Nouvelles

Forum at a glance
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Shaking the world and leading the way

Four days, 900 events, 8000 participants, 179 countries. These are the figures. Agreements on high seas governance, principles guiding forest management to face climate change, framework agreements with governments, session with 10 African Ministers, initiatives such as The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity. These are some of the outcomes. Here are the sounds and the images..  …  

11 Oct 2008 | Video

Pavan Sukhdev on the economics of ecosystems and biodiversity
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Pavan Sukhdev on the economics of ecosystems and biodiversity

Pavan Sukhdev, an economist, is the Head of Deutsche Bank's Global Market Business in India. He believes that Economics should be at the center of the debate on ecosystems and biodiversity preservation. …  

11 Oct 2008 | Video

Barcelona Congress

The latest from IUCN Presidential candidates

Voting for the IUCN President will get underway this afternoon. IUCN caught up with each presidential candidate to find out what they would do for IUCN if successful in the elections. …  

11 Oct 2008 | Audio

Global Reef expedition to save the coral reefs
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Global Reef expedition to save the coral reefs

One -third of the reef building corals are threatened with extinction. What can be done to protect our oceans and the marine ecosystems on which the health of our planet depends. HRH Prince Khaled bin Sultan announced the launch of a three-year expedition and gave an exclusive interview for IUCN web TV …  

10 Oct 2008 | Video

Iñaki Gili

Cataluña apunta a la reducción de emisiones de carbono

A partir de una estrategia para la mitigación del cambio climático, la región autónoma de Cataluña se ha impuesto la meta de reducir su huella de carbono a niveles cada vez más próximo a las metas planteadas en el marco del Protocolo de Kyoto. …  

10 Oct 2008 | Audio

Deyna Marsh, Luisa Tagicakibau, Ron Simpson

Pacific Island youth lead the way

Arise and open your eyes – it’s time to turn the tide! This was the message of young Pacific islanders attending the IUCN World Conservation Congress in Barcelona, Spain, this week. …  

10 Oct 2008 | News story

Press event on climate change in Australia

At a press event on climate change in Australia, delegates heard how the continent is being hit by meteorological variations. …  

10 Oct 2008 | Photos

Image gallery - HRH Prince Khalid

HRH Prince Khaled Bin Sultan Bin Abdulaziz attended the IUCN World Conservation Congress on 10 October 2008 and announced a substantial donation to the Living Ocean's Foundation. …  

10 Oct 2008 | Photos

Tim Flannery
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Earth's intelligence

Professor Tim Flannery is one of Australia’s leading thinkers and writers. An internationally-acclaimed scientist, explorer and conservationist, his books include The Future Eaters and The Weather Makers: The History and Future Impact of Climate Change. He believes human intelligence will allow us to live sustainably on the earth, before it's too late. …  

10 Oct 2008 | Video

Glimpses of WCC

On the last day of the IUCN World Conservation Congress Forum, the corridors and meeting rooms of the CCIB venue were abuzz with action. …  

10 Oct 2008 | Photos