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Addax

Saharan Addax antelope faces imminent extinction

Regional insecurity and oil industry activities in the Sahara desert have pushed the Addax – a migratory species of desert-adapted antelope - to the very knife-edge of extinction according to a recent survey which found only three surviving in the wild.   …  

06 May 2016 | News story

Shark

L’UICN et la National Geographic Society unissent leurs forces pour le Congrès mondial de la nature de l’UICN 2016

Le partenariat soulignera les problématiques de conservation les plus urgentes et les solutions proposées …   | English | Spanish

03 May 2016 | News story

13A-049-009, Chimbo Boé landscape in the rainy season, SOS SAve OUr Species, Stichting Chimbo, Boé Region, Guinea-Bissau

Bush fire management in the Boé

In a region such as the Boé, Guinea Bissau, effective fire management is critical to maintaining a balance between local wildlife and farming community needs, according to Tedros Medhin, project coordinator with grantee Stichting Chimbo (Chimbo). “Thanks to SOS our bush fire control program could be expanded”. The project target species is Chimpanzees in and around the future Boé National Park.   …  

18 Apr 2016 | News story

Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve, Mexico

Concerns over scale of threats to natural World Heritage confirmed by new report

Nearly half of all natural World Heritage sites are threatened by industrial activities, according to a new report drawing heavily on data from the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)’s World Heritage Outlook. …  

06 Apr 2016 | News story

Remplissage de l’IMET dans le parc national de Bururi, février 2016

Déroulement du programme BIOPAMA en Afrique de l’Ouest

Après les formations et les évaluations des aires protégées du complexe transfrontalier W-Arly-Pendjari (WAP) en février 2016,  le programme BIOPAMA vient à l’appui des autorités nationales et régionales en Afrique de l’Ouest et organise deux nouvelles formations  de renforcement des capacités le mois d’avril. …   | English

31 Mar 2016 | News story

Navakavu field trip, Fiji

Les îles du Pacifique publient des orientations sur des actions de renforcement des capacités

La Stratégie et le Cadre d’action régional de renforcement des capacités pour les aires protégées et autres aires conservées 2015-2020 vient d’être lancée. Elle est le résultat d’un effort conjoint entre le programme BIOPAMA du Pacifique, représenté par l’UICN, et des partenaires et parties prenantes régionaux. Ce document stratégique est un outil important pour renforcer les capacités et proposer un ensemble de mesures ciblées pertinentes pour les cinq prochaines années, dans le contexte de la gestion des aires protégées et autres aires conservées du Pacifique. C’est également une ressource significative provenant de la Table-ronde des îles du Pacifique pour la conservation de la nature, qui reflète la nature collaborative de ce forum. …   | English

10 Mar 2016 | News story

13A-050-011, SOS Save Our Species, WCS, Okapi Faunal reserve

Getting SMART about tackling wildlife crime on the frontline.

With illegal wildlife trade being a core issue of the upcoming IUCN World Conservation Congress 2016, the role and value of SMART conservation software is pertinent. Marking World Wildlife Day March 3 2016, we travel to the Okapi Faunal Reserve in Democratic Republic of Congo to learn more about the potential of cutting edge technology in supporting the fight against wildlife crime.   …  

05 Mar 2016 | News story

15B-011-009, Dried seahorses,  Photo Project Seahorse_credit Project Seahorse, SOS Save OUr species

The seahorse opens the path to sustainable trade in aquatic species

Having laws to conserve nature and knowing how to use them are two different things – if done well, seahorse conservation in the Philippines could pave the way for other species, writes Dr. Amanda Vincent on World Wildlife Day.   …  

03 Mar 2016 | News story

2013A-071, PROTOS, SOS Save Our Species, Encephalartos whitelockii, 13A-071-027

Important progress on cycad conservation in Mpanga Falls, Uganda

The project team working to save the Critically Endangered endemic cycad (Encephalartos whitelockii) has reported on two more important developments in their work in the Mpanga Falls region of Western Uganda.   …  

29 Feb 2016 | News story

Gran paradiso National Park (Italy) green listed.

Barcelona Convention promotes the IUCN Green List of Protected and Conserved Areas

The IUCN Green List of Protected and Conserved Areas has been recognized as a Flagship Initiative under the Mediterranean Strategy on Sustainable Development (MSSD) 2016-2025, adopted during the 19th Convention of the Parties of the Barcelona Convention, held in Athens from the 9th to the 11th of February. …  

19 Feb 2016 | News story

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