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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • New Video: Adapting to climate change in Eastern and Southern Africa
    16.01.2012

    In Africa, millions will suffer from climate change impacts on agriculture, water availability, ecosystem services and biodiversity. It's urgent for countries in the region to take action to reduce vulnerability and enhance local communities' capacity to...
  • 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...
  • Forest Day: the face of forests at UN climate change negotiations
    06.12.2011

    Forest Day has become something of a tradition at the annual UN climate change conference, the UNFCCC Conference of Parties (COP). Here at COP17 in Durban, Forest Day 5 was held on 4 December, bringing together over 1000 people who work on – and are...
  • 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...
  • The plight of mangrove forests in Pakistan - Film
    14.09.2011

    Across the Indus delta in Pakistan, at Keti Bundur, Siddiq Roonjha narrates the once prosperous economic history of the area, his recent battles with cyclones and sea storms as his home was inundated in front of his eyes; his precious belongings lost.
  • SOS Call for Proposals now open
    27.06.2011

    The first SOS Call for Proposals is now open, accepting Threatened Species and Rapid Action Grants. Deadline for applications is August 12, 2011. 
  • IUCN to convene a forum on forests and food security
    27.06.2011

    IUCN is planning to convene its State and Government members, NGO members; United Nations bodies and other international cooperating partners, international and local NGOs, academic and research institutions; and the business sector from Eastern and...
  • Greener ways to end poverty
    27.06.2011

    Poverty and environmental degradation go hand-in-hand throughout the world; each can cause the other. With the global population likely to reach nine billion by 2050 there is an urgent need to address both in tandem when devising new economic development...
  • arborvitae Issue 43 - Attending to gender
    27.06.2011

    Women and forest ownership: Providing secure tenure rights to both genders can promote sustainable forest management and poverty alleviation. Feature: Now is the time for the forestry and environment community to recognize that women are primary...

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