Janvier

Séance de travail communautaire au cours de la Campagne de communication sociale et environnementale

Les communautés du Tinkisso sensibilisées aux enjeux environnementaux

La campagne de communication sociale et environnementale conduite par l’équipe du projet REPASE « Restauration et paiement des services environnementaux dans le bassin de Tinkisso » en collaboration avec l’ONG Aide Rurale au Développement (ARD), s’est achevée avec l’organisation d’un atelier de clôture, le 14 décembre 2011 à Arfamoussaya dans la préfecture de Dabola en Guinée Conakry. …  

16 Jan 2012 | News story
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Iskan Khan

Livelihood security through integrated water resource management

Karezes are indigenous sub-surface water management structures and the only source of water for irrigation and human needs in the remote, mountainous drylands of Balochistan, Pakistan. The reduced influx of water due to clogged channels and conveyance losses was a huge factor in low productivity and food insecurity in Qila Iskan Khan village, forcing the villagers to migrate to other areas in search of livelihood. 

14 Jan 2012 | Article

Lago Titicaca, sistema TDPS, Bolivia.

Cuencas sin fronteras: manejo conjunto, visión única

La Gestión Integrada de Recursos Hídricos (GIRH) es el paradigma actual del manejo del agua. Implementarlo en las cuencas de un país constituye un reto; hacerlo en cuencas transfronterizas es un desafío aún mayor. …  

13 Jan 2012 | News story
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Increasingly severe droughts caused by climate change are stripping many of the world’s most vulnerable people of the land they need to grow their food.

3rd International Forum on Water and Food

More than 300 participants gathered in Tshwane, South Africa for the 3rd International Forum on Water and Food to address issues related to food security, poverty reduction and sustainable natural resource management. …  

13 Jan 2012 | News story

Piton des Neiges

A beauty born from the fire

Pitons, cirques and remparts of Reunion Island, France, World Heritage site   …  

13 Jan 2012 | Fact sheet
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1st Volcandpark Congress

Volcandpark Congress Deadline for Abstracts

The abstract presentation period for oral communications or posters will close on January 30. This is the first congress on protected volcanic areas. …  

13 Jan 2012 | News story

Blue carbon

More recognition needed for Blue Carbon’s role in curbing climate change

The critical role of coastal ecosystem management in curbing climate change and the need to fully integrate it in climate change and biodiversity policies were the focus of the “Blue Carbon – Managing coastal ecosystems for climate change mitigation” symposium that  took place in the European Parliament in Brussels yesterday. …  

13 Jan 2012 | News story

Wetlands dependency

World Wetlands Day photo celebration

Showcase the beauty of wetlands along with your talent! Submit your best photos for the World Wetlands Day celebration under this year’s theme “Wetlands Tourism: A Great Experience”. …  

12 Jan 2012 | News story

Ammotrechella beatriceae or St Barth Sunspider, a new endemic species discovered on St Barthelemy

New endemic spider discovered on St. Barthelemy

A new species of Ammotrechella beatriceae or St Barth Sunspider has been discovered by Karl Questel, a ranger of the Nature Reserve of St Barthelemy. This species is endemic to St Barthelemy, the French overseas territory in the Caribbean. …  

12 Jan 2012 | News story

Follow the action

Enter Conservation Education Award for "audio-visual" works

The Wildlife Society is accepting nominations for the 2012 award in the category of audio-visual works. CEC member Ron DeArmond invites submissions by March 15. …  

12 Jan 2012 | News story