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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Top global platform on biodiversity and its benefits established
    24.04.2012

    After several years of international negotiations, the final operational design of the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) was agreed upon during the Second Plenary Session to build IPBES held in Panama City, Panama, from...
  • Linking IUCN science to global action
    20.04.2012

     IUCN is ready to participate actively and share its most prominent knowledge products with an emerging global platform on biodiversity and its benefits (IPBES). Learn more on IUCN’s knowledge, tools and standards and discover how these can help IPBES...
  • IUCN offers conservation knowledge for global nature platform
    13.04.2012

    The world needs a stronger link between government policy and scientific facts regarding nature and its benefits. IUCN is taking part in the second plenary session of the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES), 16-21 April,...
  • 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.
  • 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...
  • IPBES Forum: One for all, all for one
    19.12.2011

    Are you eager to be engaged in shaping an Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) and defining its goals? Do you want to bring your knowledge and experience to the attention of governments and other decision...
  • Foro IPBES: Uno para todos, todos para uno
    19.12.2011

    ¿Desea usted ayudar a darle forma a la Plataforma Intergubernamental Científico-Normativa sobre Diversidad Biológica y Servicios de los Ecosistemas (IPBES) y a definir sus objetivos? ¿Desea compartir sus conocimientos y experiencias con los gobiernos y otros...
  • Forum IPBES: Un pour tous, tous pour un
    19.12.2011

    Aimeriez-vous participer à la définition des objectifs de la Plateforme Intergouvernementale scientifique et politique sur la Biodiversité et les Services Ecosystémiques (IPBES) ? Vous souhaitez mettre vos connaissances et votre expertise à la disposition des...
  • 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...
  • arborvitae Issue 44 - Forests: a legal challenge
    31.10.2011

    Where there is no title: Security of tenure is neither a sufficient nor a necessary condition for trust and confidence about future benefits. Feature: Customary laws can have a significant influence on access to – and use of – land and forests in...

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