2011

CEC member Dr. Jimmy T. Masagca

BIOME 1, 2 and 3: National biodiversity meetings in Philippines

CEC member Dr. Jimmy Masagca is organizing the third national science meetings on biodiversity and climate change, held on the rural and remote island of Catanduanes. …  

21 Dec 2011 | News story

Reindeer (Rangifer tarandus) "Cairngorm Reindeer"

Reindeer: not just for Christmas

Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer may be famous for guiding Santa Claus through the night sky, but reindeer do more than just pull toy-laden sleighs—reindeer are an important food source and serve many ecological functions, yet are also in need of stronger conservation strategies, according to IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature). 

20 Dec 2011 | News story

Reindeer (Rangifer tarandus) "Cairngorm Reindeer"

Reindeer: not just for Christmas

Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer may be famous for guiding Santa Claus through the night sky, but reindeer do more than just pull toy-laden sleighs—reindeer are an important food source and serve many ecological functions, yet are also in need of stronger conservation strategies, according to IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature). …  

20 Dec 2011 | News story

CEC member JIA Feng of China

China's BELL course helps to cultivate green leaders

CEC member JIA Feng integrates sustainability into university curriculum with the course Business, Environment, Learning and Leadership. BELL marked its 10th year with a student research project on water policy. …  

20 Dec 2011 | News story

Reading a script for the Caribbean radio drama 'Callaloo' about community resilience to climate change

9 million listeners reached with conservation messages

9 million listeners in 16 countries receive weekly messages about how to promote conservation in their communities through a project of PCI-Media Impact, headed by CEC member Sean Southey. …  

20 Dec 2011 | News story

Despite being two miles from a major city centre, the Avon Gorge is internationally and nationally important for the wildlife it supports.

Learning about biodiversity in Bristol

In this article Biodiversity Education Officer, Mandy Leivers, explains why 2011 has been a hugely successful year for the Avon Gorge and Downs Wildlife Project’s education programme. …  

20 Dec 2011 | News story

Water, an important forest resource

Climate change adaptation using traditional knowledge

Water management from rivulets is an example of adaptation to address drought, writes CEC member Pradip Dey of India. …  

20 Dec 2011 | News story

Arturo Mora y Mónica Ribadeneira Sarmiento de UICN-Sur, con Hugo Echeverría, especialista de la Comisión de Derecho Ambiental de la UICN.

Expertos de la Comisión de Derecho Ambiental de la UICN contribuyen al análisis jurídico del proyecto de Código Orgánico Integral Penal Ecuatoriano

En tres reuniones de trabajo que fueron coordinadas con el Comité Ecuatoriano de la UICN y la Secretaría de la Oficina Regional para América del Sur de la UICN, miembros de la Comisión de Derecho Ambiental e invitados de otras Comisiones analizaron el proyecto de Código Orgánico Integral Penal. …  

20 Dec 2011 | News story
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EAZA APE CAMPAIGN

Zoo visitors learn to care about ape survival

CEC members in the European Association of Zoos and Aquaria (EAZA) educated zoo visitors about the threats that apes face and how people can contribute to their survival. EAZA will be collaborating with the IUCN Species Survival Commission in 2012. …  

20 Dec 2011 | News story

Como parte de la restauración de Isla Isabel, realizamos actividades de educación ambiental que involucraron a los niños y jóvenes de la región.

Educación para conservar las islas de México libres de especies invasoras

Como parte de la restauración de Isla Isabel, realizamos actividades de educación ambiental que involucraron a los niños y jóvenes de la región. …  

20 Dec 2011 | News story

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