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Ravilevu Nature Reserve, Taveuni, Fiji

Strengthening Sustainability and Energy Security in Small Island Developing States

Island nations face some pressing challenges in the 21st century which heighten the importance and imperative of moving to more sustainable and secure energy futures. IUCN, with the Austria Development Cooperation, organised a parallel session at the Vienna Energy Conference 22-24 June 2009. …  

06 Jul 2009 | News story
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Maurice Strong Environmental Debate

Leading thinkers discuss solutions for sustainable energy future

As part of the Maurice Strong birthday party celebrations held at IUCN Headquarters in Gland, 1-2 July 2009, a Roundtable of leading thinkers met on the subject of "Securing our sustainable energy futures". …  

03 Jul 2009 | News story

Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park

Tubbataha Reefs National Park, the Philippines

Angelique Songco, Park Manager of Tubbataha Reefs National Park, explains a bit more about the park as part of this month's focus on protected areas. …  

29 Jun 2009 | News story

A child plaiting palm leaves in Samoa

Living the Island Life, in D.C.

IUCN is delighted to announce the appointment of Kate Brown as the Global Island Partnership (GLISPA) Coordinator, who will be based out of the U.S. office in Washington, D.C.  …  

26 Jun 2009 | News story

IUCN's Mark Smith on the IHA Panel

No energy without water security, IUCN tells hydropower congress

When looking at the links between hydropower and climate change, it is essential that any infrastructure - whether man-made or natural - is made more sustainable and therefore resilient. …  

25 Jun 2009 | News story
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Fijian Island Village

Islands on the agenda

How can the World Heritage Convention work best to conserve the natural values of island nations that are on the front line of climate change? IUCN gave its opinion on this critical issue known during the second day of the World Heritage Committee meeting in Seville.  …  

24 Jun 2009 | News story

Director General at the Regional Office for Oceania

Director General - Julia, on the move in Oceania

Invest in Nature” was the message from IUCN Director General, Julia Marton-Lefѐvre, as she swept through the Oceania region meeting IUCN members, partners and donors. …  

19 Jun 2009 | News story

Narinder Kakar at United Nations

Energy systems should safeguard the environment, says IUCN to UN

This was the message that was delivered by Narinder Kakar from the Permanent Observer Mission of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) to the United Nations at the UN General Assembly Interactive Thematic Dialogue on Energy Efficiency, Conservation and New and Renewable sources of Energy.  …  

18 Jun 2009 | News story

termitières en Guinée

Drylands sustain livelihoods

As the global community marks the world day to combat desertification, IUCN urges governments to recognize the role drylands play in offering livelihood opportunities for the poor. …  

17 Jun 2009 | News story

Une vue des participants pendant l'Atelier

Consolidation des acquis de la filière « bois-énergie » et de l’électrification rurale décentralisée au Burkina Faso

Les 28 et 29 mai 2009, s’est tenu à Ouagadougou dans la salle de conférence de la résidence hôtelière la Palmeraie, un atelier de restitution de cinq études portant sur les acquis de la filière « bois-énergie » et de l’électrification rurale décentralisée au Burkina Faso dans le cadre du PASEW 

16 Jun 2009 | News story

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