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Nine U.S. Senators Endorse Marine Conservation Solutions to Climate Change

An international coalition today, thanked the nine U.S. Senators who sponsored the Clean Energy Partnerships Act for advancing marine conservation as part of the solution to climate change. The Act is focused on mitigating climate change and making the transition to a clean energy economy, through offsetting greenhouse gas emissions.
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02 Mar 2010 | News story

Wendy Price, IUCN Science and Learning Unit

Welcoming Wendy Price to CEC and IUCN Science & Learning

In January 2010 Wendy Price joined the IUCN Science and Learning Unit to work as Administrative Assistant to Sue Mainka, Head of Science and Learning. She will also work part-time for CEC with Cecilia Nizzola-Tabja.
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02 Mar 2010 | News story

Dr. Susan Mainka

Introducing Sue Mainka, Head of IUCN Science and Learning

Sue Mainka has been appointed Head of Science and Learning in the newly established Science and Learning Unit in IUCN.  This is the new home for the Commission on Education and Communication within the IUCN Secretariat. …  

02 Mar 2010 | News story

Learning and Leadership

Gillian Martin Mehers is CEC Specialty Group Leader for Learning & Leadership

Gillian Martin Mehers invites CEC members to join her in a group focused on innovative informal learning processes and techniques, including the use of Web 2.0 social networking tools. The aim is to enhance professional development and increase productivity and leadership in the sustainable development field. …  

02 Mar 2010 | News story

Ginkgo biloba

CEC National Activators as of March 2010

CEC has selected National Activators in several more regions: Eastern and Southern Africa, North Africa, Europe, South and South East Asia. Here is the complete list as of March 2010, including all CEC members who have accepted this volunteer position. Welcome!
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02 Mar 2010 | News story

Frits Hesselink, CEC Special Advisor, talks about behaviour change and climate change

Spanish E-Learning Channel interviews CEC Member Frits Hesselink

This 21-minute video on climate change is part of a course on sustainable development. The video, Verdades y mentiras sobre el cambio climatico, was produced by UNED, the Spanish Distance Education Channel. It includes an interview with CEC Special Advisor Frits Hesselink.
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02 Mar 2010 | News story

La réunion des animateurs de la commission d’éducation et de communication de l’UICN en Afrique centrale et occidentale

Tommy Garnett réuni les animateurs nationaux de la CEC à Sierra Leone

Félicité Mangang, Chargée de communication du Bureau UICN pour le Programme pour l’Afrique Centrale et Occidentale (PACO) nous informe sur la réunion des animateurs de la CEC d’Afrique de l’Ouest et du Centre en Sierra Leone.
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02 Mar 2010 | News story

Carlos Micilio, Consultora Urbano Ambiental, CEC member

Psychology behind littering: A CEC member's opinion

CEC member Carlos Micilio, an urban environmental consultant, recently published an opinion piece on the psychology behind littering in Waste Management World. ¿Ha leído...? La pobreza no es excusa. Una mirada a la psicología detrás de tirar la basura (en inglés).   …  

02 Mar 2010 | News story

Bison on the American Prairie Reserve

Bringing bison back to North America

The next 10 to 20 years could be extremely significant for restoring wild populations of American bison to their original roaming grounds. But for this to happen, more land must be made available for herds to roam free, government policies must be updated and the public must change its attitude towards bison. …  

02 Mar 2010 | International news release

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