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Understanding Community Conservation in Europe (Calabria, Italy) – September 10-16, 2011

Workshop Announcement and Call for Contributions - Deadline 28 May 2011    …  

11 May 2011 | News story

Julia Marton Lefèvre and Naotake Okubo

IUCN renews its agreement with Keidanren Committee on Nature Conservation

IUCN and the Keidanren Committee on Nature Conservation (KCNC) renewed their agreement on 9 May 2011 to implement the decisions and commitments made at the 10th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD COP10) which took place in Nagoya, Japan in October 2010. …  

11 May 2011 | News story

Draft IUCN Programme for 2013-2016

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11 May 2011 | News story

Presentation on “Climate Change” Options and Issues-10 May, 2011 orgnized by IUCN Pakistan at Sardar Bahadur Khan Women University Quetta

International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Balochistan chapter in collaboration with Sardar Bahadur Khan Women University organized a brief Presentation on Climate Change; issues and options. …  

10 May 2011 | International news release

Workshop on Guggul Tree Conservation

Karachi, May 10, 2011 (IUCN)

IUCN, the International Union for Conservation of Nature in collaboration with the Federation of Pakistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) organised a workhop to discuss issues facing the Guggul Tree in particular and other species in general. Year 2011 has been marked as the Year of the Forests and this wokshop was a much-needed step towards knowledge sharing and management. …  

10 May 2011 | International news release

Romanian tree of the year 2011

Romania wins European Tree of the Year

The winner of the first European Tree of the Year contest, with 23, 312 votes, is a five hundred year old lime from Romania. In second place a Bulgarian plane (18,378 votes) and the Hungarian plane tree is third (8, 836 votes). In total over 56, 000 votes were cast. The winning tree will be awarded at a ceremony held by the Czech Environmental Partnership Foundation and IUCN on 25 May 2011, during Green Week in Brussels. …  

10 May 2011 | News story

Dr Kenton Miller among bamboo in Brazil.

Kenton Miller Condolences Book

"Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value."  Albert Einstein …  

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

Conservation loses a champion

IUCN is deeply saddened by the loss of one of nature conservation’s leading lights. Dr Kenton R. Miller, a former IUCN Director General and globally-recognized leader in protected area management, passed away yesterday. …   | Spanish

10 May 2011 | News story

Alexis Rivas, Viceministro de Coordinación Política de Ecuador. Miembro de la CEESP.

Cuando la Antropología también es Política

“Un científico sin preguntas, simplemente no existe”. ¿De dónde venimos?, ¿quiénes somos?, ¿hacia dónde vamos?, son las interrogantes que recorrían la mente de Alexis Rivas, desde su adolescencia. Este científico social, miembro de la Comisión de Política Económica, Social y Ambiental de la UICN, es en la actualidad Viceministro de Coordinación Política de Ecuador. …  

09 May 2011 | News story
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