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Décennie des Nations Unies pour la Biodiversité

Les dernières girafes de l'Afrique de l'ouest

A une cinquantaine de kilomètres de Niamey au Niger, dans le région de Kouré, au coeur des formations naturelles à combretacées, vivent les dernières girafes de l'espèce pérelta de l’Afrique de l’Ouest. Ces animaux jadis victimes du braconnage suscitent aujourd'hui l'inimitié des agriculteurs et sont désorvais jalousement protégées par les villageois  

Journée internationale de la Diversité Biologique edition 2017

Le thème de cette année est la biodiversité et le tourisme durable. Conformément à l'esprit de la célébration, le Secrétariat aimerait inviter toutes les Parties à annoncer et à faire connaître les célébrations de la journée internationale de la Biodiversité ainsi qu'à mettre en lumière leurs initiatives en matière de tourisme durable.

Les detenteurs des connaissances traditionelles à l'école du protocole de Nagoya au Niger

Plan stratégique 2011-2020 pour la diversité biologique, incluant les Objectifs d'Aichi pour la biodiversité

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  • Agroecology and Cabruca Cacao in the Forests of Bahia
    [released on: 16/11/2017]
    My name is Luciano, and I grow cacao in the Dois Riachões community, located in Ibirapitanga, southern Bahia, Brazil. This is a land of forests and springs (there are around 3500 springs), with Cabruca Cacao plants cultivated using agroecological methods across an area of 150 hectares.
  • Italian Scientist Brings 'Pasta Power' Climate Adaptation Solution to West Africa
    [released on: 16/11/2017]
    A 'crazy idea' has resulted in the ability to grow durum wheat in the extreme heat of famine-affected Senegal, Mauritania and Mali[1], potentially boosting the income for 1 million farming families, and therefore winning the 2017 Olam Prize for Innovation in Food Security.
  • Satellites Accurately Capture Ocean Salinity in the Arctic
    [released on: 16/11/2017]
    On-the-ground measurements are notoriously difficult in the harsh environment of the Arctic, but satellites could help close the gap in measuring sea surface salinity.
  • Ecosystem And Biodiversity Services Worth Almost $125 Trillion Per Year: Dr. Randall Glaholt, IUCN International Biodiversity Expert
    [released on: 16/11/2017]
    Biodiversity is currently being lost at an unprecedented rate due to human activities that degrade or encroach on habitats, increase pollution load, and contribute to climate variability. This rapid declining of biodiversity is a huge problem for entire humanity and this can't be averted unless relevant stakeholders come together to fight it
  • Sea creatures in deepest parts of ocean found to have plastic fibres in their stomachs for first time
    [released on: 16/11/2017]
    Scientists found traces of manmade fibres and plastics in the stomachs of sea creatures living at the bottom of the deepest ocean on Earth, in a concerning world first.
  • Climate Change Could Wipe Out 80% Of Fish In The Pacific Islands
    [released on: 16/11/2017]
    If the risk of losing the Great Barrier Reef wasn't bad enough, a new study has found that climate change could have a devastating impact on the fish populations of the Pacific Islands. A new study by the Nippon Foundation-Nereus Program has found that Pacific Island Nations could lose between 50-80% of all marine species in their waters in the ocean continues to heat up.
  • Species in the north are more vulnerable to climate change
    [released on: 16/11/2017]
    For the first time, researchers have proposed the hypothesis that animals that live in climate zones at a safe distance from both the poles as well as the tropics have the most to gain from acclimating to changes in climate. The findings contradict previous research in the field.
  • Living Planet: Climate change's evil brother
    [released on: 16/11/2017]
    A new report shows rising CO2 levels in the atmosphere are about to make the world's oceans uninhabitable for many sea creatures, threatening entire ocean ecosystems.
  • Talking Point: Big role to play as world fights climate change
    [released on: 16/11/2017]
    THIS week, representatives of nearly 200 countries gathered in Bonn, Germany, for COP23, the major climate change conference of the year. While the corridors were filled with talk of the Trump Administration's decision to withdraw from the 2015 Paris Agreement, support for the agreement remains firm.
