Juillet 2011

Gorilla guard in Volcano National Park, Rwanda

Remember the rangers: 31 July is World Ranger Day

Today we celebrate World Ranger Day. We commemorate those rangers all over the world who have died in the course of their duties but also those who risk their lives every day at the forefront of conservation. While some are exposed to hazardous environmental conditions such as floods or dangerous animals, others are targeted because they stand up to poachers, drug warlords and criminals. This year alone, at least 31 were murdered, some under the most horrific circumstances. …  

31 Jul 2011 | News story

(l. to r.) Juan Jose Martinez, Ever Martinez

Young Professionals Group Meeting in Sao Paulo

The IUCN Commission on Environmental Law’s Young Professionals Group held a meeting on Tuesday, May 31, at the Hotel Mercure in Sao Paulo. …  

29 Jul 2011 | News story

Global Prosecutors Network meeting June 2011

Launching of the Global Network of Prosecutors and General Attorneys

June 20th, 2011 Whistler, Canada
It is with great pleasure that we announce the launching of the Global Network of Prosecutors and General Attorneys. This took place during the 9th International Conference on Environmental Compliance and Enforcement, 20-24 June 2011 in British Columbia, Canada.
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29 Jul 2011 | News story

Sea Otter

IUCN Ambassador discovers the otter world

IUCN Ambassador Alison Sudol is in for a rare treat this weekend. Together with IUCN experts, she will be visiting California’s Sea Otters to learn about the threats they face and find out what can be done to help their populations grow. …  

29 Jul 2011 | News story

Connectivity first organisation meeting July 2011

Legal Aspects of Connectivity for Conservation

The first organizational meeting for the development of a concept paper on connectivity for conservation was held at the ELC from July 25 to July 28. …  

29 Jul 2011 | News story

Debbie Good, IUCN Membership Focal Point for US Members, and Larissa Hotra, Strategic Partnerships at the annual National Teacher Leadership Academy hosted by IUCN Member, National Geographic.

National Geographic hosts marine-focused Teacher Leadership Academy

On 15 July 2011, IUCN Member National Geographic Education hosted 60 highly motivated high school teachers from around the United States for its annual National Teacher Leadership Academy (NTLA). …  

29 Jul 2011 | News story

IUCN logo

Membres d’honneur de l‘UICN

Le titre de Membre d’honneur de l’UICN, qui récompense des services exceptionnels en faveur de la conservation de la nature et des ressources naturelles, est décerné, sur recommandation du Conseil de l’UICN, lors du Congrès mondial de la nature, à deux ou trois personnes qui ont contribué de manière exceptionnelle à la promotion des buts de l’Union. …   | English | Spanish

28 Jul 2011 | News story

Harold Jefferson Coolidge

Médaille commémorative Harold Jefferson Coolidge

Créée il y a huit ans lors du Congrès mondial de la nature en Thaïlande, la Médaille Harold Jefferson Coolidge est décernée à un spécialiste de la conservation ayant apporté une contribution importante à la protection de la nature et des ressources naturelles. …   | English | Spanish

28 Jul 2011 | News story

John C. Phillips

Médaille commémorative John C. Phillips

Les Membres de l’UICN et les membres des Commissions de l’UICN sont invités à soumettre des nominations pour la médaille commémorative John C. Phillips. La Médaille John C. Phillips récompense d’importants services rendus à la conservation environnementale et commémore la vie et l’œuvre de John C. Phillips, pionnier du mouvement environnemental. …   | English | Spanish

28 Jul 2011 | News story

Dr. Alejandro Iza (Head Environmental Law Programme) giving an introductory speech

Joint workshop between the IUCN Academy of Environmental Law and the IUCN Environmental Law Programme on Ecosystem Services

The IUCN Environmental Law Programme (ELP) and the IUCN Academy of Environmental Law held a joint workshop on Sunday 3rd July at Mpekweni Beach Resort in South Africa entitled “Towards the legal recognition and governance of ecosystem services”. This workshop preceded the Academy’s 9th annual colloquium. …  

28 Jul 2011 | News story
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