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El Instituto de Derecho y Economía Ambiental (IDEA) abre su filial en Montevideo, Uruguay

El Instituto de Derecho y Economía Ambiental (IDEA) organización constituida en Paraguay en 1996 y miembro de UICN desde el año 2000, anunció la apertura de su primera filial fuera del País. …  

05 Jul 2007 | News story

Adult lowland tapir (Tapirus terrestris)

New updated Tapir Action Plan launched

The survival and conservation of the world’s four species of tapir has received a major boost with the recent completion of an updated Tapir Action Plan by the IUCN/SSC Tapir Action Plan. The Plan was completed in Brazil in early 2007 and is comprised of four Population and Habitat Viability Assessments (PHVA), one for each of the world’s four surviving Tapir species. …  

27 Jun 2007 | News story

Announcing the second round of the Sir Peter Scott Fund for Conservation Action Grants

Madagascan flying foxes, Ganges river dolphins, Hawaiian plants and Arabian leopards are among the species that are all set to benefit from the second round of grants issued under the Sir Peter Scott Fund for Conservation Action, created by the IUCN Species Survival Commission (SSC) to support its Specialist Group’s conservation projects. …  

26 Jun 2007 | News story

Nawzat Ali

IUCN CEL Steering Committee member to take senior position in Jordan

IUCN CEL Vice Chair Ms. AL-Sharifeh Nawzat bint Ali has been appointed by the Minister of Environment of Jordan to be his Legal Adviser on International Environmental Law issues, in Amman, starting end of July 2007. …  

22 Jun 2007 | News story

Alexandre Kiss Environmental Law Papers Award

Last year the Commission on Environmental Law (CEL) launched a Call for Papers, aiming mainly at encouraging the work of young environmental lawyers. …   | Spanish

19 Jun 2007 | News story

The porbiagle (Lamna nasus) was one of member of marine spicies that failed to be awarded CITES Appendix 2 listing. Photo courtesy of NOAA

Oceans fourteen: a round-up of marine-related activities at the 14th CITES Conference of Parties

Despite the thirteenth Conference of Parties of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) strongly reaffirming the contribution of the convention to the sustainable harvest of marine resources, at COP 14, the Parties seemed to back away from this approach to resource management. …  

18 Jun 2007 | News story

IUCN Director General visits ELC

On June 14 Julia Marton-Lefèvre, the IUCN Director General, visited the IUCN Environmental Law Centre in Bonn, Germany. …  

15 Jun 2007 | News story

Women carrying wood

IUCN supports the G8’s efforts to keep illegal logging on the world’s agenda

It has been 10 years since the G8 first identified illegal logging as an issue of concern. Since then, international momentum on illegal logging and trade has shifted from the G8 to sub-regional and regional Forest Law Enforcement and Governance ministerial conference processes and to national and bilateral level action at both the producer and consumer country level. …  

12 Jun 2007 | News story

The Role of Non-Timber Forest Products (NTFPs) in Poverty Alleviation and Biodiversity Conservation

Hanoi, Viet Nam, 11 June 2007 - Today an international conference on “The Role of Non-Timber Products (NTFPs) in Poverty Alleviation and Biodiversity Conservation” is being held in Hanoi. It is jointly hosted by the NTFP Sub-Sector Support Project, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD), and the World Conservation Union (IUCN), The Netherlands Development Organisation (SNV), The German Technical Cooperation (gtz), CARE International, the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), The Regional Community Forestry Training Center for Asia and the Pacific (RECOFTC) and The Swiss Import Promotion Programme (SIPPO). …  

11 Jun 2007 | News story

Transboundary EIA in Central America

Evaluación de Impacto Ambiental Transfronteriza en Centroamérica - Lineamientos generales is the name of a new book of the EPLP Series, produced by the IUCN Regional Office for Mesoamerica (ORMA) and the IUCN
Environmental Law Centre (ELC). …   | Spanish

08 Jun 2007 | 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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