Exploring Trans-boundary Ecosystem Alternatives

CEC member Susan Lisa Toch reflects on a recent study trip to assess community-based collaboration for the Inside Passage of United States and Canadian waterways. She floated glacial-fed rivers loaded with eagles; kayaked into riparian wetlands; witnessed bird, bear and wolf gatherings; and collected Red Ribbon seaweed with Native American elders. …  

15 Apr 2011 | News story

Javed Jabbar at the March 2011 Carnegie International Nuclear Policy Conference

Darkness Before Dawn? The Future of Pakistan

Javed Jabbar, IUCN Council Vice-President and CEC Regional Vice-Chair, presented this keynote address at the Carnegie International Nuclear Policy Conference.   …  

15 Apr 2011 | News story

Near East Foundation: Partners in Community Development since 1915

Re-Introducing the Near East Foundation

CEC member Medani Prasad Bhandari provides an update on his volunteer work with the Near East Foundation as he completes his dissertation at Syracuse University in the United States. …  

15 Apr 2011 | News story

West Africa

Reconciling poverty eradication and quality of the environment

Veolia Environment Institute and the Agence Française de Développementare organising the international conference "Reconciling poverty eradication and quality of the environment. What are the innovative solutions?" June 27 & 28, 2011 at the Maison de la Chimie in Paris. Julia Marton-Lefèvre, IUCN Director General will be speaking at the event. …  

15 Apr 2011 | News story

Bradley Smith, CEC Member

Resilient Communities, Resilient Environments

How we build, how we plan our communities, how we care for each other, and how we value and protect our natural environment can mean the difference between a minor emergency and a community catastrophe. Brad Smith of the IUCN CEC Steering Committee and Rebekah Green explain the concept of 'resilience'. …  

14 Apr 2011 | News story

Share - managing water across boundaries

SHARE published in Russian: Вместе, Управление трансграничными водами

WANI's latest toolkit translation offers "Share - managing water across boundaries" in Russian. The translated version provides Russian audiences with an overview of the world's shared water resources, and insights for managing these. …  

12 Apr 2011 | News story

Europe farmers

Understanding Community Conservation in Europe

Workshop announcement and call for contributions
(Deadline for submitting abstracts 30th April, 2011) …  

12 Apr 2011 | News story
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Logotipo Comité Español de UICN

220 voluntarios plantan 2.000 árboles en Alcalá de Henares

2.000 nuevos árboles pueblan el Parque de los Cerros gracias a la iniciativa conjunta de la Embajada de los Países Bajos en España y el Comité Español de la UICN …  

12 Apr 2011 | News story

Raoul du Toit Peter Scott Award

Raoul du Toit awarded Goldman Environmental Prize

Raoul du Toit, IRF African Rhino Program Coordinator, and member of the IUCN SSC African Rhino Specialist Group,  has been awarded the prestigious Goldman Environmental Prize.  The Prize recognizes individuals from six regions around the world for sustained and significant efforts to protect and enhance the natural environment, often at great personal risk. Each winner was honored at ceremonies in San Francisco and Washington DC, and received a cash prize, the largest award in the world for grassroots environmentalists. Of course, in his typical fashion, Raoul plans to plow his award right back into the Lowveld Rhino Trust programs in Zimbabwe.  Read full stroy here

12 Apr 2011 | News story

Okinawa, Japan

Revision of Nippon Keidanren’s Charter of Corporate Behavior

Nippon Keidanren, the Japanese Business Federation has revised its Charter of Corporate Behavior and the Implementation Guidance with the aim of encouraging its member corporations to further promote corporate social responsibility within their corporate groups and supply chains …  

11 Apr 2011 | News story