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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

Private Sector

Make sure rescue package is green, G20 told

A new global coalition of environmental, development, business and labour groups calls on the G-20 to make sure the financial stimulus package they are discussing this week is an inclusive and green one. …  

30 Mar 2009 | News story

Gorilla in Volcano National Park, Rwanda

IUCN celebrates Africa Environment Day

IUCN US joined other Africaphiles on March 23rd at the South African Embassy in Washington to celebrate Africa Environment Day 2009. …  

26 Mar 2009 | News story

Jane Lubchenco

Lubchenco and Holdren officially join Obama’s team

New administration welcomes two important allies for the environmental community …  

24 Mar 2009 | News story

Divers admire groupers and sharks in a Caribbean Marine Protected Area

THE BLUE REVOLUTION

Marine Program Officer, Jennifer Palmer, empowers the students at University of Pennsylvania …  

25 Feb 2009 | News story

Corn and power plant

Time to get "smart" on US biofuels, according to IUCN US Members

Two IUCN Members, Worldwatch Institute and Sierra Club, have joined forces to launch a joint publication on Smart Choices for Biofuels. The report highlights the need for important policy reforms at this critical juncture in America's effort to increase biofuel use.
 

20 Feb 2009 | News story
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Thomas Laughlin

IUCN US WELCOMES DEPUTY HEAD OF THE GLOBAL MARINE PROGRAM

IUCN is delighted to announce not only a new member of staff to the Washington DC office, but also a new position. Thomas Laughlin joins IUCN as the recently appointed Deputy Head of the Global Marine Program. …  

13 Feb 2009 | News story

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