November

Jan Schipper

Species Programme Member wins conservation award

Following his nomination earlier in the year, it has been announced that Jan Schipper, a member of the IUCN’s Species Programme, has been selected as the 2009 recipient of the William T. Hornaday Conservation Award. 

30 Nov 2009 | News story

Post tropical storm Stan, Mexico

Making Central America's voice heard in Copenhagen

In Central America, IUCN is boosting civil society participation in the international climate change negotiations, trying to make sure the region’s needs and solutions are accounted for in the post-2012 agreement. …   | French | Spanish

30 Nov 2009 | News story

Women discussion group in Tenedba-Eastern Sudan

At last a turning point for women and climate change?

All those who have been working tirelessly to ensure that women are properly considered in efforts to tackle climate change will be watching events at Copenhagen with bated breath. Any agreement that emerges from the conference may be the first to recognize the gender aspects of climate change, and, in doing so, will be on the way to saving the lives of millions of women and children. …   | French | Spanish

30 Nov 2009 | News story

From the project Climate Change and the Military

Statement on Climate Change by the Military Advisory Council

Read what military experts think about climate change and national security. IUCN CEC is a member of the project Climate Change and the Military. …  

29 Nov 2009 | News story

Fun Theory Award

Making it Fun to Change Behaviour

This award recognises those thoughts, ideas and inventions that help prove the fun theory, which says fun is the easiest way to change people's behaviour for the better. See "Piano Staircase," a short video shared by CEC member Tina Trampu of Slovenia.
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29 Nov 2009 | News story
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The Antinea

Oceans and Climate Change: View this 6-minute video

This film explains in 6 minutes how the oceans are affected and play a major role in climate change, with a focus on alien species in the Mediterranean. CEC members went abord the vessel used by the Changing Oceans Expedition while docked in Barcelona last October. Shared with CEC by the Antinea team. …  

29 Nov 2009 | News story
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Moiry Dam in Valais, Switzerland

Climate change, energy and the Natura 2000 network

What is the impact of climate change and renewable energies on biodiversity and the Natura 2000 network? IUCN Regional Office for Pan-Europe carried out a project funded by the European Commission in cooperation with a number of partners which sought to assess this impact and formulate some recommendations for future biodiversity policy in the European Union. …  

26 Nov 2009 | News story

IUCN Councillors at the 73rd Meeting of Council, 23-25 November 2009

Council meeting wraps up at IUCN’s Swiss headquarters

The IUCN Council met in Gland, Switzerland from 23 to 25 November 2009. …   | French | Spanish

26 Nov 2009 | News story

Inception Report Discussion

Study on the current practices of the forest management in Georgia

On November 24, the IUCN office for Southern Caucasus hosted an event under the FLEG program, on the inception report on the practices being conducted by forestry expert Merab Machavariani. …  

26 Nov 2009 | News story

Guyana

Puembo: lecciones aprendidas y retos con miras hacia una tercera fase

La Iniciativa Puembo nace en el año 2001, a partir de un taller que reunió a actores de administraciones forestales de varios países de la región y representantes de la cooperación internacional de Holanda y Alemania. …  

24 Nov 2009 | News story
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