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Ridge to Reef – Managing Water Resources from Source to Sea

As more people live in urban environments and along coastal stretches, recognizing the impacts of water management from source to sea is vital. These links, across multiple habitats and ecosystems are often poorly understood. …  

27 Apr 2010 | News story

Mr. Spencer Thomas

Spencer Thomas honoured in New Zealand

Cited for his great contribution towards the success of the Helping Islands Adapt meeting and his global leadership on the environment, Dr Spencer Thomas from Grenada and member of the steering committee of the Global Island Partnership (GLISPA), was honoured today by the New Zealand Government with the presentation of a “Taonga” -- a national treasure of the New Zealand people. …   | French | Spanish

26 Apr 2010 | International news release

Earth Day 2010 celebration in Karachi

On occasion of the Earth Day, Children’s Museum for Peace and Human Rights organized an art exhibition at Frere Hall, Karachi. The artwork was contributed by children from 102 schools across Pakistan. The theme of the artwork was Global Warming.  Around 550 school children from various schools from all over Karachi participated in this event. …  

23 Apr 2010 | News story

Western Gray Whale and ship.

Can scientists and oil consortium save endangered whales?

Survival and recovery of the Western Gray Whale population depends on continued and strengthened collaboration among scientists, governments and industry. The 8th meeting of the Western Gray Whale Advisory Panel, held in Geneva on 16-18 April 2010, promoted this crucial multi-stakeholder dialogue and led to the development of new recommendations to minimize industry impacts on endangered whales. 

23 Apr 2010 | News story

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IUCN Celebrates Earth Day's 40th Anniversary

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22 Apr 2010 | News story

Kadavu Waterfall. Water resources need careful management and monitoring in view of population growth and rapid development on the island

Fijian communities discuss future water resources

Successes achieved from Fiji’s Locally Managed Marine Areas (LMMA) were the backdrop of IUCN’s latest Water and Nature Initiative (WANI) workshop in Kadavu, Fiji 15-16 April. This community-based work successfully achieved the rehabilitation and protection of local Marine Protected Areas and coastal zones. …  

22 Apr 2010 | News story

Des participants en travaux de groupe lors de la formation à Tenkodogo

Ateliers régionaux ASDI : le Coup d’envoi

Les ateliers régionaux de lancement de l’initiative ASDI et de formation sur l’utilisation de l’outil CRiSTAL se sont tenus  du  30 mars au 2 avril 2010, et du 14 au 17 avril 2010, respectivement à Tenkodogo (région du centre Est) et à Koudougou (région du Centre-Ouest).
 

22 Apr 2010 | News story
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Training in environmental civil journalism/Abastumani, Georgia

IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) is planning to conduct the TRAINING IN ENVIRONMENTAL CIVIL JOURNALISM in the framework of ENPI FLEG Program, to be held on May 14-17 in Abastumani (Georgia).   …  

22 Apr 2010 | News story

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