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Celebration of World Environment Day 2009 in Quetta, Pakistan.

World Environment Day celebrations in Balochistan

World Environment Day is celebrated every year on 5th June in more than 100 countries of the World. Pakistan is not an exception. Therefore IUCN Balochistan Programme also celebrated the WED, 09 with complete zeal in all six districts, namely Quetta, Pishin, Mastung. Qila Saifullah, Lasbela and Gwadar. …  

05 Jun 2009 | News story

Claire Nouvian, IUCN Ambassador for the Oceans

IUCN Ambassador for the Oceans to tackle Hong Kong marine crisis

IUCN's Ambassador for the Oceans, French author and film maker Claire Nouvian, is raising awareness in her adoptive city, Hong Kong, to try to turn back the clock and reverse decades of degradation of the marine environment.  Once a paradise of clear water, pristine corals and home to exotic species of shark and grouper, Hong Kong's marine environment is now in crisis.  As Claire says, if Hong Kong, with its unequalled material comfort and its legendary reactivity can’t resolve it, no other place in the world will. …  

05 Jun 2009 | News story

Reserva Natural Junín

UICN lanza Red Virtual de Áreas Protegidas Latinoamericanas

En el Día Mundial del Medio Ambiente, UICN lanza la Red Virtual de Áreas Protegidas Latinoamericanas. Para inscribirse, envíe un mensaje a: areasprotegidas@iucn.org, con la palabra SUSCRIBIR en el asunto del correo. …  

05 Jun 2009 | News story
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Sudan Marketing Workshop

Communities to benefit more from trees in NE Sudan

Natural resources in NE Sudan offer win-win solutions: natural products from indigenous trees and other plants are well adapted to local climatic conditions, they contribute to environmental conservation and they can contribute to sustainable income generation in local communities.  

04 Jun 2009 | News story

Elias & Sven en el Acuarium de  Monterrey

Málaga acoge el estreno de “Un mar cambiante”, la primera película documental sobre la acidificación de los océanos

Con motivo de la celebración del Día Mundial de los Océanos el 8 de junio, Málaga acoge el estreno de “Un mar cambiante” la primera película documental sobre la acidificación de los océanos. Esta actividad se enmarca dentro del Convenio para la conservación de la fauna y flora del litoral malagueño firmado entre el Área de Medio Ambiente del Ayuntamiento de Málaga, Aula del Mar y con la colaboración de UICN-Med. Proyecciones de “Un mar cambiante” se realizarán en Europa, Australia, Norte América, Hawai y en diversas ciudades de España como parte de esta importante celebración.
 

04 Jun 2009 | News story

Launching IUCN Palestine Strategy

Launching IUCN Palestine Strategy

IUCN ROWA has recently launched the Strategy for Nature Conservation and Sustainable Development in Palestine through the IUCN Marj Sanour Project Office based in Palestine. Since the establishment of the Palestine Project, in early 2008, the project team has been involved in various stakeholder meetings and workshops to engage them in the formulation of the IUCN Programme Strategy in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. …  

03 Jun 2009 | News story

Commission logo banded in gold.

Newsletter of the IUCN Commission on Education and Communication

This newsletter is a round-up of stories submitted by members of the IUCN Commission on Education and Communication. It features training courses, online resources, new books, reports, surveys and coming events. The full text of the 6 May newsletter is provided here in pdf for quick and easy download. This information appeared on the CEC website throughout March and April 2009.
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03 Jun 2009 | News story

Canari

IUCN Caribbean Member Receives MacArthur Award

The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation (MacArthur) recently announced that IUCN member, the Caribbean Natural Resources Institute (CANARI), is one of eight winners of the 2009 MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions, and the first-ever winner from the Caribbean.   …  

03 Jun 2009 | News story

Forest and stream

The value of groundwater in European Forests

The IUCN Environmental Law Centre and the IUCN Regional Office for Europe, in collaboration with the Confederation of European Forest Owners, has recently developed a report – Study on the Economic Value of Groundwater and Biodiversity in European Forests – which explores the current state of payments for ecosystem services (PES) in EU member states in relation to forests and groundwater.  

03 Jun 2009 | News story
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Children bathing with a basketful of fish

World Environment Day - every day

As the world celebrates World Environment Day, the negative impact on people and nature of unsustainable lifestyles and practices are felt more strongly than ever before, according to IUCN.
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03 Jun 2009 | News story

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