October

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Sailing for our seas

The message for the conservation of our seas continues onboard the boats bidding farewell to the World Conservation Congress. …   | Spanish

09 Oct 2008 | News story

Federico Cinquepalmi, Marina Pulcini and Damiano Luchetti, Italian Ministry of Environment

Federico Cinquepalmi, Marina Pulcini and Damiano Luchetti, Italian Ministry of Environment

"The take home message from this congress is "action"! This is also a great opportunity for networking. We support the Countdown 2010 and the Sailing to Barcelona initiative, and congratulate the Secretariat of IUCN on doing a great job!" …  

09 Oct 2008 | News story

Mohamed Mohamed, Kenya Wildlife Service

Mohamed Mohamed, Kenya Wildlife Service

"The speech during the Opening Ceremony by Prof. Yunus was highly motivating. With very little, you can do a lot!" …  

09 Oct 2008 | News story

Melissa Moye, WWF US

Melissa Moye, WWF US

"My highlight was the session on charity lotteries because it was a very interactive workshop. I learnt many useful things for my job, from people I had not previously been in contact with." …  

09 Oct 2008 | News story

Bishop Geoff Davies, Southern African Faith Communities' Environment Institution, South Africa

Bishop Geoff Davies, Southern African Faith Communities' Environment Institution, South Africa

"This congress, through the Sustainability Dialogues and other sessions, is illustrating how religions are getting involved in conservation. This is a first and it is an encouraging development!" …  

09 Oct 2008 | News story

Josephine Simon, African Wildlife Foundation

Josephine Simon, African Wildlife Foundation

"The IUCN Congress is a great place to meet face to face with colleagues from different parts of the world and also network with women from Africa who are involved in enterprises." …  

09 Oct 2008 | News story

Dorienne Rowan-Campbell, Rowan's Royale

Dorienne Rowan-Campbell, Rowan's Royale

"The Learning Opportunity on ecoagriculture landscapes was one of my highlights so far. I will take home and reapply what I learned there." …  

09 Oct 2008 | News story

Panelists at Water and Climate Change session, WCC, Barcelona

Water and climate change adaptation

Climate change and its consequences, ranging from increasingly destructive storms to rising sea levels, have become prominent features in the international news.  

08 Oct 2008 | News story

Julia Marton-Lefèvre receives Yidaki from the park rangers of Dhimurru Indigenous Protected Area

The people, the land and the spirit

New Sacred Natural Sites guidelines for Protected Area Managers were launched today by IUCN  and UNESCO during the biggest environmental meeting of the year, the World Conservation Congress in Barcelona.   …  

08 Oct 2008 | News story

Beyond carbon footprints

Terraviva News

 Terraviva is the daily newspaper of the World Conservation Congress. Read about carbon footprints, African advisors, climate change and the world's resources. …  

08 Oct 2008 | News story