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World Environment Day 2011 - Forests: Nature At Your Service

IUCN Bangladesh observes World Environment Day 2011

World Environment Day was observed in Bangladesh with the theme “Nature: Forests at your Service” by IUCN Bangladesh, the Government, United Nation agencies and numerous NGOs and institutions. …  

07 Jun 2011 | Event

Felicitation to Mr. Rajendra Khanal, In-Charge, IUCN Nepal

Felicitation to Mr. Rajendra Khanal, In-charge, IUCN Nepal

On the Occasion of World Environment Day, Hon. Bharat Mohan Adhikari, Deputy Prime Minister, Nepal, awarded Mr. Rajendra Khanal with the National Civil Service award-2011 on behalf of Jagriti Samaj Nepal. …  

05 Jun 2011 | News story
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Hon. Prime Minister Mr. Jhalanath Khanal visiting IUCN Stall

Students’ Conservation Conference and Exhibition 2011

IUCN Nepal participated in a national level Students' Conservation Conference and Exhibition organised by the National Trust for Nature Conservation (NTNC). The three-day exhibition was inaugurated at a special ceremony by Hon. Prime Minister Mr. Jhalanath Khanal.

05 Jun 2011 | News story
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Elephant leading the World Environment Day Campaign

IUCN Nepal Celebrates World Environment Day

IUCN Nepal observed the World Environment Day 2011 with its usual gusto amidst more than 3000 participants in the Green Environmental Parade. This year’s theme, ‘Forests: Nature at Your Service’, highlights the variety of services provided by the forests and urge us all to take action to protect them. …  

05 Jun 2011 | News story
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A young participant in Mangrove Planting Competition

IUCN Pakistan celebrated the World Envrionment Day at Keti Bunder

Karachi, June 10, 2011 (IUCN)

IUCN Pakistan, Karachi Office celebrated World Environment Day on 05 June 2011 at Keti Bundar in collaboration with the Sindh Coastal Community Development Project being executed by Sindh Coastal Development Authority. The other partners included Sindh Forest Department and United Welfare Organisation, a local CBO of Keti Bundar. The purpose of the event  was to highlight the significance of Day and International Year of Forests and to create community awareness on importance of mangrove forest ecosystem. …  

05 Jun 2011 | International news release

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IUCN Pakistan celebrating the World Environment Day 2011

The World Environment Day (WED) is the biggest and most widely celebrated global day for positive environmental action. The theme for the year 2011 is Forests: Nature At Your Service.  “Although individual decisions may seem small in the face of global threats and trends, when billions of people join forces in common purpose, we can make a tremendous difference.” say, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon. …  

05 Jun 2011 | International news release

Professor Dr. Md. Anwarul Islam, Chief Executive, Wildlife Trust Bangladesh, receiving the award on behalf of the organization from the honorable Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina

Wildlife Trust of Bangladesh wins conservation award

The national Bangabandhu Award for Wildlife Conservation was presented to the Wildlife Trust of  Bangladesh at a June 1st event organized by the Ministry of Environment and Forest.   …  

05 Jun 2011 | News story


1972年,联合国在瑞典斯德哥尔摩举行了人类环境会议,会议通过了《人类环境宣言》,并建议将此次大会的开幕日——6月5日定为世界环境日。同年,第27届联合国大会决定把每年的6月5日定为世界环境日。 世界环境日的意义在于提醒全世界注意地球状况和人类活动对环境的危害。 今年六·五世界环境日,IUCN中国会员自然之友开展一系列的活动,宣传环保、低碳节能的理念,在大家参与和互动过程中,提高相关认知。   …  

03 Jun 2011 | Event


In order to spread experience of pilot enterprises of A Guide on Sustainable Forest Management and Utilization by Chinese Enterprises (Guide for short), assist Chinese enterprises to develop overseas forest management, use and protection according to requirements in the Guide, Center for International Forest Products Trade, SFA, WWF Beijing office and IUCN China would hold Initiative on Sustainable Overseas Forest Management and Utilization by Chinese Enterprises in Wyndham Shanghai Bund East at 5:30pm on 22nd, June. We hold this meeting on the basis of summarizing Guide pilot work. This meeting can promote the Guide propaganda, be in favor of establishing communication platform between government and corporations, assist corporations to know
relevant laws, regulations and policies, standardize behaviors of sustainable overseas forest management and use by Chinese enterprises and popularize the image of responsible power of China. We sincerely invite you to send representatives to join it. …  

02 Jun 2011 | Event

森林大讲堂 第二讲:森林与生物多样性

世界自然保护联盟(IUCN )与中国林学会将在今年国际森林年组织一系列讲座。第二讲关注森林生物多样性:森林是大多数陆地物种的家园,并且热带森林是世界上生态系统最丰富的地区之一。森林生物多样性正在以惊人的速度丧失。诸如《千年生态系统评估》和《濒临灭绝的物种危急清单》等重要出版物指出,由于森林生境的丧失和退化,全球许多的森林生态系统、种群和物种收到了威胁而且数量还在不断扩大,同时,气候变化的影响也将加剧森林生物多样性的丧失。热带湿润森林中生存着所有生物群落中数量最多的濒危物种。据推测,目前有许多的物种正在与其热带森林生境一同消失,但是这一说法尚未得到科学的描述。全球一半以上的温带阔叶和混交林生物群落和近四分之一的热带雨林生物群落已经被人类瓦解或迁移。 …  

01 Jun 2011 | Article