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Over 5 billion of the world’s population is expected to live in urban areas by 2030

By the end of this year a first-time record of 3.3 billion people, more than half of the world’s population, are expected to live in urban areas according to the UN.    …  

27 Oct 2008 | News story

Capacity Development and Linkages for Environmental Assessment in Africa (CLEAA)

Professional Development (PD) Fellowship Program for East and Southern Africa

Call for Applications for Fellowships in Environmental Assessment
Capacity Development and Linkages for Environmental Assessment in Africa (CLEAA) in partnership with IUCN East and Southern Africa Regional Office (ESARO), with financial support from Swedish International development Agency (SIDA), is launching a fifth round of fellowships for promising environmental assessment professionals from East and Southern Africa. CLEAA works in partnership with various environmental assessment leaders nationally, regionally and globally, to promote and enhance Africa’s capacity in Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), for better environmental governance and sustainable development. …  

27 Oct 2008 | News story

Jordan

Over 5 billion of the world’s population is expected to live in urban areas by 2030

By the end of this year a first-time record of 3.3 billion people, more than half of the world’s population, are expected to live in urban areas according to the UN.    …  

27 Oct 2008 | News story

Duba lilies, Okavango delta

IUCN, Ramsar and Danone plan new agreement

IUCN was recently invited by the Secretariat of the Ramsar Convention, which is hosted by IUCN and has a long-standing partnership with the Danone Group, to help develop a new initiative to assess the feasibility of generating certified carbon offsets through wetland restoration and conservation. …  

24 Oct 2008 | News story

Earth viewed from space. Courtesy: NASA.

New Impetus for the High Seas following IUCN World Conservation Congress

IUCN members at the World Conservation Congress have called for strong action to protect high seas biodiversity and to regulate the human activities impacting it. This signals a growing awareness of the vital role oceans play in sustaining life on our planet and alarm at the multiplying threats to marine biodiversity from human activities in areas beyond national jurisdiction (the high seas). …  

24 Oct 2008 | News story

Gender in Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction

Women still absent in climate change debate

Lack of women’s participation in efforts to solve climate crisis was the main focus of the Third Global Congress of Women in Politics and Governance held from 19 to 22 October in Manila, Philippines. The global gender alliance established by IUCN, UNDP and UNEP, encouraged women to speak with one voice at climate change negotiations.  

24 Oct 2008 | News story

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Managing effectiveness: the credo of Dr. Marc Hockings, 2008 Kenton Miller Awardee

Recognition has been made this year to an Australian professor from Queensland University, well known for his extensive contribution to the management effectiveness of protected areas (PAs) around the world. His evaluation guidelines are currently put in practice as a credo in over 7000 protected areas in more than 100 countries. 

23 Oct 2008 | News story

Belasitsa Nature Park

Iron Curtain turns Green Belt in the Balkans

South-Eastern European partners of the European Green Belt initiative focus on transboundary cooperation   …  

23 Oct 2008 | News story

International Union for the Conservation of Nature

La UICN da la bienvenida a México, nuevo Estado miembro de la Unión

La Secretaria de Relaciones Exteriores de México comunicó la decisión del Gobierno de los Estados Unidos Mexicanos de adherirse a los Estatutos de la UICN convirtiéndose así en Estado Miembro de la Unión. …   | English | French

23 Oct 2008 | News story

Pastoralist communities in Kenya

WISP launches pastoralism report

The World Initiative on Sustainable Pastoralism recently launched a report on Total Economic Value of Pastoralism.The World Initiative on Sustainable Pastoralism recently launched a report on Total Economic Value of Pastoralism. The official launch of the report, at the recent World Conservation Congress in Barcelona, was aimed at highlighting the value of pastoralism in order to draw attention to the wide range of goods and services that are provided by pastoral systems. This report is based on a study in six countries - Ethiopia, Iran, Kyrgyzstan, Mali, Peru and Spain. …  

18 Oct 2008 | News story

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