Comisión de Educación y Comunicación

Convención CEPA habla de “Participación Pública y Comunicación Estratégica”

Tania Moreno, miembro de la CEC, realizó una presentación de Comunicación, Educación y Conciencia Pública (CEPA) ante la reciente Convención de Diversidad Biológica (CDB) actualizando Estrategias y Planes de Acción sobre Biodiversidad Nacional (NBSAPs).

24 Jan 2012 | Article
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Editado por A.C. Newton y N. Tejedor

Paisaje forestal en zonas secas de Latinoamérica cuenta con libro en edición digital

Un nuevo libro, denominado Principios y Práctica de la Restauración del Paisaje Forestal, fue lanzado recientemente en su versión en español.

24 Jan 2012 | Article
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Sustainable Development: Beyond Carbon

Beyond Carbon Business Forum February 2012 in Melbourne

La Trobe University invites you to attend a Business Forum on 'Sustainable Development: Beyond Carbon'  21 February in Melbourne, Australia. …  

24 Jan 2012 | News story

LED lights are more efficient than mercury vapour or sodium vapour lights.

Street lights that cost less to operate

IUCN helped to lower fuel consumption in the main urban centres in the Republic of Marshall Islands simply by changing light bulbs. …  

23 Jan 2012 | Article

Closing event participants

CSOs ready to take action

At the end of 2011 participants of two-day seminar that closed the Building Capacities on EU nature policies project, shared their views and main findings related to the action of Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), and drew their way forward. The second day was dedicated to information sharing on funding opportunities enabling implementation of nature protection in the region. …  

23 Jan 2012 | News story

Ministry of Environment

United Arab Emirates; the Move towards Conserving Nature

 The United Arab Emirates (UAE) have taken encouraging steps towards the protection and conservation of biodiversity 

22 Jan 2012 | Article

IUCN Director General Julia Marton-Lefèvre joins UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon for press conference on the Sustainable Energy for All initiative

IUCN expertise in UN push for sustainable energy for all

IUCN’s Director General joined United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon during the World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi this week to outline his Sustainable Energy for All initiative to the media. …  

22 Jan 2012 | News story

UNESCO World Heritage Convention

Towards effective implementation of the World Heritage Convention in relation to the extractive industries

IUCN and the International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM), Shell International and JP Morgan Bank have launched a project to critically evaluate the relationship between United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage Sites and the extractive industries and develop recommendations for more effective implementation of the World Heritage Convention in relation to the extractive industries. …  

20 Jan 2012 | News story
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University of Copenhagen

EU Expert meeting on Peer-review procedures and procedures for election of authors, editors and reviewers in IPBES

19 – 20 January 2012
Copenhagen, Denmark

The workshop was held preceding the formation of IPBES, when the procedure for peer-review of IPBES reports were to be defined and the universities were requested to contribute with significant input in terms of the problems facing the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) due to the use of non-peer-reviewed information.  …  

19 Jan 2012 | Event

The newly discovered flower system

New flower discovered in Fiji

A new flowering plant belonging to the Medinilla plant group has been discovered in the highlands of Matasawalevu village, on the island of Kadavu in Fiji. The plant was found during a biodiversity assessment of the Nakasaleka district carried out as part of IUCN’s Water and Nature Initiative (WANI). …  

19 Jan 2012 | News story