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Children bathing with a basketful of fish

World Environment Day - every day

As the world celebrates World Environment Day, the negative impact on people and nature of unsustainable lifestyles and practices are felt more strongly than ever before, according to IUCN.
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03 Jun 2009 | News story

IUCN Regional Directors meet with the President, Director General, Global Directors and other Senior Secretariat Staff members of IUCN

IUCN Regional Directors meet with the President, Director General, Global Directors and other Senior Secretariat Staff members of IUCN

From 23 to 27 May, Regional Directors met in Delhi in order to discuss common understanding of how to strengthen collaboration between regions and how to work more effectively as a Union …   | Spanish

02 Jun 2009 | News story

Attendees at the Indonesian Banteng Workshop May 2009

Workshops provide hope for Asian wild cattle, buffalos and pigs

Ten-year plans to conserve four of Indonesia’s most threatened species were agreed at two workshops in May. …  

28 May 2009 | News story

International Conference on the Efforts in Response to Forest-Related Natural Disasters

The 1st Forest Science Forum
April 12 - 14, 2010 --- Beijing, China
CALL FOR PAPERS   …  

27 May 2009 | Event

One of Hin Namno’s impressive limestone caves.

Illegal hunting and logging threatens unique Protected Area in Lao PDR

IUCN Lao is working with local authorities and communities to protect the unique landscape and wildlife of Hin Namno in Central Lao PDR.   …  

26 May 2009 | Project description

China Biodiversity Week 2009

Biodiversity Week 2009 – Showcasing Nature Conservation in China

This year IUCN Countdown 2010, in partnership with the EU-China Biodiversity Program (ECBP), Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and Global Village Beijing (GVB), organised a week long event (May 16-22) to showcase biodiversity conservation in China. Biodiversity Week 2009 featured biodiversity films, speaker nights, exhibitions and a children’s day. The final day of events coincided with the International Day for Biological Diversity, May 22nd. …  

25 May 2009 | News story

森林执法,施政与贸易简报及相关材料汇编

森林执法,施政与贸易简报及相关材料汇编

本书的制作出版是世界自然保护联盟(IUCN)和森林趋势的共同成果。在此过程中我们得到了欧盟驻华代表处的支持,同意使用FLEGT简报;IUCN加纳办公室提供了关于加纳VPA谈判的材料;英国皇家国际事务所提供了政府公共采购政策译文的版权使用权。在此我们衷心感谢这些机构的大力支持。 …  

20 May 2009 | News story

New policies could help local vendors reap more sustainable benefits from the forest

IUCN Researches Policies to Promote Sustainable Forest Livelihoods

IUCN-supported researchers discussed ways to identify policy solutions to forest management and market access challenges facing poor, rural communities dwelling in and around Bac Kan province’s forested areas at an April 23 workshop. …   | Vietnamese

20 May 2009 | News story
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Participants discussed the ICM agreement to streamline management of their shared coastal area

IUCN Supports Integrated Coastal Management in the Gulf of Tonkin

The coastal areas of Quang Ninh province and Hai Phong city face many similar issues, and on April 21 the Provincial People’s Committees (PPC) of the two jurisdictions formally agreed to coordinate their development and conservation planning.  …   | Vietnamese

18 May 2009 | News story
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Forest, Viet Nam

Safe Passage for Species: Feedback moves IUCN-supported Draft Biodiversity Corridors Decree into finalization stage

Stakeholders from central and local government agencies and civil society organizations provided comments on Viet Nam’s draft Biodiversity Corridors Decree at an IUCN-supported national workshop on 16 March intended to gather input for use in the document’s final revisions. The Decree will be issued under a new Biodiversity Law, which the National Assembly adopted in November to take effect on July 1, 2009. …   | Vietnamese

18 May 2009 | Media advisory
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