  • Pope condemns climate change denial, indifference
    [released on: 16/11/2017]
    Pope Francis on Thursday condemned climate change deniers, those who are indifferent to the problem, and those who place too much confidence on technological solutions to it. "We should avoid falling in these four perverse attitudes [.]: denial, indifference, resignation and trust in inadequate solutions," Francis said in a message to the ongoing world climate change conference in the western German city of Bonn.
  • What they don't tell you about climate change
    [released on: 16/11/2017]
    TWO years ago the world pledged to keep global warming "well below" 2°C hotter than pre-industrial times. Climate scientists and campaigners purred. Politicians patted themselves on the back. Despite the Paris agreement's ambiguities and some setbacks, including President Donald Trump's decision to yank America out of the deal, the air of self-congratulation was still on show among those who gathered in Bonn this month for a follow-up summit.
  • Climate change and neglect threaten Senegal's Saint Louis
    [released on: 16/11/2017]
    The echo of Koranic verse from a religious school in Senegal's Saint-Louis is familiar, but just metres down the beach classes have fallen silent in another building abandoned to the ravages of climate change.
  • Climate Change: The World's Poorest Will Judge us by Action
    [released on: 16/11/2017]
    Two years ago, 197 parties came together in Paris and agreed to the historical Paris Framework. Since that December 2015, we all have seen countless pictures of utterly devastating floods, wildfires, hurricanes happening more and more frequently all over our planet mainly affecting the poorest among us.
  • Scientists accused of scaremongering, 'overheated claims' with warning to humanity
    [released on: 16/11/2017]
    A recent warning to humanity endorsed by thousands of scientists around the world includes "scaremongering" and "overheated" claims while ignoring much of the progress made in recent decades, some experts say.
  • 'Leaf Wonder' In A World Of Changing Forests
    [released on: 16/11/2017]
    Our ability to perceive red color is an oddity, one shared by our cousins the Old World monkeys and apes, but not by most other mammals. Evolution endowed our ancestors with an extra type of light-sensing cone cell that helped them see fruit and edible young foliage against a background of mature dark green leaves.
  • Ecologist says biodiversity could be planet's "insurance policy," but only if we act fast
    [released on: 16/11/2017]
    Biodiversity. It's one of those scientific terms we hear and think, "That's a good thing. We need it," without truly knowing why it's a good thing. A University of Michigan and Smithsonian study now helps us understand. The researchers found biodiversity is even more powerful and important than they thought it would be.
  • Our Beautiful Planet: Pacific Paradise at risk
    [released on: 16/11/2017]
    Fiji holds the presidency for this year's UN Climate Change Conference, taking place in Bonn, Germany. The island archipelago boasts stunning natural beauty - but it's already suffering the effects of global warming.
  • Amazonian streams found teeming with fish species are lacking protection
    [released on: 15/11/2017]
    Hundreds of thousands of Amazonian streams are teeming with highly diverse populations of fish species, a new study reveals.Scientists have found that small streams, in areas of the eastern Brazilian Amazon that are a mixture of forest and farmland, contain fauna new to science, as well as very rare species.
  • Ethiopia: Multifaceted Efforts to Save Lake Tana
    [released on: 16/11/2017]
    The presence of a water weed, locally known as Emboch, at Lake Tana was first found in 2011 by Dr. Ayalew Wonde, a biologist from Bahir Dar University. Since then, various efforts have been conducted to get rid of the weed traditionally using human labor.
  • Secrets of succulents' water-wise ways revealed
    [released on: 16/11/2017]
    Plant Scientists at the University of Liverpool have revealed new insights into the mechanisms that allow certain plants to conserve water and tolerate drought.
  • Nasa forecast: Which cities will flood as ice melts?
    [released on: 16/11/2017]
    A forecasting tool reveals which cities will be affected as different portions of the ice sheet melt, say scientists. It looks at the Earth's spin and gravitational effects to predict how water will be "redistributed" globally.

