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Life Cycle Tonga taskforce meeting in Tonga.

Tongans strengthen cycling culture

The government of Tonga has ventured on the path to promote greener transportation and strengthen the cycling culture of the Kingdom by supporting IUCN Oceania’s Life Cycle Pacific Initiative. Government ministries, cycling groups and other key stakeholders met last week to officially establish Life Cycle Tonga and discuss the way forward. …  

06 Jul 2010 | News story

Mangroves, Vanua Levu, Fiji

IUCN aids Pacific Islands to improve on mangrove management

Mangroves are continuously under threat from overharvesting, degradation and land reclamation. Yet we continue to cut them down unaware at times of the role these trees are playing within the coastal ecosystem. Fiji and other Pacific Islands are highly vulnerable to the effects of climate change and because we cannot prevent it we have to find means to adapt to climate change. …  

06 Jul 2010 | Article

Pacto por la Vida

Transmisión vía web: “Encuentro de Experiencias Locales en Gestión de Cuencas Hidrográficas”

El próximo martes 7, miércoles 8 y jueves 9 de julio, se transmitirá en vivo, vía webcast, algunas de las presentaciones que se llevarán a cabo durante el “Encuentro de Experiencias Locales en Gestión de Cuencas Hidrográficas”, llevado a cabo en San José, Costa 

06 Jul 2010 | News story
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Pseudocyphellaria dozyana. Especie reportada, pero apenas ahora se realiza el primer registro desde hace mas de 45 años.

CDF Galapagos Lichen Survey Leads to Wealth of New Discoveries

A Galápagos lichen survey conducted 16 June 2010 by an international scientific team of lichenologists, botanists, professors, graduate students, and naturalists taking part in a lichen workshop convened 14-18 June by the Charles Darwin Foundation (CDF) uncovered a bounty of new findings: more than 60 species newly reported from Galápagos, and an estimated ten species new to science. …   | Spanish

05 Jul 2010 | News story

Convict surgeonfish

CEC Newsletter June 2010

Two dozen stories in this June newsletter represent the wide range of CEC members' interests and activities. …  

05 Jul 2010 | News story

Cérémonie d'ouverture du forum

5ème Forum côtier et marin ouest-africain : La conservation de la biodiversité au centre des débats

Organisée sous le thème : « La biodiversité, notre sécurité dans un monde en changement. Sauvons-la ! », la rencontre qui a regroupé près de 200 invités de profil varié s’est déroulée du 28 juin au 1er juillet 2010 à Nouakchott en Mauritanie. …  

05 Jul 2010 | News story
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European biodiversity in a global context

The conference “European biodiversity in a global context” organized by the Secretariat of the European Parliament Intergroup “Climate Change, Biodiversity and Sustainable Development”, run jointly by IUCN and the European Bureau for Conservation and Development (EBCD) took place the European Parliament on the 1st of July. The conference addressed critical issues that must be addressed in the run up to the COP such as financing, indicators, setting appropriate sub targets, and the mainstreaming of biodiversity policy. The conference highlighted that now is the opportune time for the European Union to take the lead in biodiversity conservation, and that it needs to speak with one voice at the 10th Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD COP10) in October. …  

02 Jul 2010 | News story

Temperate Grasslands Conservation Initiative Newsletter 4 - July 2010

Taking Global Action: Towards a conservation strategy for the World's Temperate Grasslands

  • Regional Action Plans to Protect Temperate Grasslands
  • Concept Notes
  • Bariloche Temperate Grasslands Declaration
  • What's New?

01 Jul 2010 | Article

Aplicación de CRISTAL

Herramienta CRISTAL busca reducir vulnerabilidad de comunidades

Los desoladores acontecimientos vividos con Ágatha, la primera tormenta tropical de este año, ponen al relieve nuestra vulnerabilidad ante los eventos climáticos. Es una nueva y urgente invitación a reflexionar sobre la importancia de dar prioridad a la reducción de la vulnerabilidad en la toma de decisiones. …  

01 Jul 2010 | News story

Tacana region, Guatemala

Sharing water through better governance

Strengthening skills and knowledge of local actors in the border region between Mexico and Guatemala is crucial, to ensure effective participation for better water management in the region. …   | Spanish

01 Jul 2010 | News story

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