2012

IUCN Patron of Nature, HRH Prince Carl Philip of Sweden

Turning the red carpet green

IUCN has the honour this week of welcoming its new Patron of Nature, HRH Prince Carl Philip of Sweden to the organisation’s headquarters, accompanied by IUCN Goodwill Ambassador Mattias Klum. …  

21 Feb 2012 | News story

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Carrots and sticks for sustainable biofuels

In an independent report launched by a consortium of industry and non-governmental organizations, IUCN promotes an innovative policy approach to address the risk of indirect land use change through biofuel production. …  

21 Feb 2012 | Article

Community discussing solutions to a changing climate and water flows in Olbil, Tanzania

Durban deal breathes life into climate talks

In December, governments at the UN climate talks in Durban, South Africa agreed measures to sustain current global efforts to reduce harmful greenhouse gas emissions and to conclude a new global agreement with legal force to help avert the threat of climate change. …  

21 Feb 2012 | Article

University of Cordoba

Local solutions to environmental challenges in Latin America

The University of Córdoba, with the support of the IUCN National Committee in Spain and others, is conducting research on good practices developed in local communities in Colombia, Mexico and Argentina.  …  

21 Feb 2012 | News story
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IUCN and Kuoni renew their collaboration

IUCN and Kuoni renew their collaboration

IUCN and Kuoni, one of the world’s leading globally-active leisure travel organizations, will continue to work together to bring business skills to conservation organizations in selected destinations. …  

21 Feb 2012 | Article

Nathalie Olsen

Nathalie Olsen interview

We pose three questions to Nathalie Olsen, resource economist at IUCN, about ecosystem evaluation and the recent publication she co-authored on Ecosystem evaluation in the mining sector . …  

21 Feb 2012 | Article

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Avis de consultation

Le Programme UICN Mali recherche un bureau d’études ou des consultants pour l’évaluation de son projet de Réhabilitation des Ecosystèmes Dégradés du Delta Intérieur du Niger (REDDIN), financé par l’Agence suédoise de coopération au développement international (ASDI). Les candidats intéressés peuvent prendre connaissance des termes de référence disponibles au Bureau de l’UICN Mali, Bamako, BP 1567, Tél. (223) 20 22 75 72, Email : uicnmali@iucn.org ou sur son site Web http://www.iucn.org . La date limite des dépôts des offres est fixée au lundi 05 mars 2012 à 16 heures précises. …  

20 Feb 2012 | News story

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Denmark for a greener Europe?

Denmark took over the Presidency of the European Council on 1 January 2012 from Poland in an international context dominated by two crises: an economic crisis, which is causing Euro and sovereign state debt troubles across Europe, and a global environmental crisis, overshadowed by the previous one. …  

20 Feb 2012 | News story
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Rio+20: UN Conference on Sustainable Development

Rio+20 and Biodiversity Japan

CEC members Osamu Abe, Masahiro Kawatei and Makiko Imai, with Akiko Domoto and Naoya Furuta, announce the creation of a volunteer initiative linking Rio+20 to the United Nations Decade on Biodiversity. …  

20 Feb 2012 | News story

Mangrove planting in Hau Loc, Thanh Hoa

Mangrove for the Future in Vietnam - Medium-sized Grant Facility - call for proposals

Mangroves for the Future (MFF) is pleased to announce the launch of a Medium-sized Grant Facility (MGF). MFF is a partnership-led initiative to promote investment in coastal ecosystems (corals, sea grasses, estuaries, mud flats, etc.) including but not restricted to mangroves. For more information about MFF, visit: http://www.mangrovesforthefuture.org. …  

20 Feb 2012 | News story
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