Mai 2010

Nurseries have been set up to rehabilitate mined areas in Nauru.

Restoring island homes - the fighting spirit

The Republic of Nauru is one island in the Pacific that has been actively fighting to regain their island biodiversity following a decade of mining. …  

10 May 2010 | News story

Participants evaluating their projects using a gender lens.

Energy project managers empowered on gender mainstreaming

Managers of renewable energy and energy efficiency projects implemented by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) in six countries in Oceania were trained on incorporating gender dimensions into their respective projects at a workshop recently held in Nuku’alofa, Tonga. …  

10 May 2010 | News story

Deep-sea squid. Teuthowenia pellucida

High seas biodiversity - high on the Nairobi agenda

The open oceans and deep seas represent 95% of the global biosphere. They play an important role in regulating the Earth’s climate and are home to a major part of the world’s biodiversity, containing some of the most productive ecosystems, vast natural resources, unique habitats and unknown species. However, mounting pressures from intensifying human use, climate change and ocean acidification threaten to undermine these ecosystems’ biodiversity, balance and resilience. …  

09 May 2010 | News story

Appel à candidature

École régionale post-universitaire d’aménagement et de gestion intégrés des forêts et territoires tropicaux

- ÉRAIFT -
UNIVERSITÉ DE KINSHASA
République démocratique du Congo

APPEL À CANDIDATURES
2010 - 2011

5ème promotion de DESS (Master II)
« Aménagement et gestion intégrés des forêts et territoires tropicaux » …  

08 May 2010 | News story
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CEC Newsletter - April 2010

The April 2010 newsletter of the IUCN Commmission on Education and Communication includes two dozen news stories related to CEC activities.  Click here to view newsletter >  

08 May 2010 | News story

Celebrating the International Year of Biodiversity

Celebrating the International Year of Biodiversity

IUCN Sri Lanka Office and the Sri Lanka Ministry of Environment held a celebratory event with the media and IUCN Members on the International Year of Biodiversity (IYB) on 5 May, 2010 at Sri Lanka Foundation Institute in Colombo.  

07 May 2010 | News story
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Keith Wheeler, Chair of IUCN's Commission on Education and Communication

Chair's Corner: IUCN CEC Newsletter, April 2010

Keith Wheeler, CEC Chair, introduces the April 2010 newsletter with a brief report on the CEC Steering Committee Meeting. In this newsletter are the results of a survey of CEC members in South America, essential reading from Futerra Sustainability Communications, and a variety of courses and resources and calls for papers. The Chair also notes the appointment of Grace Mwaura, a young CEC member, to the IUCN Council. View full newsletter >
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07 May 2010 | News story

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Camera trap competition: win up to US$3,000 for your conservation project

In celebration of the organization's 21st Anniversary, World Land Trust, an IUCN Member, has partnered with BBC Worldwide (through BBC Wildlife Magazine) to hold a camera trap photo competition. …  

06 May 2010 | News story

Participants: réunion de suivi-évaluation LLS MALI

Les partenaires de LLS au Mali prennent part à la réunion semi annuelle de suivi-évaluation du Programme

La réunion semi annuelle du suivi-évaluation participatif au programme Paysages et moyens d’existence (LLS) s’est tenue à Boré au Mali du 24 au 27 mars 2010. Elle visait à valider le plan de suivi évaluation, à favoriser l’échange et le partage des résultats du programme en 2009 et la planification de 2010.  | English

06 May 2010 | News story

The Secretariat of the Andean Community and IUCN hosted a meeting in Lima for Water and Environmental authorities from Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru, to present and launch the new river basin maps for the Andean Community.

Building Transboundary Trust in the Andes

Information on water flows, how much rainfall, and where the water goes is critical for both water and environmental management, but also for economic development and security. …   | Spanish

06 May 2010 | News story