Novembre 2009

One of the eighteen presentations at the workshop on October 31, 2009.

Living Rivers Workshop seeks to keep rivers alive

In collaboration with the Center of Biodiversity and Development (CBD) of the Institute of Tropical Biology (ITB) and Vietnam Rivers Network (VRN), IUCN co-funded a workshop called Living Rivers.

 
 
 
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17 Nov 2009 | News story
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Flooding in Kuraburi, southern Thailand

Gaming Exercise on Climate Change and Humanitarian Disaster Relief

IUCN CEC members recently participated in a gaming exercise about the challenges nations may face in the future given a scenario of increased climate impacts and scarce resources. …  

16 Nov 2009 | News story

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New Video: Climate Change and the Earth Charter

CEC member Mirian Vilela, Executive Director of the Earth Charter, invites you to take a look at  her organization's new videos. One was produced for the You Tube/ CNN competition “Raise your voice: change climate change!” Another features an interview with Maurice Strong. …  

16 Nov 2009 | News story

Moreno Glacier in Los Glaciares National Park in Argentina

CEC Action on Climate Change and the Military

Climate change is a ‘threat multiplier’ for instability in some of the most volatile regions of the world. Impacts on water, food, health and weather could lead to mass immigration, lack of control over borders and potential armed conflict. CEC members are involved in raising awareness. …  

16 Nov 2009 | News story
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Inaugural Annual Conference on Developments in International Environmental Law

Co-sponsored by the Washington College of Law and the Center for International Environmental Law and held in Cooperation with the IUCN Commission on Environmental Law and the American Society of International Law’s International Environmental Law Interest Group   …  

13 Nov 2009 | News story

Coverage of IUCN's Pan-European Programme

Pan European Councillors

In between the four-yearly World Conservation Congresses the highest decision-making organ in the Union is the Council, which is elected for an intersessional period (from one Congress to the next). The Council includes the President of IUCN, the Treasurer, the Chairs of the six Commissions, 24 elected Regional Councillors, a representative of Switzerland (the country in which IUCN has its seat), and up to five appointed Councillors. …  

13 Nov 2009 | News story
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Wood yard, Nam Dinh Forest Products Joint Stock Company, Vietnam

Policy makers urged to look at role environment plays in supporting communities

The importance of biodiversity and ecosystems to economies around the world is the focus of a series of five reports from the Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB) study. The latest TEEB report, tailored for policy makers, is released today. …  

13 Nov 2009 | News story

Seamount species

Mysteries of deep-water life in the Indian Ocean to be revealed

A new project led by IUCN will unveil the mysteries of southern Indian Ocean seamounts and help improve conservation and management of resources. …  

12 Nov 2009 | News story

Minister Al-Irani called for more pro-active participation by women groups in the lead up to Copenhagen

Minister Al-Irani called for more pro-active participation by women groups in the lead up to Copenhagen

At the last day of the Gender and Climate Change training workshop held in Amman, the Jordanian Minister of Environment, H.E. Eng. Khaled Al-Irani called for more pro-active participation by women groups in the lead up to Copenhagen. …  

12 Nov 2009 | News story

Iquitos, Perú.

Países construyen visión común para la conservación de la Amazonía

Representantes de los departamentos de áreas protegidas de los países amazónicos, reunidos en Bogotá, Colombia, reiteraron su compromiso de construir una visión común de conservación de una de las bioregiones más importantes del mundo. …  

12 Nov 2009 | News story
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