2013

Trans-boundary biodiversity and Inland navigation

Visiting Research Professorship in Education for Sustainable Peace

The Georg Eckert Institute for International Textbook Research in Braunschweig, Germany, is pleased to announce the 2014/2015 call for applications. Deadline 4 October 2013. …  

27 Aug 2013 | Article

Three videos produced by the ISLANDS project teach children about sustainable development

Videos from Indian Ocean Commission ISLANDS project

Three pedagogical movies on waste and water management and coral reef protection aim to help teachers raise awareness of small islands issues. A comic book is next.   …  

27 Aug 2013 | Article

Demonstrating how to measure a sea turtle in a workshop for fishermen of Kaeasrass, Morocco.

ATOMM offers sea turtle training for Moroccan fishermen

The workshop engaged fisherman in collecting data on sea turtles they accidentally capture. Atelier au village de pêche Kaeasrass Maroc. …  

27 Aug 2013 | News story

Indra Devi survived a tiger attack while foraging for fodder and fuel wood near her village in India.

Mitigating human-wildlife conflict

CEC member Biba Jasmine describes how WWF-India is using cooperative and participatory approaches where tigers come into conflict with villagers foraging in forests.   …  

27 Aug 2013 | News story

Couverture du bulletin Inf'O «Financement de l’eau et protection de la ressource en Afrique de l’Ouest»

Lack of protection threatens the source of life for today and tomorrow!

The new edition of Inf'O, the newsletter on water and environment, is dedicated to the theme "Financing water and resource protection in West Africa." It was produced in collaboration with the Regional Water Partnership for West Africa (GWP-WA) as part of the Initiative for Poverty Reduction and Environmental Management (PREMI). …   | French

27 Aug 2013 | News story
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Intergenerational Partnership

iAct Dialogues for Sustainability: First webinar is now online

The iAct Dialogues are a series of global webinars on key sustainability, systems change, and leadership topics. View the video for the discussion on 'Development and Conservation Conflict'. …  

27 Aug 2013 | News story

Investing in Peatlands: Partnership for a New Era

Investing in Peatlands: Partnership for a New Era

The latest 'Investing in Peatlands' Conference organised by the IUCN UK National Committee Peatland Programme is set for 10-12 September 2013 at York University.   …  

26 Aug 2013 | News story
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Reunión de Guardabosques/ Ecuador

Guardabosques de Ecuador participaron en un intercambio de experiencias.

Del 4 al 13 de agosto de 2013 se desarrolló un “Intercambio de experiencias” entre guardabosques de diferentes áreas protegidas ubicadas en Ecuador. Esta iniciativa fue organizada por Probosque y financiada por el Comité Nacional de la UICN de los Países Bajos. …  

26 Aug 2013 | News story
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Alison Sudol

High hopes for the high seas

Lend your support to IUCN’s Goodwill Ambassador, singer-songwriter Alison Sudol who is campaigning to raise funds for IUCN’s work on saving the high seas. …  

26 Aug 2013 | Article

Francoise Burhenne-Guilmin

A tribute to Françoise Burhenne-Guilmin

It is with great sadness that IUCN announces the passing of Dr Françoise Burhenne-Guilmin after a protracted illness.

This is a tremendous loss to the organisation and, in particular, to its Environmental Law community.
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26 Aug 2013 | News story
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