A participant presenting group discussion results

NGO engagement in revision of law on water resources

Approved in 1998, the Law on Water Resources is out of date and needs revising, particularly given growing competition over increasingly scarce water resources. The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) is taking the lead on revising the law and a draft version is now available for public consultation. …   | Vietnamese

31 Aug 2011 | News story

Sal leaf (Shorea robusta)

Video on city kids in the woods: The LEAF Program

Watch this CBS Early Show story about an environmental leadership program for high school students. Keith Wheeler, CEC Chair, shares this story from an IUCN member organization. …  

31 Aug 2011 | News story

National Reserve of Tumbes / Reserva Nacional de Tumbes

Protected areas in Peru

CEC member Bertha Cecilia Garcia Cienfuegos seeks to raise awareness of protected areas in Peru. …  

31 Aug 2011 | News story

Anne Franklin

Des formations liant biodiversité et coopération au développement : un apprentissage réciproque

L’Institut royal des Sciences naturelles de Belgique a organisé des formations de sensibilisation à la biodiversité pour la Direction Générale de la Coopération belge au développement. …  

31 Aug 2011 | News story

September 2011: Conference to focus on learning environments in Hungary

Good practices in learning environments and school infrastructure will be presented at a September 2011 conference in Budapest. …  

31 Aug 2011 | News story

Ana Puyol, Asesora Especial para Latinoamérica de la Comisión de Educación y Comunicación de la UICN

CEPA at the NBSAP Workshop in Quito

CEC member Ana Puyol facilitated a CEPA session at the July 2011 workshop to update and revise National Biodiversity Strategies and Action Plans (NBSAPs) for South America. …  

31 Aug 2011 | News story

El Foro de Observaciones Terrestres V: Creando Una Estrategia Nacional Para la Inteligencia Ambiental

Creando Una Estrategia Nacional Para la Inteligencia Ambiental

La inteligencia ambiental es cada vez más importante para enfrentar los problemas mundiales, según expertos.

31 Aug 2011 | News story

Participants at the 2011 Forum on Earth Observations V: Creating a National Strategy for Environmental Intelligence

Creating a National Strategy for Environmental Intelligence

A recent conference brought together those who develop the technologies that monitor the Earth with those who need the information to better manage it. CEC was a cooperating partner. (Español) 

31 Aug 2011 | News story


Los genes de la naturaleza: riqueza compartida

Arranca proyecto GEF-PNUMA-UICN “Fortalecimiento de la Implementación de los regímenes de Acceso a Recursos Genéticos y Distribución de Beneficios en América Latina y el Caribe” …  

31 Aug 2011 | News story
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Garba Tula drylands project, Kenya

Defying drought: nomads have the answer

Mobile pastoralism is part of the solution to the drought in the Horn of Africa, according to the IUCN-hosted World Initiative for Sustainable Pastoralism (WISP). …   | French | Spanish

30 Aug 2011 | News story