June

ENPI FLEG Forests Newsletter-Arboreum

ARBOREUM GEORGIA - Newsletter about Georgian forests, issue no.6

A new edition of ARBOREUM, Georgia electronic newsletter, was prepared in the framework of ENPI FLEG program. …  

24 Jun 2011 | News story
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Des élus béninois à l’école de la gouvernance des ressources forestières au Burkina Faso

  Le lundi 30 mai 2011, l’UICN au Burkina a reçu dans ses locaux, des partenaires béninois dans le cadre des projets “amélioration de la gouvernance des ressources naturelles pour la réduction de la pauvreté”(PAGREN) financé par le DFID UK et Livelihoods and Landscapes Strategy (LLS) par la DGIS / Pays Bas. …  

23 Jun 2011 | News story
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Nina Treu of Go4BioDiv

Go4BioDiv Exhibition hits World Heritage

The International Youth Forum “Go4BioDiv”, an IUCN partner, provides young adults from natural World Heritage Sites with a forum and a political platform for issues that concern them. Held at the UN Biodiversity Summit in Japan last year, the organizers are now in Paris for the World Heritage Committee along with their travelling exhibition. …  

23 Jun 2011 | News story

Fauna and Flora International's Tony Whitton

Working with Sumatra to restore natural wonders

The Tropical Rainforest Heritage of Sumatra, Indonesia, is now on the List of World Heritage Sites in Danger. IUCN Member, Fauna and Flora International, will be among the groups working with local authorities to address the issues raised and bring this site back to its full potential. …  

23 Jun 2011 | News story

Helen Byron, Bird Life International and the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds.

Don't forget the birds at World Heritage

IUCN is happy to welcome a number of its Members in to its delegation at the World Heritage Committee in Paris, including Bird Life International. Helen Byron is an International Site Casework Officer with Bird Life International and The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds. …  

22 Jun 2011 | News story

Cérémonie d'installation du comité national

Installation officielle du Comite National des Membres de l’UICN au Cameroun

Le représentant du Ministre de l’Environnement et de la Protection de la nature, M. AKWA Patrick (Secrétaire Général dudit Ministère) a officiellement installé les membres du Comité National des Membres de  l’UICN le lundi 20 Juin 2011. Dans son allocution liminaire, il a magnifié la coopération entre l’UICN et le Cameroun, salué la contribution à la protection de la biodiversité que les membres apportent dans leurs programmes respectifs et a souhaité que la compétence des membres  de l’UICN puisse également profiter au Gouvernement Camerounais. Il a manifesté le désir que Radio Environnement puisse d’avantage faire écho des évènements organisés par le Ministère. …  

22 Jun 2011 | News story
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Allen backpacking in Zion National Park in the Western U.S.

Back to basics in Paris

The World Heritage Committee in Paris is refocusing its attention on the technical reality of the site reports carried out by IUCN, according to Allen Putney, Deputy Chairman of the World Commission on Protected Areas. …  

22 Jun 2011 | News story

Illustration by student for a project to produce a communications strategy for conservation

Bill and the Creek Rubbish Monster

Communications strategies created by graduate students included products from a stop-action animation for children to a key-ring, board games and posters. From CEC member Hilary Macleod. …  

21 Jun 2011 | News story

CEC member Mangal Man Shakya of Nepal is Editor of Wildlife Times

Wildlife Times of Nepal June 2011

Stories in this issue include "Smart Green Infrastructure in Tiger Conservation Landscapes" and "Enhanced Community Support Reduces Rhino Poaching in Nepal." From CEC member Mangal Man Shakya. …  

21 Jun 2011 | News story
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www.weec2011.org

July 2011: World Environmental Education Congress

The 6th World Environmental Education Congress in Brisbane, Australia, provides environmental educators with a unique opportunity to share and showcase their work with colleagues from around the world. Les inscriptions sont encore ouvertes!
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21 Jun 2011 | News story