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Women at pump, Tanzania

Energy: A gender issue

 Energy is essential to nearly all aspects of our lives but it means different things to different people. In the developed world energy can mean petrol to run cars, electricity for lights and computers. In the developing world, it can mean survival: being able to boil water to avoid disease. Millions of people, mostly women and children, spend many hours a day collecting fuel for heating and cooking. …  

05 Mar 2013 | News story
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Community-based, sustainable and commercially viable Aloe vera products as alternative income for fisherwomen in Bar Reef Special Management Area in Kalpitiya

SEED Initiative: 10 years old and growing

The SEED Initiative, a global partnership for action on sustainable development and the green economy, recently marked its 10th anniversary by celebrating numerous projects that are creating jobs while safeguarding the environment. …  

08 Jan 2013 | News story

Women in developing countries play a key role in helping communities adapt to the impacts of climate change, yet their voice is hardly heard in discussions on climate change.

Women take action in the face of climate change

A new IUCN publication outlining action plans for women to help them adapt to climate change and minimize its impact has been launched today at the 18th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in Doha, Qatar. …  

26 Nov 2012 | News story

money africa

In a nutshell: Hyderabad Biodiversity summit - Week One

At the 2010 Biodiversity summit in Nagoya, Japan, Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity agreed the ‘Big Plan to save nature’ with its 20 Aichi biodiversity targets to be met by 2020. Today, the Parties meet again, this time in Hyderabad, India to discuss what progress has been made so far in turning the Big Plan into reality. …  

14 Oct 2012 | News story

LCF Guide

Investment guide to ‘triple win’ from locally controlled forestry

The most detailed discussions to date between investors and forest rights-holders have resulted in new guidance for investments that can create a ‘triple win’ of returns for investors, livelihood security for local communities and protection for forests. …  

24 Sep 2012 | News story

Bornean Orang-utan

IUCN invests in rainforest rehabilitation to offset Congress footprint

To help compensate for the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions associated with the 2012 World Conservation Congress in Jeju, IUCN has selected a credible, sustainable project for effective offsetting. The project is Infapro, by Face the Future, and is based on improved forest management in Borneo. …  

03 Aug 2012 | News story

Participants at the 2008 World Conservation Congress

Espacios limitados para el Campus de la Conservación – ¡Inscríbase ahora!

Tras el éxito de las Oportunidades de aprendizaje en el Congreso de 2008 en Barcelona, el Congreso Mundial de la Naturaleza ofrecerá este año un Campus de la Conservación dedicado a la capacitación práctica para apoyar el Programa de la UICN para 2013-2016. …   | English | French

25 Jul 2012 | News story

Members voting on motions at the 2008 IUCN Congress in Barcelona

Utilice su voz

Los Miembros tienen una oportunidad única en el Congreso de la UICN para influir en la agenda mundial de la conservación a través de las mociones. Para ello, deben acreditarse para poder votar y hablar en la Asamblea de Miembros, junto con los observadores con derecho a voz. …   | English | French

17 Jul 2012 | News story

Participantes al Congreso de la UICN 2008

Últimas horas para un descuento en su cuota de inscripción al Congreso

2012 es un año de muchas decisiones relacionadas con el medio ambiente, a la luz del gran número de convenciones que se están llevando a cabo. Sin embargo, el Congreso Mundial de la Naturaleza es un evento único, con un público único. Es la única cumbre mundial que representa todos los aspectos de la conservación de la naturaleza y congrega a líderes mundiales de todos los sectores –desde gobiernos y ONG internacionales hasta representantes del mundo académico y organizaciones sociales. …   | English | French

05 Jul 2012 | News story

The Kaieture waterfall in Guyana, the world's tallest single drop water fall, proudly stands 275m high.

Water - it's irreplaceable

At the Rio Dialogues, civil society and business showed through their online votes and panelist speeches increasing leadership when it comes to water issues. And interesting enough, the right to water was not the number one recommendation passed on to the heads of States. …  

22 Jun 2012 | News story
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