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IUCN Congress Website Online & Call for Contributions to the WCC

For your information, please note that the website for the 2012 IUCN World Conservation Congress in Jeju is now active. Available in the three IUCN official languages, it is also linked to the website of the Korean Organizing Committee. …  

03 Aug 2011 | News story
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Participant at CEC workshop during the World Scout Jamboree's Global Development Village

Scouting for biodiversity

What would the world be like if designed by Scouts? If you could let your imagination go wild and bring a new species to life, what would it look like? How can we make a difference in our home societies so that we live in a more harmonious world for people and nature? …  

02 Aug 2011 | News story

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Invitation - CEM Symposium

Please join the IUCN Commission on Ecosystem Management-North America & Caribbean Region and the Society for Ecological Restoration

SYMPOSIUM: Roadmap to Restoring the Ecological Health of the Gulf of Mexico after the BP Oil Spill
Tuesday, August 23
10:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Yucatan 1 Conference Room
Hotel Fiesta Americana
2011 SER World Conference on Ecological Restoration
Mérida, Mexico …  

01 Aug 2011 | News story

Debbie Good, IUCN Membership Focal Point for US Members, and Larissa Hotra, Strategic Partnerships at the annual National Teacher Leadership Academy hosted by IUCN Member, National Geographic.

National Geographic hosts marine-focused Teacher Leadership Academy

On 15 July 2011, IUCN Member National Geographic Education hosted 60 highly motivated high school teachers from around the United States for its annual National Teacher Leadership Academy (NTLA). …  

29 Jul 2011 | News story

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Honorary membership of IUCN

Honorary Membership of IUCN, which recognizes outstanding services to the conservation of nature and natural resources, is presented at the World Conservation Congress to two or three individuals who have made exceptional contributions to furthering the goals of the Union. …   | French | Spanish

28 Jul 2011 | News story

Harold Jefferson Coolidge

The Harold Jefferson Coolidge Memorial Medal

Established eight years ago during the World Conservation Congress in Thailand, the Harold Jefferson Coolidge Memorial Medal will go to a conservation professional who has made outstanding contributions to the conservation of nature and natural resources. …   | French | Spanish

28 Jul 2011 | News story

John C. Phillips

John C. Phillips Memorial Medal

IUCN Member Organizations and Commission Members are invited to submit nominations for the John C. Phillips Memorial Medal. The John C. Phillips Memorial Medal recognizes outstanding service in international conservation and commemorates the life and work of Dr John C. Phillips, a pioneer of the conservation movement. …   | French | Spanish

28 Jul 2011 | News story

Cape Town penguin breeding site under rehabilitation

South African National Parks (SANParks) and the Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds (SANCCOB) – two IUCN Members – have joined the City of Cape Town and other partners in the rehabilitation of the penguin breeding site at Burghers’ Walk in Simon’s Town, South Africa. …  

28 Jul 2011 | News story
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Colonel Samuela Saumatua in his opening address.

Economy must go green to ensure sustainability: says Environment Minister

In opening the 14th Annual Meeting of the Pacific Islands Roundtable for Nature Conservation (PIRNC) today in Lami, Fiji, Colonel Samuela Saumatua the Minister for Urban Development, Housing, Local Government and Environment of Fiji emphasized the need for Pacific economies to go green if the region is to ensure its economic viability. …  

26 Jul 2011 | News story

Some of the IUCN Members during the IUCN Members’ meeting in Kampala, Uganda.

IUCN Members in Uganda muscle up for the World Conservation Congress

IUCN Members in Uganda convened a meeting last week at the Secretariat offices in Kampala to discuss and generate a roadmap for effective participation at both the Regional Conservation Forum (RCF) and the World Conservation Congress (WCC). The meeting was attended by representatives of the Member institutions and the secretariat. …  

25 Jul 2011 | News story
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