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Silver birch near Tampere, Finland

New book: An Educational Study with Foucault and Rousseau

Consider the ethics of sustainability in relation to education and environmental challenges after reading this book by IUCN CEC member Lili-Ann Wolff. …  

12 Feb 2011 | News story

'Building peace for Sri Lanka, the power of biodiversity' is a WebTV production of David Without Borders

See biodiversity in Sri Lanka and Jordan: Eco-documentaries from David Without Borders

View the latest videos from the eco-adventure team David Without Borders, with CEC member David Aimé.

12 Feb 2011 | News story

West Africa

Newsletter du PREE Decembre 2010

Programme Regional d'Education a l'Environnement est une initiative du PRCM, Programme Régional de Conservation de la Zone Côtière et Marine d‘Afrique de l‘Ouest. …  

12 Feb 2011 | News story

Inspired by the Earth Charter

Expanding the Earth Charter Global Learning Opportunity (e-GLO)

E-GLO is an online course designed to be an international, cross-cultural learning experience on sustainability, ethics, and new media communication. …  

12 Feb 2011 | News story

Cabo de Gata-Níjar Natural Park-Spain

Curso online del proyecto FODEPAL

Dr. Jose Vicente de Lucio, Universidad de Alcalá, realizará un curso online del proyecto FODEPAL. Fecha límite de inscripción: 21 de marzo.

12 Feb 2011 | News story

Invasive predator snail (Euglandina rosea) feeding on an endemic snail species in French Polynesia

EU Strategy on Invasive Alien Species

In December 2010, IUCN participated in the Working Group on Prevention of Invasive Alien Species to discuss the scope of work and to agree on a timetable and assigned responsibility on the tasks. The working group is a part of the European Commission’s consultation process for the development of a European Union (EU) Strategy on Invasive Alien Species. …  

11 Feb 2011 | Article

An island of Europe overseas in the Western Indian Ocean

Islands of the Western Indian Ocean unite

In October, 2010 during the tenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD COP 10) in Nagoya, Japan, the Western Indian Ocean Partnership (WIOP) was launched. WIOP, under the Global Islands Partnership (GLISPA), aims to promote national and regional action to safeguard the resilience of the region’s ecosystems so that they can continue to help address climate change and provide security to its people. …  

11 Feb 2011 | Article

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Integration: the future for nature conservation in Europe

The future of nature conservation lies in a holistic integrated approach: this was the over-riding conclusion of a meeting on Water and Biodiversity held by the Intergroup on Climate Change, Biodiversity and Sustainable Development at the European Parliament on Wednesday 9th February. …  

11 Feb 2011 | News story

Protecting Paris polyphylla, a medicinal plant in China

Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit Sharing opened for signature

On 2 February 2011, the “Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising from their Utilization to the Convention on Biological Diversity” was opened for signature at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. …  

11 Feb 2011 | News story

"Water is everybody's business" - message painted on one side of the bus

Bus to spread word on water conservation in Fiji

A public bus, painted with images and messages to encourage water conservation and recycling, is now travelling Fiji's busiest route, following its launch on World Wetlands Day. …  

11 Feb 2011 | News story

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