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Julia Marton-Lefèvre

IUCN Director General on natural solutions to climate change

Ahead of the Copenhagen climate talks that take place 7-19 December, IUCN's Director General, Julia Marton-Lefèvre calls for investing in nature for adaptation and mitigation. …  

19 Nov 2009 | Video

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The IUCN-Holcim Panel proposes the adoption of a Biodiversity Management System

The IUCN-Holcim Panel, composed by 5 high international experts in biodiversity conservation, has completed the visits to Holcim’s country operations. Seven countries and more than 25 quarries were visited between June 2008 and October 2009. …  

19 Nov 2009 | News story

Arrayan trees in Los Arrayanes National Park in Argentina

Developed countries to pay for forests, says Geneva survey

A survey carried out in Geneva, Switzerland, shows that most people believe that the key to conserving tropical forests and seriously reducing greenhouse gas emissions lies with better funding from developed countries. …   | French

19 Nov 2009 | International news release
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Shamen Vindanage

Sri Lanka expectations for Copenhagen climate meeting

IUCN's Sri Lanka representative Shamen Vindanage explains his country's hopes and expectations for the upcoming climate negotiations in Copenhagen. 

18 Nov 2009 | Video

Going for gold: winners of 2009 SEED Award announced

Outstanding social and environmental projects from Zimbabwe, Bangladesh, Colombia, Southern Africa, India and Niger are the winners of the 2009 SEED Gold Awards for entrepreneurship in sustainable development. …  

18 Nov 2009 | News story

First IDDV hand Book Dissemination cluster workshop at District Loralai

LORALAI November 17: Balochistan Programme of IUCN Pakistan organised a one day Integrated District Development Vision (IDDV) Hand Book dissemination workshop for the Zhob division at District Loralai. …  

17 Nov 2009 | International news release

Expertos sobre el cambio climático crean el ´Mensaje de Granada´

Unas jornadas medioambientales elaboran este documento, que se presentará en la Conferencia de Copenhague de diciembre …  

17 Nov 2009 | International news release
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One of the eighteen presentations at the workshop on October 31, 2009.

Living Rivers Workshop seeks to keep rivers alive

In collaboration with the Center of Biodiversity and Development (CBD) of the Institute of Tropical Biology (ITB) and Vietnam Rivers Network (VRN), IUCN co-funded a workshop called Living Rivers.

 
 
 
  | Vietnamese

17 Nov 2009 | News story
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Sea urchin in sea grass

Ocean carbon central to climate challenge

World leaders should recognize the immense potential of the ocean to reduce global warming by capturing carbon, if we are to avoid a serious climate crisis. …   | French | Spanish

17 Nov 2009 | International news release

Flooding in Kuraburi, southern Thailand

Gaming Exercise on Climate Change and Humanitarian Disaster Relief

IUCN CEC members recently participated in a gaming exercise about the challenges nations may face in the future given a scenario of increased climate impacts and scarce resources. …  

16 Nov 2009 | News story

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