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Children washing laundry in a freshwater pool, with potable water, generated through upwelling from the dam, Saloum Delta, Senegal

Week one of Nairobi negotiations

Climate change, protected areas and marine issues were some of the hot topics discussed during the first week of a meeting in Nairobi, as Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) worked through a number of issues which, in their view, will help to deliver the Convention’s objectives. Decisions taken in Nairobi will provide a scientific basis for discussions that will take place in October in Nagoya, Japan, at the 10th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to CBD. …  

17 May 2010 | News story

Provincial Consultative Workshop on ‘Impacts of Climate Change Workshop on Indus Basin: Coping Strategies for Pakistan'

Karachi 14th May, 2010: A provincial consultative workshop titled: ‘Impacts of Climate Change on Indus Basin: Coping Strategies for Pakistan’ was organized by IUCN in collaboration with International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) in Karachi on May 14, 2010 with the support of the Asian Development Bank.  …  

14 May 2010 | News story

Jenny Gruenberger, Presidenta del Comité Regional Sudamericano de la UICN

Comité Regional Sudamericano: el mayor reto es la articulación

Del 11 al 13 de mayo, en Mindo, Ecuador, se realizó la XV Reunión del Comité Sudamericano de la UICN. Jenny Gruenberger, del Comité Boliviano, es la nueva Presidenta. …  

14 May 2010 | News story

Informe UICN 2009

Diseñamos un futuro sostenible

Está disponible el informe de resultados de la implementación del programa de trabajo de la UICN - América del Sur,  2009. …  

12 May 2010 | News story
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Confirming our support for the Roundtable on Sustainable Biofuels

Following a couple of recent resignations from the Roundtable on Sustainable Biofuels (RSB), many RSB members came together to develop a joint statement of support. …  

12 May 2010 | News story
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Turbera, Tierra del Fuego. Argentina

Turberas de Tierra del Fuego: avances para su conservación y uso racional

Tierra del fuego posee casi la totalidad de las turberas en Argentina y son consideradas las más importantes en el hemisferio sur por su capacidad para retener carbono y contribuir a la mitigación del cambio climático …  

11 May 2010 | News story

On the Move

BBP Annual Report 2009

"On the Move" is the title of the Annual Report of the Business and Biodiversity Programme
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11 May 2010 | News story

Selva Viva, Napo. Amazonía Ecuatoriana

Bioma Amazónico en la vitrina del CDB

RedParques, UICN, la SCDB y WWF presentaron la iniciativa de conservación del Bioma Amazónico, en Nairobi. …  

11 May 2010 | News story

5th Forum on Trade of Legal and Sustainable Wood in China

Fifth Forum on Trade of Legal and Sustainable Wood in China

China and Southeast Asian nations renewed their efforts for regional cooperation in the timber trade this spring, as environmental activists, government officials, and businesspeople gathered in Beijing for the Fifth Forum on Trade of Legal and Sustainable Wood in China from March 30-31. …  

11 May 2010 | News story

President launches LifeCycle Fiji

The young and the old, united by their passion for cycling and the need to reduce carbon emissions got together to launch LifeCycle Fiji on 1 May in Fiji's capital city, Suva. The President, Ratu Epeli Nailatikau, also launched into action as he cycled around the city to officially launch the initiative. …  

11 May 2010 | News story
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