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Turtle in the Red Sea

Responding to Climate Change: A workshop for Coral Reef Managers

 IUCN is organising four-day workshop aimed at coral reef managers is being held in Marsa Alam, Egypt, 18th - 21st June 2009. The focus of this training workshop is on climate change impacts, vulnerability and adaptation for tourism and coral reefs in the red sea.
For more information please contact Ameer Abdulla, Senior Specialist with IUCN's Global Marine Program;ameer.abdulla@iucn.org / +34 65398 4609 …  

16 Jun 2009 | News story

Pillar coral in Marine Protected Area, Bahamas

Caribbean Initiative Website goes LIVE

 IUCN US is delighted to announce that the Caribbean Initiative website is now live! …  

16 Jun 2009 | News story

Esparto

¿Esparto en mi cartera? Un billete contra la desertificación

 17de junio: Día Mundial contra la Desertificación …   | English | French

16 Jun 2009 | News story
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Kilimanjaro National Park

Even volcanoes have rights

Volcanoes are perhaps the best known and most spectacular of the earth's geological features and the importance of some as outstanding earth-science features are recognized in their status as natural World Heritage sites. …  

16 Jun 2009 | News story

MFF projects invest in storm-mitigating mangrove forests, as well as other coastal ecosystems.

Viet Nam Readies for Full Mangroves for the Future Membership

Viet Nam is preparing to enter Mangroves for the Future (MFF) – an IUCN initiative to promote investment in coastal ecosystems – and at a June 10 meeting, national coastal area experts and decision makers began planning a structure for the program here. …   | Vietnamese

16 Jun 2009 | News story
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Mangroves, Vanua Levu, Fiji

Healthy nature protects against disasters – IUCN

Governments need to include better management of nature in all disaster risk reduction policies, if we are to reach the goal to substantially reduce disaster losses by 2015, according to IUCN. …  

16 Jun 2009 | News story

Man & Biosphere Programme

Man and Biosphere selects IUCN as an observer

IUCN ROWA was recently selected to become one of the observers in the Man and Biosphere National Committee in Jordan. Initiated by UNESCO, the Man and the Biosphere Programme (MAB) notably targets the ecological, social and economic dimensions of biodiversity loss and the reduction of this loss. …  

15 Jun 2009 | News story

Lata woman working, Uttaranchal, India

Sierra Club Announces “Green Energy & Green Livelihoods Achievement Award” Winners in India for 2009

SAN FRANCISCO – Earlier this month Sierra Club announced the organization’s first ever “Green Energy & Green Livelihoods Achievement Award” winners for India. The new award recognizes community initiatives to promote green economic development, adaptation of renewable energy alternatives and organizational leadership in a grassroots environmental campaign. The award represents Sierra Club’s growing interest in building international partnerships to address climate change mitigation and adaptation.  …  

12 Jun 2009 | News story

Bartolome Island, Galapagos, Ecuador

World Heritage: A convention at a crossroads

As the 33rd meeting of the World Heritage Committee approaches, we take stock of the challenge that lies at the heart of the World Heritage Convention. …  

12 Jun 2009 | News story
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Mekong floods 2008

No ecosystem is an island

By CEM Member Dr. Ilan Kelman
Disasters kill people and destroy infrastructure. They are a problem for society as a whole. So where does nature come into the equation? …  

12 Jun 2009 | News story
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