Bluefin tuna

Pacific Countries are the largest donors in the world

Considering the extent of the fisheries resources that are extracted from our region, we could say that Pacific Countries are the largest donors in the world,” says Dr Transform Aqorau - Director for the Parties to the Nauru Agreement (PNA) at the Solomon Islands PM’s Roundtable on Development, Society and Environment. …  

06 Mar 2013 | News story

Manual Pago por Servicios Ambientales

Contribuyendo a las Metas de Aichi

A continuación se presentan algunas herramientas de apoyo para el Plan Estratégico de Biodiversidad 2011-2020 y las Metas Aichi  …  

06 Mar 2013 | News story
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Global Warming and Sustainable Cities

The Environment Protection and Development Authority of Ras Al Khaimah (EPDA-RAK), UAE, under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Saud Bin Al Qasimi, the Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah is organizing 2nd International Conference on "Global Warming: Sustainable Cities": May 5-7, 2013. …  

06 Mar 2013 | Article
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An elephant mouth in Tarangire National Park, Tanzania

New report warns of uncertain future for African elephants

Bangkok, 6 March 2013— Populations of elephants in Africa continue to be under severe threat as the illegal trade in ivory grows - with double the numbers of elephants killed and triple the amounts of ivory seized over the last decade. …  

06 Mar 2013 | International news release

Dr Hasan Mahmud MP speaks as the Cheif Guest

IUCN celebrates its 40 years of continual reality in Bangladesh

Amid the vast green landscapes and full skies that make Bangladesh a land of nature, there is a fascinating story of environmental conservation at work. It’s the story of International Union of Conservation of Nature (IUCN) – and it’s been 40 historic years in the making. …  

05 Mar 2013 | News story

Women selling Sal Leaf, an important NTFP

Momentum for Change: Women for Results, which will open on 8th March

We wanted to inform you about the call for applications for Momentum for Change: Women for Results, which will open on 8 March, International Women’s Day and close on 26th April. …  

05 Mar 2013 | Article
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Adapting to climate change

Gender and climate change policies

Women’s empowerment and gender sensitive policies can help countries better cope with climate change impacts.  …  

05 Mar 2013 | Article
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Women at pump, Tanzania

Energy: A gender issue

 Energy is essential to nearly all aspects of our lives but it means different things to different people. In the developed world energy can mean petrol to run cars, electricity for lights and computers. In the developing world, it can mean survival: being able to boil water to avoid disease. Millions of people, mostly women and children, spend many hours a day collecting fuel for heating and cooking. …  

05 Mar 2013 | News story
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MicroB3 Stakeholders Workshop in Brussels 27-28 February 2013

Towards a Model Agreement on Access and Benefit Sharing for Marine Genetic Resources

Being a partner in the EU Micro B3 (Biodiversity, Bioinformatics, Biotechnology) project, the IUCN Environmental Law Centre participated in a stakeholder workshop which was organized at the Université catholique de Louvain on 27-28 February 2013. Full story  

05 Mar 2013 | News story

Fish catch in Orissa

MFF India Small Grant Projects - Call for Proposals

MFF India invites proposals for the  third cycle of its Small Grants Projects (SGP) …  

05 Mar 2013 | News story