Aroha Te Pareake Mead

Oceania Representative to Chair IUCN Commission

Aroha Te Pareake Mead has been elected Chair of IUCN’s Commission on Environmental, Economic and Social Policy (CEESP) for the next 4-year period. Aroha succeeds Taghi Farvar, who completed his term as Chair this year. …  

17 Nov 2008 | News story

Ed Barrow, IUCN (left) and Dr. Mohamed Kamil Shawgi, member of the FNC Board (right)

Local Communities hold the keys to our forests

Historic breakthrough for Participatory Forest Management in Sudan  

16 Nov 2008 | News story

From Addax to Zorilla: conserving Saharan wildlife

Much more than posters

No less than 115 posters joined together with the over 800 events that took place during the four days of the Forum, to powerfully communicate conservation messages through visual means.   

14 Nov 2008 | News story

Noémi Mercier and Pavan Sukhdev

The 2008 Reuters-IUCN Environmental Media Awards go to Noémi Mercier with “Our computers are poisoning the planet”

The 2008 Reuters-IUCN Media Awards for Excellence in Environmental Reporting go to Noémi Mercier of Canada for her story “Our computers are poisoning the planet” (Nos ordinateurs empoisonnent la planète). At the Global Awards Ceremony held today at the IUCN World Conservation Congress in Barcelona, Spain, 5,000 US$ were awarded to her as the global winner. …  

13 Nov 2008 | News story

Ethiopian Wolf (Canis simensis) 2008 IUCN Red List Status: Endangered

Vaccine hope for endangered wolf

Scientists battle to save the world’s rarest wolf from rabies by creating ‘barrier’ of vaccinated wolf packs. …  

13 Nov 2008 | News story

Kelvin Passfield - Marine Programme Officer, Oceania Regional Office

IUCN Marine Programme in Oceania Ramps Up

The recruitment of a marine programme officer at IUCN’s Oceania Regional Office in Suva, promises to boost the organisation’s input to marine conservation activities in the region. Kelvin Passfield, who commenced work at the Suva-based office in August this year, brings with him extensive experience in the management of fisheries from throughout the Asia and Pacific region. …  

13 Nov 2008 | News story


Joburg agency seeks to plant a million trees in five years

Managing agency for cemeteries, parks and environmental conservation Johannesburg City Parks MD Luther Williamson says that the agency aims to plant one-million trees in the next five years. …  

12 Nov 2008 | News story

A Halong Bay site visit illustrates climate change issues in Viet Nam

IUCN VN hỗ trợ lớp tập huấn khu vực về thay đổi khí hậu

Các quan chức chính phủ và các chuyên gia về khí hậu từ 11 quốc gia châu Á đã tập hợp tại Hà Nội trong tuần từ 27/10/2008 theo chương trình tập huấn do IUCN hỗ trợ về những tác động của thay đổi khí hậu và những giải pháp. …  

07 Nov 2008 | News story

A Truong Thanh furniture factory tour showed a company adapting to international timber standards

IUCN VN giúp khu vực tư nhân sẵn sàng cho những thay đổi trong ngành gỗ

IUCN VN đã tổ chức một cuộc tọa đàm trong tháng 10 để thông báo cho các thành viên của ngành chế biến gỗ của Việt Nam về những thay đổi trong quy chế thị trường quốc tế và hỗ trợ họ trong việc đưa ra những cách thức để tuân thủ. …  

07 Nov 2008 | News story

A Halong Bay site visit illustrates climate change issues in Viet Nam

IUCN VN Supports Regional Climate Change Training Course

Government officials and other climate experts from seven Asian nations gathered in Hanoi during the week of Oct. 27 for an IUCN-supported training programme on climate change impacts and solutions. …  

07 Nov 2008 | News story

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