Participants, Almora RCCH Workshop, 17 Sept 2010

IUCN Initiates Dialogue on Black Carbon by Establishing an Indian Round Table on Climate Change in Himalayas (RCCH)

As black carbon and non-CO2 gases are not limited by borders, it was proposed that the Five Himalayan countries Bhutan, China, India, Nepal, Pakistan, together with certain other global agencies, should form a collective to formulate and execute a joint strategy for mitigation of climate change in the Himalayas, in general, and tackling the emission of Black Carbon and other non-CO2 gases in particular. A joint strategy by the five countries will have tremendous advantages. It will ensure that there is an integrated, time-bound approach in tackling the issue with active involvement of other concerned International Agencies. In this regard, a workshop was organized by IUCN in partnership with GBPIHED, Uttarakhand Forest Department and Environment and Health Foundation, India on 17th September in Almora. …  

18 Oct 2010 | News story

Award ceremony for Stockholm Industry Water Award

IUCN Asia Regional Water and Wetland's Programme participates in World Water Week 2010, Stockholm

IUCN, Regional Water and Wetlands Programme, Asia shares its recent publications on water at the Stockholm Water Week …  

16 Sep 2010 | News story

Better forests, better water, better lives

 

08 Sep 2010 | Downloads - document

Ms Patti Moore & Dr Bill Jackson

IUCN Puts Nature at the Centre of Climate Change Law and Policy Discussions

IUCN India, in collaboration with the IUCN Commission on Environmental Law (CEL) and the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF), Government of India, initiated the first conference on Climate Change Law and Governance in South Asia from 20 – 21 August, 2010 in New Delhi, India. The forum sought to provide a platform for informed discussion by bringing together leading policy and decision makers from India and abroad to explore how the mechanism of law could be used to tackle the growing threat of climate change. …  

06 Sep 2010 | Event

LLS India

Livelihoods and landscapes in Orissa, India: from an enterprise-based approach towards whole landscape planning

In Orissa, India, IUCN Member Winrock International India (WII) is working with local communities to better manage forests within a wider agricultural landscape. …  

21 Jul 2010 | Downloads - document

IUCN Commission on Environmental Law (CEL)

BRICs Law and Policy Dialogue on Climate Change & Biodiversity

Climate Change Law and Governance in South Asia - IUCN Commission on Environmental Law Conference to be held in New Delhi on August 20th - 21st, 2010 Venue: Auditorium, India International Center, Lodhi Estate, New Delhi …  

19 Jul 2010 | Event

Fisherfolk attending focussed group discussion in Tonle Sap, Cambodia

Linking Grassroots Action to Policy Formation

The Copenhagen Summit held last year brought forth several recommendations and highlighted the immediate requirements for combating/mitigating climate change. Though the Summit came up with a mixed bag of events and resolutions, it is important to take forward the recommendations and build on the positive aspects. We also need to ensure that the national and international policies, strategies and actions are fully informed by the results, outcomes and perspectives coming from field actions in climate change. …  

19 Jul 2010 | Event

Orchid

Indian Orchids under Threat

India has a rich diversity of over 1,200 species of tropical and temperate orchids, including many with floriculturally and therapeutically proven traits. The majority of them are, however, endangered due to unregulated commercial collection and habitat destruction. …  

04 Jun 2010 | News story

Mangroves, Vanua Levu, Fiji

Mangrove forests in worldwide decline

More than one in six mangrove species worldwide are in danger of extinction due to coastal development and other factors, including climate change, logging and agriculture, according to the first-ever global assessment on the conservation status of mangroves for the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™. …  

09 Apr 2010 | International news release

Bengal Tiger being Released into the wild from a boat in the Sundarbans
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