Meetings and events Syndication (XML)

  • Naaya Event Célebration de la journée internationale de la biodiversité édition 2017

    A l’instar du reste de la communauté internationale, le Niger commémore aujourd’hui  22 mai, la journée internationale de la diversité   biologique, placée cette année sous le thème «  biodiversité et tourisme du durable » le ministre de l’environnement  et du développement durable M. Almoustapha Garba a livré un message à cette occasion qui constitue une opportunité pour sensibiliser le grand public en vue d’une plus grande prise de conscience sur le rôle que joue la diversité biologique dans la vie quotidienne


    21/06/2017,
  • Naaya Event Atelier régional d'information et de formation des membres de l'association des tra-praticiens du Niger sur le protocole de Nagoya

    Dans le cadre de la mise en œuvre du protocole de Nagoya sur l’Accès aux ressources génétiques et Partage des Avantages (APA), le Niger a réalisé une étude diagnostique sur les Connaissances Traditionnelles (CT) pour relever les insuffisances afin d’en pallier et créer ainsi les conditions favorables à la participation pleine et entière les détenteurs de ces CT notamment les tradi-praticiens dans le processus de mise en œuvre du protocole


    21/06/2017, Niger
  • Naaya Event 2016 Business and Biodiversity Forum

    Selon le rapport 2016 du Forum économique mondial sur les risques liés à la biodiversité,  la perte de biodiversité et de l'effondrement des écosystèmes sont parmi. Les 10 risques majeurs rencontrés par le secteur privé, en termes de leur impact potentiel. A la lumière d'un tel effondrement systémique il est possible, et dans le meilleur intérêt des entreprises, du gouvernement, de prendre en compte la valeur des services éco systémiques et la biodiversité dans les systèmes productifs. L'intégration de la biodiversité dans la planification et l'exploitation des secteurs productifs implique l'intégration de la conservation et l'utilisation durable de la biodiversité dans les plans d'affaires, au-delà des stratégies de responsabilité sociale des entreprises. Cette approche novatrice sera abordée à 2016 Forum d'Affaires et Biodiversité (B & BF 2016), qui aura lieu en parallèle au segment ministériel de haut niveau de la 13e Conférence des Parties à la Convention sur la diversité biologique (COP13-CBD) des Nations Unies.


    09/09/2016,
  • Naaya Event 3 Aout : Fête Nationale de l'Arbre au Niger

    Le 03 août, date anniversaire de l'indépendance de notre pays, est aussi consacré Fête Nationale de l'Arbre. Nous sommes donc à la 41ème édition de cet évènement de portée nationale. En effet, outre la cérémonie officielle de lancement organisée dans une région sous le patronage des plus hautes autorités nationales, la plantation d'arbres a lieu simultanément dans toutes les autres régions qui n'abritent pas la cérémonie officielle ; les plantations vont se poursuivre pendant au moins une semaine.


    04/08/2016, Niamey
  • Naaya Event Journée Mondiale de Lutte Contre la Désertification

    C'est une journée organisée chaque année pour sensibiliser la population sur les problématiques liées à la gestion de l'environnement. Elle a lieu le 17 de chaque mois de Juin


    17/06/2013, Niamey, Niger
  • Naaya Event Célébration de la journée internationale sur la diversité biologique

    A l'occasion de la journée internationale de la diversité biologique, le secrétariat exécutif du CNEDD à travers sa commission sur la diversité biologique et en rapport avec le Ministère de l'Environnement et du Développement Durable organise un atelier de sensibilidation sur le thème choisi cette année : intégrer  la biodiversité  - Préserver les personnes et leurs moyens d'existence , le 22 mai 2016 dans les locaux du secrétariat exécutif du CNEDD sis au cabinet du Premier Minitre.


    22/05/2016, Secrétariat exécutif du CNEDD

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