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Anjona, 13, lost her home to the rising sea in the Sunderbans, India

Film Puts Human Face on Climate Change in India

CEC member Krishnendu Bose is an independent filmmaker from India. He shares his recent production, a six-minute film that puts a human face on climate change with the story of a girl from the Sunderbans area of India, impacted by rising sea levels.   …  

22 Feb 2010 | News story

CEC members from Indonesia, Malaysia and Vietnam at ASEAN workshop with the CBD's David Ainsworth, also a CEC member

CEC Members Facilitate ASEAN Workshop on Biodiversity and Media

CEC members from Indonesia, Malaysia and Vietnam served as facilitators at a workshop co-organized by the CBD and the ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity. Cynthia Chin, Dinh Thi Minh Thu and Ronny Mustamu applied the tools and methods of CEPA - Communication and Education for Public Awareness.
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22 Feb 2010 | News story

Orange roughy

IUCN and the fishing industry team up for promoting sound deepwater fisheries management in the high seas

Based on their common interest for sustainable deepwater fisheries, IUCN and the Southern Indian Ocean Deepsea Fishers Association (SIODFA) have entered into a cooperation agreement.  

22 Feb 2010 | News story

IUCN @ 7th Winrock II biofuels conference

IUCN brings sustainability discussions to member conference on biofuels

A team of IUCN colleagues participated in the 7th International Biofuels Conference organized by IUCN member, Winrock International India, which took place in New Delhi on the 11th and 12th February, 2010. …  

22 Feb 2010 | News story

UNDP Equator Initiative

Nominate your candidate for the Equator Prize Inititative 2010

This biennial prize recognizes and celebrates community success in poverty reduction through the conservation of biodiversity, and the response since the first call for nominations has been remarkably positive. …  

22 Feb 2010 | News story

Water collection for downstream communities, Tongitogiga watershed catchment, Samoa

WANI strengthens water management in Fiji and Samoa

Many Pacific Islands are experiencing increasing pressures on water resources due to growing populations, infrastructure development, and climatic fluctuations. IUCN, member and partner organisations are strengthening forces to support Integrated Water Resource Management in the Oceania region. …  

22 Feb 2010 | News story

Historic sanctuary of Machu Picchu, World Heritage Site

Damage evaluated at Machu Picchu World Heritage Site after torrential rains

UNESCO World Heritage Centre

In response to the recent impacts of torrential rains at the Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu, a technical visit of the UNESCO World Heritage Centre was carried out by Nuria Sanz, Chief of the Latin America and the Caribbean Unit, from 6-10 February in Lima, Peru. …   | Spanish

19 Feb 2010 | News story

Female Sclater's black lemur (also called blue-eyed black lemur)

World's most endangered primates revealed

Mankind’s closest living relatives – the world’s apes, monkeys, lemurs and other primates – are on the brink of extinction and in need of urgent conservation measures according to Primates in Peril: The World’s 25 Most Endangered Primates, 2008–2010. …   | Spanish

18 Feb 2010 | News story

The Mediterranean Red List On Line

The IUCN Mediterranean Red List programme is pleased to announce a new regional section on the IUCN Red List website, which highlights the outcomes of the Mediterranean Red List initiative. An ongoing process that aims at assessing more than 2000 Mediterranean species according to the IUCN Regional Red Listing Guidelines, the initiative provides information on the conservation status of the fauna and flora of the Mediterranean region, an area considered as a global biodiversity hotspot at both terrestrial and marine levels. …   | Spanish

18 Feb 2010 | News story
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Calotropis gigantean

Beating back biofuel crop invasions

The risk of biofuel crops becoming invasive and outcompeting native species is increasing as more advanced crops are planted. This can be managed to reduce the impact on local livelihoods and the environment, according to a report by IUCN. …  

18 Feb 2010 | News story

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