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The Hawksbill caught in Minh Chau is tagged before being returned to the wild

Rùa biển bị đe dọa diệt chủng đã được trả về với đại dương

Hưởng ứng công tác của IUCN nhằm tăng cường hiểu biết trong cộng đồng ngư dân về bảo tồn các loài bò sát biển, vào cuối tháng 6 và đầu tháng 7, hai con rùa biển bị mắc vào lưới của ngư dân đã được trả về thiên nhiên. …  

23 Jul 2008 | News story

The Hawksbill caught in Minh Chau is tagged before being returned to the wild

Endangered Sea Turtles Released Back to Ocean

Two sea turtles caught in fishermen’s nets were returned to the wild in late June and early July, in response to IUCN’s work raising awareness in fishing communities about conservation of the marine reptiles. …  

23 Jul 2008 | News story

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Sri Lanka 2048 looks at Business As Unusual: How can companies do well while doing good?

The private sector is acknowledged as the engine of our economic growth. But how long can this 'engine' keep running without addressing its many impacts on society and the natural environment? …  

18 Jul 2008 | News story

Earthquake affected area in Sichuan

Environmental Considerations for Post-earthquake recovery action in China

影响四川、甘肃、陕西的7.9级汶川大地震距今已有两个多月了。近日,中国商务部和联合国共同在北京召开了专家研讨会,研究灾后重建问题。5月12日的汶川地震已造成6.9万人死亡,超过500万人无家可归,同时还对当地丰富的生物多样性资源造成了巨大影响。 …  

17 Jul 2008 | News story

Boat at Balochistan

Integrated Coastal Zone Management urged at the IUCN seminar

 Enabling policies and effective action can help the country cope with emerging challenges of climate change and water shortage.

Karachi, July 14, 2008 (IUCN) – A seminar titled “Coping with Coastal and Marine Challenges: Pan Asia Learning” was organized by IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) on July 14, 2008 at Avari Towers, Karachi. The purpose of the seminar was to benefit from the expertise of leading experts from Asia region on the importance of coastal ecosystems. …  

16 Jul 2008 | International news release

Barcelona Congress

Apply now for the Business Night School

Three-hour long Learning Opportunities will equip non-business delegates to the IUCN World Conservation Congress with knowledge and skills to work with business on contributing to ecosystem management solutions. Each evening (6-8 October), four sessions will run in parallel on (1) business basics, (2) partnerships, (3) communication and (4) tools, using case examples from a wide variety of sectors including energy, agri-business, advertising and communication technology. …   | Spanish

08 Jul 2008 | News story

The Lagoons of New Caledonia, France

Eight new natural wonders for the World Heritage List

Eight new natural sites have been added to the World Heritage List, following IUCN’s recommendations.The new sites include the Socotra Archipelago in Yemen, Canada’s Joggins Fossil Cliffs, the French Lagoons of New Caledonia, Saryarka in Northern Kazakhstan, Mount Sanqingshan National Park in China, Surtsey in Iceland, the Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona, and the Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve in Mexico.
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08 Jul 2008 | International news release

A Handbook for Measuring the Progress and Outcomes of Integrated Coastal and Ocean management

A Handbook for Measuring the Progress and Outcomes of Integrated Coastal and Ocean management (2006) Vietnamese translation

 Sỗ tay đánh giá tiến độ và kết quả của công tác quản lý tổng hợp biển và vùng bờ biển …  

06 Jul 2008 | Downloads - publication

The Da Hoai River in Lam Dong Province is one of the many rivers in this upstream province that supplies water for downstream plain areas.

Tập huấn về Chi trả cho Dịch vụ Môi trường tại tỉnh Lâm Đồng

IUCN tiến hành hai hội thảo tập huấn về Chi trả cho Dịch vụ Môi trường (PES) cho các cán bộ xã, huyện và tỉnh và các chủ thể PES khác tại tỉnh Lâm Đồng vào tháng 4 và tháng 5 năm 2008. …  

05 Jul 2008 | News story

The Da Hoai River in Lam Dong Province is one of the many rivers in this upstream province that supplies water for downstream plain areas.

Payment for Environmental Services Training Conducted in Lam Dong Province

IUCN conducted two Payment for Environmental Services (PES) training workshops for commune, district, and provincial government officers and other PES stakeholders in Lam Dong Province in April and May 2008. …  

05 Jul 2008 | News story