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The 2008 Review of the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™

At the World Conservation Congress in Barcelona this week there will be a showcase event to celebrate the release of the Review of the 2008 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™. 

08 Oct 2008 | News story

Local 2010 Action for Biodiversity: The ignored solution? 
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Local 2010 Action for Biodiversity: The ignored solution?

Watch the entire Sustainability Dialogue. …  

08 Oct 2008 | Video

Prof. Apichai Puntasen, Vice Chair of the Good Governance for Social Development and the Environment Institute based in Thailand

Living with nature through oriental wisdom

How do you measure how well off a country is? How about using Gross National Happiness (GNH)? That’s the way Bhutan defines quality of life, as opposed to Gross National Product. …  

08 Oct 2008 | News story

Earth Hour

New shades of green

Ministers, environmental scientists and business leaders from around the world explored examples of new approaches to conservation today at an IUCN and WWF discussion. …  

08 Oct 2008 | News story

At the Marine Pavilion of the IUCN World Conservation Congress

Urgent action needed to protect European and oceanic sharks

Despite their fierce image as toothy monsters of the deep, sharks are more threatened than threatening these days. Worldwide, 21 percent are classified as threatened, according to the latest assessment of the IUCN Red List. …  

08 Oct 2008 | News story

Philanthropy for a Sustainable Future

Philanthropy for a Sustainable Future

 Watch the entire Sustainability Dialogue. …  

08 Oct 2008 | Video

Ken Wilson, Christensen Fund 
IUCN TV

Live culture

A new understanding of the 'diversity of life' is gaining ground—‘biocultural’ diversity: diversity in culture as well as nature. Biodiversity and cultural diversity are intimately related to each other. Humans have adapted to life in particular environments, learning about stewardship and responsibility: how to use natural resources without depleting them, and often by enhancing them. Ken Wilson of the Christensen Fund says we cannot hope to save biodiversity if we don't take care of the myriad cultures and traditions that exist around the world. …  

08 Oct 2008 | Video

Andrew Hurd
IUCN TV

Exploring the oceans…..from your desktop

A new layer of Google Earth Outreach will bring marine conservation to millions of people around the world through their computers. Andrew Hurd of IUCN's Global Marine Programme describes the new high-tech tool and what impact it will have.  …  

08 Oct 2008 | Video

Chielinah Bandana
IUCN TV

Much more than hippos

Chielinah Bandana from Ghana leads the Weichiau Community Hippo Sanctuary initiative that is one of the winners of this year's Equator Prize. He describes the project and how it is changing the lives of all those involved. …  

08 Oct 2008 | Video

Sylvia Earle 
IUCN TV

National Geographic's Pioneer of conservation

Is there a plan of action to stop the pollution and overfishing? National Geographic's Pioneer of conservation Sylvia Earle talks with IUCN TV. …  

08 Oct 2008 | Video

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