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  • No time to lose, says IUCN
    12.12.2008

    Governments have to make significant efforts towards a post 2012 climate regime to be in place by the end of the next UN climate meeting in December 2009, IUCN says.
  • Towards an equitable post 2012 climate agreement
    08.12.2008

    A new publication on North /South equity will be launched on December 10th in Poznan, during the UNFCCC climate change negotiations.Towards an equitable post 2012 climate agreement will be presented at 11 am at the EU Pavilion during ...
  • Women feel the heat of climate change
    08.12.2008

    Women’s lives are more at risk than men’s because of climate change, according to IUCN. Climate change will affect all countries, but poor women in developing countries will be disproportionately affected. Despite this, most of the UNFCCC debate on climate so...
  • Helping people adjust to climate change
    05.12.2008

    IUCN has established a new network to help people suffering the effects of climate change learn how to cope with it. The Ecosystems and Livelihoods Adaptation Network, set up with the help of WWF and the MacArthur Foundation, will link up organizations...
  • New climate change network
    05.12.2008

    There is a growing recognition in discussions here in Poznan of the role that nature can play in helping people adjust to the impacts of climate change. Governments and environmental and development groups at the United Nations climate change conference are...
  • Climate change is the problem, nature - the solution
    03.12.2008

    Four years after the deadly Indian Ocean tsunami devastated the Asian coast, the need to restore, protect and invest in coastal ecosytems is clear. The difficult task to bring together different agencies, sectors and countries who are addressing today's...
  • The planet is now so vandalised that only total energy renewal can save us
    02.12.2008

    It may be too late. But without radical action, we will be the generation that saved the banks and let the biosphere collapse. See article from the Guardian, UK
  • Act now on climate change, IUCN urges governments
    20.11.2008

    IUCN is calling on governments at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Poznan, Poland, to make strong commitments to reduce carbon emissions in the short-term, not just the long-term.
  • Changing the climate forecast - IUCN
    17.11.2008

    IUCN hopes to see the roadblocks to a meaningful agreement on fighting climate change removed, especially given the climate agenda of the newly elected US government. Climate change is already affecting people and nature.
  • Conservation corridor
    11.11.2008

    A wildlife corridor that spans 2,800 km along eastern Australia was the subject of a new film premiered at the IUCN World Conservation Congress in Barcelona last month. David Sheppard, Head of IUCN's Programme on Protected Areas, tells Wild Talk what this...
  • Women still absent in climate change debate
    24.10.2008

    Lack of women’s participation in efforts to solve climate crisis was the main focus of the Third Global Congress of Women in Politics and Governance held from 19 to 22 October in Manila, Philippines. The global gender alliance established by IUCN, UNDP and...
  • Swim or sink together
    13.10.2008

    After four reports, 20 years of existence and a Nobel Piece Prize, what are the IPCC members busy with? Are governments doing enough to address the climate crisis? Mr Atiq Rahman, lead author of the IPCC reports launched last year, and Executive Director of...
  • Earth's intelligence
    10.10.2008

    Professor Tim Flannery is one of Australia’s leading thinkers and writers. An internationally-acclaimed scientist, explorer and conservationist, his books include The Future Eaters and The Weather Makers: The History and Future Impact of Climate Change. He...
  • Poverty and the climate crisis
    08.10.2008

    Last year the Rockefeller Foundation launched a $70 million initiative to help poor communities prepare for and recover from the global climate crisis' impacts. Maria Blair, Associate Vice President of the Foundation talks to IUCN web TV about the links...
  • Banking on change
    07.10.2008

    The World Bank is compiling a report on the impacts of climate change in Latin America and the Caribbean. Pamela Cox, the Bank's Regional Vice President spoke to IUCN Web TV about some of the key findings and what is being done in response.
  • Gender on the agenda
    06.10.2008

    Are women being properly represented when decisions are made about the environment? IUCN Web TV talks to Lorena Aguilar, IUCN's Senior Gender Adviser about what progress is being made in integrating gender equity into conservation policy, which countries are...
  • Risk governance guidelines for bioenergy policies released
    03.10.2008

    The International Risk Governance Council working group on Bioenergy, chaired by IUCN's Chief Scientist Jeff McNeely, released their Policy Brief "Risk Governance Guidelines for Bioenergy Policies" which examines the opportunities and risks of bioenergy to...
  • Launching a new partnership for climate change: from Bamako to Barcelona
    09.09.2008

    IUCN is launching a new partnership with the DGCS (Italian cooperation), the Foundation of the Prince Albert II of Monaco, the Foundation Nicolas Hulot, ENDA and the Climate Action Network to facilitate North/South dialogues and to build capacities of...
  • Apply now for the Business Night School
    08.07.2008

    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...
  • Apúntate hoy al Business Night School
    08.07.2008

    Con tres horas de duración, estas sesiones formativas dotarán a los delegados (no pertenecientes a empresas) del Congreso Mundial de la Naturaleza de la IUCN con los conocimientos y habilidades para trabajar con empresas en soluciones que contribuyan a la...
  • Registration for the World Conservation Congress is now online
    12.05.2008

    The online registration system for the World Conservation Congress, taking place in Barcelona, Spain, from 5 to 14 October, is now open. The Congress is the world’s largest and most important conservation event. Be a part of it and register now! You can also...
  • "Addressing Climate Change: the United Nations and the world at work”
    10.03.2008

    IUCN Permanent Observer to the United Nations, Mr. Narinder Kakar, presented a statement to the UN General Assembly on 13 February 2008 on the issue of climate change
  • Linking energy, ecosystems and livelihoods at UN CSD15
    10.03.2008

    IUCN delivered a statement and released a position paper urging the CSD to link energy, ecosystems and livelihoods for sustainable development.
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