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Panellists discussing at roundtables, on topic of green growth for the 6th World Water Forum

Water and Green Growth: Examining the Links at World Water Week

Water is integral to economic development. Likewise, ecosystem services -and the value they deliver to the economy- depend on water. But, what options for water are ‘green’? …  

26 Aug 2011 | News story

Gulaga National Park

Birthplace of the Yuin People

Biamanga and Gulaga National Parks, Australia …  

25 Aug 2011 | Fact sheet
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Tiger (Panthera tigris)

Species on the Edge of Survival – The ultimate guide to nature in need

Why is the Javan Rhino one of the world’s most threatened large mammals? What efforts are underway to help conserve the 47 remaining Floreana Mockingbirds of Ecuador? Why is there a dramatic decline in the Globosa Mangrove? You can find answers to these and many more questions in a unique anthology, Species on the Edge of Survival, published by Collins. …  

25 Aug 2011 | News story

Mark Smith announces launch of BRIDGE at IUCN reception, World Water Week

IUCN launches BRIDGE at World Water Week

The new BRIDGE project, or Building River Dialogue and Governance, was officially launched at World Water Week during a reception at the event's main exhibition. …  

24 Aug 2011 | News story

Inner Niger Delta

WANI - Treasure Trove of IWRM Knowledge

At the annual World Water Week in Stockholm, the IUCN Water Programme launched a new series of knowledge products inspired by the work of over 10 years Water and Nature Initiative. …  

23 Aug 2011 | News story

IUCN/Mark Smith

World Water Week: Nature turns on the tap

How do we ensure safe access to water and sanitation for the planet’s growing urban population? This question will be discussed at the World Water Week from 21-27 August in Stockholm. The theme this year is ‘Responding to Global Changes: Water in an Urbanising World’. IUCN’s answer comes from nature itself. …  

21 Aug 2011 | News story

UPU Letter Writing Competition Winners

Young writers' forest letter contest - Barbados and China win!

A Great Oak in Guyana’s Windsor Forest and an observant little tree ‘prepared to care for humanity’ helped 15-year-old Charlée Gittens from Barbados and 13-year-old Wang Sa from China to win gold medals in the Universal Postal Union’s 40th International Letter-Writing Competition for Young People. …  

19 Aug 2011 | News story

Alison Sudol

Doing good by looking good!

IUCN Goodwill Ambassador, American singer-songwriter Alison Sudol is teaming up with a clothing company that has a strong social and environmental ethic on a new project that will raise funds for IUCN’s conservation work. …  

19 Aug 2011 | News story

Momentos en que los participantes realizaban un juego de roles en el que a partir de un caso hipotético, dos países ficticios sostenían una negociación

El Salvador apuesta a fortalecer capacidades para la gobernanza de aguas compartidas

Funcionarios y funcionarias de alto nivel del gobierno salvadoreño reforzaron sus conocimientos en aspectos de derecho internacional sobre cursos de aguas compartidas y técnicas de negociación en el segundo taller de capacitación facilitado por UICN, en coordinación con el Ministerio de Ambiente y Recursos Naturales (MARN) y el Viceministerio de Relaciones Exteriores, Integración y Promoción Económica. …   | English

17 Aug 2011 | News story
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Enter the Green Awards for Creativity in Sustainability

Enter by September 1, 2011. The INTERNATIONAL GREEN AWARDS showcases the best examples of creativity in business, citizen and government initiatives leading to sustainable outcomes.   …  

16 Aug 2011 | News story