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Going for gold: winners of 2009 SEED Award announced

Outstanding social and environmental projects from Zimbabwe, Bangladesh, Colombia, Southern Africa, India and Niger are the winners of the 2009 SEED Gold Awards for entrepreneurship in sustainable development. …  

18 Nov 2009 | News story

First IDDV hand Book Dissemination cluster workshop at District Loralai

LORALAI November 17: Balochistan Programme of IUCN Pakistan organised a one day Integrated District Development Vision (IDDV) Hand Book dissemination workshop for the Zhob division at District Loralai. …  

17 Nov 2009 | International news release

Expertos sobre el cambio climático crean el ´Mensaje de Granada´

Unas jornadas medioambientales elaboran este documento, que se presentará en la Conferencia de Copenhague de diciembre …  

17 Nov 2009 | International news release
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One of the eighteen presentations at the workshop on October 31, 2009.

Living Rivers Workshop seeks to keep rivers alive

In collaboration with the Center of Biodiversity and Development (CBD) of the Institute of Tropical Biology (ITB) and Vietnam Rivers Network (VRN), IUCN co-funded a workshop called Living Rivers.

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17 Nov 2009 | News story
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Sea urchin in sea grass

Ocean carbon central to climate challenge

World leaders should recognize the immense potential of the ocean to reduce global warming by capturing carbon, if we are to avoid a serious climate crisis. …   | French | Spanish

17 Nov 2009 | International news release

Flooding in Kuraburi, southern Thailand

Gaming Exercise on Climate Change and Humanitarian Disaster Relief

IUCN CEC members recently participated in a gaming exercise about the challenges nations may face in the future given a scenario of increased climate impacts and scarce resources. …  

16 Nov 2009 | News story

New Video: Climate Change and the Earth Charter

CEC member Mirian Vilela, Executive Director of the Earth Charter, invites you to take a look at  her organization's new videos. One was produced for the You Tube/ CNN competition “Raise your voice: change climate change!” Another features an interview with Maurice Strong. …  

16 Nov 2009 | News story

Moreno Glacier in Los Glaciares National Park in Argentina

CEC Action on Climate Change and the Military

Climate change is a ‘threat multiplier’ for instability in some of the most volatile regions of the world. Impacts on water, food, health and weather could lead to mass immigration, lack of control over borders and potential armed conflict. CEC members are involved in raising awareness. …  

16 Nov 2009 | News story
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Inaugural Annual Conference on Developments in International Environmental Law

Co-sponsored by the Washington College of Law and the Center for International Environmental Law and held in Cooperation with the IUCN Commission on Environmental Law and the American Society of International Law’s International Environmental Law Interest Group   …  

13 Nov 2009 | News story

Coverage of IUCN's Pan-European Programme

Pan European Councillors

In between the four-yearly World Conservation Congresses the highest decision-making organ in the Union is the Council, which is elected for an intersessional period (from one Congress to the next). The Council includes the President of IUCN, the Treasurer, the Chairs of the six Commissions, 24 elected Regional Councillors, a representative of Switzerland (the country in which IUCN has its seat), and up to five appointed Councillors. …  

13 Nov 2009 | News story
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