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Bois Amer (Carissa spinarum) - A Critically Endangered plant from La Réunion

The Flora of Réunion Island at Risk: one in three species are threatened with extinction

After an initial set of chapters dedicated to the fauna of Réunion Island, the national Red List of Threatened Species in France has been expanded to include the flora of the island. …  

17 Dec 2010 | News story

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European Parliament Intergroup “Climate Change, Biodiversity and Sustainable Development - Newsletter

The October - December 2010 Newsletter from the European Parliament Intergroup "Climate Change, Biodiversity and Sustainable Development" is now available. The newsletter includes an article on the CBD COP 10 in Nagoya by IUCN and an interview with Dr Hans Friederich, Regional Director for Pan-Europe. …  

17 Dec 2010 | News story

Nadi Basin, Fiji Islands

WANI and partners working towards flood mitigation in Fiji

Frequent heavy flooding on Fiji’s West Coast has resulted in loss of lives and livelihoods in recent years. A consortium of partners, including IUCN, decided to join forces and share scientific data that will help better identify and analyse flood risks. …  

17 Dec 2010 | News story


Agri-environment measures for conservation: a way forward in Moldova and Ukraine

International Conference closes the 2 year long project and draws the public attention to its recommendations for development of agri-environment Programme and support for High Nature Value farming both in Moldova and Ukraine. Conference is organized by IUCN in cooperation with Moldovan Ministry of Agriculture and Food Industry, that will present the newly registered logo of organic farming of Moldova. …  

17 Dec 2010 | News story

A resource and environmental economics book written for the Pacific: New book launched

A new book, Economics of Resource and Environmental Economics Project Management in the Pacific, published by IUCN, the International Union for Conservation of Nature was launched on Thursday December 16 by the Deputy Secretary General of the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat, Mr Peter Forau. …  

16 Dec 2010 | News story

Rwenzori Mountains National Park, Uganda

WANI supports good water governance in Uganda and Kenya

Across East Africa, governments have recognized watershed management at the local level is key to improved water resources management. …  

16 Dec 2010 | News story

Diputación de Málaga

Acto Clausura Campaña Cambio Climático Málaga

“Campaña Provincial de Concienciación Ciudadana frente al Cambio Climático”
16 de diciembre de 2010 - Diputación Provincial de Málaga - Centro Cívico de la Diputación Provincial, sito en la Avda. de los Guindos, 48 - Málaga …  

16 Dec 2010 | Article
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ISARM 2010: Transboundary Aquifers; challenges and new directions

Transboundary Aquifers Conference: the ELC contribution

IUCN Environmental Law Centre (ELC) took part in the most recent expert conference on transboundary aquifers in Paris, France …  

15 Dec 2010 | News story

United Nations Decade of Education for Sustainable Development

UNESCO 'Cultural Diversity in ESD' Project Seeks Good Practices

You are invited to participate in a UNESCO project to collect 'good practices' in Education for Sustainable Development. Daniella Tilbury, CEC Specialty Group Leader for ESD, is seeking examples that integrate cultural principles, learning objectives and pedagogies. …  

15 Dec 2010 | News story

EU Presidency

Integration, integration, integration!

Integration is the word that repeatedly resonated in the hall where the conference closing the International Year of Biodiversity was held yesterday. …  

15 Dec 2010 | News story

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