Welcome to the IUCN Commission on Education and Communication

IUCN CEC is a network driving change for sustainability. More than 1,000 members volunteer their professional expertise in learning, knowledge management and strategic communication to achieve IUCN goals.

CEC works closely with the IUCN Global Communications Unit.  

To join CEC, write to cec@iucn.org.
 

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Please visit CECtalksnature.org for the latest views from thought leaders, member profiles and international conservation updates.

Juliane Zeidler, IUCN CEC Chair

CEC Survey on Web Communication in Eastern and Southern Africa

CEC Regional Vice-Chair Juliane Zeidler recently conducted a survey of CEC members in Eastern and Southern Africa to explore communication options and limits, especially for Web-based networking.
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26 Oct 2010 | News story

Milk is offered to Shivling (Lord Shiva). It is a challenge to make rituals and festivals rich in traditional ecological knowledge relevant to urban youth.

Passing Traditional Knowledge to Youth - A New Mythology

In globalizing India, the traditional knowledge-practice-belief complex passed through generations is challenged by the younger generation. CEC member Andrea Deri and Rushikesh Chavan ask, "Can Western scientific knowledge provide a new belief system and motivate decisions?" …  

26 Oct 2010 | News story

David Without Borders (David Sans Frontiers) is a multi-media quest to discover initiatives that preserve biodiversity

Découvrez le 3ème épisode vidéo : le savoir Inca réincarné

Découvrez le 3ème épisode vidéo ! Pommes de terre génétiquement protégées : le savoir Inca réincarné. Par les aventuriers David Aimé et David Fabrega. …  

26 Oct 2010 | News story

CEC member Joe Russo in Fast Company magazine

CEC Member in Fast Company Magazine

Joe Russo, CEC member and President of ZedX in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, USA, was featured in the magazine Fast Company last month. Using GPS–enabled yield monitors, Russo creates programs that help farmers better manage their water use. …  

25 Oct 2010 | News story

CEC members David Ainsworth and Florence Clap during the CEC side event at the CBD COP10 CEPA Fair

Photo Slideshow of CEC Side Event in Nagoya

A slideshow with music, captions and comments was produced by CEC members Yvonne Otieno and Tania Moreno as their report on CEC's side event "Communicating Biodiversity". …  

25 Oct 2010 | News story

Communicating Biodiversity: Bringing Science to Life through Communication, Education and Public Awareness

New CEPA brochure: "Communicating Biodiversity"

CEPA has the potential to unlock global action on biodiversity conservation. This brochure explains why CEPA is a priority for the IUCN Commission on Education and Communication. …  

25 Oct 2010 | News story

Brochure of the IUCN Commission on Education and Communication, September 2010

New Brochure: "CEC - Powering Change for Biodiversity"

CEC, the IUCN Commission on Education and Communication, seeks to engage and inspire people to value and protect nature. A new brochure provides an overview of the Commission. …  

25 Oct 2010 | News story

www.weec2011.org

World Environmental Education Congress in July 2011

The 6th World Environmental Education Congress will take place July 2011 in Brisbane, Australia. The Congress provides environmental educators with a unique opportunity to share and showcase their work with colleagues from around the world. …  

25 Oct 2010 | News story

www.weec2011.org

WEEC Abstract Deadline Extended

The abstract submission deadline has been extended to 3 December 2010 for the World Environmental Education Congress. …  

25 Oct 2010 | News story

CEC member Rod DeArmon holds black bear cub in Iowa, USA

Predator, Prey, and the People of Iowa: CEC member advances education for biodiversity

Predator, Prey, and the People of Iowa is a series of educational programs from elementary school to university level. The programs are carried out by CEC member Ron DeArmond's organization, Pella Wildlife Company. …  

24 Oct 2010 | News story

Juliane Zeidler, CEC Chair
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