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Cemex Quarry, Léry-Poses, France

CEMEX Recognizes the Importance of Water Management

Water is a building material – let’s not forget that. IUCN and global building materials company CEMEX join forces to work on optimizing water use and conserving the quality of water resources and wetlands in the river basins they operate in. …  

18 Apr 2011 | News story

Shahriar Rahman, GIS Associate, IUCN Bangladesh, works with community members to validate the GPS data.

Conserving nature and wildlife through participatory GIS

IUCN Bangladesh is working with participatory geographic information systems (GIS) and mapping applications to improve spatial planning for community-based conservation projects. …  

18 Apr 2011 | News story

IUCN Director General, Julia Marton-Lefèvre

A Postcard from Davos

After attending the World Economic Forum’s Annual meeting, Julia Marton-Lefèvre, IUCN’s Director General, reflects on the importance of such fora to disseminate the IUCN message. …  

18 Apr 2011 | News story

Shamen Vidanage

Mr Shamen Vidanage assumes duties as the Acting Country Representative of IUCN Sri Lanka Country Office

Mr Shamen Vidanage assumes responsibility as the Acting Country Representative of IUCN Sri Lanka Country Office with effect from April 2011. 

18 Apr 2011 | News story
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Raising cattle in southern Chile, this man on horseback rides land that could be flooded if a proposed hydro-electric project is approved, explains CEC member Adriana Suárez Delucchi.

Hidroelectricidad y Poder; una perspectiva de derechos indígenas

Adriana Suárez Delucchi, miembro de la CEC y Magíster en Gestión Ambiental de la Universidad Macquarie, presenta su trabajo: "Hidroelectricidad y Poder; desde una perspectiva de derechos indígenas y participación ciudadana" el cual reflexiona acerca de procesos de toma de decisión en escenarios multiculturales.   …  

15 Apr 2011 | News story

Raising cattle in southern Chile, this man on horseback rides land that could be flooded if a proposed hydro-electric project is approved, explains CEC member Adriana Suárez Delucchi.

Hydropower and Power: An indigenous rights perspective

CEC member Adriana Suárez Delucchi shares her paper 'Hydropower and Power: An indigenous rights perspective', written while at Macquarie University's master's programme in environmental management. The focus is on decision-making processes in multi-cultural settings.  …  

15 Apr 2011 | News story

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Museo del Oro en Colombia: Una mirada desde la Biodiversidad

El Museo del Oro y el Instituto Alexander Von Humboldt, organizaron un recorrido por el museo que evidenciaba la forma como se relacionaron los antiguos orfebres y ceramistas con animales y plantas. …  

15 Apr 2011 | News story

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A view of biodiversity at Colombia's Museum of Gold

The Museum of Gold and Alexander Von Humboldt Institute organized an exposition for the International Year of Biodiversity that illustrated the way that antique goldsmiths related to animals and plants. …  

15 Apr 2011 | News story

The Forum on Earth Observations V: Creating a National Strategy for Environmental Intelligence

Speakers announced for environmental intelligence forum

Natural disasters are on the rise. Observational capabilities are in decline. Where do we go from here? Announcing speakers for the Environmental Intelligence forum 14 June in Washington, D.C.

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15 Apr 2011 | News story

Grey Lake glacier in Torres del Paine National Park, Chile

Competition: Explaining climate change through graphics

Can you use graphic design to surprise and awaken people about climate change? Enter this contest by 1 May 2011. "Here's a challenge for CEC members," writes CEC Deputy Director Wendy Goldstein. …  

15 Apr 2011 | News story