July 2011

Communication, éducation et sensibilisation du public (CESP): Guide pratique destiné aux points focaux et aux coordonnateurs des stratégies et plans d’action nationaux pour la diversité biologique (SPANB)

Communication, éducation et sensibilisation du public: Brazzaville

Animateur de la CEC Khadire Diop a participé à l’Atelier régional pour l’Afrique centrale sur la mise à jour des Stratégies et plans d’action nationaux pour la biodiversité.  

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2012 Congress Nature Plus Logo

Call for Contributions – IUCN World Conservation Congress Forum

This Call for Contributions invites you to propose events for the Forum, the part of Congress which is open to all (from 7 to 11 September 2012) in Jeju, Korea.   …  

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Guidelines for protected areas legislation

The indispensable guidelines on Protected Areas law - now in print!

The Guidelines for Protected Areas Legislation, Environmental Policy and Law Paper No. 81, is now available in print and electronically. The publication is the result of a three-year project led by the IUCN Environmental Law Centre (ELC), in cooperation with the IUCN Global Protected Areas Programme (PAP) and with extensive contributions from the Commission on Environmental Law (CEL) and the World Commission on Protected Areas (WCPA), as well as important inputs from the Commission on Environmental, Economic and Social Policy (CEESP). …  

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Some of the IUCN Members during the IUCN Members’ meeting in Nairobi, Kenya.

IUCN Members in Kenya agree on the roadmap to the World Conservation Congress

IUCN Members in Kenya met in Nairobi on Monday this week to discuss the preparations for the IUCN Regional Conservation Forum and the World Conservation Congress. The meeting was attended by representatives from the IUCN membership, IUCN Commissions and the IUCN Secretariat. …  

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Waraweva launch

Official launch of restoration of a village tank in Wilpotha, Sri Lanka

The Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation in Sri Lanka (HSBC) and IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature, Sri Lanka Office entered into a partnership on 14 February, 2011 to restore the “Warawewa tank” for the development of livelihoods and ecosystems of Wilpotha in the Puttalam District. 

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ADFIP members and partners in Tuvalu, June 2011.

Pacific financing institutions agree to take on energy efficiency loan scheme

Members of the Association of Development Financing Institutions in the Pacific (ADFIP) have unanimously agreed to take on board energy efficiency and solar photovoltaic loan schemes in their regional portfolio, following recommendations from IUCN Oceania. …  

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David Without Borders (David Sans Frontiers) is a multi-media quest to discover initiatives that preserve biodiversity

Check out the 9th and 10th episodes: Viet Nam and Argentina

CEC member David Aimé is travelling around the world with David Fabrega to meet with local biodiversity heroes. While using interactive technologies, they produce micro-documentaries and photo stories. …  

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The BusyTrees campaign is making more people aware of what agroforestry is – a technique for mixing trees with crops and livestock to provide a range of benefits for farmers, the environment and wildlife.

A simple solution to combat climate change and forest loss

The BusyTrees campaign makes people aware of how agroforestry can be used to combat climate change, fight poverty and protect natural forests and biodiversity. A project of the World Agroforestry Centre. …  

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A course for environmental professionals

English Language for Environmentalists

Environmental professionals are invited to a specialised course at Juniper Hall Field Studies Centre in Surrey, England, from 25 to 29 July 2011. …  

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Green Failure: What’s Wrong With Environmental Education?

Marine conservationist Charles Saylan says educators need to go beyond rhetoric and make environmental values a central part of a public education. A recommended read from CEC Chair Keith Wheeler.

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