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Whitley Award Applications Open

The Whitley Fund for Nature recognizes outstanding nature conservation leaders around the world.  Applications for the 2011 Whitley Awards are now open. Shared by Gillian Martin Mehers, CEC Specialty Group Leader. …  

05 Aug 2010 | News story

European Association of Zoos and Aquaria

Vacancy: Training Officer, European Association of Zoos and Aquaria

CEC member Eoghan O'Sullivan welcomes applications from outside the zoo community. The successful candidate will develop a series of continuous professional development training courses catering to the institutional membership of EAZA.     …  

05 Aug 2010 | News story

Mme Araba Kadidiatou Yonli/Zerba, présidente sortante de l’OI Planèt’ERE et le chef de protocole de l’organisation national du Forum au Cameroun

Yaoundé reçoit le quatrième Forum Francophone International Planèt’ERE

Le Forum Planèt'ERE 4 s’est tenu à Yaoundé au Cameroun sous le thème « Réconcilions nous avec la Nature, Éduquer à la Biodiversité et à l'interculturalité » Par membre de la CEC Monique Trudel. …  

05 Aug 2010 | News story

Dilmah sustainability declaration

IUCN Facilitates Sustainability Declaration by Dilmah Tea

 IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature today facilitated the addition of sustainability as one more pillar to the core values of Dilmah Tea. This declaration of a core commitment to sustainability was made by founder Mr Merril J Fernando, at the inaugural session of the Global Distributor’s Conference of Dilmah.   …  

05 Aug 2010 | News story

SOPAC interview with IWRM demonstration project manager from Nauru

Water management takes centre stage for Pacific Islands

The availability of freshwater is important to the quality of life, and it is critical to the economic development of every country” was the opening message from the President of Palau, His Excellency Johnson Toribiong, in his speech to the Steering Committee meeting of the Pacific Integrated Water Resource Management Programme. …  

05 Aug 2010 | News story

Indígenas en Guatemala, fotografia de tradición cultural.

Inicia el II concurso centroamericano de fotografía Por la vida de la mano con el ambiente

Casa No´j Arte y Cultura en Quetzaltenango, Guatemala y la iniciativa Pacto por la Vida convocan al II concurso centroamericano de fotografía Por la vida de la mano con el ambiente. …  

05 Aug 2010 | News story

Buckminster Fuller Challenge

The Buckminster Fuller Challenge

July 27, 2010, New York — The Buckminster Fuller Institute announces the Call for Entries to the 2011 Buckminster Fuller Challenge, an annual $100,000 prize program to support the development and implementation of a solution that has significant potential to solve humanity's most pressing problems. …  

04 Aug 2010 | Article

Biofuel standards workshop report image

Encouraging closer collaboration between biofuel sustainability standards - report now available

As part of an ongoing collaboration to promote the implementation of more sustainable biofuels, IUCN and Shell, working with ProForest and The Packard Foundation convened stakeholders of a number of certification schemes, including secretariat and Board members as well as industry and civil society representatives. The workshop was held to discuss areas of synergy and opportunities for harmonization of standards and certification schemes that may apply to biofuels. The final report is now available. …  

04 Aug 2010 | News story

Tall ships converge on Amsterdam

Reaching out for the oceans: Europe's biggest nautical spectacle

Once every five years, tall ships from all over the world converge on the Dutch capital for a five-day international nautical spectacle—SAIL Amsterdam. Attracting more than 600 ships and an expected 1.8 million visitors, this is Europe’s largest ‘admission free’ nautical event. …  

04 Aug 2010 | News story

Ilha Anchieta, Brasil

UICN abre nueva oficina en Brasil

El próximo dos de agosto se realizará el lanzamiento de la nueva oficina de la UICN, localizada en Brasilia. Entre las actividades más destacadas, están la realización de paneles de discusión y la firma de un Acuerdo con el Instituto Chico Mendes para la Conservación de la Biodiversidad. …  

04 Aug 2010 | News story
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