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Bimonthly newsletter from IUCN Mesoamerica and Caribbean, July-August 2010
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OPPORTUNITIES
 

2011 Call of the Leadership Programme in the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef System (SAM)

Fishes in the Barrier Reef World Heritage Site, Belize

This initiative of the Mexican Fund for the Conservation of Nature (FMCN)and The Summit Foundation opens the 2011 Call with the focus on Fisheries and Marine Protected Areas. They look for active leaders in the SAM region, with innovative conservation projects. Deadline is September 19, 2010.
 

> More information
 

Terra Viva Grants

Terra Viva Grants

Terra Viva Grants develops and manages information about grants for agriculture, energy, environment, and natural resources in the world's developing countries.

> Access Terra Viva Grants
 
FROM THE MEMBERS
 

Courses of the University for Peace

University for Peace Logo

The Centre for Executive Education of the UPeace offers courses on diverse topics such as Social Corporate Responsibility, Ecotourism, Sustainable Business, among others.

> Information on the courses
 

Nº 258 and Nº 259 UNES Ecotopía magazine

Logo Unidad Ecológica Salvadoreña, miembro UICN

The communication tool of the Salvadorean Ecologic Unit (Unidad Ecológica Salvadoreña) IUCN Member, contains relevant news and articles on environmental topics in El Salvador and around the World.

> Nº 258
> Nº 259
 

ACM Annual Report

Logo ACM, miembro UICN en Costa Rica

Monteverde Conservation League (ACM), IUCN Member in Costa Rica,  presents its annual report 2009.

> Download the report
 

Grupo Ecológico Sierra Gorda - July newsletter

Reserva de la Biosfera Sierra Gorda, Querétaro, México

Get the update of the Alliance for the Conservation of the Sierra Gorda Biosphere Reserve, in Querétaro, México through their newsletter, July, 2010.

> Boletín de julio 2010
 

Jaguar picture in Jeannette Kawas National Park

Jaguar en el Parque Nacional Jeannette Kawas, Honduras

Fundación para la Protección de Lancetilla, Punta Sal y Texiguat (PROLANSATE), IUCN Member in Honduras, sent us the first official photograph of a jaguar in the Jeannette Kawas National Park . This is a result of the efforts made by the PANTHERA, ICF project, with the support of PROLANSATE Foundation and shows the importance of this National Park as a unique site that is home for a wide variety of flora y fauna species.

 

News of UCI - August 2010

Logo de la Universidad para la Cooperación Internacional, miembro UICN en Costa Rica

University for International Cooperación (UCI), IUCN Member in Costa Rica Rica presents its monthly newsletter, with information on their programmes of studies and articles on environmental issues at national and international level.

> Read UCI news
 
FROM THE COMMISSIONS
 

Newsletter Nº 51 Species Survival Commission

The latest newsletter of the IUCN Species Survival Commission- SSC.

> Read the newsletter here
> Issue 51 of Species magazine
Species Survival Commission
 

Newsletter Nº 36 Commission on Education and Communication

In this edition ou will find news on biodiversity, climate change, strategic communication, education and training, among others.

> Lea el boletín de CEC aquí
CEC logo in Spanish
 

Newsletters Nº 15 and 16 of the Commission on Environmental Law

In this newsletter you will find interesting information in Spanish and English on Members' stories, activities and publications on environmental law.

> Boletín Nº15 CEL
> Boletín Nº16 CEL
IUCN Commission on Environmental Law (CEL)
 

Boletín Nº 4 Commission on Environmental, Economic and Social Policy

An update of the de la Conference Sharing power: A new vision for Development", 11-15 January, 2011: new members; reports; activties in 2010, publications and other topics.

> Descargue el boletín aquí
 

News from the Commission on Environmental Management

CEM presents its June 2010 newsletter.

> Boletín CEM
CEM logo
 

News from WCPA

In this link you will find August newsletter from the World Commission on Protected Areas.

> August 2010 newsletter
WCPA
 
FROM THE REGIONAL OFFICE
 

Basin conservation beyond borders

Last August, colleagues from Mexico and Guatemala shared experiences on basin management in the Tacana Volcano area. The exchange was aimed to bring together nationals from both countries in order to look for solutions that increase social and environmental well being.

> Read more...
Fotografía grupal.
 

Alianzas project informs

This newsletter shows a synthesis of the impacts achieved by the six consortium that implement the Alianzas project in Panama, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, El Salvador and Guatemala, with the Norwegian Cooperation support.

> Alianzas newsletter (Spanish)
Trabajo con grupos Programa Alianzas
 

Climate change adaptation: rules for change

Huracán.

IUCN starts the initiative: "Good governance of water for adaptation: Building capacity to climate change adaptation based on ecosystems at the national and regional levels in Mesoamerica”. This project is part of the International Climate Initiative.

> Read the full story (Spanish)
 

Discover EcoBook

This new social and environmental network, part of the Pacto por la Vida initiative which is sponsored by the IUCN, looks to bring together the Latin American community under sustainability and environmental awareness umbrella. It has reached almost 1200 users from the region since its launching, two months ago.

 

> EcoBook web site
EcoBook, UICN
 

Community and IUCN agree integrated management for Samala river

IUCN and the association of communities Metrópoli de los Altos signed a memorandum of understanding for the implementation of a model for Water Resources Integrated Management based on micro watershed. The aim of the agreement is to improve the environmental conditions in the Samala river basin, Quetzaltenango, Guatemala.

> Lea la noticia completa...
Rolando Barrios.
 

WOULD YOU LIKE TO CONTRIBUTE TO THIS NEWSLETTER?

If you like to send news or other contributions for the next issue, please send them by October 15th, 2010, the latest.

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THE CARIBBEAN CORNER
 

CARIBENCO

Caribenco Logo The interactive platform for the Caribbean Environmental Community.
> About CARIBENCO
> English presentation

 
PHOTO GALLERY
 

Wonders of the World

protected area, world heritage, mexico  
> Look at the photos

 
RESOURCES
 

For IUCN Members: online Resolutions report system

Resolutions System In this system, IUCN Members will be able to report their contributions to the fulfillment of the Resolutions and Recommendations of the 4th World Conservation Congress, 2008.
> Access the system
> Questions?

 

IUCN Magazine

Saving biodiversity - World Conservation Magazine The latest issue of World Conservation magazine: Saving biodiversity. An economic approach.
> Download the magazine here

 

Marine News

Marine News Marine News is the IUCN Global Marine and Polar Programme e-newsletter. It includes news stories related to a diversity of marine-related topics such as climate change mitigation and adaptation; threatened marine species;  marine protected areas, among others. 
> Marine News Nº7 (low resolution)

 
ECO CORNER
 

Newletter Nº 1 GrupoEco

Logo GrupoEco UICN Mesoamérica y Caribe This is the news bulletin of GrupoEco from the IUCN Regional Office for Mesoamerica and the Caribbean.
> Read the newsletter (Spanish)

 
OTHER NEWS
 

Sanctuaries of the Caribbean

Divers admire groupers and sharks in a Caribbean Marine Protected Area An excellent video from the Caribbean Marine Protected Area Management (CaMPAM) Network and Forum.
> Watch it in YouTube

 

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