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Women carrying wood

IUCN supports the G8’s efforts to keep illegal logging on the world’s agenda

It has been 10 years since the G8 first identified illegal logging as an issue of concern. Since then, international momentum on illegal logging and trade has shifted from the G8 to sub-regional and regional Forest Law Enforcement and Governance ministerial conference processes and to national and bilateral level action at both the producer and consumer country level. …  

12 Jun 2007 | News story

The Role of Non-Timber Forest Products (NTFPs) in Poverty Alleviation and Biodiversity Conservation

Hanoi, Viet Nam, 11 June 2007 - Today an international conference on “The Role of Non-Timber Products (NTFPs) in Poverty Alleviation and Biodiversity Conservation” is being held in Hanoi. It is jointly hosted by the NTFP Sub-Sector Support Project, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD), and the World Conservation Union (IUCN), The Netherlands Development Organisation (SNV), The German Technical Cooperation (gtz), CARE International, the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), The Regional Community Forestry Training Center for Asia and the Pacific (RECOFTC) and The Swiss Import Promotion Programme (SIPPO). …  

11 Jun 2007 | News story

Transboundary EIA in Central America

Evaluación de Impacto Ambiental Transfronteriza en Centroamérica - Lineamientos generales is the name of a new book of the EPLP Series, produced by the IUCN Regional Office for Mesoamerica (ORMA) and the IUCN
Environmental Law Centre (ELC). …   | Spanish

08 Jun 2007 | News story

Two colonies of brain coral (Diploria strigosa) on Curacao affected by a coral disease called white plague

Caribbean Corals in Danger of Extinction

Climate Change, Warmer Waters Cited as Leading Cause …   | French | Spanish

07 Jun 2007 | International news release

Biodiversity: New challenge for the financial services industry

A new report highlights the biodiversity business case for the financial sector - the next big challenge after climate change? …  

07 Jun 2007 | International news release

Protection of the Mediterranean-Black Sea Ecosystem

The Chair of CEL gave a presentation at the international conference “The Protection and Sustainable Development of the Mediterranean-Black Sea Ecosystem" on May 24-26 2007, organised by ICEF (International Court of the Environment Foundation), by invitation of its Director, CEL Honorary Member Prof. Amedeo Postiglione. …  

06 Jun 2007 | News story

Zarqa River

World Conservation Union (IUCN) leads the way towards water cooperation in West Asia

River exhibition marks special focus on water during World Environment Day in Jordan …  

05 Jun 2007 | International news release

Páramo del Cajas, Ecuador

El cambio climático, desde los más vulnerables

5 de junio de 2007, Día Mundial del Medio Ambiente. 

05 Jun 2007 | News story

Showy Lady's Slipper Cypripedium reginae

Native Orchid Conservation Inc. wins award for wetland conservation

On June 4, 2007, Native Orchid Conservation Inc. (NOCI), a non-profit organization that works to conserve native plant species in Manitoba and throughout Canada, was honoured with a Canadian Environmental Silver Award in the Community Conservation category for their work protecting unique mini-ecosystems and plant communities in Manitoba.  

04 Jun 2007 | News story

Spiny godfish

CITES conference to impact on music, food, and jewelry industry

Wood species used for violin bows, shark species featured in British fish and chip meals and coral species exploited for jewelry rank high on the CITES conference agenda for international trade controls in endangered species, opening on Sunday. …  

04 Jun 2007 | International news release

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