Sélingué Dam in Mali

Dams in West Africa: report now available in French

Ten years after the publication of the World Commission on Dams report, IUCN commissioned a study to look at the approaches to decision-making around large dams. This report is now available in English and French. …   | French

25 Jan 2012 | News story

Foro de Interesados en IPBES

IPBES llama a interesados a formar parte de su red

Este año estará en pleno funcionamiento la Plataforma Intergubernamental Científico-Normativa sobre Diversidad Biológica y Servicios de los Ecosistemas (IPBES).

24 Jan 2012 | Article
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Comisión de Educación y Comunicación

Convención CEPA habla de “Participación Pública y Comunicación Estratégica”

Tania Moreno, miembro de la CEC, realizó una presentación de Comunicación, Educación y Conciencia Pública (CEPA) ante la reciente Convención de Diversidad Biológica (CDB) actualizando Estrategias y Planes de Acción sobre Biodiversidad Nacional (NBSAPs).

24 Jan 2012 | Article
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Editado por A.C. Newton y N. Tejedor

Paisaje forestal en zonas secas de Latinoamérica cuenta con libro en edición digital

Un nuevo libro, denominado Principios y Práctica de la Restauración del Paisaje Forestal, fue lanzado recientemente en su versión en español.

24 Jan 2012 | Article
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Sustainable Development: Beyond Carbon

Beyond Carbon Business Forum February 2012 in Melbourne

La Trobe University invites you to attend a Business Forum on 'Sustainable Development: Beyond Carbon'  21 February in Melbourne, Australia. …  

24 Jan 2012 | News story

LED lights are more efficient than mercury vapour or sodium vapour lights.

Street lights that cost less to operate

IUCN helped to lower fuel consumption in the main urban centres in the Republic of Marshall Islands simply by changing light bulbs. …  

23 Jan 2012 | Article

Closing event participants

CSOs ready to take action

At the end of 2011 participants of two-day seminar that closed the Building Capacities on EU nature policies project, shared their views and main findings related to the action of Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), and drew their way forward. The second day was dedicated to information sharing on funding opportunities enabling implementation of nature protection in the region. …  

23 Jan 2012 | News story

Ministry of Environment

United Arab Emirates; the Move towards Conserving Nature

 The United Arab Emirates (UAE) have taken encouraging steps towards the protection and conservation of biodiversity 

22 Jan 2012 | Article

IUCN Director General Julia Marton-Lefèvre joins UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon for press conference on the Sustainable Energy for All initiative

IUCN expertise in UN push for sustainable energy for all

IUCN’s Director General joined United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon during the World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi this week to outline his Sustainable Energy for All initiative to the media. …  

22 Jan 2012 | News story

UNESCO World Heritage Convention

Towards effective implementation of the World Heritage Convention in relation to the extractive industries

IUCN and the International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM), Shell International and JP Morgan Bank have launched a project to critically evaluate the relationship between United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage Sites and the extractive industries and develop recommendations for more effective implementation of the World Heritage Convention in relation to the extractive industries. …  

20 Jan 2012 | News story
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