2012

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First European Biodiversity Summit for business

The European Biodiversity Summit is the only event on sustainability and biodiversity in Europe with a distinct business focus. It will take place on 17 and 18 April 2012 in Stuttgart, Germany. IUCN is among the main organizers of the Summit. …  

02 Mar 2012 | News story
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The new approach could increase food security and minimize the negative impacts of fishing on the environment.

A balanced kettle of fish – IUCN suggests a novel approach to fishing

An IUCN study published in the journal Science suggests major rethinking of fisheries management that could increase food security and minimize the negative impacts of fishing on the environment. …   | French | Spanish

01 Mar 2012 | News story

The new approach could increase food security and minimize the negative impacts of fishing on the environment.

A balanced kettle of fish – IUCN suggests a novel approach to fishing

An IUCN study published in the journal Science suggests major rethinking of fisheries management that could increase food security and minimize the negative impacts of fishing on the environment. …   | French | Spanish

01 Mar 2012 | International news release

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Video Message: World Water Forum, Time for Solutions

At the occasion of the 6th World Water Forum, Dr Mark Smith, Director IUCN Global Water Programme, explains the conference tagline 'Time for Solutions' and why the World Water Forum is the world's largest and most important meeting on water. …  

01 Mar 2012 | Video

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Workshop: Learning to change for sustainability

The Office of the Hungarian Parliamentary Commissioner for Future Generations organized the workshop “Learning to Change for Sustainability” on 19 October 2011 together with the Education for Sustainability Roundtable of the Sustainable Development Committee of the Hungarian Parliament, the Corvinus University and the IUCN Commission on Education and Communication (CEC).  …  

01 Mar 2012 | Article
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CEC Steering Committee Annual Meeting: Look to the future

The Members of the IUCN Commission on Education and Communication (CEC) Steering Committee gathered in Hungary to look to the future and begin to craft out a strategic plan which will help guide the CEC into the next IUCN Global Programme and beyond to 2020. The meeting was hosted by CEC Regional Vice-Chair for Europe, Katalin Czippán and the Göncöl Foundation in the leafy city of Vác, Hungary from 16 to 18 October 2011.  …  

01 Mar 2012 | Article
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Csikós riding on Mezőhegyesi breed horse

Nature is an opportunity in Turkeve

The Túrkeve Landscape Development Program puts people at its centre, that local community who defines the development of natural values in its territory.  …  

01 Mar 2012 | Article
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The Hungarian grey bulls

Advocating for nature

The National Society of Conservationists (NSC) and its 118 member groups have been active in nature protection and agriculture for more than a decade. The organization, a Member of IUCN, seeks to draw media’s attention and raise public awareness of agricultural practices which can harm nature and tries to influence decision makers through lobbying and advocacy actions. …  

01 Mar 2012 | Article
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School group on the boardwalk in the riparian forest of Vác

Education, awareness and research at Göncöl

The Göncöl Foundation has had a significant role in facilitating cooperation between the government and the civic sector, in environmental field inventories, in declaration of natural protected areas, and more. It is a national NGO, member of IUCN since 1993. The Foundation is active on three levels: environmental education, public awareness and field research with spatial planning.  …  

01 Mar 2012 | Article
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Habitat use research of red-footed falcon

BirdLife partner advances conservation work in Hungary

BirdLife Hungary/MME (the Hungarian Ornithological and Nature Conservation Society) is a member of BirdLife International and is the BirdLife partner in Hungary. Since 1992, the organization is a Member of IUCN. It was formed by more than 200 enthusiastic bird-lovers in 1974 to protect birds and their natural environment. By 2010 the number of members has grown to over 25,000. …  

01 Mar 2012 | Article
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