2012

Macquarie’s new Green Campus Guide is a fun way for students and staff to learn how to make smart sustainability choices.

Green Campus Guide wins international accolades

Macquarie University in Australia has created a new interactive Green Campus Guide to inspire enhanced campus participation in its vision for sustainability.   …  

23 Feb 2012 | News story

In Durban, members of China's 1000 Environment-Friendly Youth Ambassadors Action programme.

China’s youth in action: 1000 environment-friendly ambassadors

CEC member JIA Feng shares the success story of this landmark youth environmental campaign -- the 1000 Environment-Friendly Youth Ambassadors Action programme. …  

22 Feb 2012 | News story

Parque Nacional Natural Chingaza, Colombia.

Adaptación basada en Ecosistemas, una respuesta al cambio climático

Primer documento en español sobre el enfoque de Adaptación basada en Ecosistemas, que UICN promueve a escala mundial. …  

22 Feb 2012 | News story
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Learning about biodiversity at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina's Planetarium Science Center

Egypt's Planetarium Science Centre activities for Rio+20

The Bibliotheca Alexandrina Planetarium Science Center will mark Rio+20 with a simulation of the globe and pressing sustainability issues on seven continents. Read about this and other 2012 activities. …  

22 Feb 2012 | News story

Une vue de l’atelier sur la dégradation des terres et la gestion du terroir du Massif Kelka tenu à Batouma / Douentza

La nature et nous - Mali

Alassane Ballo, membre de la CEC, partage son avis dans cet essai. Le patrimoine en ressources biologiques du Mali, riche et varié, est malheureusement menacé de disparition.  

22 Feb 2012 | News story

Woman with biogas plant. A quarter of India’s population of over one billion collect forest products almost daily for household tasks such as cooking, heating and feeding their livestock.

Emerging biogas technology in rural India

CEC member Jasmine Biba reports on a WWF-India project to meet people's needs for energy while reducing pressure on fuelwood from forests and conflict with wildlife. …  

22 Feb 2012 | News story

Cada año la frecuencia, severidad de los incendios forestales aumenta, ocasionando una diversidad de daños. Por ello en Bolivia se desarrolla la campaña comunicacional “El fuego está en nuestras manos” de la cual presentamos para su uso la adaptación de la guía “Aprendiendo a manejar el fuego”

El fuego está en nuestras manos

Cada año la frecuencia, severidad de los incendios forestales aumenta, ocasionando una diversidad de daños. Por ello en Bolivia se desarrolla la campaña comunicacional “El fuego está en nuestras manos” de la cual presentamos para su uso la adaptación de la guía “Aprendiendo a manejar el fuego”. …  

22 Feb 2012 | News story

Joe Zammit Lucia

Top scientists go beyond science to art and imagination

CEC member Dr. Joe Zammit-Lucia spoke on the role of art in sustainability at the American Association for the Advancement of Science's annual meeting 17 February. Here is his report. 

22 Feb 2012 | News story

The White-necked Picathartes, a spiritual emblem for some peoples in Sierra Leone, lives in a dwindling forest habitat.

Guarding Sierra Leone’s Forests with Education

This update on recent communication and education initiatives to preven deforestation of the Upper Guinean Forest region in Sierra Leone come from the Environmental Foundation for Africa, headed by CEC member Tommy Garnett. …  

22 Feb 2012 | News story

European Parliament Intergroup on Climate Change, Biodiversity and Sustainable Development

Sustainability and environmental challenges at the heart of the EU with the Intergroup

With 31 events organised in 2011 and the support of the four main political groups in the European Parliament (EP), the Intergroup “Climate Change, Biodiversity and Sustainable Development” is the most active and influential Intergroup in the EP. …  

22 Feb 2012 | News story
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