October

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

Mission: Make a BIG difference

Terraviva News

Terraviva is the daily newspaper of the World Conservation Congress. Read about the results of the elections, about resolutions and recommendations, cyclones and geodiversity. …  

14 Oct 2008 | News story

2009 - 2012 PROGRAMME

Charting the course to 2012

Today, at the IUCN World Conservation Congress in Barcelona, the Members Assembly approved the new IUCN Programme for the next four years, effectively defining where the Union's efforts will be directed over the next quadrennial period. …  

14 Oct 2008 | News story

Kurt Ramin, Germany

IUCN Treasurer sets out vision

IUCN’s new treasurer, Kurt Ramin, set out what he hopes to achieve over the next four years in his speech on Saturday, October 11. …  

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

Aroha Mead, New Zealand

Desde la presidencia de las comisiones

¿Cuáles son los planes de los presidentes de comisión electos durante este Congreso?
Lea algunas de las posiciones e ideas que buscan implementar el grupo que liderará la gestión de las comisiones en los próximos cuatro años. …  

14 Oct 2008 | News story

Election Results

New Commissions Chairs – take your seats

The IUCN election results were announced today, with a new President, Treasurer, Commission Chairs and Regional Councillors all appointed. …  

13 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

Conservation: The Faith Factor

Terraviva News

Terraviva is the daily newspaper of the World Conservation Congress. Read about faith and the environment, and how companies should start paying for their logos. …  

12 Oct 2008 | News story

Dr. Robert Goodland

Winners at World Conservation Congress

Two medals and one honorary membership were awarded at the IUCN World Conservation Congress today. …  

11 Oct 2008 | News story