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Thunnus obesus or Bigeye tuna.

Tune in to the tuna debate

A Sustainable Tuna Roundtable is being held today, hosted by IUCN and the Western Pacific Fishery Management Council.  It will bring together the tuna fishing industry and the retail industry in an attempt to get both industries to agree on a single set of standards to assess the sustainability of tuna catches. 

21 Apr 2008 | News story

Jane Bulmer

New Legal Officer joins the ELC

Jane Bulmer has recently joined the team at the Environmental Law Centre as a Legal Officer.  

21 Apr 2008 | News story

IUCN promotes Protected Areas, Equity and Livelihoods during Asia-Pacific Forestry Week

IUCN is participating in the first-ever Asia-Pacific Forestry Week taking place from the 21st to the 26th of April 2008, in Hanoi, Viet Nam. The event is expected to be the largest and the most important forestry-related event this year in the South East Asia region, a region which has seen the largest decline in forest area in the Asia-Pacific region. …  

21 Apr 2008 | News story

Joerg Lohmann, Director IUCN SEE and Bojan Kostres, President of the Assembly of Vojvodina. The Declaration CD2010 signing ceremony held on 18/05/2008

Vojvodina officially supports Countdown 2010

The Assembly of Vojvodina is the first authority joining Countdown 2010 on the provincial level in Serbia. …  

18 Apr 2008 | News story

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The 2008 IUCN Red List for birds is coming

May 19 will see the release of the 2008 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™ for birds on the Birdlife International website. Occurring every four years, this full update is a global assessment of every bird species on earth: a complete inventory of the conservation status of the world’s avifauna. …  

18 Apr 2008 | News story

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Call for Papers: Climate Law in Developing Countries Conference

A conference on 'Climate Law in Developing Countries post-2012: North and South Perspectives' will be held from 26 – 28 September 2008 at the University of Ottawa, Canada, hosted by the IUCN Academy of Environmental Law. …  

18 Apr 2008 | News story

US Department of Interior Receives IUCN Nominated Goldman Prize Winner 2008

US Department of Interior Receives IUCN Nominated Goldman Prize Winner 2008

U.S. Deputy Secretary of Interior, Lynn Scarlett and the Deputy Director of IUCN member
US National Park Service, Lindi L. Harvey, welcomed Ignace Schops, the European winner of the Goldman 2008 Environmental Prize. …  

18 Apr 2008 | News story

San Carlos de Nicaragua recibió a la Orquesta del Río Infinito con alegría y sabor

Caluroso recibimiento a Orquesta del Río Infinito

Estudiantes, mujeres, niños, niñas, autoridades… todo el pueblo salió a las calles para recibir a la Orquesta del Río Infinito. La Carta del Río San Juan es una realidad. …  

17 Apr 2008 | International news release

Consultations with members in Lebanon

Consultations with IUCN members in Lebanon were made during a National Committee Meeting on April 11th to discuss the prospects of raising IUCN presence and profile in Lebanon. The new IUCN member, Friends of Environment Society, has graciously hosted this meeting. …  

17 Apr 2008 | News story

From left to right: Hania Maraqa, APN staff; Sari Zvaiten, APN Board member; Razan Zuaiten, APN Chairperson, HRH Princess Reem Al Ali; Larry Harder Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture; Mustapha Natour.

The Millionth Tree Festivity

In celebration of the completion of the "Million Trees Campaign" and the launch of the "Million Trees Campaign 2", the Arab Group for the Protection of Nature held a fundraising dinner entitled "Landscapes of Occupation" on Wednesday, 9 April at the Radisson SAS Hotel, Amman, Jordan. …  

17 Apr 2008 | News story

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