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CEC Talks Nature


Demonstrating how to measure a sea turtle in a workshop for fishermen of Kaeasrass, Morocco.

ATOMM offers sea turtle training for Moroccan fishermen

The workshop engaged fisherman in collecting data on sea turtles they accidentally capture. Atelier au village de pêche Kaeasrass Maroc. …  

27 Aug 2013 | News story

Indra Devi survived a tiger attack while foraging for fodder and fuel wood near her village in India.

Mitigating human-wildlife conflict

CEC member Biba Jasmine describes how WWF-India is using cooperative and participatory approaches where tigers come into conflict with villagers foraging in forests.   …  

27 Aug 2013 | News story

Intergenerational Partnership

iAct Dialogues for Sustainability: First webinar is now online

The iAct Dialogues are a series of global webinars on key sustainability, systems change, and leadership topics. View the video for the discussion on 'Development and Conservation Conflict'. …  

27 Aug 2013 | News story

Cast of the musical "2050 - The Future We Want"

New musical "2050: The Future We Want"

Peace Child International and Green Cross present an inspirational musical at the Palais des Nations, Geneva. The first-ever performance was September 3rd. …  

22 Aug 2013 | News story

Changing Behaviour

'Conservation Evidence' journal showcases work on behaviour change and biodiversity

Topics as varied as ecosystem services, tiger poaching and waste management are featured in stories about behaviour change for biodiversity conservation. This Special Issue includes examples from three continents. …  

20 Aug 2013 | News story

Afiche Foros Ambientales

Etica Ambiental para la Sustentabilidad, Tema de Foros Ambientales - Bogotá 2013

Desde el Centro de Experticia en Educación para el Desarrollo Sostenible RCE Bogotá, que dirige Olga María Bermúdez, miembro de la CEC, se vienen llevando a cabo desde el año 2006 los Foros Ambientales abiertos a la ciudadanía, en el marco de la Década de la Educación para el Desarrollo Sostenible liderada por UNESCO. …  

19 Aug 2013 | News story

M. Griffith EAZA

Seminar for zoo educators focuses on social and emotional learning

A recent EAZA Academy seminar highlighted the value of social and emotional learning and how educators can use this approach in zoos and aquariums. …  

12 Aug 2013 | News story

World Commission on Protected Areas

Logo competition - IUCN WCPA Tourism and Protected Areas Specialist Group

Logo competition - IUCN WCPA Tourism and Protected Areas Specialist Group …  

12 Aug 2013 | Article
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Good Practice Stakeholder Participation Training Course

With a focus on the environment, this course is taking place in the UK on 9-11 October 2013.     …  

08 Aug 2013 | News story

LEAD is the world’s largest international non-profit organisation focused on leadership and sustainable development.

Join Europe's leading sustainability leadership programme – deadline 12 August

Lead Europe's Sustainability Leadership Programme is designed for experienced, mid to senior managers and sustainability practitioners who want to increase their ability to make positive change in the world around them. The programme will allow you to step back, challenge your perceptions and stretch your leadership capability while helping you to redefine your vision of change for you and your organisation.  …  

01 Aug 2013 | News story
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