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  • Water - it's irreplaceable
    22.06.2012

    At the Rio Dialogues, civil society and business showed through their online votes and panelist speeches increasing leadership when it comes to water issues. And interesting enough, the right to water was not the number one recommendation passed on to the...
  • 20 years on, civil society leads in Rio
    22.06.2012

    Governments are leaving the UN’s Sustainable Development Summit (Rio +20) with a big deal but little action. Groups of civil society and business have proved they can lead the way towards a sustainable future.
  • Commitments coming through in Rio
    21.06.2012

    As world leaders pour in to Rio de Janeiro for the UN's Sustainable Development Summit civil society, business and governments are making commitments that will make a difference, according to IUCN's Director General Julia Marton-Lefèvre.
  • South American States Frustrated in Rio
    21.06.2012

    With just two days left there is a feeling of frustration on the part of many governments here at the UN Sustainable Development Summit in Rio. And many of those are from South America.
  • Let’s get serious!
    18.06.2012

    IUCN and the UN Global Compact are helping business in Rio get serious about biodiversity, boosting private sector efforts in conserving biodiversity and ecosystem services – the benefits we get from nature.
  • At the crossroads of conservation and development
    18.06.2012

    Transboundary cooperation among adjacent countries epitomizes the ambition of the Rio +20 conference. As discussed during the side event organized by IUCN and the Italian Government (DGCS) at the UN Conference on sustainable development (Rio+20), it offers...
  • Rio+20 Launch: TEEB for Water and Wetlands
    13.06.2012

    A new TEEB -The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity- initiative for Water and Wetlands will be launched at the UN's Summit on Sustainable Development on 15 June in Rio, Brazil.
  • Jeju marks 100-day countdown
    04.06.2012

    Shorter are the days that separate us from the IUCN World Conservation Congress. That was the motivation driving the D-100 celebrations held on Saturday 2 June at the International Convention Centre Jeju (ICCJ).
  • IUCN Congress Programme now live
    04.06.2012

    As the World Conservation Congress draws closer, you can now view what’s on and when. Regularly updated, the Online Programme is a handy companion to organize your schedule in Jeju and make the most out of your experience.
  • Programa del Congreso en directo
    04.06.2012

    A medida que se aproxima el Congreso Mundial de la Naturaleza, usted puede enterarse de lo que ocurre y cuándo. Actualizado con regularidad, el Programa en línea es un compañero útil para organizar su agenda en Jeju y obtener el máximo provecho de su...
  • Programme du Congrès en ligne
    04.06.2012

    Alors que le Congrès mondial de de la nature de l'IUCN approche, vous pouvez maintenant accéder au contenu et au calendrier du programme. Régulièrement mis à jour, le Programme en ligne est un moyen pratique d’organiser votre agenda à Jeju (Corée) et de...
  • Congress Forum just a few clicks away
    01.04.2012

    Enhance your experience of the Forum and visit the dedicated web-spaces, which have been specifically designed to give easy access to important information surrounding the event.
  • El Foro del Congreso a solo unos clics
    01.04.2012

    Optimice su experiencia en el Foro y visite los espacios web dedicados, que han sido específicamente diseñados para facilitar el acceso a información de interés relacionada con el evento.
  • Le Forum en quelques clics
    01.04.2012

    Profitez au maximum de votre expérience du Forum du Congrès et engagez-vous dans les espaces-web ! Ceux-ci ont été spécialement conçus pour faciliter l’accès à toutes les informations importantes concernant l'événement.
  • Water - but not as we know it, says IUCN
    16.03.2012

    The World Water Forum in Marseille has firmly placed nature at the heart of its strategies for improving global water resources. This effectively changes the way the world looks at protecting this most valuable liquid asset, says IUCN.
  • World Water Forum: nature takes centre stage
    10.03.2012

    Natural ‘infrastructure’ such as river basins, forests, lakes and wetlands, plays a key role in addressing today’s global water needs and must be an integral part of every country’s water management portfolio, says IUCN (International Union for Conservation...
  • Foro Mundial del Agua: la naturaleza asume un papel central
    10.03.2012

    La “infraestructura” natural, como las cuencas hidrográficas, bosques, lagos y humedales, juega un papel clave en el abordaje de las necesidades globales de agua y debe ser parte integral de los programas de gestión de los recursos hídricos de todos los...
  • Forum mondial de l’eau: la nature sur le devant de la scène
    10.03.2012

    Les « infrastructures » naturelles, telles que les bassins hydrographiques, les forêts, les lacs et les zones humides, jouent un rôle central pour répondre aux besoins actuels en eau et doivent faire partie du portefeuille de gestion de l’eau de chacun des...
  • Nature’s a solution to global water needs, IUCN
    06.03.2012

    Media Advisory: Water resources are under increasing stress: with burgeoning populations, growing economies and a changing climate, water scarcity and pollution are set to intensify.
  • Celebrating World Wetlands Day
    02.02.2012

    Every year World Wetlands Day is celebrated on 2 February, marking the day of the adoption of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands, 41 years ago in the Iranian city of Ramsar. This year the theme of World Wetlands Day is ‘Wetland Tourism, A Great Experience...
  • IUCN expertise in UN push for sustainable energy for all
    22.01.2012

    IUCN’s Director General joined United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon during the World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi this week to outline his Sustainable Energy for All initiative to the media.
  • Durban deal breathes new life into climate talks - IUCN
    13.12.2011

    Durban, South Africa, 11 December 2011 (IUCN). Governments at the UN climate talks in Durban agree on a package of measures to sustain current global efforts to reduce harmful greenhouse gas emissions and to conclude a new agreement with legal force that...
  • El acuerdo de Durban revive las conversaciones sobre el clima – UICN
    13.12.2011

    Durban, Sudáfrica, 11 de diciembre de 2011 (UICN). Los gobiernos presentes en la cumbre de Naciones Unidas sobre el clima acordaron un paquete de medidas para continuar los esfuerzos mundiales para reducir las emisiones de gases de efecto invernadero y...
  • Protected, naturally
    28.11.2011

    More than 180,000 protected areas—national parks, nature reserves and so on—now cover over 12% of the world’s land area and 7.2% of coastal waters. They play an important role in reducing carbon emissions and helping people adapt to the impacts of climate...
  • Species on the Edge app is launched
    16.11.2011

    Acclaimed by the US Apple Store as ‘New and Noteworthy’, the new Species on the Edge app is a detailed guide to 365 species from the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™. Featuring stunning photos and thought-provoking information it allows users to learn...

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