2013

Biodiversity conservation in São Tomé

Environmental education groundwork in São Tomé and Príncipe, West Africa

The island country of São Tomé and Principe, West Africa is a biodiversity hotspot. Yet, little work has been done around the human dimensions of conservation. CEC member Diogo Verissimo worked in schools and communities to gather information that can help future conservation efforts. …  

29 Apr 2013 | News story

IUCN CEC member Peter Stoett

New research centre established with CEC-member director

CEC member Peter Stoett has been appointed the first director of the new Loyola Sustainability Research Centre at Concordia University in Montreal.
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29 Apr 2013 | News story

A Sabella Spallanzanii in the Mediterranean sea, near Escala, Spain

Urbanization and marine environment protection: Co-build a project

ECOREM invites you to participate in creating a collaborative education project on the interaction between urbanization and the marine environment. Share your point of view on specific topics through the discussion list. …  

29 Apr 2013 | News story

Nature Cares promotes the greening of learning for employability of youth in Nigeria.

Plant for the future in Lagos, Nigeria

Young people are learning about nature through an advocacy programme of the Ministry of the Environment of Lagos State, with Nature Cares, an NGO run by CEC member Toyin Oshaniwa.
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29 Apr 2013 | News story

Solomon Islands Eyelash Frog (Ceratobatrachus guentheri)

An invitation to CEC from the IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group

Given the power of collaboration, the ASG is partnering to create innovative campaigns and conservation efforts. Candace Hansen, Robin Moore and James Lewis invite CEC members to join. …  

29 Apr 2013 | News story

Saint Lucia awaits parrot population estimate - Amazona versicolor

What are the training needs in the conservation world?

Durrell Conservation Academy is looking for training needs assessments that have been conducted at any level for government and non-government conservation organisations. Kindly share examples before the end of May. …  

29 Apr 2013 | News story

Parque Nacional Yasuní, Ecuador.

Video from the Yasuni Biosphere Reserve

CEC member Ana Puyol shares a video about closing down an illegal wildlife market. …  

29 Apr 2013 | News story
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Union for Ethical Biotrade releases results of Biodiversity Barometer

The Union for Ethical BioTrade (UEBT) launches the 2013 Biodiversity Barometer. This new report highlights growing biodiversity awareness worldwide  …  

29 Apr 2013 | News story

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e-Learning courses delivered to thousands of conservation professionals

How two universities are using e-learning to provide access to high-quality courses and facilitate global collaborations among students. CEC member Ben Wilson reports on success at Charles Sturt University in Australia and the University of Edinburgh, UK.   …  

29 Apr 2013 | News story

IUCN Red List Press Release Apr 29

A billion-dollar business puts species and people at risk

Gland, Switzerland, 28 April 2013 – At least 12% of groupers – globally-important food fish species that live on coral and rocky reefs – face extinction, putting the livelihoods of hundreds of thousands of people around the world at risk, finds a report published today by the International Union for Conservation of Nature Species Survival Commission’s (IUCN SSC) Grouper and Wrasse Specialist Group. …  

29 Apr 2013 | News story