The logo for the next IUCN World Conservation Congress has been officially unveiled. The Congress, to be held in Barcelona from 5-14 October 2008, will celebrate diversity and how natural diversity underpins social, cultural and economic diversity.
3 December 2007 – The Embassy of France in Vietnam in collaboration with Université de Tous Les Savoirs – UTLS and The World Conservation Union have organized six special workshops on that address the theme: “Global changes and problems of globalization”
Durante la última reunión del Consejo de la Unión Mundial para la Naturaleza (UICN), celebrada en Johanesburgo, siete organizaciones sudamericanas fueron aceptadas para ser parte de la membresía de la UICN
The 68th IUCN Council meeting has admitted 33 new members to the World Conservation Union (IUCN). The new members include four government agencies: two of them are working on protected areas in Guinea Bissau and Korea; one is a government agency representing...
The governing body of the world's leading authority on biodiversity, the Council of the World Conservation Union (IUCN), met yesterday with President Nelson R. Mandela at the Nelson Mandela Foundation in Johannesburg.
On November 12-13, 2007, in Lisbon, Businesses came together with governments and civil society organization in Europe to discuss how business might best fulfill their role in addressing the biodiversity conservation challenges facing the society.
Threats to the environment such as climate change, the scramble for water, and deforestation have created an urgent need for new ways of tackling these pressing issues which cater for all types of inhabitants.
Tens of thousands of mostly Eritrean refugees, living in eastern Sudan for more than 40 years, have taken the environmental rehabilitation of their camps into their own hands in partnership with hosting communities.
The Conservation Leadership Programme (formerly the BP Conservation Programme) -supported by some prominent IUCN members, such as WCS, Birdlife International and Fauna & Flora International- is pleased to announce the call for applications for 2008 CLP...
Con una videoconferencia arrancó el 1 de octubre el curso a distancia: Agua y Desarrollo Local, organizado por la Universidad Técnica Particular de Loja (Ecuador) y la UICN con el auspicio del Banco Mundial a través de la Red Global de Aprendizaje para el...
Ayer comenzó el Segundo Congreso Latinoamericano de Parques Nacionales y otras Áreas Protegidas. Alrededor de dos mil personas de toda América Latina están presentes para discutir sobre el futuro de las áreas protegidas.
Members of Parliament from three East African countries recently visited the Pangani River Water Basin in Tanzania to get an insight into the challenges facing the basin’s ecosystem as a case study in integrated water resources management.