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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

Bleached coral on the Great Barrier Reef, Australia

Happy World Oceans Day

IUCN is delighted to join the international community in celebrating World Oceans Day on June 8th 2009, now officially designated as such by the United Nations . This annual event serves to remind us all of our collective responsibility to protect the world's living ocean and conserve its resources for present and future generations. …  

08 Jun 2009 | News story

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

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

IUCN Regional Directors meet with the President, Director General, Global Directors and other Senior Secretariat Staff members of IUCN

Directores Regionales de UICN se reúnen con el Presidente, la Directora General, Directores Globales y otros miembros directivos de la Secretaría de UICN

Los Directores Regionales se reunieron en Delhi los pasados 23 al 27 de mayo para consensuar una estrategia conjunta …   | English

02 Jun 2009 | News story

Attendees at the Indonesian Banteng Workshop May 2009

Workshops provide hope for Asian wild cattle, buffalos and pigs

Ten-year plans to conserve four of Indonesia’s most threatened species were agreed at two workshops in May. …  

28 May 2009 | News story

China Biodiversity Week 2009

Biodiversity Week 2009 – Showcasing Nature Conservation in China

This year IUCN Countdown 2010, in partnership with the EU-China Biodiversity Program (ECBP), Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and Global Village Beijing (GVB), organised a week long event (May 16-22) to showcase biodiversity conservation in China. Biodiversity Week 2009 featured biodiversity films, speaker nights, exhibitions and a children’s day. The final day of events coincided with the International Day for Biological Diversity, May 22nd. …  

25 May 2009 | News story

森林执法,施政与贸易简报及相关材料汇编

森林执法,施政与贸易简报及相关材料汇编

本书的制作出版是世界自然保护联盟(IUCN)和森林趋势的共同成果。在此过程中我们得到了欧盟驻华代表处的支持,同意使用FLEGT简报;IUCN加纳办公室提供了关于加纳VPA谈判的材料;英国皇家国际事务所提供了政府公共采购政策译文的版权使用权。在此我们衷心感谢这些机构的大力支持。 …  

20 May 2009 | News story

New policies could help local vendors reap more sustainable benefits from the forest

IUCN Researches Policies to Promote Sustainable Forest Livelihoods

IUCN-supported researchers discussed ways to identify policy solutions to forest management and market access challenges facing poor, rural communities dwelling in and around Bac Kan province’s forested areas at an April 23 workshop. …   | Vietnamese

20 May 2009 | News story
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