May

CONSTITUCION DE LA RED DE SOCIEDADES COSTERAS RESPONSABLES DE LATINOAMERICA Y EL CARIBE

Desde hace muchos años, el acercamiento continental entre manejadores costeros y conservacionistas, y entre actores de los tres sectores ( sector público de la sociedad civil y del sector privado) ha sido una evidente necesidad para avanzar hacia estrategias consensuadas que aseguren por un lado la conservación de la enorme riqueza marino-costera de esta región y se avance al mismo tiempo en la reducción de la pobreza y marginalidad de miles de personas en América Latina que viven de los recursos del ma. …  

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Sharing Power: A New Vision for Development – Conference Report

The Sharing Power Conference was held in Whakatane, New Zealand, 11-15 January, co-sponsored by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Commission on Environmental, Economic, and Social Policy (CEESP) and two Mäori (indigenous) organizations, Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Awa (a tribal authority) and Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi (a tribal university). As described on the Conference website: …  

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Opportunity to join new TILCEPA Groups

The Theme on Indigenous & Local Communities, Equity and Protected Areas (TILCPEA) is currently recruiting new members to join two new work areas - the TILCEPA Mountain Social Policy SG and the TILCEPA Marine Social Policy SG. …  

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IUCN to review and advance implementation of the "new conservation paradigm", focusing on rights of indigenous peoples

PRESS INFORMATION – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 14th, 2011 International Union for the Conservation of Nature to review and advance implementation of the ‘new conservation paradigm’, focusing on rights of indigenous peoples. 

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Comments from the Chair (Issue 0710 | May 2011)

“Because the planet can’t sustain our current development model” was the sub-heading of the successful CEESP Conference, Sharing Power: A New Vision for Development, held in Whakatane New Zealand 12-15 January. …  

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CEESP Steering Committee Meeting, Whakatane NZ

The CEESP Steering Committee met in Whakatane, New Zealand 1-12 January 2011, immediately before the Sharing Power Conference. …  

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U.N. Prepares to Debate Whether 'Mother Earth' Deserves Human Rights Status

United Nations diplomats on Wednesday will set aside pressing issues of international peace and security to devote an entire day debating the rights of “Mother Earth.” …  

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Rick Steiner

Marine conservation biologist honored by Alaska Legislature

Veteran marine conservation biologist (and CEESP Member) Rick Steiner is being recognized by the 27th Alaska Legislature for his outstanding public service to the University of Alaska, and the impact of his work internationally. …  

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Claude Ganty, IUCN Global Marine and Polar Programme

Managing the impacts of offshore energy generation in Europe

Claude Ganty of IUCN’s Global Marine and Polar Programme outlines the environmental implications of the drive to generate renewable energy from the sea and IUCN’s work to address them. …  

02 May 2011 | News story

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Following Flex - the western gray whale

Meet Flex. Flex belongs to the highly threatened population of western gray whales. He has been tagged by satellite and tracked by scientists in the hope to discover the migration routes of the species and ways to better protect it from threats such as accidental entanglement in fishing gear, underwater noise and exposure to spilled oil. …  

02 May 2011 | News story