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NCSE

Biodiversity in a Rapidly Changing World

The 9th National Conference on Science, Policy and Environment (NCSE) was held earlier this month at the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington D.C. and members of IUCN US were there to lend their expertise and support.   …  

15 Jan 2009 | News story

Gatokai Island, Marovo Lagoon, Solomon Islands

IUCN welcomes Obama's choice

IUCN welcomes Dr. Jane Lubchenco as the future head of the US National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). NOAA, an active government agency member of and partner with IUCN, is a branch of the US government with a mission to understand and predict changes in Earth’s environment and to conserve and manage coastal and marine resources to meet economic, social, and environmental needs. …  

24 Dec 2008 | News story

Julia Marton-Lefèvre

2009: A crucial year for a sustainable world

Year-end message from IUCN’s Director General, Julia Marton-Lefèvre …  

19 Dec 2008 | News story

Forest land use change

Use nature to fight climate change – IUCN

Countries should use their natural resources to fight climate change, according to IUCN.  

30 Nov 2008 | News story

Florida softshell turtle (Apalone ferox)

Florida turtles need a reprieve

Several of the world’s leading turtle scientists have called on the Governor of Florida to end the commercial hunting of turtles which supplies eastern Asia. …  

25 Nov 2008 | News story

Noémi Mercier and Pavan Sukhdev

The 2008 Reuters-IUCN Environmental Media Awards go to Noémi Mercier with “Our computers are poisoning the planet”

The 2008 Reuters-IUCN Media Awards for Excellence in Environmental Reporting go to Noémi Mercier of Canada for her story “Our computers are poisoning the planet” (Nos ordinateurs empoisonnent la planète). At the Global Awards Ceremony held today at the IUCN World Conservation Congress in Barcelona, Spain, 5,000 US$ were awarded to her as the global winner. …  

13 Nov 2008 | News story

IUCN Intern Wins National Geographic Grant

The USA Multilateral Office in Washington D.C. is proud to announce that one of its young interns, Niyang Shen, has been awarded the prestigious Youth's Explorer Grant from the National Geographic.
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06 Nov 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

Divers admire groupers and sharks in a Caribbean Marine Protected Area

IUCN makes new commitment to the Caribbean

The World Conservation Congress held from 5 to 14 October in Barcelona, marked an important landmark for the Caribbean, with the launch by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) of a new Initiative for the region.   …  

16 Oct 2008 | News story

Maria Blair, Associate Vice President of the Rockefeller Foundation

Poverty and the climate crisis

Last year the Rockefeller Foundation launched a $70 million initiative to help poor communities prepare for and recover from the global climate crisis' impacts. Maria Blair, Associate Vice President of the Foundation talks to IUCN web TV about the links between development and climate change and the real urgencies ahead of us. The rule of law and the technical innovations are sometimes just not enough. …  

15 Oct 2008 | News story

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