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The toolkit builds on work begun in community workshops in the Caribbean in 2010.

Island Communications Toolkit on Climate Change and Biodiversity

GLISPA, the CBD and PCI-Media Impact have partnered to launch an Islands Communications Toolkit designed to assist island nations share best practices for communicating climate change and biodiversity conservation. From CEC member Sean Southey. …  

22 Dec 2010 | News story

CEC member Daniella Tilbury (left) holds the UK Green Gown Award

University of Gloucestershire wins award for innovation in Education for Sustainability

The University of Gloucestershire has won a national award in recognition of its leading efforts to facilitate change in teaching and learning for sustainability across departments. CEC member Professor Daniella Tilbury accepted the award. …  

22 Dec 2010 | News story

Online resource on the Gulf of Mexico oil spill disaster

Education Resource OCEAN-OIL Explores Gulf of Mexico Disaster

Photos by CEC member Gary Braasch are among the rich resources available in this new online site for education and networking. Shared with CEC by Cutler Cleveland of the Encyclopedia of Earth. …  

22 Dec 2010 | News story

Whitetip Reef Shark over Palau coral reef

UN green light for science-policy platform on biodiversity

IUCN welcomes the resolution adopted by the UN General Assembly yesterday to establish a new international body designed to boost the global response to the loss of the world’s biodiversity and ecosystems. …  

22 Dec 2010 | News story

Happy 2011

A wish for the Mediterranean

The year 2010, the International Year of Biodiversity, is coming to an end and the Centre for Mediterranean Cooperation of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN-Med) has concluded with a celebration of our first ten years of work and the organization of several days of get-together and debate during the IUCN Mediterranean Forum in Malaga. …   | French | Spanish

22 Dec 2010 | News story
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The Richness of the Gulf of Mannar

Harbouring over 3,000 species of fauna and flora, the Gulf of Mannar (GoM) is a heaven for fin fish, crustaceans (prawns and crabs), mollusks (oysters), echinoderms (sea cucumber), coelenterates (corals) and aquatic mammals (dugong). Vast areas of sea grass beds are also common in the area.   

22 Dec 2010 | News story
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Grey Lake glacier in Torres del Paine National Park, Chile

CEC Contributes to IUCN Climate Science e-Learning Module

To help IUCN staff answer questions about climate change, IUCN is launching the Professional Updating Initiative on Climate Change Policy. CEC members Jack Byrne, Frits Hesselink and Andy Alm have contributed to content and online hosting. …  

22 Dec 2010 | News story

Iron Gate, RO-SRB

Developing National Agri-environment Programme for Serbia

Belgrade, Serbia – One of results of the project Support for Agri-environment Policies and Programming in Serbia is the publication “Agri-environment Programme for Serbia”, launched today during the conference organized by International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), in cooperation with Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Management of the Republic of Serbia, Institute for Nature Conservation of Serbia and Serbian Environmental Protection Agency. …  

22 Dec 2010 | News story

Chocó harlequin toad

Protection for new toad species discovered in Colombia

A new species of harlequin toad has been found in Chocó, Colombia during a field project supported by the SOS-Save our Species initiative in which IUCN is a partner. …  

21 Dec 2010 | News story

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IUCN European Union Update

IUCN's 8th newsletter on nature conservation policy in the European Union is now available. This edition focuses on Biodiversity and Development. …  

21 Dec 2010 | News story

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