This film explains in 6 minutes how the oceans are affected and play a major role in climate change, with a focus on alien species in the Mediterranean. CEC members went abord the vessel used by the Changing Oceans Expedition while docked in Barcelona last October. Shared with CEC by the Antinea team. …
26 Nov 2009 | News story
UNFCCC COP15 meeting: 7 to 18 December, Copenhagen
Leaders at Copenhagen should make robust commitments and a timetable for achieving a legally binding treaty for the post-2012 climate change regime as early as possible.
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23 Nov 2009 | Media advisory
The importance of biodiversity and ecosystems to economies around the world is the focus of a series of five reports from the Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB) study. The latest TEEB report, tailored for policy makers, is released today. …
13 Nov 2009 | News story
With a firm agreement elusive in the countdown to the UN climate change negotiations in Copenhagen next month, the ability of local communities in the Arab region to fight the negative effects of climate change hang in the balance. …
12 Nov 2009 | News story
The Climate Change Talks held in Barcelona (2-6 November) under the auspices of the UNFCCC ended with the Chairmen of the two main negotiating streams expressing confidence that ‘a strong outcome of COP15 at Copenhagen can be achieved that is balanced, fair, ambitious and effective’. However, at the same time, most negotiating groups are now playing down the probability that the initially hoped-for legally binding agreement will emerge in December. They admit that there is now a lack of time as well as a lack of progress. They prefer to refer to a ‘politically binding agreement’ (the meaning of which is less than clear) and to devoting 2010 to negotiating the details of a legal treaty- i.e. legally binding under international law. …
Mortimore, Michael ; Anderson, Simon, collab. ; Cotula, Lorenzo, collab. ; Davies, Jonathan, collab. ; Faccer, Kristy, collab. ; Hesse, Ced, collab. ; Morton, John, collab. ; Nyangena, Wilfrid, collab. ; Skinner, Jamie, collab. ; Wolfangel, Caterina, collab.
IUCN ; IIED ; UNDP …
30 Oct 2009 | News story
IUCN Member, the Loro Parque Foundation, will organise the 1st International Convention on the Conservation of Psittacidae - Science, Policy and Practice, from the 20 to 22 September 2010, and the 7th International Parrot Convention, from the 22 to 25 September 2010. … | French | Spanish
27 Oct 2009 | News story