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Participants in Stepantsminda

Collaboration on Supporting Climate Change Law and Policy in Georgia

On May 18-19, 2011 Ilia State University Institute of Alpine Ecology in Stephantsminda, Georgia hosted two-day executive course for state officials on Climate Change Law and Policy.   …  

27 May 2011 | Article
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Sentier mangrove à Wallis

Mangroves of France overseas

The Conservatoire du littoral, an IUCN member, has carried out an inventory of the mangroves in France overseas. For the first time it presents the extent and distribution of these ecosystems associated with coral reefs between the eight regions located in the Caribbean, Amazon, Indian Ocean and the Pacific. …   | French

27 May 2011 | News story

View of logging road in the Cameroon Forests

Investing in nature—the road ahead

With growing realization among governments and the private sector that we must invest more in nature, how can the international community help make this happen? …  

26 May 2011 | News story

Panel

Afrique Centrale : Les Ministres en charge de l’environnement et des forêts en session extraordinaire

Réunis en Session extraordinaire à Kinshsa le 18 Mai 2011, les Ministres en charge de l’Environnement et des Forêts des pays membres de la COMIFAC ont examiné les rapports d'audit financiers et comptable, organisationnel et institutionnel de la COMIFAC et des institutions partenaires (OAB, ADIE, OCFSA). Ils ont également déclaré une position commune sur la préparation des échéances de négociations futures post Cancun d’un nouveau régime climat post-Kyoto 2012. …  

26 May 2011 | News story
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Green Week

Resource Efficiency at Green Week 2011

The 11th edition of Green Week, focusing on Resource Efficiency, is taking place this week in Brussels. …  

26 May 2011 | Article

View of logging road in the Cameroon Forests

Investing in nature—the road ahead

With growing realization among governments and the private sector that we must invest more in nature, how can the international community help make this happen? …  

26 May 2011 | News story

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Les Amis de la Nature réclament une politique climatique plus durable pour l’Afrique

Dans le cadre de la Conférence internationale « Changement climatique et biodiversité – quel avenir pour l’Afrique ? », 200 Amis de la Nature provenant du Sénégal, d’autres pays d’Afrique occidentale et d’Europe ont réclamé, le 14 mai, à Dakar/Sénégal, une politique climatique plus durable pour l’Afrique. La conférence organisée en même temps que la Conférence annuelle des Présidents de l’Internationale des Amis de la Nature s’est tenue pour la première fois en Afrique. …  

26 May 2011 | News story
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Building Resilience of Water Supply and Sanitation

IUCN supports partnership on sustainable sanitation and water management

The IUCN Water Programme recently engaged in a partnership on sustainable sanitation and water management, to share knowledge and contribute to a new comprehensive toolbox which links water management, sanitation, and agriculture. …  

26 May 2011 | News story

Workshop

Consultation Workshop on Ecosystem-based Disaster Risk Reduction for Sustainable Development

IUCN, UNEP, UNDP in partnership with Central Environmental Authority and Disaster Management Centre of Sri Lanka organized the above event.  The Opening Ceremony of the Consultative Workshop on Ecosystem-based Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) for Sustainable Development kicked off at The Albatross, Waters Edge, Capital City, Battaramulla, on Tuesday, 24 May, 2011 among a large gathering of expertise in the field.   

26 May 2011 | News story
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"Love, Not Loss" is a video about communicating biodiversity

Video in Arabic, Chinese, French, Hebrew and Spanish: Love. Not Loss.

This popular video is now available in six languages. Screen it at your next event and start people talking about how to 'communicate biodiversity'. …  

24 May 2011 | News story

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