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Young Asian Elephant

Dilmah Conservation Unveils First Elephant Education Center in Sri Lanka

The Human-Elephant conflict is a little known consequence of human development and expansion into elephant habitats in parts of Sri Lanka. An estimated 150 elephants are killed annually, caught in traps, or otherwise killed in their interaction with humans. Dilmah Conservation has partnered with the Department of Wildlife Conservation and the Ministry of the Environment to address this issue with the establishment of the Elephant Information Centre. …  

21 Apr 2009 | News story

Coconut groves in brackish water.

Troubles in the Coconut Grove

Could rising sea levels undermine the potential for islands to produce biofuels from coconut oil? Tonga’s sea level monitoring programme has registered a 10 mm rise in recent years, and the trend is likely to continue. …  

21 Apr 2009 | News story
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Rizwana Hasan - Goldman Environmental Prize winner 2009

Rizwana Hasan awarded Goldman Environmental Prize 2009

Ms. Rizwana Hasan, Executive Director of the Bangladesh Environmental Lawyers Association, an IUCN member, and a member of IUCN’s Commission on Environmental Law, has been awarded the prestigious Goldman Environmental Prize for 2009. …  

20 Apr 2009 | News story
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palm trees

Troubles in coconut grove

Could rising sea levels undermine the potential for islands to produce biofuels from coconut oil? Tonga’s sea level monitoring programme has registered a 10 mm rise in recent years, and the trend is likely to continue. …  

20 Apr 2009 | News story

Logo for IUCN Red List

The IUCN Red List website made easy

Website visitors to The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species can now take advantage of a users’ guide and video demo to help them search close to 45,000 records of plant and animal information. …  

20 Apr 2009 | News story
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Lebanon

Identification and Conservation of New “Important Bird Areas” in Lebanon

With generous funding from the MAVA trust, A Rocha Lebanon and the Society for the Protection of Nature in Lebanon (SPNL) in cooperation with the Birdlife International, have concluded the 3 year science and community conservation project that aimed at identifying and conserving new Important Bird Areas in Lebanon. …  

17 Apr 2009 | News story
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Florida softshell turtle (Apalone ferox)

Florida leads the way for freshwater turtles

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission voted unanimously to ban the commercial harvest of freshwater turtles throughout the state on Wednesday, April 15. …  

17 Apr 2009 | News story

Nick Robinson

Former CEL Chair, Nick Robinson, named University Professor at Pace

It was announced yesterday that Nicholas A. Robinson, an internationally-recognized architect of international environmental law and an innovator in training thousands of environmental lawyers around the world, has been appointed University Professor at Pace University - the first university-wide professor in the history of Pace. …  

17 Apr 2009 | News story
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Nick Robinson

Nicholas A. Robinson named University Professor at Pace University

Founder of the IUCN Academy of Environmental Law is named University Professor at Pace University …  

16 Apr 2009 | News story

Jane Bulmer, IUCN ELC

ABS Working Group meet in Paris

ELC Legal Officer, Jane Bulmer, presented her study paper at a well attended side event at the 7th Meeting of the ABS Working Group. The study looks at the relationship between the international regime on ABS, being developed under the CBD, and the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources and the FAO Commission on genetic resources for food and agriculture. …  

16 Apr 2009 | News story
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