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Forests in Svaneti, Georgia

Regional forest dialogues vital to sustainability

The EU Council has urged Member States, the European Commission, regional and local administrations and the private sector to support forest-related activities in the context of the International Year of Forests. …  

27 Jan 2011 | News story

Communicating Forest Values

How sexy are forests?

Forest experts can better ‘arouse’ the general public about their subject. IUCN CEC Special Advisor Frits Hesselink suggests how. …  

27 Jan 2011 | News story

An Outlook Report on the State of the Marine Biodiversity in the Pacific Islands Region

Assessment of Pacific marine biodiversity

The Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) has released a report on the state of marine biodiversity in the Pacific. The region includes four EU overseas entities – French Polynesia, New Caledonia, Pitcairn, and Wallis and Futuna. The report provides an overview of major pressures affecting ecosystems in the region, as well as the responses of countries and territories in addressing, alleviating and/or mitigating these threats. …  

27 Jan 2011 | News story

Children in Anggra-Arfak Mountains, West Papua

Forests and poverty: the latest thinking

Gill Shepherd, IUCN Livelihoods and Landscapes Strategy Thematic Adviser on Poverty and Landscapes, speaks on the latest thinking on forests and poverty, drawing from lessons that have come out of IUCN's innovative 'Livelihoods and Landscapes Strategy' (LLS). …  

27 Jan 2011 | Video

Communicating Forest Values

How to get a child to love a forest?

Childhood experiences in nature are on the wane. Cheryl Charles, Assistant Deputy Chair of IUCN CEC, discusses what this means for forests. …  

27 Jan 2011 | News story

Communicating Forest Values

Communicating Forest Values: Arborvitae Editorial

An introduction to the special issue of Arborvitae newsletter by Stewart Maginnis, Head of IUCN’s Forest Conservation Programme and Keith Wheeler, Chair of IUCN’s Commission on Education and Communication.

27 Jan 2011 | News story

Christine Trenorden, Environmental Law Mentor - IUCN Oceania Regional Office.

New Environmental Law Mentor – IUCN Regional Office for Oceania

Ms. Christine Trenorden is the new Environmental Law Mentor for the (IUCN) Regional Office and began her work in late December 2010. The former Senior Judge in the Environment, Resources & Development Court in South Australia, brings with her a dynamic experience in the field of law specifically in the environmental and natural resources area. …  

26 Jan 2011 | News story

A book review by CEC member Ke Chung Kim is featured in the journal Sustainability: Science, Practice, & Policy. Professor Kim reviews Down to the Wire: Confronting Climate Collapse by David W. Orr.

Climate change book review by CEC member Ke Chung Kim

CEC member Ke Chung Kim reviews Down to the Wire: Confronting Climate Collapse by David W. Orr in the journal Sustainability: Science, Practice, & Policy. …  

25 Jan 2011 | News story

Business unusual

The Economics of Nature: Taking stock, sharing action

The IUCN UK National Committee's second themed conference on 'The Economics of Nature: taking stock, sharing action' was held on Thursday 16th November 2010 in London, in partnership with Carbon Leapfrog. A conference video is now available. …  

25 Jan 2011 | News story

Colibrí Esmeralda, Cozumel, México.

Fondo de Incidencia en política ambiental eligió organizaciones beneficiarias

La Oficina Regional para Mesoamérica y a la Iniciativa Caribe de la UICN informó que ya finalizó el proceso de selección de las organizaciones centroamericanas que serán financiadas por medio del Fondo para la incidencia y la investigación en Política Ambiental, al cual fueron seleccionadas 23 organizaciones de la sociedad civil:  …  

25 Jan 2011 | News story

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