February

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Des animateurs de la CEC d’Afrique de l’Ouest et du Centre réunis en Sierra Leone.

La réunion des animateurs de la commission d’éducation et de communication de l’UICN en Afrique centrale et occidentale s’est tenue du 4 au 5 février 2010 à Freetown en Sierra Leone. Elle a regroupé 16 animateurs issus de 12 pays (Bénin, Ghana, Mali, Sierra Leone, Sénégal, RDC, Guinée Bissau, Togo, Guinée, Libéria, Pays-Bas, Burkina Faso, Ireland). …  

23 Feb 2010 | News story

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Biodiversity: My hotel in action - the video

A video designed to make the hotel industry more aware of the importance of biodiversity has been launched by IUCN, in partnership with Accor, the European leader in hotels. …  

23 Feb 2010 | News story

NSAP for an Ecosystem-based Integrated Coastal Management in Sri Lanka, Presented to the Hon. Minister

Presentation of the National Strategy and Action Plan for an Ecosystem-based Integrated Coastal Management in Sri Lanka to the Hon Minister of Environment & Natural Resources

The National Strategy and Action Plan (NSAP) for an Ecosystem-based Integrated Coastal Management in Sri Lanka, prepared under the  Mangroves for the Future Programme, was presented to the Hon. Patalie Champika Ranawaka, M P, Minister of Environment & Natural Resources  

23 Feb 2010 | News story
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Anjona, 13, lost her home to the rising sea in the Sunderbans, India

Film Puts Human Face on Climate Change in India

CEC member Krishnendu Bose is an independent filmmaker from India. He shares his recent production, a six-minute film that puts a human face on climate change with the story of a girl from the Sunderbans area of India, impacted by rising sea levels.   …  

22 Feb 2010 | News story

CEC members from Indonesia, Malaysia and Vietnam at ASEAN workshop with the CBD's David Ainsworth, also a CEC member

CEC Members Facilitate ASEAN Workshop on Biodiversity and Media

CEC members from Indonesia, Malaysia and Vietnam served as facilitators at a workshop co-organized by the CBD and the ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity. Cynthia Chin, Dinh Thi Minh Thu and Ronny Mustamu applied the tools and methods of CEPA - Communication and Education for Public Awareness.
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22 Feb 2010 | News story

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IUCN and the fishing industry team up for promoting sound deepwater fisheries management in the high seas

Based on their common interest for sustainable deepwater fisheries, IUCN and the Southern Indian Ocean Deepsea Fishers Association (SIODFA) have entered into a cooperation agreement.  

22 Feb 2010 | News story

IUCN @ 7th Winrock II biofuels conference

IUCN brings sustainability discussions to member conference on biofuels

A team of IUCN colleagues participated in the 7th International Biofuels Conference organized by IUCN member, Winrock International India, which took place in New Delhi on the 11th and 12th February, 2010. …  

22 Feb 2010 | News story

UNDP Equator Initiative

Nominate your candidate for the Equator Prize Inititative 2010

This biennial prize recognizes and celebrates community success in poverty reduction through the conservation of biodiversity, and the response since the first call for nominations has been remarkably positive. …  

22 Feb 2010 | News story

Water collection for downstream communities, Tongitogiga watershed catchment, Samoa

WANI strengthens water management in Fiji and Samoa

Many Pacific Islands are experiencing increasing pressures on water resources due to growing populations, infrastructure development, and climatic fluctuations. IUCN, member and partner organisations are strengthening forces to support Integrated Water Resource Management in the Oceania region. …  

22 Feb 2010 | News story