On the occasion of the Climate and Ramsar COPs taking place in Egypt and Switzerland, there is an urgent need to give a new impetus to the protection of wetlands as real nature-based solutions to climate change and biodiversity erosion. The Rhine, the Loire, the Po, […]
Over the next two weeks, Panama will host the 19th Conference of the Parties (COP19) to the CITES. Two weeks that will be key for the future of our wildlife ecosystems. As a global conference dedicated to the preservation of wildlife, the Summit will host government […]
Winter is approaching and the memory of the suffocating fear of summer heat waves is fading. However, it is more than urgent to anticipate heatwave summers. While everyone understands that global climate change will affect us all, not everyone is exposed in the same way or […]
This week the International Conference on Environmental Law is taking place in Oslo, where I will participate in the 6th plenary on how to address climate change, pollution and biodiversity loss?. This year is a relevant year to celebrate the anniversaries of several environmental laws, such […]
Some numbers in France: one third of birds and one in five fish are in danger of extinction in our country. 15% of species are threatened or near-threatened in metropolitan France. 33% of French mammals are threatened or near threatened, compared to 23% in 2008-2009. Sixth […]
This week the IUCN Centre for Mediterranean Cooperation is celebrating its 20th anniversary in the city of Malaga – where its offices are located. This event has allowed us to celebrate and highlight the incredible work of the Centre, which over the past two decades has […]
After the closing of the 12th edition of the National Nature Assises, it is imminent that we continue to join forces for the conservation of biodiversity. Realising that the fight against the multiple crises that were coming could only be carried out together, 12 years ago […]
Despite their differences in climate, geographies and sizes, cities around the world are increasingly finding themselves in front of similar challenges – from heat stress, to flooding, disaster risk and food security. To respond to such challenges, cities have started to rethink themselves, placing nature at […]
Held for the first time in Eastern Europe, the 11th edition of the World Urban Forum (WUF) took place from 26 to 30 June 2022 in the city of Katowice, Poland, with the theme “Transforming our cities for a better urban future”. During the opening ceremony, […]
On May 31, 2022, the heads of state of the European Union discussed the European Commission’s REPowerEU plan to respond to the energy crisis, made worse by the war in Ukraine. This plan provides for a massive investment in renewable energy (RE). On June 2nd in […]
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