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A river in Los Katios National Park, Colombia 
by Jim Thorsell, January 1994

International consensus on forests’ vital role in fighting climate change

The world’s forests have immense potential to lessen the impacts of climate change, but if this opportunity is going to be realized, unified global action is now required, according to a remarkable alliance of international forest leaders. …  

08 Oct 2008 | International news release

Panelists at Water and Climate Change session, WCC, Barcelona

Water and climate change adaptation

Climate change and its consequences, ranging from increasingly destructive storms to rising sea levels, have become prominent features in the international news.  

08 Oct 2008 | News story

Julia Marton-Lefèvre receives Yidaki from the park rangers of Dhimurru Indigenous Protected Area

The people, the land and the spirit

New Sacred Natural Sites guidelines for Protected Area Managers were launched today by IUCN  and UNESCO during the biggest environmental meeting of the year, the World Conservation Congress in Barcelona.   …  

08 Oct 2008 | News story

Evening News Oct 08, 2008
IUCN TV

Evening News Oct 8

What is the real state of our oceans? How can we support families of rangers who lose their lives while saving our parks? How can we work with Africa to sustain their natural resources? these and other key issues were discussed today at the iucn congress. …  

08 Oct 2008 | Video

Beyond carbon footprints

Terraviva News

 Terraviva is the daily newspaper of the World Conservation Congress. Read about carbon footprints, African advisors, climate change and the world's resources. …  

08 Oct 2008 | News story

Javier Garat, Secretary General of CEPESCA

First IUCN agreement with Spanish fishing industry – sell-out or positive move?

The Spanish fishing federation CEPESCA and IUCN have signed a co-operation agreement to work together on the problems facing the industry including issues such as biodiversity and sustainable use. …  

08 Oct 2008 | News story

Knowledge Cafes at the IUCN World Conservation Congress

Forests, fisheries and food security – full day at the forum!

Activities at the IUCN World Conservation Congress forum continued apace today. IUCN started the day by announcing The Forests Dialogue’s Initiative on Forests and Climate Change, in partnership with the World Business Council for Sustainable Development.
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08 Oct 2008 | News story

Susana Calvo, miembro de la Comisión de Educación y Comunicación

CEC lanzó herramienta CEPA en español

Tras años de espera, se ha logrado publicar la caja de herramientas “Comunicación, educación y conciencia pública” (CEPA) en idioma español, se espera que este sea un primer paso en la generación de contenido sobre estudios de caso relevantes en países de lengua hispana. …  

08 Oct 2008 | News story

A journey from discovery to decision with the Species Information Service

Experience a live demonstration of the new website for the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species in Barcelona this week. 

08 Oct 2008 | News story

Julia Marton-Lefevre at the Sustainability Dialogue "Human health and the environment"

Human health and the environment – finding parallels

IUCN’s top scientists met with health specialists and academics today at the IUCN World Conservation Congress to explore how human health depends on biodiversity. …  

08 Oct 2008 | News story

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