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The Tsunami Legacy

To better respond to natural disasters, governments should invest more in risk reduction for vulnerable communities and make sure to reflect gender concerns in the recovery processes - says a report launched on 24th April 2009 at the United Nations. According to the “The Tsunami Legacy – Innovation, Breakthroughs and Change” report, involving local communities in the recovery process is as instrumental as installing high-tech early warning systems. The report also highlights the need for governments to incorporate disaster risk reduction measures in national development plans. …  

01 May 2009 | News story

Cuban Crocodile (Crocodylus rhombifer)

Cuba - The Crown Jewel of the Caribbean - But for how much longer?

Earlier this week the Brookings Institution brought together a panel of marine experts to outline a new path for the United States and Cuba to work together on environmental issues to protect diverse marine resources in the Gulf of Mexico, the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. …  

01 May 2009 | News story

Lorne Gill/SNH

Marine Ecosystems and Climate Change: The Bigger Picture

New report highlights the impacts of climate change across the marine ecosystem …  

29 Apr 2009 | News story

Chantecaille

Beauty and the High Seas

Luxury beauty brand with an eco-conscious teams up with IUCN …  

24 Apr 2009 | News story

Barcelona Congress

Most successful Congress to date says report

The final evaluation report available as well in French and Spanish,of the 2008 World Conservation Congress (WCC),  held in Barcelona, is available for consultation. The report, performed by independent evaluators Universalia, calls the Barcelona Congress the most successful congress to date. …  

24 Apr 2009 | News story

Western Gray Whale and ship.

Making Waves

Earlier this month, the Inter-American Development Bank hosted the largest DCMC meeting to date, with over 85 participants from numerous organizations including NOAA, EPA, USAID, GEF, World Bank, US State Department, UNEP, TNC, CI, WWF, Oceana, the list goes on. The subject that generated so much interest? Oceans and climate change. …  

23 Apr 2009 | News story

Earth Day Network

Eat well, save money, and protect the rainforest

New York restaurant donates 15% to protect Amazon rainforest in celebration of Earth Day …  

22 Apr 2009 | News story

Bengal Tiger being Released into the wild from a boat in the Sundarbans

Roots of the meltdown and lessons for our future

By IUCN President Ashok Khosla

Americans have a wonderful saying, that “a rising tide raises all boats”. Unfortunately, this is not true for the boats that are anchored to the bottom of the economic sea, such as the poor, the marginalized and the economically handicapped who are unable to acquire the skills or capital that would liberate them to float up with the rest. …  

22 Apr 2009 | News story
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Proceedings of the Technical Workshop on Mitigating Sea Turtle Bycatch in Coastal Net Fisheries

New report sets out roadmap for reducing sea turtle bycatch in coastal net fisheries

Sea turtles are adversely affected by a range of factors, some natural and others caused by human activities, such as fishing operations. …  

21 Apr 2009 | News story

Nick Robinson

Nicholas A. Robinson named University Professor at Pace University

Founder of the IUCN Academy of Environmental Law is named University Professor at Pace University …  

16 Apr 2009 | News story

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