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Washington D.C. Marine Community Panel: Protecting the Antarctic

On Thursday, March 10 the DCMC panel focused on the protection of Antarctica. Panelists include Evan Bloom, Director, Office of Ocean and Polar Affairs, US Department of State, James Barnes, Executive Director, Antarctic and Southern Ocean Coalition and Gerry Leape, Senior Officer, International Policy, Pew Environment Group. 

29 Apr 2011 | Article


Scientists’ Consensus Statement on Protection of the Ross Sea

Additional signatories for the ‘Scientists’ Consensus Statement on Protection of the Ross Sea’ wanted!     …  

29 Apr 2011 | Article

Balkila Watershed and Gopeshwar town

IUCN Balkila Himalayan Watershed Project supported by Nokia

IUCN and Nokia have signed a project partnership agreement which aims to identify opportunities to address climate change and natural resource loss in the Balkila Watershed of Uttarakhand State, India. …  

29 Apr 2011 | News story

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Capítulo Ibérico del Green Meeting Industry Council (GMIC) para promover la sostenibilidad de eventos y reuniones

El Capítulo Ibérico del GMIC consiste en una iniciativa que agrupa a profesionales de España y Portugal para promover prácticas sostenibles en el sector de la organización de eventos. …  

29 Apr 2011 | News story

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Expanding IUCN’s science engagement for better conservation

IUCN welcomes distinguished scientists from around the world and a wide variety of disciplines to the new IUCN Science Advisory Board. …  

29 Apr 2011 | News story

Expanding IUCN's science engagement for better conservation

Expanding IUCN's science engagement for better conservation …  

29 Apr 2011 | Article
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The Ross Sea, Antarctica: A Sylvia Earle Alliance Hope Spot Initiative

Currently about 1.2% of the world ocean is set aside for wildlife and their habitat, as compared to around 14% of Earth’s terrestrial surface. We must take action to increase substantially the level of ocean protection that experts consider necessary for healthier oceans and a more sustainable fisheries future. Hope Spots, a term coined by Dr Sylvia Earle, are ocean areas that are especially important for their wildlife and habitats, and merit urgent and effective protection. 

28 Apr 2011 | Article

Keith Wheeler, Chair of IUCN's Commission on Education and Communication

Chair's Corner: CEC Newsletter March/April 2011

CEC Chair Keith Wheeler introduces the March/April issue of the IUCN CEC e-newsletter. …  

28 Apr 2011 | News story

CEC member Mangal Man Shakya of Nepal is Editor of Wildlife Times

Wildlife Times newsletter

The February 2011 issue features a community-based anti-poaching operation. Published by CEC member Mangal Man Shakya of Nepal.

28 Apr 2011 | News story

Success story from the Sundarban's Tiger Project

Iqbal Hussain, CEC member, shares a story of villagers' participation in saving the life of a tiger in Bangladesh. …  

28 Apr 2011 | News story

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