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See the Difference You Can Make, Take Part in Earth Hour Celebration

The total energy used by all of human civilization increases year after year. It involves all energy harnessed from every energy source we use, applied towards humanity's efforts across every industrial and technological sector, across every country.  …  

07 Apr 2014 | Article

Schisandra fruit

Better and better

An award-winning project involving the sustainable collection of a medicinal plant by village cooperatives in protected panda habitat in central China is bringing benefits for people, wildlife and business alike …  

07 Apr 2014 | Article

Bumblebee

A new spring for bees

A high-level conference at the European Parliament on 2 April 2014 as part of the third European Week of Bees and Pollinators once again highlighted the urgency for action to halt population declines and the loss of bee diversity.  …  

07 Apr 2014 | News story

Raising awareness of Singapore's wildlife

Singapore – keeping a growing population in touch with nature

In a developed and highly populated city like Singapore, space is at a premium. Keeping people connected to nature and making sure they have access to natural spaces requires a comprehensive and long-term approach to land use planning. …  

07 Apr 2014 | Article

Healthy Parks Healthy People

Healthy Parks, Healthy People – gathering the evidence

We know that protected areas — or parks — conserve biodiversity, store carbon, provide clean air and water, underpin tourism and provide many recreation opportunities. …  

07 Apr 2014 | Article

Volunteers learning how to identify Hawkweed species at a newly-discovered infestation

Australian Alps in better health thanks to volunteers

Involving volunteers in environmental projects is a great way to tackle environmental issues as well as offering people the chance to experience the physical and mental health benefits of connecting with nature. …  

07 Apr 2014 | Article

Bill Jackson, Chief Executive of Parks Victoria

On the move

Interview with Bill Jackson, Chief Executive, Parks Victoria, co-leader of the World Parks Congress stream Improving Health and Wellbeing …  

07 Apr 2014 | Article

Gran Ruta Inca.

Publicaciones sobre la Gran Ruta Inca y otros caminos ancestrales andinos: guías metodológicas y testimonios de sus pobladores

La Secretaría General de la Comunidad Andina (SGCAN), el Instituto de Montaña (IM) y la Unión Internacional para la Conservación de la Naturaleza (UICN-Sur), ponen a disposición para descarga gratuita, un conjunto de publicaciones elaboradas con el objetivo de ayudar a poner en valor la Gran Ruta Inca o Qhapq Ñan y otros caminos ancestrales andinos. …  

07 Apr 2014 | News story

Earth Hour 2014

Our members in the news - Earth Hour 2014

 At 8.30 pm on Saturday 29 March 2014, individuals, communities, businesses and governments worldwide will turn off their lights for one hour – Earth Hour – transcending all barriers of race, religion, culture, society, gender, geography and generation in a global celebration of the one thing that unites us all – the planet. …  

06 Apr 2014 | Article

Sekong River, Lao PDR

Water and energy challenges: Diverse perspectives for a way forward

4 April 2014, Vientiane, Lao PDR – Different sectors  can  work together to create policy that seeks to effectively conserve our natural resources, while simultaneously addressing the demands of a growing population in a rapidly developing country.  

04 Apr 2014 | News story

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