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Erika Stanciu - President of EUROPARC

An interview with Erica Stanciu

Erika Stanciu is the President of EUROPARC - the umbrella organization for Europe’s protected areas - with more than 460 members from 36 countries. IUCN EURO met with Erika to learn about the results of the recent EUROPARC annual conference and her thoughts on the link between biodiversity and protected areas. …  

14 Oct 2010 | News story

Success story of the day: NatureGate

Story featured in the Made in Countdown 2010 publication: The NatureGate® R&D together with the University of Helsinki created the NatureGate® Online Service, which can be used to identify species easily and rapidly, just by making observations of the specimen and clicking provided options accordingly. NatureGate® is designed to facilitate lifelong learning of sustainable use of biodiversity. …  

14 Oct 2010 | News story

Join this roster for building bridges between journalists and the sources of information they need to tell the story of biodiversity

Join the Biodiversity Media Alliance

Calling for greater support for media coverage of biodiversity issues, IUCN, IIED and Internews are officially launching the Biodiversity Media Alliance. A press conference will be held 27 October during COP10 in Nagoya. From CEC member Mike Shanahan. …  

14 Oct 2010 | News story

Young participants at one of nine workshops for climate change leaders run by LEAD International for the British Council Climate Change Programme

Designing Workshops for Young Climate Leaders

The British Council Climate Change Programme attracts the “YouTube Generation” and nothing less than innovative, learner-centred workshops will do. CEC member Edward Kellow from LEAD International describes the LEAD approach in running a series of workshops for young climate leaders aged 18-32. …  

14 Oct 2010 | News story

Douglas F. Williamson, CEC member

Lessons Learned from Workshops on Water and Journalism

CEC member Douglas F. Williamson wrote a publication expanding on themes of water and journalism, drawing from the United Nations Water Decade Programme on Capacity Development’s workshops in Tehran, Iran, Cairo, Egypt, and Montevideo, Uruguay. …  

14 Oct 2010 | News story

Mobilisez-vous et devenez un relais de la campagne  « La biodiversité c’est ma nature »

Biodiversity Is My Nature - A French Campaign

Make your own biodiversity portait! You are invited to launch this campaign for biodiversity awareness in your own country. CEC member Florence Clap shares details in English, French and Spanish about this initiative of the French Committee for IUCN. …  

14 Oct 2010 | News story

Response to Flood by Pakistan National Committee (PNC) of IUCN Members

Below is the response to Flood by Pakistan National Committee (PNC) of IUCN Members …  

14 Oct 2010 | News story

Toborochi, Chaco Paraguayo

Autoridad ambiental de Paraguay se integrará al proyecto Gran Chaco

Delegados de la Unión Internacional para la Conservación de la Naturaleza y de la Organización Boliviana Nativa se reunieron con representantes de la Secretaría del Ambiente de Paraguay (SEAM), a fin de ajustar detalles para su integración en el proyecto de UICN Gran Chaco. …  

13 Oct 2010 | News story

Curso de capacitación en gestión compartida de cuencas.

Gobernanza transfronteriza del agua fortalece integración

Funcionarios y funcionarias de alto nivel del gobierno salvadoreño reforzaron sus conocimientos sobre gobernanza de las aguas compartidas en un evento de capacitación facilitado por UICN, en coordinación con el Ministerio de Ambiente y Recursos Naturales (MARN) y el Viceministerio de Relaciones Exteriores, Integración y Promoción Económica. …  

13 Oct 2010 | News story

success story of the day: Natureparif

Story featured in the Made in Countdown 2010 publication: Natureparif was the first agency which exclusively dealt with biodiversity conservation at the regional level to join Countdown 2010. The agency is part of the Ecoregion project launched by the Regional Council of Ile-de-France. It gathers local governments, nature associations, enterprises, researchers, the State and the Regional Council, and fosters dialogue between them in order to integrate biodiversity into public and private sectors. …  

13 Oct 2010 | News story

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