November

En la comuna de Panquehue, perteneciente a la Región de Valparíso-Chile, desde el mes de julio de 2010 se está desarrollando un trabajo en equipo entre la empresa minera Angloamerican-Fundición Chagres, la Municipalidad y sus 7 escuelas, destinado a producir un Manual de Educación Ambiental contextualizado a la realidad comunal.

Manual de Educación Ambiental - Valpariso, Chile

Siete escuelas destinadas a producir un Manual de Educación Ambiental contextualizado a la realidad comunal. Reportaje de Valeria Fuentealba de Triciclos. …  

27 Nov 2010 | News story

Learning about biodiversity at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina's Planetarium Science Center

Biodiversity: Play and Learn! Exhibit at Bibliotheca Alexandrina

Hands-on fun invites learning about biodiversity. CEC member Maissa Azab shares photos from this November 2010 exhibit at the Planetarium Science Center. …  

27 Nov 2010 | News story

Students use drama to communicate conservation messages in Kigali, Rwanda

Environmental Awareness Week Organized by REASON in Rwanda

Planting bamboo along Nyabugogo swamp was one of many activities during REASON's week-long series of events. CEC member Charles Gahire reports from Kigali, Rwanda.  …  

27 Nov 2010 | News story

The Science and Learning Unit enjoys a snowy day in Gland: Rod and Wendy (front); Cecilia and Sue (back)

A Note from Rod Abson, CEC Focal Point

Rod Abson, CEC Focal Point and IUCN Science and Learning Officer, greets the membership and lists recent activities. …  

27 Nov 2010 | News story

Women pastoralists taking part in participatory video training with the IUCN Water Programme in Tanzania

Participatory Video in the Pangani Basin, Tanzania

Claire Warmenbol of the IUCN Water Programme explains how video is helping communities to document their environmental challenges, needs and ideas for solutions.  

27 Nov 2010 | News story

Three CEC members participated in the first international conference on human health and environmental health, Ambiente sano, gente sana, from 18-22 October 2010 in Zapopan, Jalisco, Mexico

Linking Human Health and Biodiversity: CEC members give seminar in Guadalajara

CEC members Abelardo Brenes and Jean Perras led a seminar at the conference Healthy Environment, Healthy People (Ambiente sano, gente sana) at the invitation of organizer Arturo Curiel, CEC Regional Vice Chair for Mesoamerica. View their presentations. …  

27 Nov 2010 | News story

Vultures Nepal (SOS)

Breakthrough in vulture conservation in Nepal

On 26 November 2010 the Nepalese Government declared Dang District as the country`s first "Diclofenac Free District". Diclofenac is a veterinary drug widely used across South Asia to treat livestock. It has been identified as the principal cause of vulture decline.  …  

26 Nov 2010 | News story

Esther Agbarakwe of Nigeria, IUCN CEC National Activator

CEC National Activator Wins Nigerian Youth Leadership Award

Esther Agbarakwe, CEC National Activator for Nigeria, is a winner in LEAP Africa’s 7th Annual Nigerian Youth Leadership Awards. …  

26 Nov 2010 | News story

Whale photo

Saving western gray whales: Ask your questions before 6 December!

Business has joined forces with the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) to protect the critically endangered western gray whale population. You are invited to send us your questions on this unique collaboration to save the whales. …  

26 Nov 2010 | News story
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Second Dialogue on China and the Global Forest Products Trade, Beijing, Nov. 2007

Linking grassroots action to policy debate

8-9 November 2010, Chennai, India For effective action towards combating climate change there is a need to ensure that the national and international policies, strategies and actions are fully informed by the results, outcomes and perspectives coming from field actions in climate change. …  

26 Nov 2010 | News story