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Purnima Rani Das from Chandpur

Speak up and change your life

In Bangladesh, IUCN and partners are transforming the lives of women and poor fishermen by giving them better access to natural resources and a louder voice in decisions on how these resources are managed.  …  

11 Aug 2011 | News story

contaminación por desechos sólidos

Encuentro centroamericano de gestión de residuos sólidos tendrá lugar en Costa Rica

La Unidad de Gestión y Política Ambiental de la Oficina Regional de UICN para Mesoamérica y la Iniciativa Caribe, tiene el agrado de informar que los días 11 y 12 de agosto 2011 se llevará a cabo el Encuentro Regional de intercambio de experiencias sobre la Gestión Integral de Residuos Sólidos, en San José , Costa Rica. La actividad se estará transmitiendo vía web streaming mediante la red social Eco-book (www.eco-book.net). …  

10 Aug 2011 | News story
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malouma

Maalouma Mint Moktar Ould Meidah désignée Ambassadrice de bonne volonté de l’UICN

Gland, Suisse, 9 Août 2011 (UICN) – L’artiste Maalouma Mint Meidah a été désignée Ambassadrice de bonne volonté de l’UICN pour la sous-région Afrique Centrale et Occidentale par Madame Julia Marton-Lefèvre, Directrice générale de l'Union internationale pour la conservation de la nature (UICN). Elle rejoint l’équipe mondiale d’Ambassadeurs de bonne volonté de l’UICN. …  

10 Aug 2011 | News story

Murphy's petrels

Removing rats, restoring islands

A unique international project partnership involving IUCN Member organizations, the Royal Society for Protection of Birds, The Nature Conservancy and the US Fish & Wildlife Service is helping to restore a series of islands and seabird habitats in the Pacific by removing alien invasive rats which have wreaked havoc on native biodiversity. …  

10 Aug 2011 | News story

Diálogos sobre Biodiversidade: Construindo a Estratégia Brasileira para 2020. Agosto, 2011

Líderes do setor privado reúnem-se em Brasília para a elaboração da estratégia brasileira de biodiversidade

O encontro faz parte da iniciativa Diálogos sobre Biodiversidade: construindo a estratégia brasileira para 2020, organizada pelo Ministério do Meio Ambiente, União Internacional para Conservação da Natureza (UICN), WWF-Brasil e Instituto de Pesquisas Ecológicas (IPÊ). …  

09 Aug 2011 | News story
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Malouma

Notes for nature, songs for society – IUCN welcomes Malouma as new Goodwill Ambassador

A unique artist has joined the team of IUCN Goodwill Ambassadors. Mauritanian singer and songwriter Malouma - or Maalouma - actively engaged in the fight for the rights of women and children and most recently,in tackling the many environmental challenges that her country is facing, joins IUCN in pursuing its vision of a ‘just world that values and conserves nature’. …  

09 Aug 2011 | News story

Cover photo: REDD+ Benefit-sharing paper

IUCN-ELC REDD+ Benefit-sharing Paper Published

The UN-REDD Programme and the World Bank's Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF) recently published a paper written by the IUCN Environmental Law Centre titled "REDD+ Benefit Sharing: A Comparative Assessment of Three National Policy Approaches." The paper compares benefit-sharing approaches associated with payments for ecosystem services, participatory forest management, and forest concession revenue sharing arrangements. The publication also assesses the ability of these policy approaches to address drivers of deforestation, and summarizes challenges and lessons learned from REDD+ benefit sharing planning to date. The paper may be found here. …  

08 Aug 2011 | News story

Purnima Rani Das from Chandpur

Speak up and change your life

In Bangladesh, IUCN and partners are transforming the lives of women and poor fishermen by giving them better access to natural resources and a louder voice in decisions on how these resources are managed. …  

08 Aug 2011 | News story

Bagmati River at Pashupatinath Temple, Kathmandu, Nepal

Strengthening environmental flows in South Asia

Environmental Flows means ensuring sufficient water is available for all sectors, including the environment. How to achieve this was the focus of a two-day training workshop organised by IUCN in Kathmandu, Nepal from 5-6 August 2011. …  

08 Aug 2011 | News story

04 August 2011 Seminar on Land/ Tenure rights for Benefit Sharing, Accra, Ghana

Symposium on Land/Tree Tenure Rights and Benefit Sharing to mark International Year of Forests 2011

As part of activities towards the celebration of the International Year of Forests 2011, a one-day symposium took place in Accra, on 4th August 2011. The symposium, dubbed ‘Securing Land/Tree Tenure Rights and Benefit Sharing Towards REDD Implementation in Ghana’, was an initiative of the Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources, with facilitation support from The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and the Growing Forest Partnerships (GFP). …  

06 Aug 2011 | News story
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