resignation of Dr Tim Ragen from the WGWAP. Earlier this month, Dr Ragen announced that he will not be renewing his engagement for 2008.  …  

15 Jan 2008 | News story

Mediterranean Map

The protection of the Mediterranean in the COP15

The protection of the Mediterranean in the COP15 …  

10 Jan 2008 | News story

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