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participated in the Arab International Conference on Environmental Legislation

Promoting environmental law in the Arab region

The IUCN Environmental Law Programme (ELP), represented by the Chair of the IUCN Commission on Environmental Law (CEL) and colleagues from the IUCN Environmental Law Centre (ELC), participated in the Arab International Conference on Environmental Legislation which was held from 05 – 07 July 2008 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. …  

09 Jul 2008 | News story

Julia Marton-Lefèvre and Miss Reunion at the opening of Reunion Island’s first National Park

New National Park for Reunion Island

Today saw the official opening of Reunion Island’s first National Park, which covers nearly 50 per cent of the islands interior. This includes the spectacular primary forest of Bébour-Bélouve. …  

09 Jul 2008 | News story

The Lagoons of New Caledonia, France

New World Heritage Sites for the Pacific

Twenty-seven new sites have recently been added to the internationally recognised World Heritage List, including three sites in the Pacific: Chief Roi Mata's Domain (Vanuatu), the Kuk Early Agricultural Site (Papua New Guinea) and the Lagoons of New Caledonia (France). …  

08 Jul 2008 | News story

Tiburón, Galápagos (Ecuador)

Los países del Pacífico oriental dan un impulso a la conservación y el manejo sostenible de tiburones

La gestión de las pesquerías de tiburones ha sido objeto de discusiones en muchos países de la cuenca oriental del Pacífico. Por primera vez, todos estos países se reúnen para encontrar soluciones a las amenazas que enfrentan los tiburones en este océano. …  

08 Jul 2008 | News story

Barcelona Congress

Apply now for the Business Night School

Three-hour long Learning Opportunities will equip non-business delegates to the IUCN World Conservation Congress with knowledge and skills to work with business on contributing to ecosystem management solutions. Each evening (6-8 October), four sessions will run in parallel on (1) business basics, (2) partnerships, (3) communication and (4) tools, using case examples from a wide variety of sectors including energy, agri-business, advertising and communication technology. …   | Spanish

08 Jul 2008 | News story

The Lagoons of New Caledonia, France

Eight new natural wonders for the World Heritage List

Eight new natural sites have been added to the World Heritage List, following IUCN’s recommendations.The new sites include the Socotra Archipelago in Yemen, Canada’s Joggins Fossil Cliffs, the French Lagoons of New Caledonia, Saryarka in Northern Kazakhstan, Mount Sanqingshan National Park in China, Surtsey in Iceland, the Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona, and the Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve in Mexico.
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08 Jul 2008 | International news release

Photo de famille

Le PACO pose les bases de sa réussite

Le PACO pose les bases de sa réussite …  

07 Jul 2008 | News story

Asturias, Spain

Climate Change will bring Spain more than just lack of rain

For a long while it looked odds-on that big international conference in Barcelona this autumn about the environment would find the Spanish host city deep in the grip of a water crisis triggered by its worst drought in 50 years. …  

07 Jul 2008 | News story

Kenton Miller Award Logo

8 days left to nominate innovative protected area practitioners for 5’000 USD Kenton Miller Award

The Kenton Miller Award recognizes individuals who have demonstrated innovative ways to sustain our national parks and protected areas. A 5’000 USD Stipend and Certificate will be awarded to the best candidate during the IUCN World Conservation Congress in Barcelona, October 2008. …  

07 Jul 2008 | International news release

Conference: "The European Union and its Overseas Entities: Strategies to counter Climate Change and Biodiversity Loss" (Reunion Island, 7-11 July 2008)

EU overseas entities in deep water – IUCN and ONERC

The European Union’s overseas entities are especially vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. But a new report from IUCN and the French Observatory for the Impacts of Global Warming (ONERC) shows for the first time that their weakness in the face of climate change could work to their advantage, if the EU is ready to invest. …  

07 Jul 2008 | International news release

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