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Ninth Conference of the Parties to the CBD

Message from Bonn puts ecosystem services at centre stage

On 9 and 10 March, 50 distinguished participants gathered in Bonn for a high-level meeting called for the German Presidency to the Convention on Biological Diversity’s Conference of the Parties (CBD COP), to discuss the scope and nature of future global targets on biodiversity. 

30 Mar 2009 | News story

Private Sector

Make sure rescue package is green, G20 told

A new global coalition of environmental, development, business and labour groups calls on the G-20 to make sure the financial stimulus package they are discussing this week is an inclusive and green one. …  

30 Mar 2009 | News story

Earth Hour

A billion people in the dark for an hour

Today one billion people will turn off their lights for one hour-Earth Hour- at 8:30 pm local time wherever they are. Staying in the dark for an hour is a symbolic vote for action on climate change. …  

28 Mar 2009 | News story

Les 12 paysages du Bassin du Congo

La Banque Africaine de Développement (BAD) contribue à la conservation des écosystèmes du Bassin du Congo.

Le programme d'appui à la conservation des écosystèmes du Bassin du Congo (PACEBCo) vient d’être approuvé par le Conseil d'Administration de la Banque Africaine de Développement (BAD). Ce programme vise à assurer la régénération des écosystèmes et améliorer les conditions de vie des populations et le renforcement des institutions en charge du plan de convergence de la Commission des Forêts d’Afrique Centrale (COMIFAC). …   | English

27 Mar 2009 | News story
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Australian Council of Environmental Deans and Directors established

The Australian Council of Environmental Deans and Directors (ACEDD) has been established. This is an initiative of the IUCN Commission on Education and Communication (CEC) and Macquarie University, Sydney. This is part of CEC’s program to catalyse networks of universities in Meso America, Southern Africa and amongst Arabic speaking nations as part of its endeavours for the IUCN World Conservation Learning Network.  …  

26 Mar 2009 | News story

Gorilla in Volcano National Park, Rwanda

IUCN celebrates Africa Environment Day

IUCN US joined other Africaphiles on March 23rd at the South African Embassy in Washington to celebrate Africa Environment Day 2009. …  

26 Mar 2009 | News story

GGCA

Learning opportunities

Interested in a Training of Trainers (TOT) on Gender and Climate Change organised by IUCN and other core partners of the Global Gender and Climate Alliance (GGCA) around the UNFCCC meetings in Bonn (June) and Copenhagen (December)? 

26 Mar 2009 | News story

Barnard's Rock-catfish (Austroglanis barnardi) 2009 IUCN Red List status: Endangered

South African fishes in the spot light

For the first time, conservation action plans are being developed to protect South African fishes from extinction. …  

25 Mar 2009 | News story

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Espoo wins second edition of Finnish Countdown 2010 competition

The 550-year-old City of Espoo in Southern Finland received the 2009 award for biodiversity by the Minister of the Environment, Paula Lehtomäki. To celebrate its 550th anniversary, the City has decided to protect a 550-hectares forested area which covers three per cent of the total area of Espoo. …  

25 Mar 2009 | News story

IUCN Conservation Centre

Europe’s greenest building takes shape

An update on IUCN’s Global Conservation Centre
According to a United Nations Environment Programme report, 30-40% of all primary energy is used in buildings. Buildings account for a significant amount of gas emissions: up to 40% of global emissions according to a recent study. Over the next 25 years, emissions from buildings are expected to increase faster than in any other sector. …  

25 Mar 2009 | News story

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