Doum palm mats and ropes on a market in Komadugu Yobe river basin, North East Nigeria

2012 conference schedule: African Society for Scientific Research

Four conferences will be organized by the ASSR in collaboration with institutions and agencies across the globe. Shared with CEC by Dr. Jacinta A. Opara, Vice-President of IATEL.       …  

21 Sep 2011 | News story

Video contest in schools - call for submissions

“How can we build a better future together? Comment nous pouvons bâtir ensemble un avenir meilleur ? ¿Cómo podemos construir un futuro mejor? Submit video by 30 November 2011 to Earth Charter International.

21 Sep 2011 | News story

Participants at a Suva, Fiji, symposium on forests

Forests for People symposium in Fiji

Konai Helu Thaman, CEC Regional Vice-Chair, was a speaker at the “Symposium on Teaching and Learning about the Value of Forests and Trees to People and Planet Earth” at the University of the South Pacific. …  

21 Sep 2011 | News story

Juliane Zeidler, IUCN CEC Chair

CEC member Juliane Zeidler reports on IUCN Regional Conservation Forum

Dr. Juliane Zeidler, Regional Vice-Chair of the IUCN Commission on Education and Communication (CEC), shares her impressions on the first day of the Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Conservation Forum.   …  

21 Sep 2011 | News story

phoque veau marin (Phoca vitulina)

Des mammifères marins sous haute surveillance

Blandine Mélis, membre de la CEC, facilite la sensibilisation et l’implication du grand public à l’observation des mammifères marins. Ces données complètent le travail de recherche scientifique sur les espèces. …  

21 Sep 2011 | News story

A volcano in the Tropical Rainforest Heritage of Sumatra, Indonesia

May 2012: First Congress on Protected Volcanic Landscapes

"Volcandpark" is the first congress to be devoted to park management, awareness-raising and geotourism in protected volcanic areas. It will be held in Olot, Spain. Shared with CEC by Joseph Mallarach of WCPA. …  

21 Sep 2011 | News story

Professor Zdravko Spiric, IUCN CEC member

Panel on media and environment marks World Environment Day in Croatia

CEC member Zdravko Spiric participated in a panel discussion in Zagreb on the role of media and civil society in raising awareness for sustainable development. …  

21 Sep 2011 | News story

Director of NP Una Mr. Mulic and director of NP Plitvice Lakes Mr. Sutic

Stepping on a firm cooperation base

The traditional EKOBIS fair in Bihac, Bosnia and Herzegovina gathers parties involved in the field of eco-tourism, organic food, and renewable energy technologies. This year it was also a place for a ceremony of signing of an agreement on cooperation in the field of nature conservation between Plitvicka Jezera and Una National Parks represented by their directors. The signing took place on 8 September as a closing event of a conference titled “Water – source of life”. …  

21 Sep 2011 | News story

Elephants in South Luangwa, Zambia, August 2009

Commission Chairs surveyed on young people's role in IUCN

More groups for young professionals and more partnership across generations are recommended. Next, review the IUCN draft programme and, for Congress, propose a workshop and a motion on diversity of generations in Council and Commissions. …  

21 Sep 2011 | News story

Afiche Oficial del Festival Internacional de Cine Verde

Alfombra verde para el cine ambiental en Bolivia

Celebrando el Año Internacional de los Bosques y como parte de la campaña “Por los bosques y la vida” la Fundación Amigos de la Naturaleza, el periódico El Deber con apoyo de varias organizaciones nacionales llevan adelante la iniciativa de organizar el Festival Internacional de Cine Verde. …  

21 Sep 2011 | News story