April

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Pace Law School hosts International Symposium on Environmental Courts and Tribunals

More than 50 nations have created specialized environmental courts and tribunals to give priority attention to enforcing these laws.

Participants to the symposium explored what measures are needed to sustain and enhance the work of the judiciary, in order to strengthen the rule of law and access to environmental justice in environmental matters. …  

19 Apr 2011 | News story

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TEEB: achievements and future perspectives

On the 12th April, 2011, a meeting on TEEB (The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity) was hosted at the European Parliament by the Mediterranean subgroup of the European Parliament Intergroup “Climate Change, Biodiversity and Sustainable Development”. It aimed to show how actors can implement TEEB and to outline what future actions should be taken. …  

19 Apr 2011 | News story

VII World Conference on Bioethics to be held in Spain

The VII World Conference on Bioethics iss going to be held in Gijón (Spain) from 19th to 22nd September 2011. …  

19 Apr 2011 | News story
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CEESP members to run Panel Session on the Indigenous World

CEESP members Dennis Martinez and Alejandro Argumedo will be running a Panel session on the Indigenous world of adaptation to climate disruption with a particular focus on the role of community ecosystem management and eco(bio)cultural restoration as revealed in the international work of the Indignous Peoples’ Biocultural Climate Change Assessment Initiative (IPCCA) at the  SER2011World Conference on Ecological Restoration in Merida, Mexico, 21-25 August 2011.
 

19 Apr 2011 | News story
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Union Pulse - Message from the Membership Unit: Regional Conservation Fora

The Regional Conservation Fora, taking place between May-October 2011, will provide Members, Commissions and Secretariat with an opportunity to meet and prepare for the next World Conservation Congress (Jeju, Republic of Korea, 6-15 September 2012). …   | French | Spanish

19 Apr 2011 | News story

The Hatirghata was one of 12 beels surveyed by IUCN in Tanguar Haor.

Globally endangered waterfowl spotted in Tanguar Haor, Bangladesh

One Baer's Pochard, a globally endangered species, was recently spotted in Tanguar Haor by an IUCN survey team. …  

18 Apr 2011 | News story

Ali Kaka and COMESA Secretary General Sindiso Ngwenya

COMESA and IUCN explore opportunity for collaboration

IUCN and the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) have committed to strengthen their collaboration on issues of biodiversity conservation. This commitment was made when Ali Kaka, IUCN Regional Director for Eastern and Southern Africa, paid a courtesy call at the COMESA Secretariat recently. …  

18 Apr 2011 | News story
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Bringing conservation businesses to the market

IUCN, the Swiss Federal Office for the Environment and Kuoni, the Swiss travel company, have embarked on a joint project to build capacities in conservation organizations that are developing sustainable tourism as part of their conservation efforts. …  

18 Apr 2011 | News story

Stewart Maginnis

Private sector engagement in the forest sector

We pose three questions to Stewart Maginnis -- IUCN Global Director, Environment and Development Group and Director, Global Forest Conservation Programme -- about private sector engagement in the forest sector as well as his expectations for the 2011 International Year of Forests. …  

18 Apr 2011 | News story

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The European Business & Biodiversity Campaign

The European Business and Biodiversity Campaign (EBBC) is dedicated to helping businesses recognize the many ways in which they are connected to biodiversity and innovative opportunities they have to conserve it. …  

18 Apr 2011 | News story