June

Duane Smith's keynote address at the Canadian Committee for IUCN's Panel on Sustainable Development in the North

Sustainable Development in Canada’s North

Sustainable development in Canada’s North was the theme of a half-day public panel discussion organized by the Canadian National Committee for IUCN (CCIUCN) at the Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa on May 26, 2011. …  

15 Jun 2011 | News story

Las áreas protegidas de América Latina: situación actual y perspectivas para el futuro

The protected areas of Latin America – current situation and prospects for the future

The launch of the book, which forms part of the celebration of 20 years of work by the International Union for Nature Conservation in South America, will be next Tuesday the 14th June 2011, in the lounge of the Casino de Hotal María Angola, in Lima, Peru, at 19:30. …   | Spanish

14 Jun 2011 | News story
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SOS, EDGE, tree planting, Sagalla Caecilian

Tree Planting in Kenya

More than 12,000 indigenous tree seedlings have been planted in Kenya, both on farms and on communal land. The zonal tree planting day in Sagalla, in the south of the country, was officially launched on 6 May 2011 at the Sagalla Primary School. The SOS-funded EDGE of Existence project aims to restore forest habitat for the Sagalla Caecilian (Boulengerula niedeni), popularly called the ‘naked worm’ despite being a limbless amphibian. …  

14 Jun 2011 | News story

Le GTBAC tient sa 12ème session

Du 28 au 31 Mai 2011 s’est tenue à Douala au Cameroun, la douzième réunion du groupe de travail Biodiversité d’Afrique Centrale (GTBAC). Cette réunion a été organisée par le Secrétariat Exécutif de la COMIFAC avec l’appui financier du projet GIZ d’Appui à la COMIFAC. …  

13 Jun 2011 | News story
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DIFID Workshop

Planning and Learning Workshop of the project, ‘Improving Natural Resource Governance for Poverty Reduction in Sri Lanka’

IUCN Headquarters and Sri Lanka Country Office organised a Planning and Learning Workshop of the ‘Improving Natural Resource Governance for Poverty Reduction in Sri Lanka’ project at the Galle Face Hotel, Colombo during 8-9 June, 2011 with its partners, The Centre for Environmental Justice (CEJ)  and Public Interest Law Foundation (PILF). The revised work plan with the emphasis on expected impacts were agreed upon at the workshop.  

13 Jun 2011 | News story
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Mr. Nguyen Duc Tu - IUCN Vietnam presented at scientific workshop, side event of World Environment Day Celebration

Workshop on biodiversity conservation and wetlands management in Bac Kan

In response to MONRE’s request for support for the World Environment Day and the International Year of Forests 2011, IUCN cooperated with MONRE’s Biodiversity Conservation Agency (BCA) to organize a workshop on biodiversity conservation and wetlands management in Ba Be on June 4, 2011. …   | Vietnamese

13 Jun 2011 | News story

Participants visited and exchanged at Bidoup - Nui Ba National Park

Issues in integrated watershed forest and river basin management in Vietnam: what are the next steps?

On May 23-24, 2011, participants from across the Mekong countries and beyond met in Da Lat for a conference about forests, watershed management, and IWRM. The conference was organised by the Centre for Biodiversity (CBD), Mekong Water Dialogues (MWD), a Finnish-funded and IUCN-coordinated initiative, Bioforsk, a Norwegian Institute for Agricultural and Environmental Research, Vietnam River Network (VRN), a local NGO, and Bidoup-Nui Ba National Park. …   | Vietnamese

13 Jun 2011 | News story

Colibrí Esmeralda, Cozumel, México.

Comité Mexicano de la UICN celebra 20 años de existencia

Miembros actuales, fundadores y colaboradores cercanos recibieron un homenaje de parte del Comité Ejecutivo y de la Dirección Regional de UICN. Durante la celebración se presentó el Programa de trabajo del Comité para el periodo 2011 – 2013. …  

11 Jun 2011 | News story

Red List

New Red Book of Armenia published

The second edition of the Red Book of Armenia has been published with the support of the IUCN CCC and other organizations. …  

10 Jun 2011 | News story
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Dr Kenton Miller among bamboo in Brazil.

Kenton Miller – a personal appreciation

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10 Jun 2011 | News story
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