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Translate for Sacred Nature and earn a book about Sacred Natural Sites:

Please help protect sacred natural sites and their custodians by volunteering to translate three short documents into different languages. …  

06 Dec 2010 | News story
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Comments from the Chair (Issue 0610 | Dec 2010)

Aroha Te Pareake Mead
Chair, IUCN CEESP …  

06 Dec 2010 | News story
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Sharing Power: A New Vision for Development | UPDATE ON CONFERENCE PROGRAMME

Sharing Power: A New Vision for Development, 11-15 January 2011, Whakatane New Zealand. Update on the Conference Programme 'Sharing Power: A New Vision for Development', is the very first global Conference to be convened by CEESP. …  

03 Dec 2010 | News story
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Nnaemeka Ikegwuonu wins Rolex Young Laureate Awards

Nnaemeka Ikegwuonu, a member of both CEESP and CEC, was one of five winners of the Rolex Young Laureate Awards.  Nnaemeka is the Executive Director of the Smallholders Foundation - a network which uses radio to allow thousands of farmers in Nigeria to receive and share vital agricultural, envionmental and commercial information, leading to improved crop yields and better lives. CEESP Chair, Aroha Mead interviewed Nnaemeka . …  

02 Dec 2010 | News story
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It's easier to plead forgiveness than ask for permission

Peggy Smith 1,2 Catie Burlando 3 and Iain Davidson-Hunt 1,3 1 Co-Vice Chairs, North America, CEESP, IUCN
2 Lakehead University
3 University of Manitoba …  

02 Dec 2010 | News story
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Oil Palm Expansion: A New Threat to Palawan UNESCO Man and Bioshere Reserve

A field update from CEESP members in the the ALDAW Network (Ancestral Land/Domain Watch) In addition to the alarming expansion of nickel mining on Palawan island (already reported on previous CEESP NEWS releases) indigenous peoples are now being confronted with the threats posed by the expansion of oil palm plantations. …  

01 Dec 2010 | News story
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Community-based Forest Governance Systems

CEESP member Kannar Kumar Siripurapu writes on the 'Foundations of Community Based Forest Governance Systems in Odisha'. …  

01 Dec 2010 | News story
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Former TILCEPA Co-Chair, Jannie Lasmbang has role in landmark Malaysian Human Rights Commission

Kota Kinabalu: The Malaysian Human Rights Commission (Suhakam) has decided to uphold indigenous education as the main activity under its Indigenous People's Rights Committee. Its Commissioner, Jannie Lasimbang, who disclosed this, said the activity will be implemented jointly with the commission's Human Rights Education and Promotion Working Group in Sabah, Sarawak and Peninsular Malaysia. …  

01 Dec 2010 | News story
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Rick Steiner

Former UA Professor (and CEESP SEAPRISE member) Receives Cook Inletkeeper Award

Former UA Professor Rick Steiner, who left the University of Alaska earlier this year after almost three decades of service, received the Cook Inletkeeper's highest annual award at a ceremony in Anchorage on Dec. 4.   

29 Nov 2010 | News story
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Doris Cellarius receives major Sierra Club Award (see photo):

Doris Cellarius - an active member of CEESP and SEAPRISE with a leadership role working on biofuel issues - was presented with the 2010 William E. Colby Award, the Sierra Club's highest award for service to the Club itself; it “honors an outstanding record of leadership, dedication, and service to the Sierra Club as typified by William E. Colby” (Sierra Club Director and Officer 1900-1949; founder of the Club's Outings program), at the annual Sierra Club Awards Dinner in San Francisco on Saturday, September 25, 2010. …  

29 Nov 2010 | News story
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