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Launch of the EU Overseas Entities Programme

The official launch of the IUCN EU Overseas Entities Programme on Biodiversity and Climate Change took place at the Regional Office for Europe in Brussels on the 31st May 2010. The Programme aims to implement some of the 21 recommendations endorsed at the 2008 IUCN La Reunion conference. …  

03 Jun 2010 | News story

B@B Platform website launched

3 June, 2010.  The website for the Business and Biodiversity Platform was launched this week, visit it here. The B@B platform was established by The IUCN Regional Office for Pan-Europe with PricewaterhouseCoopers, European Centre for Nature Conservation (ECNC), European Landowners’ Organization (ELO) and Blue4You – on behalf of the European Commission.
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03 Jun 2010 | News story

Juniper Tree, Balochistan

Energy action in Asia

In Asia, IUCN is working to incorporate nature-based principles into energy policies and promote fair access to clean energy through economic approaches. From village solar energy projects to research into new energy crops, the work and experience of IUCN Members plays a key role. …  

03 Jun 2010 | News story

Solar Panels

Reinventing Europe

This article by Dr Andrew Seidl, Head of IUCN's Global Economics and Environment Programme, appeared recently in New Europe - the European weekly newspaper which carries news and analyses from 49 countries with a particular emphasis on EU institutions and EU-world relations. …  

02 Jun 2010 | Article
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Commissioner Potočnik and IUCN staff

IUCN President Ashok Koshla visits Green Week 2010

2nd June 2010, Brussels. This year, the largest annual conference on European environment policy turns the spotlight on biodiversity because 2010 – the UN year of biodiversity – is a milestone year. …  

02 Jun 2010 | News story

Colibrí, Reserva Maquipucuna. Ecuador.

Gobiernos se comprometen con una nueva meta, 2020

Buenos resultados en gran parte de la agenda, incluidos el Programa de Trabajo en Áreas Protegidas del CDB (POWPA), la Estrategia Mundial de Conservación de Plantas (GSPC), Género, Especies Invasoras, Incentivos y por supuesto, el Plan Estratégico del CDB Post2010, auguran más esfuerzos y esperanzas para el 2020. …  

01 Jun 2010 | News story

Grupo de Trabajo, Cuenca del Plata.

Nace grupo de trabajo sobre pesca y sustentabilidad en la Cuenca del Plata

La iniciativa busca fortalecer los proyectos en marcha en la cuenca y mejorar la calidad de vida de las comunidades costeras en los cinco países; coordinar acciones tendientes a disminuir su vulnerabilidad. …  

01 Jun 2010 | News story

Participants of Training in Env. Civil Journalism interviewing Head of Regional Forestry administration_Abastumani, Georgia

Journalists trained in Environmental Civil Journalism

In the framework of the ENPI FLEG program, the International Union for Conservation of Nature conducted a training in Environmental Civil Journalism. …  

01 Jun 2010 | News story

Gregoire Walkiers - interview

Harvesting energy from the sea

Grégoire Walckiers, from IUCN's Global Marine Programme, explains how our oceans offer great potential energy sources and the different ways of harvesting power from the sea. …  

31 May 2010 | Video

Karumbé, Centro de Tortugas Marinas

Se inaugura Centro de Tortugas Marinas, en Montevideo

El centro se encuentra ubicado en las instalaciones del Zoológico Municipal, el cual recibe un millón de visitantes cada año, informó Alejandro Fallabrino, Vicepresidente del Grupo de Especialistas en Tortugas Marinas, de la Comisión de Supervivencia de Especies de la UICN. …  

31 May 2010 | News story

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