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Pangani river system : state of the basin report - 2007, Tanzania

Tanzania: Working towards better ecosystems in Pangani river basin

A new project in Tanzania's Pangani river basin aims to improve water flows for the benefit of all its users. …  

20 Mar 2008 | News story

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IUCN welcomes Azerbaijan Ornithological Society

IUCN welcomes the Azerbaijan Ornithological Society (AOS) as its first NGO Member in Azerbaijan. …  

15 Mar 2008 | News story

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29 new members have joined IUCN

At its 69th Meeting, the IUCN Council admitted 29 new members.  A diverse and influential group of governmental agencies, national and international non-governmental organizations from Africa, Asia, Europe, Meso & South America, North America and the Caribbean, these newly admitted organizations and/or institutions will share and support the Union’s mission which is to influence, encourage and assist societies throughout the world to conserve the integrity and diversity of nature and to ensure that any use of natural resources is equitable and ecologically sustainable. Click here for the List of newly admitted members. …  

12 Mar 2008 | News story

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Call for Papers - 2008 Alexandre Kiss Award

The IUCN Commission on Environmental Law (CEL) has the mission to advance sustainability through the development of legal and policy concepts and instruments and through building the capacity of societies to develop and implement environmental law and policy, in furtherance of the IUCN mission. …  

11 Mar 2008 | News story

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The new logo of IUCN / El nuevo logo de UICN/ Le nouveau logo de l'UICN

IUCN will be 60 years old in October 2008.  We’re still full of energy, intellect and passion about the environment, but what better way to look forward to the next 60 years than with a new face, said Director General, Julia Marton - Lefèvre. 

10 Mar 2008 | News story

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Policy, Law and Environmental Flows

What is the appropriate policy and legal framework to regulate environmental flows within river basins? What are the ways in which competing water uses can be reflected in law and policy? 

10 Mar 2008 | News story

Narinder Kakar at United Nations

"Addressing Climate Change: the United Nations and the world at work”

IUCN Permanent Observer to the United Nations, Mr. Narinder Kakar, presented a statement to the UN General Assembly on 13 February 2008 on the issue of climate change …  

10 Mar 2008 | News story

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IUCN Celebration of International Women's Day

This year, on the occasion of International Women’s Day, IUCN is celebrating gender equity and equality in the environmental sector through recognition of male colleagues who support women's empowerment and announcing the international initiative of the Women Environmental Entrepreneurs Fair during the World Conservation Congress. …   | French | Spanish

08 Mar 2008 | News story

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International Women Environmental Entrepreneurs Fair

IUCN will use the platform offered by the World Conservation Congress to organize the International Women Environmental Entrepreneurs Fair, a space to make visible the economic, social and environmental inputs that women entrepreneurs bring to their countries and the world through their “green enterprises” …   | French | Spanish

07 Mar 2008 | News story

SSC Chairs' Meeting group, Al Ain, UAE

SSC Chairs’ Meeting, 11-14 February, Al Ain - a resounding success

The first-ever meeting of the SSC Specialist Group Chairs took place 11-14 February 2008 in Al Ain, United Arab Emirates and was generously sponsored by the Environment Agency - Abu Dhabi. …  

06 Mar 2008 | News story

This image shows the courtship behavior of Indian Bull frogs (Holobatrachus tigerinus). During the monsoon, the breeding males become bright yellow in color, while females remain dull. The prominent blue vocal sacs of male produce strong nasal mating call.
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