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    Ganga - The River of Local and National Importance, Alike!!

    30.10.2019

    CEESP Blog: By Saurav Gawan, Member of the 'Sustainable Use and Livelihoods' CEESP/SSC Specialist Group. Ganga, the mighty river rising in the Himalayas is lifeline to millions. It has various references to it; for some it’s Moksh Daini (Salvation provider...

  • women looking at landscape Photo: IUCN / istock

    A landscape for everyone: interview with an author

    25.10.2019

    Landscapes are complex and sometimes difficult to envision. They might include small farmers, miners, large businesses, community forests, indigenous lands, and a host of other land users with different rights and expectations. Ensuring that diverse people’s...

  • Bwindi is famous for its mountain gorillas – but there are other attractions Bwindi is famous for its mountain gorillas – but there are other attractions Photo: Dilys Rose

    Bwindi: bees, baskets and brilliant guided walks

    15.10.2019

    CEESP News: By Dr. Dilys Roe, Chair of the 'Sustainable Use and Livelihoods' CEESP/SSC Specialist Group. Tracking rare mountain gorillas is on the bucket list of many a traveller – both at the luxury end of the market and for backpackers. But what...

  • Small-scale fishing boats on the beach in Thailand Small-scale fishing boats on the beach in Thailand Photo: Nathan Bennett

    Charting a course to sustainability and equity in the blue economy

    15.10.2019

    CEESP News: By Dr. Nathan Bennett, Chair of the 'People and the Ocean'  CEESP Specialist Group. The global rush to develop the ‘blue economy’ risks harming both the marine environment and human wellbeing. Bold policies and actions are urgently needed...

  • frog Frog Photo: Timothy Kuiper

    Online Survey: Life in Conservation

    18.09.2019

    By Thomas Pienkowski, PhD Candidate from the Interdisciplinary Centre for Conservation Science at the University of Oxford. Do you work, study, or do research in conservation? The Interdisciplinary Centre for Conservation Science (ICCS) would like to...

  • Participants of the CEESP Steering Committee and local friends Participants of the CEESP Steering Committee and local friends  Photo: CEESP

    CEESP Steering Committee meeting - Tbilisi, Georgia

    18.09.2019

    By Dr. Ameyali Ramos Castillo, Deputy Chair of CEESP The CEESP Steering Committee met in Tbilisi, Georgia, in June, 2019. The meeting included reporting on CEESP activities, discussions, and decisions on important upcoming events and...

  • Participantes en el taller de líderes indígenas, preparándose para la COP 25 de la CMNUCC. Participantes en el taller de líderes indígenas, preparándose para la COP 25 de la CMNUCC. Photo: Kristen Walker Painemilla

    Carta de la Presidenta de la CPAES

    16.09.2019

    CEESP News: Carta de la Presidenta de la CPAES, Kristen Walker Paniemilla Muchas cosas están aconteciendo a lo largo de toda la Comisión. En los últimos meses, la familia de la UICN ha centrado sus esfuerzos en la preparación de propuestas, mociones y...

  • Participants à l'atelier des dirigeants autochtones qui se préparent en vue de la COP25 de la CCNUCC. Crédit photo: Kristen Walker Painemilla Participants à l'atelier des dirigeants autochtones qui se préparent en vue de la COP25 de la CCNUCC Photo: Kristen Walker Painemilla

    Lettre de la Présidente de la CEESP

    16.09.2019

    By Kristen Walker Paniemilla, Présidente de la CEESP  Il se passe beaucoup de choses à tous les niveaux au sein de la Commission. Ces derniers mois, la famille de l’UICN a fait porter ses efforts sur la préparation des propositions de forums, des...

  • Participants in the workshop of indigenous leaders, preparing for UNFCCC COP25. Participants in the workshop of indigenous leaders, preparing for UNFCCC COP25.  Photo: Kristen Walker Painemilla

    Note from the Chair of CEESP

    16.09.2019

    CEESP News: by Kristen Walker Paniemilla, Chair of CEESP There is much happening across the Commission. These last few months, the IUCN family has focused efforts on the preparation of WCC forum proposals, motions and revisions to the WCC Program. In...

  • Short film: Culture, Spirituality and Conservation Photo: SCB Religion and Conservation Biology Working Group & IUCN CEESP Theme on Culture, Spirituality and Conservation

    Where culture, spirituality and conservation meet

    12.09.2019

    CEESP News: by the SCB Religion and Conservation Biology Working Group & the IUCN CEESP Theme on Culture, Spirituality and Conservation This short film is about some of the places where culture, spirituality and conservation meet, and why working...

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