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Branding Biodiversity

It is time to kill off the extinction message

It is time for a new biodiversity message. Futerra's new guide "Branding Biodiversity" is recommended by Frits Hesselink, CEC Special Advisor. What does Futerra recommend? A formula of ‘Love’ + ‘Action’ that will inspire the public to act to conserve biodiversity. …  

30 Jul 2010 | News story

Example of a card posted for the mosaic: "The continued loss of biodiversity puts our life and than of next generations in seriuos threat. Conserving biodiversity means securing our future." Hans Friederich, IUCN Regional Director for Pan-Europe

Post a Biodiversity Message on the Countdown 2010 Photo Mosaic

Hundreds of biodiversity messages by people from all over the world will be gathered in a large photo mosaic in the project “Biodiversity needs all of us” launched by Countdown 2010. The mosaic will be presented in September at a world conference. Countdown 2010 is an IUCN initiative.   …  

30 Jul 2010 | News story

Kobus Muller

Co-management in Biodiversity Conservation: A case in Western Cape, South Africa

Kobus Muller, CEC Specialty Group Leader, explores a co-management approach to biodiversity conservation in the Cape Floristic Region. He delivered this paper at the 28th International Congress of Administrative Sciences in Bali, Indonesia, 12-17 July 2010. …  

30 Jul 2010 | News story

World Environmental Education Congress

News from WEEC, World Environmental Education Congress

WEEC announces the next congress will take place July 2011 in Brisbane, Australia. WEEC is also exploring use of their website as a window for news and publications about environmental education worldwide. …  

30 Jul 2010 | News story

IUCN Science Bulletin

August Issue of IUCN's Science Bulletin

The IUCN Science Bulletin is a quick summary of some of the vast amount of peer-reviewed literature that relates to IUCN’s Programme. …  

30 Jul 2010 | News story

"Branding Biodiversity" is a new publication on sustainability communications from Futerra.

Branding Biodiversity, Futerra's latest report calls for 'Love not Loss'

This report argues that we need 'Love not Loss!' and that rather than sob stories of rainforest depletion, the most powerful agent for change will be people's love of nature and the feeling of awe and amazement it brings. …  

30 Jul 2010 | News story

UNESCO World Heritage Convention

Pitons stay off danger list but concerns remain

The Pitons Management Area in Saint Lucia will remain off the List of World Heritage Sites in Danger. IUCN welcomes the decision following new information from the Saint Lucia government that a moratorium on all new and unapproved development has been approved. …  

30 Jul 2010 | International news release

Atsinanana, Andohahela, copyright Geoffroy Mauvais, IUCN

World Heritage in Danger: two natural sites listed

Following the recommendations of IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature), important rainforest areas in Madagascar and the Everglades National Park (USA) have been added to the List of World Heritage in Danger at the World Heritage annual meeting, currently taking place in Brasilia. …   | French | Spanish | Portuguese

30 Jul 2010 | International news release

Leatherback Turtle Trinidad

Seeing seamounts through fishermen’s eyes

A survey carried out by IUCN among fishermen in the Western Pacific region of Tonga, Fiji, Samoa and the Cook islands has given precious insight into the state of seamounts—mountains that rise from the seafloor and support rich biodiversity as well as important fisheries. …  

29 Jul 2010 | News story

Bartolome Island, Galapagos, Ecuador

Galapagos off danger list but still at risk

The World Heritage Committee decided to remove the Galapagos Islands (Ecuador) from the List of World Heritage Sites in Danger, despite IUCN´s recommendation to the contrary. …   | French | Spanish

29 Jul 2010 | International news release

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