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Multi-stakeholder Consultation for Joint Research and Dialogue

IUCN Bangladesh organized the First Multi-stakeholder Consultation for Joint Research and Dialogue of the project entitled ‘Ecosystems for Life: A Bangladesh – India Initiative’ on November 29, 2010 at LGED Auditorium. The project is being jointly implemented by both the Bangladesh and India offices of IUCN with support from the IUCN Asia Regional Office in Bangkok. …  

10 Dec 2010 | Event

IUCN Bangladesh Climate Change Workshop on 23/09/2010

National climate change monitoring system for Bangladesh

 On 23 September 2010, about 100 scientists, academics and professionals from the public sector and various research organisations gathered in Dhaka to participate in a national workshop to finalise the methodology for monitoring climate change and variability in Bangladesh.  

27 Sep 2010 | Event

NRG workshop photograph

Workshop on Natural Resources Governance in Rajshahi District

 IUCN Bangladesh hosted a workshop on August 19, 2010 at the Rajshahi University, as part of the project entitled "Improving environmental governance for sustainable management of natural resources in Bangladesh”. …  

29 Aug 2010 | Event

Climate change workshop photo

Workshop on Developing Monitoring Mechanisms of Climate Change Impacts

 On 24 July 2010, IUCN B organized a consultation workshop on developing monitoring mechanisms of climate change impacts on eight major sectors of Bangladesh. The workshop was part of IUCN B’s current engagement in climate change research in Bangladesh with funding support from DFID and Danida. The workshop was held at the BIAM Multipurpose Hall and was one of the first of its kind in Bangladesh hoping it will lead to a giant leap in climate change research in the nation. …  

29 Aug 2010 | Event

Juniper Tree, Balochistan

Energy action in Asia

In Asia, IUCN is working to incorporate nature-based principles into energy policies and promote fair access to clean energy through economic approaches. From village solar energy projects to research into new energy crops, the work and experience of IUCN Members plays a key role. …  

03 Jun 2010 | News story

Q’eqchí’-Maya girl helps to fill bags with soil in a large nursery in the Lachuá, Guatemala

Celebrating International Biodiversity Day

Today IUCN celebrates the International Day for Biological Diversity focusing on the links between biodiversity, human development and people’s livelihoods. This has special significance for every plant and animal on Earth, particularly during this International Year of Biodiversity, and comes at a time when world leaders are setting new targets to stop biodiversity loss. …   | Chinese

22 May 2010 | News story

This image shows the courtship behavior of Indian Bull frogs (Holobatrachus tigerinus). During the monsoon, the breeding males become bright yellow in color, while females remain dull. The prominent blue vocal sacs of male produce strong nasal mating call.

Nature's diversity unites Bangladesh

To celebrate the International day of Biological Diversity, May 22, IUCN Bangladesh awarded the winners of the “Biodiversity in focus” environmental photography competition. …  

22 May 2010 | Event

A close shot of medicinal plant Timur (zanthoxylum arnatum).

New prescription needed for medicinal plants

Medicinal plants are valuable species: they provide income and healthcare to thousands of people around the world. Greater numbers of people rely on traditional medicine, mostly based on herbs, for their primary healthcare than ‘conventional’ or western medicine. But 15,000 species of medicinal plants are globally threatened from, amongst others, loss of habitat, overexploitation, invasive species and pollution. …  

18 May 2010 | International news release

Community members planting a medicinal plant, Chittagong Hill Tracts, Bangladesh

Prize to share traditional knowledge from rural Bangladesh with the world

From a selection of international conservation projects one of IUCN Bangladesh’s projects has been nominated for representation at the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) during October in Nagoya, Japan, during the Conference of the Parties 10 (COP10).  …  

30 Mar 2010 | Event

Water and environment experts at the World Water Day workshop, Dhaka

World Water Day 2010 – experts make a splash

The international World Water Day is held annually on 22 March to focus attention on the importance of freshwater and advocates for the sustainable management of freshwater resources. Access to safe drinking water is a global concern, particularly in Bangladesh. To celebrate World Water Day local water experts gathered in Dhaka on Tuesday 23 March at a workshop - World Water Day 2010: Clean Water for a Healthy World. …  

23 Mar 2010 | Event

Deer are common in the Sundarbans.