Welcome to the IUCN Commission on Education and Communication

IUCN CEC is a network driving change for sustainability. More than 1,000 members volunteer their professional expertise in learning, knowledge management and strategic communication to achieve IUCN goals.

To join IUCN CEC, write to cec@iucn.org.
CEC works closely with the Capacity Development Unit within the Programme and Policy Group. 

IUCN CEC NEWS

 

"It's fantastic that a toddler can express a real bird, wind and cold, thus filling the picture with emotions," writes CEC member Nina Dobrynina.

Kids and Animals: Art Exibit at Moscow's Darwin Museum

CEC member Nina Dobrynina shares charming art by children that celebrates their connection to their animal friends. 100 pieces of art are exhibited at the Darwin Museum in Moscow. …  

26 Sep 2010 | News story

Sundarbans Tiger Project boat going towards Sundarbans for KAP survey on Knowledge, Attitude and Practice

CEPA Strategy in Bangladesh Tiger Conservation Project

Iqbal Hussain, CEC member, shares the change behaviour approach of Sundarbans Tiger Project, a flagship project of Wildlife Trust of Bangladesh. …  

26 Sep 2010 | News story

Jr Wildlife Ambassador holds a wolf in an animal therapy program

Students, Biodiversity and Wildlife in Iowa

Pella Wildlife Company offers opportunities for school age children to become Jr. Wildlife Ambassadors and share information they have learned about biodiversity and the return of extirpated predators to Iowa, USA. From CEC member Rod DeArmond. …  

26 Sep 2010 | News story

David Without Borders (David Sans Frontiers) is a multi-media quest to discover initiatives that preserve biodiversity

Sarayuka in Ecuador: Documentary Film from David Without Borders

Check out their second video episode "Na'vi of the Amazon: Avatar happens in Ecuador". Découvrez leur deuxième épisode vidéo "Les Na'vis de l'Amazonie : Avatar se passe aussi en Équateur".
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26 Sep 2010 | News story

CEC member Mr Jia Feng is in charge of a program to prepare 1000 young people to become 'youth ambassors' for the environment and energy conservation across China

1000 Environment-Friendly Youth Ambassadors in China

Training will prepare 1000 youth in six cities across China to enhance public awarenss of environmental protection. The program will also solicit 100 proposals for energy conservation and emission reduction. CEC member Mr Jia Feng of the Center for Environmental Education and Communication directs the program. 

26 Sep 2010 | News story

Young boaters observe the ocean from the rails.

Resources for Conservation Educators from The Ocean Project

Resources for "Reaching Youth" and "Inspiring Children" fill two new webpages with material designed to inspire wonder and action, writes Abigail Nehring of The Ocean Project, where CEC member William Mott is director.
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24 Sep 2010 | News story

www.wildscreenfestival.org

Wildscreen Festival Runs 10-15 October

Bristol, UK, hosts the wildlife film festival starting 10 October. Wildscreen's Chief Executive is CEC Steering Committee member Harriet Nimmo. …  

24 Sep 2010 | News story

Youth’s Eye on Sustainability, a guidebook for European youth who want to become involved in sustainable development

Youth Guidebook on Sustainability by AEGEE

CEC member Kadri Kalle co-edited a guidebook by the European Student's Forum, which was the first youth organisation to join Countdown 2010, an IUCN initiative. …  

24 Sep 2010 | News story

The sails show the Vezo Aho logo and the message “Don’t beach seine, spear fish”. More than 150 sails have been painted, serving as moving billboards about destructive fishing methods along Madagascar's southwest coast.

Social Marketing Campaign Reaches Vezo Fishermen in Madagascar

A campaign to improve compliance with a ban on destructive fishing methods sought to raise awareness and change behaviour. CEC member Dr. Alasdair Harris reports on a joint effort of the marine conservation NGO Blue Ventures with social marketing experts Rare Conservation.  …  

24 Sep 2010 | News story

CEC member Dr. Faiza Abbasi

Uniting School Children for Waterfowl Conservation Awareness

Rural and urban students are learning about the need to maintain the ecological health of wetlands as a waterfowl refuge, especially for wintering migrants in Uttar Pradesh in north India. Faiza Abbasi is a CEC member and wildlife teacher from the Aligarh Muslim University. …  

24 Sep 2010 | News story

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