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Six Senses, Phuket,Thailand

Top ten tips for eco-tourists

With many people starting to plan their annual holidays, IUCN has released a list of top ten tips for tourists who want to visit some of the most beautiful natural sites in the world without damaging the environment. Tips range from choosing eco-hotels and being mindful of your carbon footprint to avoiding buying souvenirs made from Endangered species and making sure you know that what you’re eating isn’t under threat. …  

21 Apr 2011 | News story

Solar panels - Kennedy bridge Bonn

Bonn-Based Organizations Will Benefit from the New Kennedy Bridge

The solar collectors that have been installed at the southern end of Kennedy Bridge could mean a big help for some of the organizations working from Bonn.  …  

21 Apr 2011 | News story

Monica Jacobs

New Head of IUCN EURO, Brussels

Hans Friederich, Regional Director for Europe is delighted to announce the appointment of Monica Jacobs as Head, EU Representative Office in Brussels, Belgium as of the 13th April 2011. Monica is a seasoned professional who will help forward IUCN's role in Brussels. …  

21 Apr 2011 | News story

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BEST : un effet catalyseur pour l’outre-mer européen

Tous les acteurs doivent allier leurs forces pour faire de BEST un succès, et les fonds disponibles doivent être utilisés stratégiquement pour des projets orientés vers l’action. Tel a été le message principal de la première conférence sur BEST, le régime volontaire pour promouvoir la conservation et l’utilisation durable de la biodiversité dans les entités européennes d’outre-mer. Cette conférence a pris place au Parlement européen le 11 Avril 2011. …   | English

21 Apr 2011 | News story

Bluefin Tuna

Encore beaucoup de poissons dans la Méditerranée ? Plus pour très longtemps

Plus de 40 espèces de poissons marins présentes actuellement dans la Méditerranée pourraient disparaître dans les quelques prochaines années. Selon une étude réalisée pour la Liste rouge de l’UICN des espèces menacées ™ sur le statut des poissons marins dans la mer Méditerranée, près de la moitié des espèces de requins et de raies (poissons cartilagineux) et au moins 12 espèces de poissons osseux sont menacées d’extinction en raison de la surpêche, de la dégradation des habitats marins et de la pollution. …   | English | Spanish

19 Apr 2011 | News story

European Minerals Day 2007

Conservation and the European Minerals Sector

On the 13th April, 2011 an event was held at the European Parliament to announce this year’s European Minerals Day which will take place from 13-15 May 2011.  Speaking at the event was Hans Friederich, Regrional Director for IUCN Europe. …  

19 Apr 2011 | News story

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TEEB: achievements and future perspectives

On the 12th April, 2011, a meeting on TEEB (The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity) was hosted at the European Parliament by the Mediterranean subgroup of the European Parliament Intergroup “Climate Change, Biodiversity and Sustainable Development”. It aimed to show how actors can implement TEEB and to outline what future actions should be taken. …  

19 Apr 2011 | News story

West Africa

Reconciling poverty eradication and quality of the environment

Veolia Environment Institute and the Agence Française de Développementare organising the international conference "Reconciling poverty eradication and quality of the environment. What are the innovative solutions?" June 27 & 28, 2011 at the Maison de la Chimie in Paris. Julia Marton-Lefèvre, IUCN Director General will be speaking at the event. …  

15 Apr 2011 | News story

Share - managing water across boundaries

SHARE published in Russian: Вместе, Управление трансграничными водами

WANI's latest toolkit translation offers "Share - managing water across boundaries" in Russian. The translated version provides Russian audiences with an overview of the world's shared water resources, and insights for managing these. …  

12 Apr 2011 | News story

Europe farmers

Understanding Community Conservation in Europe

Workshop announcement and call for contributions
(Deadline for submitting abstracts 30th April, 2011) …  

12 Apr 2011 | News story
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