Story | 15 Jan, 2021
Por Tammy Vallejo - Varias iniciativas se desarrollan en la Unión Europea para regular las actividades de las empresas y prevenir los impactos negativos de sus actividades, incluyendo daños ambientales, a lo largo de toda la cadena de suministros. Se prevén dos propuestas normativas para este…
Story | 11 Jul, 2018
Strathclyde University in Glasgow, Scotland hosted the 16th IUCN Academy of Environmental Law Colloquium from 4-6 July 2018. Many WCEL Members presented and participated in the event.
Story | 30 Jun, 2018
The World Commission on Environmental Law participated for the first time as an observer during the 13th annual session of the UN Forum on Forests (UNFF-13). One of the main messages delivered at the session is that forests are crucial for the maintenance of…
Story | 28 Jun, 2018
The Forests Specialist Group has published its report in a series highlighting ongoing work under each WCEL Specialist Group.
Story | 17 Jun, 2018
The WCEL Chair, Justice Antonio Herman Benjamin, visited United Nations Headquarters to sign an MoU between WCEL and the Secretariat of the United Nations Forum on Forests (UNFF).
Press release | 22 Jun, 2017
Gland, Switzerland – IUCN former President, globally recognised environmentalist Yolanda Kakabadse, will Chair the new IUCN independent scientific and technical advisory panel on the restoration of the Rio Doce watershed in Brazil, following the 2015 collapse of the Fundão tailings dam at the…
Story | 03 Oct, 2016
Originally published in Global Water Forum, Monday 3 October 2016. To maximise downstream water quantity, you remove vegetation – all of it, including the trees. To counter rising carbon dioxide levels, you plant trees – lots of them. How should we do both?
Story | 03 Aug, 2016
Are you working in conservation? In forest, marine, climate change areas or others? Has water made an unexpected appearance in your work? Then we are looking for your story.
Story | 14 Apr, 2016
Following a seizure of ivory, a suspected illegal trader has been sentenced to imprisonment. Paul de Ornellas of the Zoological Society of London (ZSL), a grantee with IUCN’s SOS initiative, explains how ZSL helped expose the crime.
Story | 01 Feb, 2016
Each year, 2 February marks World Wetlands Day, to celebrate our planet’s wetlands but also to draw attention to the challenges that their degradation brings.