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First boats sail to Barcelona

The Jadran has left its port of departure, and is now sailing to the IUCN World Conservation Congress in Barcelona.           …  

24 Sep 2008 | News story

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National experts meet to improve implementation of international environmental agreements in Georgia

The IUCN Programme Office for the Southern Caucasus has convened the third national stakeholder workshop within the TEMATEA component of the project “Halting the loss of Biodiversity in the Southern Caucasus”, which is funded by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. 

19 Sep 2008 | News story

Striped frog. Tavi, Portugal

A Voice for Species Conservation

Why should we care about species when the world has so many other challenges to face? Help us create a Global Voice for Species Conservation!
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26 Aug 2008 | News story

IUCN SEE team, Green Belt plate positioning in Backi Monostor, Serbia

Green Belt site officially marked in Backi Monostor

The Green Belt plate positioned in the heart of Gornje Podunavlje Special Nature Reserve …  

09 Aug 2008 | News story

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Reuters-IUCN Environmental Media Awards announce regional winners

Reuters Foundation and IUCN, the International Union for Conservation of Nature announce today the regional winners of the 2008 Reuters-IUCN Media Awards for Excellence in Environmental Reporting, who will vie for the global prize of US$5,000. …   | French | Spanish

07 Aug 2008 | International news release

IUCN Candidates for the Presidency

New Candidate for the Presidency of IUCN

In accordance with Article 27 of the IUCN Statutes and paragraph 32 of the IUCN Regulations, an additional nomination has come forward for the Presidency of IUCN. …  

07 Aug 2008 | News story

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IUCN facilitates stakeholder participation in the planning of Ktsia-Tabatskuri Managed Reserve 

The IUCN Programme Office for the Southern Caucasus facilitates stakeholder participation in the planning of Ktsia-Tabatskuri Managed Reserve, the biggest managed Reserve (IUCN Category 4) in Georgia. 

06 Aug 2008 | News story

Conference: "The European Union and its Overseas Entities: Strategies to counter Climate Change and Biodiversity Loss" (Reunion Island, 7-11 July 2008)

28 EU overseas entities join forces for the first time to counter climate change - IUCN

For the first time the EU’s overseas entities have come together at a meeting in Reunion Island, calling for action on climate change impacts to help preserve nature, says IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) at the Reunion Conference on Climate Change and Biodiversity in EU Overseas Entities (7-11 July). …  

11 Jul 2008 | International news release

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Scientists send distress signal to Russian PM Vladimir Putin over oil project's threat to rare whales

A panel of whale scientists convened by IUCN has addressed an open letter to the Russian Prime Minister to highlight the lack of transparency in oil operations off eastern Russia, which could seriously imact the already critically-endangered western gray whale population . …  

10 Jul 2008 | News story

Barcelona Congress

Apply now for the Business Night School

Three-hour long Learning Opportunities will equip non-business delegates to the IUCN World Conservation Congress with knowledge and skills to work with business on contributing to ecosystem management solutions. Each evening (6-8 October), four sessions will run in parallel on (1) business basics, (2) partnerships, (3) communication and (4) tools, using case examples from a wide variety of sectors including energy, agri-business, advertising and communication technology. …   | Spanish

08 Jul 2008 | News story