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Pacific Islands Red List – Identifying threatened species

28% of plant and animal species from the Pacific Islands are threatened with extinction. This is the latest figure identified under IUCN’s Red List of Threatened Species™ (2008). The report also states that of the species assessed, 14% are listed under the data deficient category illustrating the lack of information to determine their threat status.   …  

14 Feb 2011 | News story

Amna Abdulwazid and her agroforest plot in the Fau 5 camp, Eastern Sudan

IUCN's Stewart Maginnis on the importance of forests

What role do forests play in combating climate change and providing livelihoods for millions of people around the world? How do forests affect all 6.8 billion people on the planet? Stewart Maginnis, Director of IUCN's Environment and Development Group answers those question on Global Connections TV. …  

14 Feb 2011 | Video

Flooded forests in the Tonle Sap Preak Toel wetlands, Cambodia

Wetland celebrations in the lower Mekong countries

Activities highlighting the significance of wetland ecosystems were held throughout the Lower Mekong River countries. …  

14 Feb 2011 | News story

Cursos VICAM de Educación Ambiental en el Altiplano

Se trabaja la revalorización y resignificación de los camélidos domésticos (llamas) y silvestres (vicuñas) para el buen vivir, la conservación del ambiente y la cultura andina. …  

12 Feb 2011 | News story

French Committee

Lettre d'information de la CEC

Nous avons le plaisir de vous adresser ce jour le premier numéro de la lettre d’information de la Commission Education et Communication du Comité français de l’UICN. …  

12 Feb 2011 | News story

Dieter Gross, CEC member

Results of survey on UNESCO goals for Education for Sustainable Development

A German-Japanese survey analyzed UNESCO's action goals for the second half of the UNDESD. …  

12 Feb 2011 | News story

Participants at the My Island – My Community national workshop in Tobago built on a the regional initiative to create a national campaign plan that focuses on local issues.

Soap operas promote conservation and biodiversity in 16 countries

Gorilla, tiger and dancing coral fish mascots are coming to communities in the Caribbean, Africa and Asia through communications campaigns supported by PCI-Media Impact. …  

12 Feb 2011 | News story

Khuraijam Jibankumar Singh distribution prizes during Imphal Campaign of the "Worldwide Save Loktak Lake Campaign"

Environmental Youth Summit of Manipur

A series of programmes to raise awareness among youth in the northeast Indian state of Manipur have been organized by CEC member Khuraijam Jibankumar Sing. …  

12 Feb 2011 | News story

A campaign for European zoos will focus on apes like this infant orangutan

Ape conservation takes centre stage for Europe’s zoos in 2011

Every year EAZA focuses on a different group of threatened species - this year the focus is on the great apes and the gibbons. …  

12 Feb 2011 | News story

India’s challenge - WC - Issue 2 - 2009

TERI event: Youth Unite for Voluntary Action on Climate Change

In India, TERI (The Energy and Resources Institute) in partnership with Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports held its third YUVA Meet in February. …  

12 Feb 2011 | News story

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