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This webzine focuses on four issues – biodiversity, climate change, peak oil and food security – and how they are interconnected.

Our World 2.0 - Webzine for Biodiversity, Climate Change

Brendan Barrett, CEC member and programme officer at the United Nations University, explains how the online magazine 'Our World 2.0' has evolved since its launch in 2008. …  

01 Dec 2010 | News story

Community-based Forest Governance Systems

CEESP member Kannar Kumar Siripurapu writes on the 'Foundations of Community Based Forest Governance Systems in Odisha'. …  

01 Dec 2010 | News story
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Former TILCEPA Co-Chair, Jannie Lasmbang has role in landmark Malaysian Human Rights Commission

Kota Kinabalu: The Malaysian Human Rights Commission (Suhakam) has decided to uphold indigenous education as the main activity under its Indigenous People's Rights Committee. Its Commissioner, Jannie Lasimbang, who disclosed this, said the activity will be implemented jointly with the commission's Human Rights Education and Promotion Working Group in Sabah, Sarawak and Peninsular Malaysia. …  

01 Dec 2010 | News story
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CEC member and film director Samik Gupta with a wild caught Russell's viper during shooting of "The Sleepless Sentinel".

Nature India Informatics

CEC member Samik Gupta has prepared a report about natural resources and related government conservation programmes, seeking more active public participation. …  

01 Dec 2010 | News story

Grace Mwaura, IUCN Councillor

Grace Mwaura Wins Rhodes Scholarship

Grace Mwaura, IUCN Councillor and CEC member, will attend Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar. …  

01 Dec 2010 | News story

The United Nations General Assembly declared 2011 as the International Year of Forests to raise awareness on sustainable management, conservation and sustainable development of all types of forests.

Launch of the International Year of Forests 2011

The International Year of Forests 2011 will be launched during the United Nations Forum on Forests starting 24 January 2011. …  

30 Nov 2010 | News story

Katarina Gjerde

Reversing the fate of the oceans

IUCN's High Seas Policy Advisor, Kristina Gjerde, studies the law of the high seas - the 64% of our ocean that lies beyond national legislation. She recently gave a TED Talk presentation outlining some of the problems facing the open oceans and what can be done about them. Stunning photos show the hidden worlds that Gjerde and other lawyers are working to protect from trawling and trash-dumping, through smart policy making and a healthy dose of PR. …  

30 Nov 2010 | Video

SOER 2010

Butterflies or business - Europe can have both!

A fully integrated approach to transforming Europe to a resource-efficient green economy can not only result in a healthy environment, but also boost prosperity and social cohesion. …  

30 Nov 2010 | News story

Doto Caballa - Estrecho de Gibraltar

Dos nuevas especies en el Estrecho de Gibraltar

“El Mediterráneo nunca deja de sorprendernos”- según palabras del Doctor Óscar Ocaña, biólogo marino de Oceánidas, miembro de UICN y Director del Museo del Mar de Ceuta. …  

30 Nov 2010 | News story

Water focus square

Water and Climate Coalition at COP-16, Cancun

The Water and Climate Coalition is a multi-stakeholder coalition of partners seeking to place water resources management at the heart of climate change policy. …  

30 Nov 2010 | News story

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