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IPCC- Nobel Prize Awards

Head of Ecosystem and Livelihoods Group, Dr. Tejpal Singh receives an award for his contribution to the Nobel Prize bestowed on the IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change).

06 May 2008 | Event

Modular exhibition stand
IUCN World Conservation Congress

Rent an exhibition booth to showcase your work at the Congress

Do you want to showcase the work that your organization is doing at the IUCN World Conservation Congress? We offer 145 3x2m exhibition stands that you can rent from 6 to 11 October.

30 Apr 2008 | News story

Barcelona Congress

Contribute to IUCN’s policy and programme – submit a motion!

The electronic Motions Management System is now open and all members in good standing are invited to submit draft motions for consideration at the IUCN Members’ Assembly at the World Conservation Congress. Detailed information on how to submit motions is available here.  …   | Spanish

28 Apr 2008 | News story

Trash on Ha Noi streets

Cuộc thi Hà Nội Connect2Earth

Hãy nói với thế giới rằng bạn đang chăm lo cho thành phố của chúng ta.
Connect2Earth là gì?

24 Apr 2008 | News story

Team work during the PES training needs assessment.

Chi trả cho Dịch vụ Hệ sinh thái: Đánh giá Nhu cầu đào tạo của Chính quyền địa phương

“Chi trả cho Dịch vụ Hệ sinh thái” (PES) là một khái niệm khá mới mẻ ở Việt Nam cũng như trên thế giới. Để hỗ trợ áp dụng PES trong bảo tồn đa dạng sinh học việc tập huấn về PES cho các cán bộ nhà nước có liên quan ở mọi cấp là cần thiết. …  

24 Apr 2008 | News story


Ha Noi Connect2Earth Competition

Tell the world you care about our city. …  

24 Apr 2008 | News story

Ploughshare Tortoises

Bangkok market a hub for illegal international trade in freshwater turtles and tortoises

Thailand is a major hub for the international trade in illegal freshwater turtles and tortoises, finds a new report, Pet freshwater turtle and tortoise trade in Chatuchak Market, Bangkok, Thailand, launched today by TRAFFIC, the wildlife monitoring network, a joint programme of WWF and IUCN. …  

24 Apr 2008 | International news release

Park Güell - Banc ondulat

Barcelona Carbon Offset Fund

In an effort to make the Barcelona Congress a carbon neutral event, IUCN is making a call to all IUCN members and partners to propose one or more projects from which certified carbon offsets can be purchased after the event. …  

23 Apr 2008 | News story

Arlene Amponin presents lessons learned from the Philippines PES case study

IUCN-GEF IW-Learn workshop examines the mechanics of Payments for Ecosystem Services

Are Payments for Ecosystem Services (PES) a viable way of financing management of river basins and coastal environments? What steps are needed to develop PES schemes? What experiences and lessons learned have been generated from attempts to develop PES in the real world? These are some of the questions examined at the IUCN-GEF IW-Learn workshop on Designing Payment Schemes for Ecosystem Services held from April 3-5, 2008 in Hanoi, Vietnam. …  

22 Apr 2008 | News story

Reuters-IUCN Media Awards

Call for Entries to Reuters-IUCN Environmental Media Awards

Reuters Foundation and IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) launch 2008 Media Awards for Excellence in Environmental Reporting. …   | French | Spanish

15 Apr 2008 | International news release