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IUCN-Marriott MOU signing and press conference in Bangkok, 19 September 2013

IUCN and Marriott International join hands for community-based environmental conservation and development in Thailand

BANGKOK, THAILAND - 19 September 2013 – IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature, and Marriott International have launched a partnership to protect the environment and support Thailand’s local communities through mangrove restoration, the use of sustainable seafood sources and local procurement practices in Bang Krachao and areas in the South potentially to include Mai Khao, Tai Muang and Khao Lak. The two organisations signed a Memorandum of Understanding today and opened a “Mangrove Education Garden” at the Renaissance Bangkok Ratchaprasong Hotel, followed by a planting of 100 mangroves by Marriott associates at Bang Krachao, often described as “the lung of Bangkok”.   …  

19 Sep 2013 | News story

WBCSD BET training

Lost in Translation?

Sometimes the language divide between scientists and business seems huge. Indeed one of Business Week’s key questions mischievously asks “what are the tips for working with the other side?” Yesterday IUCN staff learnt about one way to share their part of the story. …  

12 Sep 2013 | News story

Business week crowdsourcing

Strong start to IUCN Business Week

Today marks the start of IUCN Business Week. The week is designed to inspire a fresh perspective on collaboration and engagement with the private sector and brings together over 40 IUCN staff from headquarters, regional offices, national committees and global thematic programmes alongside over 25 external business participants arriving later in the week. …  

09 Sep 2013 | News story

EWt, SOS, dugongs

Activists Swim for Dugongs

Picture this. On August 22, 2013, a group of eleven friends will swim 5 kilometres across a lake from France to Switzerland. This not any ordinary swim, this is the IUCN Big Swim across lac Leman! You can support the Big Swim by donating via the following link to the SOS project page: http://bit.ly/1epxCf3  Every little helps and is much appreciated.     …  

21 Aug 2013 | News story

Stockholm World Water Week 2013

Countdown to Stockholm World Water Week

With a month to go before 'World Water Week' takes place in Stockholm from 1-6 September, IUCN Water gears up for a busy agenda of seminars and events at the annual water conference. …  

30 Jul 2013 | News story

Gatokai Island, Marovo Lagoon, Solomon Islands

Blog: Climate change adaptation in practice

By James Dalton. ‘Nam bilong me James Dalton’ – I said as we all did introductions in Pidgin at the beginning of the stakeholder consultation meeting in Gizo, the capital of the Western Province of the Solomon Islands. …  

22 Jul 2013 | News story

Ríos que Unen Fronteras

Proyecto BRIDGE en Mesoamérica: Ríos que Unen Fronteras

El video “Ríos que Unen Fronteras” resume el trabajo y principales logros del proyecto BRIDGE: Construyendo Diálogos y Buena Gobernanza del Agua en los Ríos en Mesoamérica  …   | English

17 Jul 2013 | News story
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SOS nature

Flash conferences: 8 extra good reasons to visit “SOS nature” exhibition!

Starting July 9th, anyone in the Geneva region of Switzerland has 8 extra good reasons to visit the “SOS nature” exhibition in La Cité du Temps, central Geneva! All talks in this series of flash conferences will be delivered in the setting of SOS nature photographic exhibition. …  

05 Jul 2013 | News story

IUCN 2012 Congress  - Forum

Gardez l'esprit du Congrès !

L’UICN vous informe avec un grand plaisir du lancement de la Plateforme sur les Tendances de la Conservation. Cette toute nouvelle plateforme reflète les tendances dans le domaine de la conservation à partir des analyses menées lors du Forum du Congrès mondial de la nature 2012, en particulier sur la base d’une sélection d’ateliers qui ont eu lieu dans le cadre de chacun des thèmes du Congrès. Un rapport sur les tendances de la conservation a été réalisé quotidiennement et a notamment permis d’identifier les principaux messages issus du travail collectif réalisé lors du Congrès mondial. …   | English | Spanish

01 Jul 2013 | News story

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