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Dr. Robert Goodland

Winners at World Conservation Congress

Two medals and one honorary membership were awarded at the IUCN World Conservation Congress today. …  

11 Oct 2008 | News story

Coral Reef Fish

Reef resilience key to fight climate change

What is the best way to make coral reefs more resilient against climate change? That was the burning issue of the IUCN World Conservation Congress for Dr. David Obura, Director of CORDIO (Coastal Oceans Research and Development in the Indian Ocean) East Africa. …  

11 Oct 2008 | News story

Anna Forslund, WWF Sweden

Reviving the river dolphin

Anna Forslund, WWF-Sweeden Programme Officer, has joined the IUCN World Conservation Congress to showcase her work in freshwater ecosystems. She says WWF’s work in river dolphins is crucial as there are so few of the left in the wild. …  

11 Oct 2008 | News story

Harsha Kumara Navaratne

Building biodiversity in crisis situations

Rebuilding a country environmentally and socially after civil war and natural disasters is not easy. But that’s what chairman of the Sewalanka Foundation, Harsha Kumara Navaratne, does using IUCN and other partnerships in Sri Lanka. …  

11 Oct 2008 | News story

Masoumeh Ebtekar (Vicepresidenta Medio Ambiente de Iran)

Spiritual Conservation

Spiritual and Religious leaders came together at the IUCN World Conservation Congress to explore how religious and spiritual traditions can support conservation. …  

10 Oct 2008 | News story

Shelling off

Terraviva News

Terraviva is the daily newspaper of the World Conservation Congress. Read about Shell, the elections, war crimes and the climate crisis. …  

10 Oct 2008 | News story

Sean Willmore, Director of Thin Green Line NGO

‘Less guns, more cooperation’

Sean Willmore, Director of Thin Green Line NGO, is from Australia. He has been in the spotlight at large music festivals and at the Sydney Opera House. Hear him about his expectations of a roving congress. …  

10 Oct 2008 | News story

Deyna Marsh, Luisa Tagicakibau, Ron Simpson

Pacific Island youth lead the way

Arise and open your eyes – it’s time to turn the tide! This was the message of young Pacific islanders attending the IUCN World Conservation Congress in Barcelona, Spain, this week. …  

10 Oct 2008 | News story

Grey-faced Sengi (Rhynchocyon udzungwensis)

Mammals face extinction crisis – results of global assessment revealed

The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™ announced on Monday that the world’s mammals face an extinction crisis, with almost one in four at risk of disappearing forever. The paper summarizing this comprehensive assessment is published today in the esteemed journal Science. …  

10 Oct 2008 | News story

Presidential Contest: First salvoes fired

Terraviva News

Terraviva is the daily newspaper of the World Conservation Congress. Read about the move from Forum to Assembly, the presidential candidates, new media, species extinction and how to buy your share of the Amazon.
 

09 Oct 2008 | News story

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