2011

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Using art to communicate science: Launch of SustainableFocus.org

Join this new online community and magazine. Collaborate with visual communicators, scientists and stakeholders on science and sustainability. CEC member Neil Losin announces the launch. …  

02 Feb 2011 | News story

Video message of IUCN Director General Julia Marton-Lefèvre on the occasion of the 40th Anniversary of the Ramsar Convention

IUCN congratulates the Ramsar Convention on its 40th anniversary

Video message of IUCN Director General Julia Marton-Lefèvre on the occasion of the 40th Anniversary of the Ramsar Convention …  

02 Feb 2011 | News story

Communicating Forest Values

Web-based learning for forestry professionals

Internet resources for knowledge sharing among the forest community are offered by Andy Alm and Jack Byrne of IUCN CEC. …  

02 Feb 2011 | News story

Communicating Forest Values

Love not loss

Doom and gloom messages on biodiversity aren’t working and should be replaced by positive messages that inspire action, argues CEC member Laurie Bennett. …  

02 Feb 2011 | News story

Sitio Ramsar Jaaukanigás". Santa Fe, Argentina.

Día Mundial de los humedales se celebra hoy

El lema para 2011 es “Los Humedales y los Bosques”. Este año, la Convención Ramsar celebra también su 40º aniversario.
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02 Feb 2011 | News story

Wetlands of Viet Nam

World Wetlands Day – Healthy forests, healthy wetlands

Wetlands, such as mangroves, peat forests and freshwater swamp forests, are home to a wealth of biodiversity. To mark this year’s World Wetlands Day on Wednesday 2 February, IUCN is highlighting the role and importance of forests in wetlands, of particular poignancy as 2011 is the International Year of Forests. …  

01 Feb 2011 | News story

Flooded forests in the Tonle Sap Preak Toel wetlands, Cambodia

Lower Mekong River communities celebrate World Wetlands Day

February 2 is World Wetlands Day, an international day focused on highlighting the importance of wetlands to community livelihoods and aims to raise public awareness of wetland values. …  

01 Feb 2011 | News story

Participants of the NBCC in discussion.

EIA processes made clear for Fiji’s Nadi Basin Catchment Committee

The training on Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) conducted recently on 21st January by IUCN, the International Union for Conservation of Nature should set a clearer scene for stakeholders and members of the Nadi Basin Catchment Committee (NBCC) in Fiji in shaping their plans to develop a strategy to reduce flood risks for the Nadi area. …  

31 Jan 2011 | News story

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Worst attack on Virunga National Park rangers in years

IUCN's Global Protected Areas Programme is sad to announce that more rangers have recently been killed in the line of duty. On 24 January 2011 a patrol of three rangers and five soldiers, protecting a road in Virunga National Park, Democratic Republic of Congo, were attacked and killed by the FDLR Rwandan militia, an illegal movement thought to include the perpetrators of the Rwandan genocide in 1994. …  

31 Jan 2011 | News story

Remise officielle du poster au représentant de CARPE-USAID

Lancement de l’Atlas Forestier Interactif de la RD Congo et du Projet de développement et de mise en œuvre d’un Système de Gestion de l’Information Spatiale (SyGIS)

La première version de l’Atlas Forestier Interactif de la République Démocratique du Congo a été officiellement  présentée ce mercredi 19 janvier à  Kinshasa par World Ressourses Institute (WRI) devant un parterre de partenaires dans la conservation et au développement. …  

28 Jan 2011 | News story
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