Février 2009

Corn and power plant

Time to get "smart" on US biofuels, according to IUCN US Members

Two IUCN Members, Worldwatch Institute and Sierra Club, have joined forces to launch a joint publication on Smart Choices for Biofuels. The report highlights the need for important policy reforms at this critical juncture in America's effort to increase biofuel use.
 

20 Feb 2009 | News story
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National experts in Georgia conclude TEMATEA consultation process and agree on way forward

Key national experts from the Ministry of Environment Protection and Natural Resources of Georgia, other government institutions, the NGO sector and the knowledge community have concluded the consultation and capacity building process aimed at the improved and more coherent implementation of international conventions relevant to protected areas, and mapped out main directions for the further application of the outcomes of the process. The final guidelines for improved implementation were presented and discussed at the Ministry on 19 February, 2009. …  

19 Feb 2009 | News story
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The Minister of Environment Protection and Natural Resources, Mr. Giorgi Khachidze, and IUCN South Caucasus Director Mr. Ramaz Gokhelashvili during the MoU siging ceremony.

IUCN and the Ministry of Environment Protection and Natural Resources of Georgia agree on extensive cooperation

A Memorandum of Understanding has been signed between the IUCN Programme Office for the Southern Caucasus and the Ministry of Environment Protection and Natural Resources of Georgia. The MoU was signed by Mr. Giorgi Khachidze, Minister of Environment Protection and Natural Resources, and Mr. Ramaz Gokhelashvili, the IUCN South Caucasus Director, on 19 February, 2009. …  

19 Feb 2009 | News story

Wild berries in Sherpa, Nepal

IUCN and UNEP urge governments to use science in policy decisions

The need to create a scientific panel on biodiversity and ecosystems services, was one of the hot topics discussed by delegates at the UNEP Governing Council in Nairobi this week. …  

19 Feb 2009 | News story

En quête d'équité

En quête d'équité

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18 Feb 2009 | News story
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Vue d'une aire protégée au Togo

Evaluation des aires protégées du Togo

 L’évaluation des aires protégées du Togo a été effectuée lors d’un atelier de deux jours, les 24 et 25 avril 2008, qui a réuni les gestionnaires des réserves de l’ensemble du pays. L’atelier a été conduit à la demande de la direction de la faune et de la chasse (DFC), rattachée au ministère de l’environnement et des Ressources Forestières (METRF) avec une équipe de «pairs », venus du Bénin et de la Côte d’Ivoire.  …  

18 Feb 2009 | News story
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Inauguration de la réserve de biosphère transfrontalière entre la Mauritanie et le Sénégal

Réserve biosphère transfrontalière Mauritanie-Sénégal

Un outil de protection des ressources naturelles 

18 Feb 2009 | News story
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