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Museo del Oro en Colombia: Una mirada desde la Biodiversidad

El Museo del Oro y el Instituto Alexander Von Humboldt, organizaron un recorrido por el museo que evidenciaba la forma como se relacionaron los antiguos orfebres y ceramistas con animales y plantas. …  

15 Apr 2011 | News story

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A view of biodiversity at Colombia's Museum of Gold

The Museum of Gold and Alexander Von Humboldt Institute organized an exposition for the International Year of Biodiversity that illustrated the way that antique goldsmiths related to animals and plants. …  

15 Apr 2011 | News story

The Forum on Earth Observations V: Creating a National Strategy for Environmental Intelligence

Speakers announced for environmental intelligence forum

Natural disasters are on the rise. Observational capabilities are in decline. Where do we go from here? Announcing speakers for the Environmental Intelligence forum 14 June in Washington, D.C.

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15 Apr 2011 | News story

Grey Lake glacier in Torres del Paine National Park, Chile

Competition: Explaining climate change through graphics

Can you use graphic design to surprise and awaken people about climate change? Enter this contest by 1 May 2011. "Here's a challenge for CEC members," writes CEC Deputy Director Wendy Goldstein. …  

15 Apr 2011 | News story

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Exploring Trans-boundary Ecosystem Alternatives

CEC member Susan Lisa Toch reflects on a recent study trip to assess community-based collaboration for the Inside Passage of United States and Canadian waterways. She floated glacial-fed rivers loaded with eagles; kayaked into riparian wetlands; witnessed bird, bear and wolf gatherings; and collected Red Ribbon seaweed with Native American elders. …  

15 Apr 2011 | News story

Javed Jabbar at the March 2011 Carnegie International Nuclear Policy Conference

Darkness Before Dawn? The Future of Pakistan

Javed Jabbar, IUCN Council Vice-President and CEC Regional Vice-Chair, presented this keynote address at the Carnegie International Nuclear Policy Conference.   …  

15 Apr 2011 | News story

Near East Foundation: Partners in Community Development since 1915

Re-Introducing the Near East Foundation

CEC member Medani Prasad Bhandari provides an update on his volunteer work with the Near East Foundation as he completes his dissertation at Syracuse University in the United States. …  

15 Apr 2011 | News story

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Reconciling poverty eradication and quality of the environment

Veolia Environment Institute and the Agence Française de Développementare organising the international conference "Reconciling poverty eradication and quality of the environment. What are the innovative solutions?" June 27 & 28, 2011 at the Maison de la Chimie in Paris. Julia Marton-Lefèvre, IUCN Director General will be speaking at the event. …  

15 Apr 2011 | News story

Scientists' Consensus Statement on Protection of the Ross Sea

ASOC – the Antarctic and Southern Ocean Coalition – is looking for additional signatories ‘Scientists' Consensus Statement on Protection of the Ross Sea'. Every year without the protection the intrinsic values of the Ross Sea are being eroded. …  

15 Apr 2011 | Article
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Federated States of Micronesia - 4th National Report

A recent report from the FSM - FSM Fourth National Report to the Convention on Biodiversity - has just been published and is available. …  

15 Apr 2011 | Article
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