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Gender in Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction

Women still absent in climate change debate

Lack of women’s participation in efforts to solve climate crisis was the main focus of the Third Global Congress of Women in Politics and Governance held from 19 to 22 October in Manila, Philippines. The global gender alliance established by IUCN, UNDP and UNEP, encouraged women to speak with one voice at climate change negotiations.  

24 Oct 2008 | News story

International Union for the Conservation of Nature

IUCN welcomes Mexico as a new State Member

The Mexican Department of Foreign Affairs announced the decision of the Government of Mexico to adhere to IUCN Statutes, thus becoming a State Member of IUCN. …   | French | Spanish

23 Oct 2008 | News story

IUCN

48 new members join IUCN

On the eve of IUCN's 60th anniversary, a record number of new members have joined the Union. At its 70th Meeting, held in Barcelona on 4 October, the IUCN Council admitted 48 new members. …  

15 Oct 2008 | News story

Coat of arms, Georgia

IUCN welcomes Georgia as a new State Member

The Government of Georgia has officially announced its decision to adhere to IUCN Statutes. The Ministry of Environment Protection and Natural Resources has been designated by the Government of Georgia as its liaison with the IUCN Secretariat. …   | French | Spanish

14 Oct 2008 | News story

Whale photograph

Watch the whales

IUCN’s members voted in favour of a resolution on whale conservation which called for the promotion of non-lethal use of whales through responsible whale watching. …  

14 Oct 2008 | News story

Public awareness raising on climate change is essential for the implementation of Viet Nam’s adaptation and mitigation activities.

New IUCN resolution urges stronger climate change mitigation

More than 98 percent of IUCN NGO members and 70 percent of state members voted in favour of a new climate change mitigation resolution. The resolution targets more specific goals and actions on biodiversity, ecosystem services and livelihoods protection. …  

14 Oct 2008 | News story

Barcelona Congress

Motions passed

The following motions were passed at the IUCN World Conservation Congress in Barcelona on Saturday, October 11. …  

13 Oct 2008 | News story

Masoumeh Ebtekar (Vicepresidenta Medio Ambiente de Iran)

Spiritual Conservation

Spiritual and Religious leaders came together at the IUCN World Conservation Congress to explore how religious and spiritual traditions can support conservation. …  

10 Oct 2008 | News story

Grey-faced Sengi (Rhynchocyon udzungwensis)

Mammals face extinction crisis – results of global assessment revealed

The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™ announced on Monday that the world’s mammals face an extinction crisis, with almost one in four at risk of disappearing forever. The paper summarizing this comprehensive assessment is published today in the esteemed journal Science. …  

10 Oct 2008 | News story

Phytoplankton bloom off Argentina.

Is marine geo-engineering a solution to climate change?

Climate change is destroying ecosystems and desolating communities dependent upon them. Should we now be seeking to reverse this trend through intentional large-scale manipulation of the marine environment? …  

09 Oct 2008 | News story

This image shows the courtship behavior of Indian Bull frogs (Holobatrachus tigerinus). During the monsoon, the breeding males become bright yellow in color, while females remain dull. The prominent blue vocal sacs of male produce strong nasal mating call.
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