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Using art to communicate science: Launch of SustainableFocus.org

Join this new online community and magazine. Collaborate with visual communicators, scientists and stakeholders on science and sustainability. CEC member Neil Losin announces the launch. …  

02 Feb 2011 | News story

Video message of IUCN Director General Julia Marton-Lefèvre on the occasion of the 40th Anniversary of the Ramsar Convention

IUCN congratulates the Ramsar Convention on its 40th anniversary

Video message of IUCN Director General Julia Marton-Lefèvre on the occasion of the 40th Anniversary of the Ramsar Convention …  

02 Feb 2011 | News story

Communicating Forest Values

Web-based learning for forestry professionals

Internet resources for knowledge sharing among the forest community are offered by Andy Alm and Jack Byrne of IUCN CEC. …  

02 Feb 2011 | News story

Communicating Forest Values

Love not loss

Doom and gloom messages on biodiversity aren’t working and should be replaced by positive messages that inspire action, argues CEC member Laurie Bennett. …  

02 Feb 2011 | News story

Sitio Ramsar Jaaukanigás". Santa Fe, Argentina.

Día Mundial de los humedales se celebra hoy

El lema para 2011 es “Los Humedales y los Bosques”. Este año, la Convención Ramsar celebra también su 40º aniversario.
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02 Feb 2011 | News story

Sorting cola  nuts, Ghana

Raise the value of forests, says IUCN

A better evaluation of what forests are worth will generate direct benefits for poor forest dwellers, open up new markets and affect global economic growth. The economic benefits of forests are massively under-valued by governments and donor agencies, according to IUCN’s latest report. …   | French | Spanish

01 Feb 2011 | International news release

SEO - Birdlife

SEO/BirdLife celebra el Día Mundial de los Humedales (2 de febrero) trabajando por la conservación de las aves

• Este año se conmemora el 40 aniversario del Convenio Ramsar*. Francisco Bernis, uno de los fundadores de SEO/BirdLife, participó en la firma de este Convenio sobre protección de humedales en la ciudad iraní de Ramsar el 2 de febrero de 1971 • SEO/BirdLife organiza durante toda la semana 25 actividades en colaboración con Carrefour …  

01 Feb 2011 | International news release

Wetlands of Viet Nam

World Wetlands Day – Healthy forests, healthy wetlands

Wetlands, such as mangroves, peat forests and freshwater swamp forests, are home to a wealth of biodiversity. To mark this year’s World Wetlands Day on Wednesday 2 February, IUCN is highlighting the role and importance of forests in wetlands, of particular poignancy as 2011 is the International Year of Forests. …  

01 Feb 2011 | News story

Flooded forests in the Tonle Sap Preak Toel wetlands, Cambodia

Lower Mekong River communities celebrate World Wetlands Day

February 2 is World Wetlands Day, an international day focused on highlighting the importance of wetlands to community livelihoods and aims to raise public awareness of wetland values. …  

01 Feb 2011 | News story

Waste management in Muncipality of Klaeng

Zero Waste – aiming towards a better environment

“Proper waste management practices could lead to ‘zero waste’ and a better and healthy environment for our future generations”, says Mr. Apidol Chareonaksorn (Kru Duj) from the Environment Resource Unit, Rung Aroon School. …  

01 Feb 2011 | Article
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