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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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Bradley Smith, CEC Member

Resilient Communities, Resilient Environments

How we build, how we plan our communities, how we care for each other, and how we value and protect our natural environment can mean the difference between a minor emergency and a community catastrophe. Brad Smith of the IUCN CEC Steering Committee and Rebekah Green explain the concept of 'resilience'. …  

14 Apr 2011 | News story

Share - managing water across boundaries

SHARE published in Russian: Вместе, Управление трансграничными водами

WANI's latest toolkit translation offers "Share - managing water across boundaries" in Russian. The translated version provides Russian audiences with an overview of the world's shared water resources, and insights for managing these. …  

12 Apr 2011 | News story

IUCN and SADC officials after a meeting at the SADC Secretariat

IUCN, SADC to cooperate on conservation work in the SADC region

 IUCN and the Southern African Development Community (SADC) have signed a memorandum of understanding to work together on promoting sound conservation and environmental management approaches that respond to socio-economic development needs of the SADC region. …  

12 Apr 2011 | Article
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Europe farmers

Understanding Community Conservation in Europe

Workshop announcement and call for contributions
(Deadline for submitting abstracts 30th April, 2011) …  

12 Apr 2011 | News story
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Logotipo Comité Español de UICN

220 voluntarios plantan 2.000 árboles en Alcalá de Henares

2.000 nuevos árboles pueblan el Parque de los Cerros gracias a la iniciativa conjunta de la Embajada de los Países Bajos en España y el Comité Español de la UICN …  

12 Apr 2011 | News story

Raoul du Toit Peter Scott Award

Raoul du Toit awarded Goldman Environmental Prize

Raoul du Toit, IRF African Rhino Program Coordinator, and member of the IUCN SSC African Rhino Specialist Group,  has been awarded the prestigious Goldman Environmental Prize.  The Prize recognizes individuals from six regions around the world for sustained and significant efforts to protect and enhance the natural environment, often at great personal risk. Each winner was honored at ceremonies in San Francisco and Washington DC, and received a cash prize, the largest award in the world for grassroots environmentalists. Of course, in his typical fashion, Raoul plans to plow his award right back into the Lowveld Rhino Trust programs in Zimbabwe.  Read full stroy here
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12 Apr 2011 | News story

Okinawa, Japan

Revision of Nippon Keidanren’s Charter of Corporate Behavior

Nippon Keidanren, the Japanese Business Federation has revised its Charter of Corporate Behavior and the Implementation Guidance with the aim of encouraging its member corporations to further promote corporate social responsibility within their corporate groups and supply chains …  

11 Apr 2011 | News story

Blue carbon

Degraded coastal wetlands contribute to climate change

Drainage and degradation of coastal wetlands emit significant amounts of carbon dioxide directly to the atmosphere and lead to decreased carbon sequestration, a new report has found. …  

11 Apr 2011 | International news release

Blue carbon

Degraded coastal wetlands contribute to climate change

Drainage and degradation of coastal wetlands emit significant amounts of carbon dioxide directly to the atmosphere and lead to decreased carbon sequestration, a new report has found. …  

11 Apr 2011 | News story

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