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5th Forum on Trade of Legal and Sustainable Wood in China

Fifth Forum on Trade of Legal and Sustainable Wood in China

China and Southeast Asian nations renewed their efforts for regional cooperation in the timber trade this spring, as environmental activists, government officials, and businesspeople gathered in Beijing for the Fifth Forum on Trade of Legal and Sustainable Wood in China from March 30-31. …  

11 May 2010 | News story

President launches LifeCycle Fiji

The young and the old, united by their passion for cycling and the need to reduce carbon emissions got together to launch LifeCycle Fiji on 1 May in Fiji's capital city, Suva. The President, Ratu Epeli Nailatikau, also launched into action as he cycled around the city to officially launch the initiative. …  

11 May 2010 | News story
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Participants of the Seamount Workshop. Nadi, Fiji.

Pacific Island Seamounts - are they under threat?

A 2-day workshop was held in Nadi on 28th and 29th April to discuss the impacts of longline fishing as well as other activities on seamounts in the Pacific Islands. …  

11 May 2010 | News story

Nurseries have been set up to rehabilitate mined areas in Nauru.

Restoring island homes - the fighting spirit

The Republic of Nauru is one island in the Pacific that has been actively fighting to regain their island biodiversity following a decade of mining. …  

10 May 2010 | News story

Participants evaluating their projects using a gender lens.

Energy project managers empowered on gender mainstreaming

Managers of renewable energy and energy efficiency projects implemented by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) in six countries in Oceania were trained on incorporating gender dimensions into their respective projects at a workshop recently held in Nuku’alofa, Tonga. …  

10 May 2010 | News story

Deep-sea squid. Teuthowenia pellucida

High seas biodiversity - high on the Nairobi agenda

The open oceans and deep seas represent 95% of the global biosphere. They play an important role in regulating the Earth’s climate and are home to a major part of the world’s biodiversity, containing some of the most productive ecosystems, vast natural resources, unique habitats and unknown species. However, mounting pressures from intensifying human use, climate change and ocean acidification threaten to undermine these ecosystems’ biodiversity, balance and resilience. …  

09 May 2010 | News story

Appel à candidature

École régionale post-universitaire d’aménagement et de gestion intégrés des forêts et territoires tropicaux

- ÉRAIFT -
UNIVERSITÉ DE KINSHASA
République démocratique du Congo

APPEL À CANDIDATURES
2010 - 2011

5ème promotion de DESS (Master II)
« Aménagement et gestion intégrés des forêts et territoires tropicaux » …  

08 May 2010 | News story
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Commission logo banded in gold.

CEC Newsletter - April 2010

The April 2010 newsletter of the IUCN Commmission on Education and Communication includes two dozen news stories related to CEC activities.  Click here to view newsletter >  

08 May 2010 | News story

Celebrating the International Year of Biodiversity

Celebrating the International Year of Biodiversity

IUCN Sri Lanka Office and the Sri Lanka Ministry of Environment held a celebratory event with the media and IUCN Members on the International Year of Biodiversity (IYB) on 5 May, 2010 at Sri Lanka Foundation Institute in Colombo.  

07 May 2010 | News story
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Keith Wheeler, Chair of IUCN's Commission on Education and Communication

Chair's Corner: IUCN CEC Newsletter, April 2010

Keith Wheeler, CEC Chair, introduces the April 2010 newsletter with a brief report on the CEC Steering Committee Meeting. In this newsletter are the results of a survey of CEC members in South America, essential reading from Futerra Sustainability Communications, and a variety of courses and resources and calls for papers. The Chair also notes the appointment of Grace Mwaura, a young CEC member, to the IUCN Council. View full newsletter >
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07 May 2010 | News story

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