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Foro de Ciudades Sostenibles en Costa Rica

Con el fin de una “Ecologización de las Ciudades Metropolitanas de Centroamérica y del Caribe”, la UICN para Mesoamérica y el Caribe, junto con la Municipalidad de San José, la Oficina ONU-HABITAT en San José, el Instituto Francés de América Central (IFAC) y la Embajada de Francia en Costa Rica, realizarán el Foro de Ciudades Sostenibles del próximo 7 al 9 de marzo, 2012, en el Hotel Radisson, San José, Costa Rica. …  

28 Feb 2012 | Article
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ecosistemas costeros y marinos

Vea ya los “Principios y Lineamientos para la Adaptación Basada en Ecosistemas”

En Noviembre de 2011, se publicó la síntesis de los “Principios y Lineamientos sobre la Adaptación Basada en Ecosistemas (AbE) en el Diseño de Proyectos y Políticas de Adaptación”. …  

28 Feb 2012 | Article
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CATIE realiza Curso Internacional de Áreas Protegidas y Corredores Biológicos

El Centro Agronómico Tropical de Investigación y Enseñanza (CATIE) está actualmente recibiendo solicitudes para el XXXII Curso Internacional de Áreas Protegidas y Corredores Biológicos: "Instrumentos para la adaptación y mitigación ante el cambio climático" el cual se realizará en la Sede Central del CATIE, Turrialba, Costa Rica del 3 al 30 de junio 2012. La fecha límite de inscripción es el 5 de marzo, 2012. …  

28 Feb 2012 | Article
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Connectivity Conservation workshop, Bonn, 13-14 February 2012

Advancing Connectivity Conservation through Law

The IUCN Environmental Law Centre and Global Programme on Protected Areas, together with IUCN’s Commission on Environmental Law and the World Commission on Protected Areas, are leading new work on legal aspects of connectivity conservation. Fresh from the magnificent IUCN 2011 publication Guidelines for Protected Areas Legislation, they are now focussing on the critical connectivity conservation requirement of the Convention on Biological Diversity’s 2011-2020 Strategic Plan Target 11, which addresses connectivity in the context of increased global PA coverage. …  

28 Feb 2012 | News story

International Conference on Sustainable Forest Management

The 2nd Forest Science Forum "International Conference on Sustainable Forest Management" will be held in Beijing, China on October 13-16, 2012. …  

28 Feb 2012 | Article

Ministry of Environment of Japan

Second Scientific Workshop on IPBES

27 - 29 February 2012
Tokyo, Japan

At this workshop, it is expected that academics and experts from Japan and abroad will consider the draft of scientific assessment on IPBES and help bridging the gap between scientific dialogue and international policy. The outcomes of this workshop will be proposed to the second session of the plenary to be held in April 2012. …  

27 Feb 2012 | Event

Laurel forest in Macaronesia

Political momentum on the value of EU islands and overseas territories

The full report of the conference on Islands and EU Overseas Entities’ Contribution to Biodiversity Conservation and the Fight Against Climate Change is now available. This conference aimed to create political momentum at the EU and international levels for the recognition of islands and overseas entities’ assets and values and highlighted their key role for successful climate change adaptation strategies and biodiversity policies. It took place in December 2011 at the European Parliament.  …  

27 Feb 2012 | News story


Midterm Review of Phase 2 of MFF Small Grants Facility in Sri Lanka

The Phase 2 of the Small Grants Facility (SGF) of the Mangrove for the Future (MFF) initiative which commenced operation in 2011 has so far funded 22 projects to be implemented in five coastal priority areas in Sri Lanka. 

27 Feb 2012 | News story

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Generation '92 – European youth video competition

What is your vision for sustainable living in 20 years' time? Competition Generation '92, organized by the European Environment Agency (EEA), offers the opportunity for young Europeans born in 1991, 1992 or 1993 to make a video showing their vision of a sustainable future. …  

27 Feb 2012 | News story
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CEC member Kadri Kalle is among the organizers pictured here for the annual TalveAkadeemia (WinterAcacdemy), a student-organized science conference

Estonia's student conference on sustainability marks 10th year

More than 560 students have attended the student-run WinterAcademy. In March 2012, the theme is a green economy for Estonia. CEC member Kadri Kalle reports. …  

25 Feb 2012 | News story