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Climate Change Seen as Threat to U.S. Security

The changing global climate will pose profound strategic challenges to the United States in coming decades, raising the prospect of military intervention to deal with the effects of violent storms, drought, mass migration and pandemics, military and intelligence analysts say. This article from The New York Times is shared with CEC members by Keith Wheeler, CEC Chair. …  

03 Nov 2009 | News story
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Communications Guidelines for the International Year of Biodiversity

Communication guidelines from the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity invite all partners of the CBD to communicate strong messages that inspire action. …  

03 Nov 2009 | News story

Logo of the International Year of Biodiversity

New Logo for 2010 International Year of Biodiversity

The logo for the International Year of Biodiversity uses symbolic icons to depict the all-encompassing scope of biodiversity. The intertwining of marine, flora and fauna icons with human figures illustrates how biodiversity is life and how we as humans are forever part of - and not separate from - the biodiversity that surrounds us. …  

03 Nov 2009 | News story

Website logo for CEC member Haroldo Castro's media expedition in Africa

CEC Member Begins Media Expedition in Africa

Journalists based in Africa are invited to contact Haroldo Castro - environmental journalist, photographer, blogger and CEC member. Meet Haroldo as he travels across Southern and Eastern Africa producing feature stories for Brazil's Globo Network. He calls his project Lights of Africa.  …  

03 Nov 2009 | News story
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Military Experts from Five Continents warn of Impact of Climate Change on Security

A group of serving and retired military officers from Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America and the US released a statement October 29 calling on all governments to “work for an ambitious and equitable international agreement” at the global climate talks in Copenhagen in December. The Military Advisory Council is part of the project Climate Change and the Military, of which the IUCN Commission on Education and Communication is a member. …  

03 Nov 2009 | News story
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La crisis de extinción de especies continúa a ritmo acelerado – UICN

Gland, Suiza, 3 de noviembre de 2009 (UICN) – La última edición actualizada de la Lista Roja de Especies Amenazadas MC de la UICN muestra que, de las 47.677 especies evaluadas, 17.291 están en peligro de extinción.  

03 Nov 2009 | International news release
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Ecosystem-based Adaptation in South Africa

Trevor Sandwith, from IUCN Member The Nature Conservancy, discusses Eco-system based Adaptation in South Africa. …  

03 Nov 2009 | News story

A Study of Livelihoods and Forest Landscapes in Liberia

A Study of Livelihoods and Forest Landscapes in Liberia

A new study on customary forest management practices and the relationship between livelihoods and forested landscapes in Liberia was launched at a seminar held in Monrovia on 2 October, 2009. The study was prepared as an activity of IUCN’s Livelihoods and Landscapes Strategy (LLS). …  

03 Nov 2009 | News story

Réunion sur le cadrage méthodologique de l’étude sur le « Suivi du trait de côte et la mise en place d’un schéma directeur du littoral ouest africain »

L’Union Monétaire des Etats Ouest Africains – UEMOA a passé avec l’UICN une convention de maitrise d’ouvrage déléguée dans le cadre de son Programme Régional de Lutte contre l’Erosion Côtière – PRLEC. …  

03 Nov 2009 | News story

Un projet pour renforcer la gestion de la pêche artisanale côtière en Guinée Bissau

Sur la sollicitation du Ministère des Pêches, l’UICN a initié en Guinée Bissau, avec l’appui technique du MACO, la formulation d’un projet très novateur. Il vise la mise en place, dans les trois principales rias du pays, de réserves de pêches cogérées dont l’accès bénéficierait de façon privilégiée aux pêcheurs nationaux. …  

03 Nov 2009 | News story

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