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México: Congreso Mundial de Tierras Silvestres

Del 6 al 13 de noviembre se celebrará en Mérida, México, el 9º Congreso Mundial de Tierras Silvestres. Este Congreso, que se realizará por primera vez en América Latina, lleva más de 30 años de historia de conservación y es hoy el foro público internacional más antiguo para el debate y la acción en los temas ambientales. …  

02 Sep 2009 | International news release
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Syrian bear

Pro Natura – depuis 100 ans au service de la nature

Au début, il y eut la volonté de faire œuvre de pionnier: en 1909, des représentants de la Commission suisse pour la protection de la nature mirent sur pied une association dans le but de concrétiser l’idée d’un Parc national suisse. Ces pionniers voulaient offrir de l’espace à une nature mise sous pression par l’industrialisation et le tourisme. Ce fut le début d’une histoire riche et mouvementée qui s’est écoulée sur un siècle – et qui se poursuit. Cent ans d’histoire au cours desquels une grande organisation réunissant des bénévoles et des salariés a toujours su évoluer entre nature et technique. …  

02 Sep 2009 | International news release

A new vision for drylands

Dr Mike Mortimore, a member of IUCN’s Commission on Ecosystem Management, outlines his vision for the world’s drylands and what’s needed to achieve it. …  

02 Sep 2009 | News story
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Robin Yarrow, IUCN Regional Councillor

New Regional Councillor for Oceania

Mr. Robin Yarrow has been elected as Regional Councillor for Oceania, replacing Mr. Lionel Gibson, and will hold office until the close of the next ordinary session of the World Conservation Congress in 2012. …  

02 Sep 2009 | News story

Wild Aisan Elephant in Bangladesh

IUCN Members in Asia

We are pleased to inform you that a series of web pages on and for IUCN members in Asia has been launched . …  

01 Sep 2009 | News story

Solenopsis invicta, red imported fire ant

Protect your ports against invasive species

Ports and trade hotspots in the United States should have better ways to detect invasive species and more rapid response protocols, according to a new report from the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).  …  

01 Sep 2009 | News story

Regional Director Handover

Hans Friederich to guide IUCN in Pan-Europe ad interim

Today the IUCN Regional Office for Pan-Europe welcomes its new Interim Regional Director Hans Friederich. …  

01 Sep 2009 | News story

Boro and trees, Okavango delta

Database of wetland experts

IUCN Regional Office for Eastern and Southern Africa, the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) are the executing agencies for a UNEP project on “Sustainable Management of Inland Wetlands in Southern Africa: a livelihoods and ecosystems approach.” …  

31 Aug 2009 | News story

Balochistan

Help for Pakistan’s poorest

Balochistan is the largest of Pakistan’s four provinces. With its harsh climate and landscape, it is the poorest and least populated. Watershed degradation has created an extremely fragile environment. Here, people’s livelihoods depend mainly on agriculture and livestock, both extremely susceptible to the frequent droughts and flash floods that plague the area. …  

31 Aug 2009 | News story

SSC植物专家组IUCN红色名录训练班

2009年6月IUCN 物种项目应IUCN SSC中国植物专家小组(CPSG)的邀请来到中国北京培训小组成员如何准确地应用IUCN红色名录的等级和标准。 …  

31 Aug 2009 | News story

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