Dassies and fynbos on Table Mountain, part of the Cape Floral Region Protected Areas in South Africa

BIOPAMA: capacity building to fight “paper parks”

BIOPAMA (Biodiversity and Protected Areas Management) is IUCN’s landmark programme to improve management capacity for effective protected areas management. …  

14 Dec 2011 | News story
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Clown anemone fish (Amphiprion ocellaris)

Saving Nemo: charisma is not enough

If conservation action is not taken, there may come a time when no one will be able to find Nemo. One in every six species related to characters in the movie Finding Nemo is threatened by extinction, according to a new study by IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) and Simon Fraser University.  | French | Spanish

13 Dec 2011 | News story

Wendy Goldstein, CEC Deputy Chair

Do the green thing - TedTalk uses humour

Andy Hobsbawm and James Alexander discuss a fresh ad campaign about going green -- and some of the fringe benefits. Shared by Wendy Goldstein, CEC Deputy Director, and LIzzie Crudgington, CEC member. …  

13 Dec 2011 | News story

Fundación Patagonia Natural capacitación docente Áreas Protegidas Costero Marinas Argentinas

Curso: Las Áreas Protegidas Costero Marinas Argentinas y su biodiversidad

El pasado sábado 22 de noviembre, finalizó en Puerto Madryn, Chubut, Argentina, el curso de capacitación docente organizado por la Fundación Patagonia Natural. …  

13 Dec 2011 | News story

Red Sea, White Coral?

Khaled Bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation

Aerial surveys and satellite imagery are used by the Khaled Bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation, based in the United States. CEC member Dr. Abdulaziz Abuzinada provides this summary of accomplishments. …  

13 Dec 2011 | News story

Premio UICN-CEC al material en español para al cambio climático

Premio UICN-CEC al material en español para al cambio climático

Se abre la convocatoria a las Publicaciones de Educación Ambiental en Español el tema de adaptación al cambio climático.

13 Dec 2011 | News story

Joe Zammit Lucia

Conservation is not about nature

CEC member Dr Joe Zammit-Lucia argues that if conservationists are to maintain and accelerate their success they need to shift their focus from nature to people. …  

13 Dec 2011 | News story

Mangal Man Shakya, CEC member, is Chairman of WWG and Editor of Wildlife Times

Wildlife Times of Nepal is now online

CEC member Mangal Man Shakya shares the latest issues of his magazine. …  

13 Dec 2011 | News story

Les parlementaires et les journalistes d’Afrique Centrale renforcent leurs capacités sur la Gestion Intégrée des Ressources en Eau

La salle de réunion de l’hôtel Somba, à Bangui, a abrité les mardi 29 et mercredi 30 Novembre derniers, un « Atelier régional de renforcement des capacités des parlementaires et des journalistes d’Afrique Centrale, sur la gestion intégrée des ressources en eau (GIRE) et son importance pour le développement ». …  

13 Dec 2011 | News story
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Panel discussion

Call for a joint Bangladesh-India media strategy to highlight trans-boundary resource issues

Media professionals from Bangladesh and India called for a joint media strategy to promote better understanding of trans-boundary resource management between both the countries at a recent media dialogue organised by IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature. …  

13 Dec 2011 | News story

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