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What kind of world do you want?
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What kind of world do you want?

The World Conservation Congress brings together Royalty, Heads of State, Nobel Prize winners, world-renowned scientists and philanthropists, working with environmental, business and indigenous leaders. The opening ceremony featured High-level speakers such as the Prince of Asturias, the Princess of Thailand, Spain's Minister of Environment, Prince Albert of Monaco and Nobel Peace Prize winner Muhammad Yunus. Delegates include prominent figures such as Prince Albert of Monaco and CNN founder Ted Turner. …  

07 Oct 2008 | Video

Sofia Mateus, connect2earth.org winner

Remise du prix connect2earth

Sofia Mateus, une jeune Suisso-portugaise de 29 ans, est la grande gagnante d’une compétition internationale destinée aux jeunes, sur le site www.connect2earth.org. Cette communauté verte en ligne, lancée par l’UICN et le WWF avec le soutien de Nokia, permet aux jeunes de s’exprimer sur l’environnement en chargeant leurs vidéos, photos et commentaires.    …  

07 Oct 2008 | Video

Red List Video

IUCN Red List brings news on mammals

The most comprehensive assesment of the world's mammals has confirmed an extintion crisis. IUCN experts talk about the main concerns on the 2008 Red List, challenges we face, and news on the 2009 List. …  

07 Oct 2008 | Video

News 06 Nov 2008
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Evening News Oct 6

Another lively day unfolded at the IUCN World Conservation Congress with the opening of the forum, the 2008 Red List launch, the announcement of Connect2earth's grand prize winner and a heated debate on over consumption. …  

06 Oct 2008 | Video

Gender at World Conservation Congress 2008
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Gender on the agenda

Are women being properly represented when decisions are made about the environment? IUCN Web TV talks to Lorena Aguilar, IUCN's Senior Gender Adviser about what progress is being made in integrating gender equity into conservation policy, which countries are leading the way and what more is needed. Several women who are taking part in the International Women Entrepreneurs Fair here at the Congress explain how they are changing the lives of local communities around the world through a range of innovative enterprises. …  

06 Oct 2008 | Video

Achim Steiner Video
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IUCN - a barometer of change

UNEP’s Executive Director and former IUCN Director General Achim Steiner talks to IUCN TV about climate change and the role of IUCN in providing a forum for thousands of voices. …  

06 Oct 2008 | Video

Interview with Tom Albanese, CEO of Rio Tinto

New solutions for the mining industry

 What has the mining industry done to change its ways and overcome poor public perceptions about its environmental record? Can IUCN's Congress provide some of the solutions to the environmental challenges huge companies are facing today? Tom Albanese, CEO of Rio Tinto, one of the world's largest mining and exploration companies speaks to IUCN's Web TV about these burning issues on the first day of intensive debates between governments, businesses, indigenous people, scientists and philanthropists.
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06 Oct 2008 | Video

Tamas Marghescu
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The story of Sailing to Barcelona

Tamas Marghescu, IUCN Regional Director for Europe, tells us how IUCN came up with the idea of Sailing to Barcelona, how he organized it, and the results of it. …  

05 Oct 2008 | Video

Climate Change: beyond mitigation

Climate Change: beyond mitigation

There is no doubt that most of the world has woken up to the fact climate change is a problem and one that’s here to stay unless we act now. So how will the world judge our actions in 200 years? Will we be criticized for knowing everything there was to know about the problem and still doing nothing? Or will we be praised for our fast thinking and action that averted disaster? Here, we take a look at life beyond climate change mitigation, examine where the solutions to our rapidly over-heating planet lie, and reflect on what our world will look like 50 years on, with a population of some 9 billion people. …  

03 Oct 2008 | Video

Climate Change: a burning issue

Climate Change: a burning issue

Every day, everywhere, it’s getting hotter. The weather is more unpredictable, ice is melting, plants are disappearing and insects are appearing where they shouldn’t. These alarming trends aren’t new. There has been a lot of talk about the need to fight climate change, but disappointingly this has not been matched by action. Recently, however, there have been some changes that may yet herald the beginning of a new era in humanity’s fight against climate change. …  

03 Oct 2008 | Video