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Food Alliance

The True Food Alliance / La Historia de 'Los Hombres Pacientes'

Ambienta 45, Consultora Medioambiental en España y Portugal, ha puesto en marcha una plataforma on line de intercambio de información sobre alimentos responsables.   …  

24 Jul 2013 | News story

'Searching for Resilience in Sustainable Development' by John Blewitt and Daniella Tilbury

'Searching for Resilience in Sustainable Development' now available

A new book by CEC members Daniella Tilbury and John Blewitt, with contributions from other CEC members. This book is ideal for students and researchers working in the fields of conservation, sustainable development, education, systems thinking and development studies. …  

23 Jul 2013 | News story

Gatokai Island, Marovo Lagoon, Solomon Islands

Blog: Climate change adaptation in practice

By James Dalton. ‘Nam bilong me James Dalton’ – I said as we all did introductions in Pidgin at the beginning of the stakeholder consultation meeting in Gizo, the capital of the Western Province of the Solomon Islands. …  

22 Jul 2013 | News story

Jade vine from the Philippines

Call for participation in BIOME 5 in 2014

The International Symposium on Biodiversity, Culture and Society has announced its call for participation and sponsorship for the 2014 event BIOME5 in the Philippines. …  

19 Jul 2013 | News story

Ríos que Unen Fronteras

BRIDGE Project in Mesoamerica: Rivers Uniting Borders

The video “Rivers Uniting Borders” summarizes the work and main achievements of BRIDGE: Building River Dialogue and Governance in Mesoamerica …   | Spanish

17 Jul 2013 | News story
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Eye and globe

Evaluation and evolution: Raising the bar for the next Congress

The Congress evaluation shows that participants were highly satisfied with the 2012 IUCN World Conservation Congress, which gave them a unique opportunity to debate on a wide range of biodiversity-related issues and allowed for creativity away from overly focused events or highly politicized decision-making bodies. The IUCN Congress, particularly the Forum, was seen as the perfect niche offering unequalled opportunities for sharing and engagement. …   | French | Spanish

10 Jul 2013 | News story

IUCN 2012 Congress  - Forum

Keeping the spirit of the 2012 Congress alive

IUCN is pleased to announce the launch of the IUCN Conservation Trends Platform, which illustrates trends for conservation based on analysis undertaken during the Forum of the 2012 IUCN World Conservation Congress on a selection of workshops under each Congress theme. A Trend Report has been produced for each day, identifying the main conservation messages coming out of the collective work. …   | French | Spanish

01 Jul 2013 | News story

J.Elbers 2013

Holistic science for a life of fullness

This Spanish book, Ciencia holística para el buen vivir, invites you to explore holistic science as a new way of understanding ourselves, within the complexity of life on Earth and to participate in its flourishing. Jörg Elbers, CEC member, is Conservation Coordinator at the Centro Ecuatoriano de Derecho ambiental. …   | Spanish

01 Jul 2013 | News story

Spoon-billed sandpiper

Spoon-billed sandpiper animated film offers hope

CEC member Barrie Cooper from Royal Society for the Protection of Birds in the UK shares this film which features some of the threats to the survival of the spoon-billed sandpiper but it also offers hope!  …  

28 Jun 2013 | News story

N.Colleton at Trondheim

CEC Deputy Chair Nancy Colleton at Trondheim Conference

Science has an important role in successfully communicating the biodiversity challenge. "We must do a better job of applying the latest social science research," said the CEC Deputy Chair in her presentation at the Trondheim Conference on Biodiversity. …  

27 Jun 2013 | News story

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