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World Environment Day 2010

World Environment Day: Stop and think about life

Today, 5 June, we celebrate World Environment Day, with the theme: “Many Species. One Planet. One Future.” Let everyone hear this urgent call to conserve the diversity of life on our planet. …  

05 Jun 2010 | News story

B@B Platform website launched

3 June, 2010.  The website for the Business and Biodiversity Platform was launched this week, visit it here. The B@B platform was established by The IUCN Regional Office for Pan-Europe with PricewaterhouseCoopers, European Centre for Nature Conservation (ECNC), European Landowners’ Organization (ELO) and Blue4You – on behalf of the European Commission.
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03 Jun 2010 | News story

Striped frog. Tavi, Portugal

Portuguese Parliamentarians together for biodiversity

For the first time the Portuguese Parliament hosted a conference dedicated to biodiversity. The event brought together Parliamentarians, NGOs and scientists to share information on the challenges biodiversity is facing and to discuss the next steps for conservation. …  

25 May 2010 | News story

Bee

Tell world leaders your biodiversity message

Today we celebrate the International Day for Biological Diversity. This special occasion reminds us of the urgency to take action to conserve biodiversity – our life source. …  

22 May 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

Earth viewed from space. Courtesy: NASA.

Explore the Encyclopedia of Earth

Encyclopedia of Earth is a new electronic reference about the Earth, its natural environments, and their interaction with society. It is a free, fully searchable collection of articles written in non-technical language by scholars, professionals, educators and experts. CEC member Mark McGinley introduces the EoE to CEC.  …  

02 May 2010 | News story

Red Sea, White Coral?

Comment conserver les récifs de la Mer Rouge haut en couleur

La Mer Rouge héberge l’un des systèmes de récifs de coraux les plus riches qui comme presque tous les autres récifs au monde, subit les effets du changement climatique. Le blanchiment des coraux menace non seulement les récifs, mais aussi le tourisme et les pêcheries qui en dépendent. …   | English

01 Apr 2010 | News story

Leaf with raindrops. Alotau, PNG.

Boletín de Miembros Unión Pulse en línea

El número de Marzo de 2010 de Union Pulse se encuentra en línea con nuevas noticias e información sobre los Miembros de la UICN. …   | English | French

30 Mar 2010 | News story

Año Internacional de la Biodiversidad: Una gran fuente de información

El Año Internacional de la Biodiversidad será más eficaz si cada uno de nosotros entiende por qué es tan importante la biodiversidad y si se tiene las herramientas para ayudar a detener la pérdida de biodiversidad", afirma la Directora General de la UICN, Julia Marton-Lefèvre. …   | English | French

29 Mar 2010 | News story

Grace Mwaura, IUCN Councillor

Grace Mwaura nombrada Consejera

Tras la decisión tomada por el Consejo en noviembre pasado de fortalecer la voz de la juventud en el Consejo para garantizar que los intereses de la próxima generación sean abordados de manera adecuada, el Consejo aprobó el nombramiento de la señora Grace Mwaura de Kenia hasta el final del mandato del Consejo en 2012. …   | English | French

29 Mar 2010 | News story


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