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Call for Papers: Biofuels

CEESP will be producing an Occasional Paper on Biofuels. You are invited to submit short articles highlighting the impact of biofuel production on communities. Descriptions of successful efforts where local community uses of biofuels are supported without exploitation of people or the environment would also be welcome. Send your articles and images to: ( by 7 December 2009. …  

23 Nov 2009 | News story

Ramsar site: Azraq Wetland Reserve

Azraq: an oasis under pressure

Increasing water demands in water-scarce Jordan is putting pressure on one of the country’s largest groundwater basins, the Azraq oasis …  

22 Nov 2009 | News story

l’animateur explique le projet aux éleveurs  à Djoumara (Août 2009)

AMCFE oeuvre dans la prévention et la gestion des conflits dans la Réserve de Faune de Bafing

L’Association Malienne pour la Conservation de la Faune et de l’Environnement (AMCFE) oeuvre dans la prévention et la gestion des conflits dans la Réserve de Faune de Bafing au Mali. …  

20 Nov 2009 | News story

A handful of fungi collected on the Yorkshire Moors

Fighting for Fungi: landmark conservation agreement is reached

An international group dedicated to protecting the world’s diverse array of fungi has been formed as the result of a groundbreaking meeting of high-profile scientists, brought together in the North Yorkshire town of Whitby by Dr David Minter, an Associate of the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh. …  

20 Nov 2009 | News story

panel visit

The IUCN-Holcim Panel proposes the adoption of a Biodiversity Management System

The IUCN-Holcim Panel, composed by 5 high international experts in biodiversity conservation, has completed the visits to Holcim’s country operations. Seven countries and more than 25 quarries were visited between June 2008 and October 2009. …  

19 Nov 2009 | News story

Going for gold: winners of 2009 SEED Award announced

Outstanding social and environmental projects from Zimbabwe, Bangladesh, Colombia, Southern Africa, India and Niger are the winners of the 2009 SEED Gold Awards for entrepreneurship in sustainable development. …  

18 Nov 2009 | News story

One of the eighteen presentations at the workshop on October 31, 2009.

Living Rivers Workshop seeks to keep rivers alive

In collaboration with the Center of Biodiversity and Development (CBD) of the Institute of Tropical Biology (ITB) and Vietnam Rivers Network (VRN), IUCN co-funded a workshop called Living Rivers.

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17 Nov 2009 | News story
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Flooding in Kuraburi, southern Thailand

Gaming Exercise on Climate Change and Humanitarian Disaster Relief

IUCN CEC members recently participated in a gaming exercise about the challenges nations may face in the future given a scenario of increased climate impacts and scarce resources. …  

16 Nov 2009 | News story

New Video: Climate Change and the Earth Charter

CEC member Mirian Vilela, Executive Director of the Earth Charter, invites you to take a look at  her organization's new videos. One was produced for the You Tube/ CNN competition “Raise your voice: change climate change!” Another features an interview with Maurice Strong. …  

16 Nov 2009 | News story

Moreno Glacier in Los Glaciares National Park in Argentina

CEC Action on Climate Change and the Military

Climate change is a ‘threat multiplier’ for instability in some of the most volatile regions of the world. Impacts on water, food, health and weather could lead to mass immigration, lack of control over borders and potential armed conflict. CEC members are involved in raising awareness. …  

16 Nov 2009 | News story
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