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Crucial Issues in Climate Change and the Kyoto Protocol: Asia and the World

Responses to climate change in Asia: New publication

A new publication explores “Crucial Issues in Climate Change and the Kyoto Protocol: Asia and the World”, edited by Kheng-Lian Koh, Lin-Heng Lye & Jolene Lin from IUCN Member the Asia Pacific Centre of Environmental Law, National University of Singapore. …   | French | Spanish

21 Oct 2009 | News story

Schematic framework of anthropogenic climate change drivers, impacts, and responses

Psychology and Global Climate Change

This 215-page report from the American Psychological Association addresses the psychology of climate change. An interesting read recommended by Frits Hesselink, CEC Special Advisor, and Wendy Goldstein, CEC Deputy Director.
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21 Oct 2009 | News story
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Melting mountains - WC - Issue 2 - 2009

IUCN: Changing the Climate Forecast

Climate change will seriously affect humans, our environment, our health and our security. Rising sea levels, wildfires, floods, droughts and storms will become more common, and up to 30 percent of the planet’s plant and animal species could become extinct. Follow these links on the IUCN website to learn more. …  

21 Oct 2009 | News story

Arctic

Arctic Survey Education: Real-life Learning on Climate Change

Based on the real-life experiences of three polar explorers on a 73-day ocean survey in 2009, new learning materials are free to download. Parents and teachers will want to explore these educational activities on climate change and the Arctic Ocean, says CEC member Rod Macrae.
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21 Oct 2009 | News story
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WiLD SPEAK is a conservation communications symposium at the World Wilderness Congress

WILD9 Launches WiLD SPEAK

WILD SPEAK, the inaugural global environmental communications symposium at WILD9, will draw the largest gathering of conservation photographers. CEC Regional Vice Chair Cristina Mittermeier is promoting the 9th World Wilderness Congress, November 6–13, 2009 in Mérida, Mexico.
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21 Oct 2009 | News story
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WiLD SPEAK contará con la participación de 40 distinguidos fotógrafos de conservación

WILD9 – 9° Congreso Mundial de Tierras Silvestres

Fotógrafos de prestigio internacional se reunirán en Mérida, México, en el marco de WILD9, el Noveno Congreso Mundial de Tierras Silvestres, para presentar su trabajo y contribuciones a los esfuerzos de conservación. 6-13 de noviembre de 2009 en Mérida, México. IUCN CEC Regional Vice-Chair Cristina Mittermeier is an organizer of WILD SPEAK, el Simposio de Comunicación y Conservación WiLD SPEAK, organizado por la Liga Internacional de Fotógrafos de Conservación (iLCP) …  

21 Oct 2009 | News story
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Ice cave from a photo book on climate change by CEC member Gary Braasch

Gary Braasch Photography Opens Climate Change Exhibit

Opening November 10, this photo exhibit with 20 images measuring five feet high will educate and inspire action on climate change. CEC member Gary Braasch invites you to his show in Washington, DC. Gary will be in Copenhagen in December taking photos and blogging.
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21 Oct 2009 | News story
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Teachers in Pune, India, participate in a climate change project for students aged 16-20 in three countries

International Climate Challenge: Calling Youth to Take Action in India

The International Climate Challenge Project encourages students aged 16–20 to take action to mitigate climate change. It works through schools and colleges in India, Kenya and the United Kingdom. This news story is from project organizer and CEC member Subbalakshmi Kumar of India's Centre for Development Education. …  

21 Oct 2009 | News story
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Mangroves, Muthurajawela marsh, Sri Lanka (3)

World Congress of Environmental Journalists in Sri Lanka October 19-22

CEC member Dharman Wickremaratne of Sri Lanka is an organizer of the World Congress of Environmental Journalists, October 19-22 in Colombo. CEC member Jinie Dela (also from Sri Lanka) will be participating and giving a presentation on "Implementing the Convention on Biological Diversity and impacts of climate change".   …  

21 Oct 2009 | News story
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The historic Ramsar hotel in the city of Ramsar, birthplace of the Convention on 2 February 1971.

Building capacity for Ramsar CEPA Focal Points in West Asia

Sandra Hails, CEC member and CEPA Programme Officer from the Ramsar Convention Secretariat (in Gland) recently facilitated a CEPA workshop in Iran. She shares her report with CEC.   …  

21 Oct 2009 | News story
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