Avril 2008

IUCN Academy of Environmental Law 6th Annual Colloquium

Call for Papers: Poverty Alleviation and Environmental Protection

The 6th Annual Colloquium of the IUCN Academy of Environmental Law will be held in Mexico City, Mexico, from 10-15 November 2008. The theme will be “Poverty Alleviation and Environmental Protection.” …  

23 Apr 2008 | News story

Arlene Amponin presents lessons learned from the Philippines PES case study

IUCN-GEF IW-Learn workshop examines the mechanics of Payments for Ecosystem Services

Are Payments for Ecosystem Services (PES) a viable way of financing management of river basins and coastal environments? What steps are needed to develop PES schemes? What experiences and lessons learned have been generated from attempts to develop PES in the real world? These are some of the questions examined at the IUCN-GEF IW-Learn workshop on Designing Payment Schemes for Ecosystem Services held from April 3-5, 2008 in Hanoi, Vietnam. …  

22 Apr 2008 | News story

Cantantes de la Orquesta del Río Infinito

Al ritmo de la Orquesta del Río Infinito se lanza Pacto Centroamérica por la Vida

Amalgama de ritmos y voces refleja riqueza cultural latinoamericana. Carta del Río San Juan denuncia, propone y exige atención a situación socioambiental transfronteriza .
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21 Apr 2008 | News story

Thunnus obesus or Bigeye tuna.

Tune in to the tuna debate

A Sustainable Tuna Roundtable is being held today, hosted by IUCN and the Western Pacific Fishery Management Council.  It will bring together the tuna fishing industry and the retail industry in an attempt to get both industries to agree on a single set of standards to assess the sustainability of tuna catches. 

21 Apr 2008 | News story

Jane Bulmer

New Legal Officer joins the ELC

Jane Bulmer has recently joined the team at the Environmental Law Centre as a Legal Officer.  

21 Apr 2008 | News story

IUCN promotes Protected Areas, Equity and Livelihoods during Asia-Pacific Forestry Week

IUCN is participating in the first-ever Asia-Pacific Forestry Week taking place from the 21st to the 26th of April 2008, in Hanoi, Viet Nam. The event is expected to be the largest and the most important forestry-related event this year in the South East Asia region, a region which has seen the largest decline in forest area in the Asia-Pacific region. …  

21 Apr 2008 | News story

Joerg Lohmann, Director IUCN SEE and Bojan Kostres, President of the Assembly of Vojvodina. The Declaration CD2010 signing ceremony held on 18/05/2008

Vojvodina officially supports Countdown 2010

The Assembly of Vojvodina is the first authority joining Countdown 2010 on the provincial level in Serbia. …  

18 Apr 2008 | News story

Fish Eagle

The 2008 IUCN Red List for birds is coming

May 19 will see the release of the 2008 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™ for birds on the Birdlife International website. Occurring every four years, this full update is a global assessment of every bird species on earth: a complete inventory of the conservation status of the world’s avifauna. …  

18 Apr 2008 | News story

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Call for Papers: Climate Law in Developing Countries Conference

A conference on 'Climate Law in Developing Countries post-2012: North and South Perspectives' will be held from 26 – 28 September 2008 at the University of Ottawa, Canada, hosted by the IUCN Academy of Environmental Law. …  

18 Apr 2008 | News story

US Department of Interior Receives IUCN Nominated Goldman Prize Winner 2008

US Department of Interior Receives IUCN Nominated Goldman Prize Winner 2008

U.S. Deputy Secretary of Interior, Lynn Scarlett and the Deputy Director of IUCN member
US National Park Service, Lindi L. Harvey, welcomed Ignace Schops, the European winner of the Goldman 2008 Environmental Prize. …  

18 Apr 2008 | News story