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Mt. Everest range view from Mt. Amadablam.

Copenhagen: developing countries are part of the equation

IUCN's Ram Chandra Khanal of Nepal talks about the need to incorporate the demands of developing coutries into the new climate change agreement. …  

03 Dec 2009 | Video

Private Sector @ IUCN

IUCN’s Business and Biodiversity Programme organized a four day event “Private Sector @ IUCN” from 19 – 22 October in its Head Quarters in Gland, Switzerland. The event brought together IUCN staff working with the private sector and representatives from businesses interacting with IUCN. …  

03 Dec 2009 | News story

Dams depending on glaciers, such as the Moiry dam in Valais, Switzerland, will need to cope with changing environmental conditions.

Energy Security and Ecosystems

Energy sector leaders and the conservation community agree that energy security is linked to the vitality of ecosystems and they're calling on governments, businesses and civil society to take measures to safeguard ecosystem services which are critical for the energy sector.   …  

02 Dec 2009 | News story

The Wealth of Nature

Putting a price tag on nature’s services

Yesterday, 1st December 2009, at the European Parliament Cemex and IUCN held a reception to launch “The Wealth of Nature” Conservation book. Cutting-edge science and striking photography are combined in a new book about eco-system services, biodiversity and human well-being. …  

02 Dec 2009 | News story
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Facilitators leading vulnerability assessment in Kenya

IUCN and the Global Water Initiative partners conduct vulnerability assessment training

IUCN as part of The Global Water Initiative (GWI) conducted vulnerability assessment trainings across four countries in East Africa – Ethiopia, Uganda, Tanzania and Kenya. …  

02 Dec 2009 | News story

Colloquium on Mangrove Rehabilitation Efforts in Eastern Sri Lanka

Colloquium on Mangrove Rehabilitation Efforts in Eastern Sri Lanka

Following a successful colloquium on mangrove rehabilitation efforts In Sri Lanka held in Colombo on 6 November 2009, a satellite colloquium on mangrove rehabilitation efforts in Eastern Sri Lanka was held on 24 November, 2009 in Batticaloa.  

02 Dec 2009 | News story
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A positive future for the European Parliament Intergroup on Climate Change, Biodiversity and Sustainable Development

Today, 1st of December 2009, as the Lisbon Treaty comes into effect there is good news for the Parliamentary Intergroup on Climate Change, Biodiversity and Sustainable Development. Three Political groups have now officially given their support to the Intergroup including the European Peoples Party (EPP), the Alliance for Liberals and Democrats for Europe (ALDE) and the European Conservatives and Reformists (ECR) - the decision will be finalised on 10th December. After a lot of lobbying over previous months and with over 130 EPs signed the full backing of the three political parties ensures the future of the Intergroup. …  

01 Dec 2009 | News story

African Black Rhino in Ngorongoro.

Rhino poaching surges in Asia and Africa

Rhino poaching worldwide is on the rise, according to a new report by TRAFFIC and IUCN. …  

01 Dec 2009 | International news release

Knowledge Cafes at the IUCN World Conservation Congress

From Barcelona to Jeju: 2012 Congress shall be even better

IUCN is striving to make the 2012 World Conservation Congress the best Congress ever. The IUCN Management fully agrees with the findings and recommendations of the external Evaluation of the Barcelona World Conservation Congress and has set up an action plan to address each one. …  

30 Nov 2009 | News story

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