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Nelson Mandela and IUCN delegation

Global delegation led by Valli Moosa meets Nelson Mandela

The governing body of the world's leading authority on biodiversity, the Council of the World Conservation Union (IUCN), met yesterday with President Nelson R. Mandela at the Nelson Mandela Foundation in Johannesburg. …  

26 Nov 2007 | News story

Volcán Cotopaxi, Ecuador

Biodiversidad y Ciudades: el papel de los municipios para lograr el Objetivo 2010 del CDB

Municipios también están cumpliendo un papel clave en la conservación y la lucha contra el cambio climático 

26 Nov 2007 | News story

Conversatorio sobre ambiente y desarrollo urbano

Evidencia necesidad de construir agenda para una nueva forma de hacer ciudad

El encuentro regional permitió realizar una primera aproximación sobre la situación urbano-ambiental de Centroamérica e iniciar el debate sobre ambiente y riesgo en el desarrollo urbano. …  

23 Nov 2007 | International news release

68th Council Meeting - Donors

Thank you for making the 68th Council Meeting possible

IUCN Would like to thank the following organizations for their generous contributions, both financially and in-kind: …  

21 Nov 2007 | News story


The World Conservation Union - IUCN

The World Conservation Union (IUCN) is the world’s leading authority and democratic platform in conservation and sustainability. …  

20 Nov 2007 | News story

IUCN Council at the hard face of Conservation in southern Africa

World renowned conservation area sets the scene for first stand-alone meeting of Council away from IUCN Headquarters in Switzerland in 60 Years. …  

20 Nov 2007 | News story

Tranh Thi Huong Trang

ELC hosts CEL Law Papers Award winner

Tran Thi Huong Trang from Vietnam, one of the winners of this year's Alexandre Kiss Environmental Law Papers Award, sponsored by the Commission on Environmental Law, was visiting the Environmental Law Centre in Bonn in early November. …  

20 Nov 2007 | News story

Bridging science, policy and the implementation of environmental flows

The IUCN Water Programme ran a key session on environmental flows at the CAIWA (International Conference on Adaptive and Integrated Water Management) in Basel on Thursday 15 November. The session addressed the issues of bridging science and policy, and how to move towards implementation of environmental flows. …  

19 Nov 2007 | News story

Valli Moosa, IUCN President

Message from the president


19 Nov 2007 | News story

Phytoplankton bloom off Argentina.

Proposed global warming solution needs more scientific research, IUCN warns

A new method to combat global warming by dumping iron into the sea needs to be treated with caution, governments and scientists warn. …  

19 Nov 2007 | International news release

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