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IUCN booth at World Forestry Congress, October 2009

Complementary tools for RBA to conservation

At the XIII World Forestry Congress held in Buenos Aires, Argentina, the IUCN Environmental Law Centre (ELC) hosted a side event to present complementary tools for Rights-based Approaches (RBA) to conservation which have been developed in collaboration with IUCN partners. As a highlight of the event, the new RBA to conservation portal was launched. Developed by the ELC, the RBA portal is intended to serve as a central point for collecting relevant information on RBA to conservation and sharing it with the larger IUCN community. The RBA portal can be accessed at www.rights-based-approach.org. …  

30 Oct 2009 | News story

IUCN Water Programme

Water: Centre of Climate Change

The UNFCCC’s Climate Change Talks in Barcelona are the last stop before the key COP15 conference held in Copenhagen in December, where a post-2012 climate change agreement should be agreed upon. …  

30 Oct 2009 | News story

Thailand

Two for the price of one

The two ‘competing’ climate objectives of mitigation and adaptation can be reached simultaneously, and focusing on water resources will help. Mark Smith explains. …   | French | Spanish

30 Oct 2009 | News story
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LOGO Competition for PREEN

The newly established Pacific Resource and Environmental Economics Network (PREEN) is holding a small competition to develop its logo. …  

30 Oct 2009 | News story
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IUCN holds a three day International Training Course on addressing climate through better air quality management

Quetta October 29: A three day international training course on “Addressing Climate Change Through Better Air Quality Management” was held on October 26, 27, 28, 2009 at Quetta Serena Hotel. The training was organized by IUCN Pakistan under its ongoing Balochistan Partnerships for Sustainable Development Programme. It was inaugurated by Munir Ahmed Badini, Secretary Environment Government of Balochistan. …  

29 Oct 2009 | International news release

Foro Regional sobre Transformación de Conflictos Socioambientales, Quito, Ecuador.

IV Foro Regional sobre Conflictos Socioambientales

El evento se llevará a cabo en Ecuador, del 5 al 6 de noviembre. El tema principal será "Interculturalidad y Transformación de Conflictos". …  

29 Oct 2009 | News story
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Participatory planning, Palo Blanco, Carchi, Ecuador

Corridors: routes for adaptation

In Ecuador, IUCN Member Corporación Grupo Randi-Randi is establishing conservation corridors which are helping both people and nature adapt to climate change. …  

29 Oct 2009 | News story

Women at pump, Tanzania

Adapting to change, the natural way

The impacts of climate change are already being felt by both people and the environment around the world and they’re set to get a lot worse. Sea levels are rising, threatening island nations and coastal areas, storms are becoming more violent bringing floods and landslides, and droughts are intensifying. …   | French | Spanish

29 Oct 2009 | News story

IUCN press trip, Thailand

Sea swallowing Thailand

Al Jazeera report on the impacts of climate change on Thailand's fragile coastline and what's being done to protect it against rising sea levels. …  

29 Oct 2009 | Video

Pangani Basin, Tanzania

Power to Pangani's people

The impacts of climate change are taking hold in Tanzania’s Pangani River basin. The snow cap of Mount Kilimanjaro, which towers over the basin, is melting rapidly and is projected to disappear completely by 2025. Water flow in the basin has also declined dramatically but there are still many demands on the dwindling supplies, the main one being irrigation. …   | French | Spanish

28 Oct 2009 | News story

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