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Junior Rangers

Junior Rangers celebrate their achievements

On March 27, 2010 an Award Ceremony for Tusheti Junior Rangers was held in Alvani, Georgia. …  

01 Apr 2010 | News story

Hans Friederich

Workshop: Chain approach in raw materials – the case of concrete

Regional Director Hans Friederich attended a debate about « chain approach in raw materials – the case of concrete », organised by The European Partners for the Environment, Resource Efficiency Alliance and the Dutch Ministry of Housing, Spatial Planning and the Environment.  He was respondent to the key-note speech in priority area 3 – biodiversity. …  

01 Apr 2010 | News story

B@B

Engage in the European Business and Biodiversity Platform

1 April 2010._ The IUCN Regional Office for Pan-Europe with PricewaterhouseCoopers, European Nature Conservation Centre (ECNC), European Landowners’ Organization (ELO) and Blue 4You – on behalf of the European Commission – will establish and make operational the European Business and Biodiversity Platform (B@B platform). …  

01 Apr 2010 | News story

Année internationale de la biodiversité : une riche source d’informations

« L’Année internationale de la biodiversité sera d’autant plus efficace que chaque être humain sur cette planète comprendra pourquoi la biodiversité est si importante, et qu’il possèdera les outils pour agir et enrayer la perte de la biodiversité » affirme Julia Marton-Lefèvre, Directrice générale de l’UICN. …   | English | Spanish

29 Mar 2010 | News story

Celebrating Biodiversity

Healthy biodiversity is no luxury - it’s the foundation of all life on Earth

Gland, Switzerland, 23 March 2010 (IUCN) – We have failed to meet the target adopted through the Convention on Biological Diversity to reduce the rate of biodiversity loss by 2010 and we are currently witnessing the greatest extinction crisis since dinosaurs disappeared from our planet 65 million years ago. Urgent action is needed to avoid potentially catastrophic consequences, both for nature and for people around the world. …  

24 Mar 2010 | News story

El Salvador

L'UICN et ses Membres forment une Initiative de Conservation et Droits Humains

L’UICN et sept autres organisations importantes de conservation collaborent afin de promouvoir les droits humains liés à la conservation.  | English | Spanish

23 Mar 2010 | News story

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Environment Council endorses new target

16 March, 2010 Brussels. The Environment Council of the European Union yesterday endorsed the adoption of a new target for biodiversity.  …  

16 Mar 2010 | News story

Earth viewed from space. Courtesy: NASA.

Conférence – La grande évasion

Le Comité national de l’UICN des Pays-Bas accueillera les 26 et 27 avril, à Amsterdam, une conférence : « La grande évasion, il n’y a pas de planète B ! La préservation de la diversité, un allié naturel pour réduire durablement la pauvreté ». Le but de cette conférence de deux jours est d’informer les décideurs politiques de l’importance de maintenir des écosystèmes en bonne santé pour atteindre les objectifs en matière de développement. …   | English | Spanish

11 Mar 2010 | News story

Poppy Field

Conference "Nature Conservation Beyond 2010 " May 2010, Tallinn, Estonia

The aim of the conference, dedicated to the 100th anniversary of nature conservation in Estonia, is to address the development trends in an international and local context. THE conference will take place from 27th – 29th May 2010 in Tallinn, Estonia. …  

11 Mar 2010 | News story

Bee and Flower

IUCN UK April Conference “Nature – What’s in it for me?”

Ecosystems that support the lives, livelihoods and well-being of people around the world are under threat from a range of issues. To secure a sustainable future, new forms of ecosystem management will be required, but how can these be achieved? Answering this question will be the subject of the IUCN 2010 UK conference which will be hosted by the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland on 18–20 April at Our Dynamic Earth in Edinburgh. …  

11 Mar 2010 | News story

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