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To become a Member of the IUCN means to become part of the oldest and largest network in the natural resources conservation field.  Your organisation will be able to socialize with States,...
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In southern Tanzania and the Upper Itajaí Valley of Brazil, constructive dialogues are a primary avenue for exploring and reconciling different and...
Tanzania Land Use Dialogue Southern Tanzania is notable the world over for its iconic wildlife populations and high biodiversity. Perhaps less well known, is the region’s role as the country’s...
Global Judicial Institute for the Environment, Brasilia, May 2017 - Day 3
Adoption of the Statute of the Global Judicial Institute on Environment 
The last day of the 2nd International Meeting of the Global Judicial Institute on Environment opened with rays of morning sun dispersing the cooling rains. Final drafts of the Statute and “Call for...
GJIE Statute, membership, and hosting options on agenda
The Second International Meeting of the Global Judicial Institute on Environment continued deliberations at Chapada dos Veadeiros National Park (UNESCO World Heritage Site). Participants...
Global Judicial Institute for the Environment Day 2
Opening of the 2nd International Meeting of the Global Judicial Institute on Environment   Judges make progress shaping the Global Judicial...
Preliminary discussions continued at the 2nd International Meeting of the Global Judicial Institute on Environment in Brasilia as judges from around the world worked diligently through an agenda...
Global Judicial Institute for the Environment, Brasilia, May 2017 - Day 3
Second International Meeting of the Global Judicial Institute on Environment
Over 25 judges from across the world will gather for the Second International Meeting of the Global Judicial Institute on Environment from 19-21 May 2017 in Brazil. The Global Judicial...
Rio Doce Panel
IUCN is leading a new Independent Scientific and Technical Advisory Panel that will provide advice on the environmental and social restoration...
In November 2015, the failure of the Fundão tailings dam at the Samarco mine in the State of Minas Gerais, Brazil, resulted in severe environmental, economic and social damage, as well as 19 deaths....
The World Water Forum, as the world’s largest water-related event, will feature a sub-process to engage judges and prosecutors in discussing and...
The 8th World Water Forum is being jointly organized by Brazil and the World Water Council (WWC) to take place from 19-23 March 2018 in Brasilia. The IUCN World Commission on Environmental Law (WCEL...
Rio Doce Panel announced
Gland, Switzerland – IUCN former President, globally recognised environmentalist Yolanda Kakabadse, will Chair the new IUCN independent scientific...
The collapse of the tailings dam in the Brazilian State of Minas Gerais in November 2015 resulted in 19 deaths, and severely impacted the local communities and environment in the Rio Doce watershed....
A recent article on research in Brazil yields seven flexible options for farmers who wish to use agroforestry as a means to comply with regulations...
Setting aside conservation areas on Brazil’s farms and rural properties isn’t just good for the ecosystem, the climate and biodiversity – it’s the law. In 2012, the country passed a new Brazilian...
Mobilising markets to capture carbon through forest restoration in Brazil (CIFF)
SUMMARY: The purpose of this project is to transform and scale-up restoration efforts in Brazil, through combining the best practices in conservation and business acumen from commercial plantations....
Over 25 judges from across the world gathered for the Second International Meeting of the Global Judicial Institute for the Environment from 19-21...
The Global Judicial Institute for the Environment (GJIE) was founded in April 2016 with the adoption of its Charter during the 1st World Environmental Law Congress in Rio de Janeiro. This second...

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