Août 2011

Students cycled for environment during the game

Winners of game-show “Adaptation to Climate Change” announced at IUCN-Holcim Summer Campaign Closing

On July 30-31, 2011, a game-show with the theme “Adaptation to Climate Change” was organized in Phu My Town in Ba Ria-Vung Tau, two hours south of HCMC, to mark the end of the IUCN-Holcim Summer Campaign 2011. IUCN, Holcim and UNIAD, a Hochiminh city (HCMC) - based entertainment company, organized the games and a television crew from Hau Giang filmed the event. …   | Vietnamese

24 Aug 2011 | News story

Ganga Brahmaputra Meghna Basin

Bangladesh and India formulated methodology for joint research

Bangladesh and India two neighbouring countries joined hands to start research as a part of a regional initiative of IUCN, styled “Ecosystems for Life: A Bangladesh-India Initiative.” …  

24 Aug 2011 | News story

Regional Conservation Forum

The European Conservation Forum opens its doors in two weeks!

The IUCN European Conservation Forum will start on Tuesday 6 and last until Friday 9 September 2011. It will be a major event to discuss the way forward for biodiversity in Europe. …  

23 Aug 2011 | News story

Inner Niger Delta

WANI - Treasure Trove of IWRM Knowledge

At the annual World Water Week in Stockholm, the IUCN Water Programme launched a new series of knowledge products inspired by the work of over 10 years Water and Nature Initiative. …  

23 Aug 2011 | News story

Mr.Somsak Soonthornnawaphat accepts the Those Contribution to Biodiversity Conservation in Thailand Honor Award from (left) Ms.Nisakorn Kositrat, a secretary-general of the Office of Natural Resources and Environmental Policy and Planning (ONEP) .

Somsak Soonthornnawaphat receives Biodiversity Conservation Honor award from ONEP

Mr.Somsak Soonthornnawaphat, IUCN Thailand programme's senior officer just received ‘Honor Award Those Contribution to Biodiversity Conservation in Thailand’ from Office of Natural Resources and Environmental Policy and Plannin (ONEP), Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources on the 22nd August 2011. His conservation work toward water onion and the reef to ridge approach is getting recognition at national level. …  

22 Aug 2011 | News story
0 Commentaires | Write a comment

Main view of VIHR Office

Influencing tomorrow’s government leaders toward environmental protection and monitoring

As part of its long-term goal of promoting public participation in environmental protection in Vietnam, IUCN is working with the Vietnamese Institute of Human Rights (VIHR) to develop and deliver a training manual on the links between the environment and human rights. VIHR is part of the Hanoi-based Ho Chi Minh National Academy of Politics and Public Administration, which trains 400 full-time and over 2,000 part-time senior government officials every year and 500-600 students for MS and PhD degrees. Working with VIHR is therefore an opportunity to influence the attitudes and behavior of tomorrow’s government leaders toward the inclusion of civil society in environmental protection and monitoring. …   | Vietnamese

22 Aug 2011 | News story

IUCN/Mark Smith

World Water Week: Nature turns on the tap

How do we ensure safe access to water and sanitation for the planet’s growing urban population? This question will be discussed at the World Water Week from 21-27 August in Stockholm. The theme this year is ‘Responding to Global Changes: Water in an Urbanising World’. IUCN’s answer comes from nature itself. …  

21 Aug 2011 | News story

Carp fingerlings

Stocking of carp fingerlings in Tanguar Haor promoting fish stock, biodiversity and livelihood

Total of twenty-three thousand carp fingerlings among which 12000 “Catla Catla” locally known as Katla and 11,000 “Labeo Rohita” locally known as Rui were released in a nursery waterbody named Rangamatia of Tanguar Haor on 12 August, 2011 under the flagship programme of IUCN, styled “Community Based Sustainable Management of Tanguar Haor.”  …  

21 Aug 2011 | News story

From Beirut to Bahrain

World Water Week: Nature turns on the tap

How do we ensure safe access to water and sanitation for the planet’s growing urban population? This question will be discussed at the World Water Week from 21 to 27 August in Stockholm. The theme this year is ‘Responding to Global Changes: Water in an Urbanising World’. IUCN’s answer comes from nature itself. …  

19 Aug 2011 | News story

UPU Letter Writing Competition Winners

Young writers' forest letter contest - Barbados and China win!

A Great Oak in Guyana’s Windsor Forest and an observant little tree ‘prepared to care for humanity’ helped 15-year-old Charlée Gittens from Barbados and 13-year-old Wang Sa from China to win gold medals in the Universal Postal Union’s 40th International Letter-Writing Competition for Young People. …  

19 Aug 2011 | News story