2012

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New guide identifies most effective water tools

Water for Business, a new guide specifically designed for businesses to help them identify water tools and initiatives most suitable for business needs and environmental sustainability was released today by WBCSD, IUCN, and SustainAbility. …  

20 Aug 2012 | News story

Dr. Martin Schneider-Jacoby

IUCN mourns the loss of Dr. Martin Schneider-Jacoby

IUCN deeply mourns the loss of Martin Schneider-Jacoby who worked at IUCN Member EuroNatur since its foundation. We will all remember Martin as a truly passionate, inspiring person with a genuine sense for nature conservation.  …  

20 Aug 2012 | News story
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Update on Whakatane Mechanism

The Whakatane Mechanism, an IUCN “One Programme” initiative in which CEESP is deeply involved, aims to ensure that conservation policy and practice respect the rights of indigenous peoples and local communities, including those specified in the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP). It is a tool for the implementation of IUCN Resolution 4.052 and other resolutions taken by the WCC to respect the rights of indigenous peoples and local communities in conservation.  …   | French | Spanish

20 Aug 2012 | Article
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Keith Wheeler, Chair of IUCN's Commission on Education and Communication

CEC@Congress: The CEC newsletter August 2012

The latest news on CEC @ Congress: members meeting, election, video at the booth, and activities hosted by CEC members. …  

17 Aug 2012 | News story

Passive House under construction. For more photos, see www.newhudsonvalley.com

Building a Passive House: CEC Editor shares a story

As Editor of the IUCN CEC newsletter, inspirational stories from CEC members come across my desk in a constant stream (keep them coming!) and now I have a story to share. It's about energy use, carbon emissions and poetic justice. …  

17 Aug 2012 | News story

Report from Sustainable Use & Livelihoods (SULi)

The Sustainable Use and Livelihoods Specialist Group launched its first newsletter in May and its members have been involved in the following activities: …  

17 Aug 2012 | Article
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Pimachiowin Aki “The Land that Gives Life” Cultural Landscape Atlas

Pimachiowin Aki: Land that Gives Life. Pimachiowin Aki Corporation, Winnipeg, MB.Davidson-Hunt, I.J., N. Deutsch, A.M. Miller. 2012. …  

17 Aug 2012 | Article
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Indigenous Communities, the Bioeconomy and Natural Resource Development

 In the summer issue of the Journal of Enterprising Communities (Volume 6, Issue 3) a set of papers presented at the CEESP Sharing Power Conference in Whakatane, New Zealand has been published. The special issue includes three cases from a Canadian research project along with other papers presented at the conference and considers Indigenous perspectives on product and service development for the bioeconomy within the broader context of Indigenous enterprises for natural resource development. …  

17 Aug 2012 | Article
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A Diossong et Toubacouta

Diossong et Toubacouta s’engagent en faveur d’une planification résiliente au climat

Du 31 juillet au 04 août 2012, l’UICN, en partenariat avec la Division Régionale de l’Environnement et des Etablissements Classés (DREEC) de Fatick et le Programme pour la promotion des énergies renouvelables, de l’électrification rurale et de l’approvisionnement durable en combustibles domestiques (PERACOD), a organisé des tests sur l’application de l’outil Climate proofing dans les communautés rurales de Diossong et de Toubacouta. …  

16 Aug 2012 | News story
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Cecilia Nizzola Tabja, IUCN CEC

CEC Commission Members' Meeting

Meet our candidates for Chair, discuss the new programme, celebrate awards, and share experiences with CEC members from every region. Follow us on Twitter #Forum0889. 

16 Aug 2012 | News story