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It's easier to plead forgiveness than ask for permission

Peggy Smith 1,2 Catie Burlando 3 and Iain Davidson-Hunt 1,3 1 Co-Vice Chairs, North America, CEESP, IUCN
2 Lakehead University
3 University of Manitoba …  

02 Dec 2010 | News story
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Roberto Zolho

Women adapting to climate change in Mozambique

Through its Climate Change and Development Project (CCDP), IUCN is working to develop adaptation measures which will sustainably safeguard local livelihoods and natural habitats. …  

02 Dec 2010 | Video

COP10 to the Convention on Biological Diversity, October 2010, Nagoya, Japan

Communicating Biodiversity: Collected CEC Reporting from Nagoya

Reports and materials related to participation by the IUCN Commission on Education and Communication at the 10th Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity, October 2010, Nagoya, Japan. …  

02 Dec 2010 | News story

Western Gray Whale

International scientists track endangered whale to discover breeding grounds

A team of scientists from Russia and the United States has successfully tagged and is tracking by satellite an individual from one of the world’s most endangered whale populations – a western gray whale - off the coast of Russia’s Sakhalin Island. IUCN has been involved in the tagging and tracking process, providing scientific advice and logistical support. …  

02 Dec 2010 | News story

Royal Botanic Garden

IUCN and Royal Botanic Garden create synergies to conserve biodiversity in Jordan

Creating synergies towards biodiversity conservation in Jordan was the main aim of the partnership between IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature and the Royal Botanic Garden. This partnership was officially announced through a Memorandum of Understanding that was signed recently between both parties to jointly pursue their conservation efforts that promote equitable and ecologically sustainable use of natural resources in Jordan and the West Asia region. …  

02 Dec 2010 | News story

Orange-eyed green tree frog

CEC Newsletter November 2010: Communicating Biodiversity

The 40th issue is on the theme 'communicating biodiversity'. …  

02 Dec 2010 | News story

IUCN spokesperson Carole Saint Laurent speaking at the 'women in REDD' event, UNFCCC Cancun

Women in REDD critical for climate action

Cancun, Mexico. Women must be included in all international efforts to save the world’s remaining forests and cut greenhouse gas emissions by 17%, according to IUCN. …   | Spanish

02 Dec 2010 | IUCN statement

Woman in Mexico

Gender and Climate Change Dialogues, Costa Rica, October 2010

Highlights and participant reactions from the Gender and Climate Change Dialogues held in Costa Rica on 11-14 October 2010 are shown in this short video. …  

01 Dec 2010 | Video

Temperate Grasslands Conservation Initiative Newsletter 5 - December 2010

Protection of the World's Temperate Grasslands is Gaining Ground

  • Update on COP-10 Nagoya Japan
  • Profiling the Temperate Grasslands Conservation Initiative
  • Summary of Actions from COP 10
  • Lessons learned at COP 10 and future efforts

01 Dec 2010 | Article

"Sapo de nariz aguileña" - género Rhinella

Especies Amenazadas de Colombia: Taller de Re Evaluación de Especies bajo las Categorías y Criterios de UICN

El Ministerio del Ambiente de Colombia, el Instituto Von Humboldt y la Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, con el apoyo de la UICN y sus oficinas en Quito y Cambridge, promueven la actualización de los libros nacionales de especies amenazadas. …  

01 Dec 2010 | News story

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