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Kinship webinar series: Running a successful environmental education program

Kinship webinar series: Running a successful environmental education program

Tips from Madagascar and Peru are provided by 2011 Kinship Fellows Kerstin Forsberg, a CEC member, and Julie Razafimanahaka in this September 18 webinar. Register today! …  

27 Aug 2013 | News story

Se amplía Parque Nacional Natural Serranía de Chiribiquete en el corazón de la Amazonia Colombiana

Se amplía Parque Nacional en el corazón de la Amazonia Colombiana

Con el Parque Nacional Natural Serranía de Chiribiquete, por primera vez en la historia de Colombia se declara la ampliación de un área protegida superior a 1.5 millones de hectáreas. …  

27 Aug 2013 | News story

IUCN CEC member Michelle Finchum reports on an employee engagement program for sustainability at a municipal utility

Municipal utilities focus on workforce to guide sustainable choices

The One Planet program is an employee engagement educational program to support employees of a municipal utilities providing electricity and water in Colorado, USA. …  

27 Aug 2013 | News story

Matterhorn, Switzerland

Biodiversité dans les magasins pour démunis en Suisse

Par un système de collecte et d’organisation efficient, des aliments de qualité représentant également l’agro-biodiversité dans notre assiette sont vendus dans des magasins spécialisés pour les plus pauvres en Suisse. …  

27 Aug 2013 | News story

Discovering the Coastal and Marine Environment in West Africa: Knowledge Handbook

Discovering the Coastal and Marine Environment in West Africa

Teachers will welcome this resource for promoting conservation. Available in English, French and Portuguese from the PREE/PRCM programme. …  

27 Aug 2013 | News story

A medicinal plant photograph, Rangoon Creeper (Quisqualis Indica Linn.) taken in Budar, Nepal.

YAEF/NEPAL marks World Environment Day

Youth Awareness Environmental Forum (YAEF/Nepal) celebrated  the Day with events spanning June 4, 5 and 6, from speech competitions to essay contests -- all broadcast over Environmental Cycle Radio. …  

27 Aug 2013 | News story

Powered by nature award

Powered by Nature launches new campaign: Join the webinar

 An intensive workshop with award winners will culminate in the launch of a new Powered by Nature campaign. Join the launch via webinar. …  

27 Aug 2013 | News story

IUCN World Parks Congress, Sydney 2014

Looking ahead to the IUCN World Parks Congress

CEC Deputy Chair Nancy Colleton provides an overview of this "unparalleled event" coming November 2014. …  

27 Aug 2013 | News story

Trans-boundary biodiversity and Inland navigation

Visiting Research Professorship in Education for Sustainable Peace

The Georg Eckert Institute for International Textbook Research in Braunschweig, Germany, is pleased to announce the 2014/2015 call for applications. Deadline 4 October 2013. …  

27 Aug 2013 | Article

Three videos produced by the ISLANDS project teach children about sustainable development

Videos from Indian Ocean Commission ISLANDS project

Three pedagogical movies on waste and water management and coral reef protection aim to help teachers raise awareness of small islands issues. A comic book is next.   …  

27 Aug 2013 | Article

Juliane Zeidler, CEC Chair
  • Juliane Zeidler, IUCN CEC Chair
Join our Biodiversity Communication Campaign
  • Biodiversity communication campaign launched in Jeju
Funny Talking Animals
  • Funny Talking Penguins
  • IUCN World Conservation Congress 2012
  • Draft IUCN Programme
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Bringing Science to Life: CEPA Side Event Reports
  • COP10 to the Convention on Biological Diversity, October 2010, Nagoya, Japan
  • Communication, Education and Public Awareness (CEPA): A Toolkit for National Focal Points and NBSAP Coordinators
IUCN Science and Knowledge Management