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  • Observers allowed to attend contact groups at the IUCN World Conservation Congress
    30.07.2008

    IUCN is pleased to announce that the Congress Preparatory Committee decided to allow observers to attend meetings of contact groups during the Members' Assembly of the IUCN World Conservation Congress. The Congress will take place from 5 to 14 October, 2008,...
  • 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...
  • 10th Conference of the Parties to the CBD (COP10), October 18-29, 2010
    05.06.2008

    Tenth Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity
  • Marine miracles at Convention on Biological Diversity
    03.06.2008

    The move to create a network of marine protected areas that spans the entire globe took a huge step forward at the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), which ended last week in Bonn.
  • Less talk, more conservation, says IUCN
    30.05.2008

    Bonn, Germany – The time to take action to stem the destruction of the natural world is now, according to the UN’s Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). But the strong words coming out of the Bonn meeting fall short on the action the world is demanding,...
  • The best things in life are not free
    29.05.2008

    Costa Rica paid 200 million USD to its farmers to protect ecosystems. In doing so, it saved 460,000 hectares of forests and contributed to the well-being of 8.000 people. Such payments for ecosystem services are one way to reward unrecognised benefits of good...
  • Gender takes its place within CBD, says IUCN
    29.05.2008

    Bonn, Germany, May 29, 2008 (IUCN) – For the first time in the history of CBD, delegates in Bonn have approved a road map ensuring that gender equality is a mainstream element in the work related to the CBD.
  • The best things in life are not free
    29.05.2008

    Costa Rica paid 200 million USD to its farmers to protect ecosystems. In doing so, it saved 460,000 hectares of forests and contributed to the well-being of 8.000 people. Such payments for ecosystem services are one way to reward unrecognised benefits of good...
  • Legal Eagles Eye-Up CBD
    28.05.2008

    The Convention on Biological Diversity is holding its latest meeting in the Bonn.   The former West-German capital is also home to IUCN's Environmental Law Centre.   Alejandro Iza is IUCN's main man for environmental law issues, he tells us what he...
  • The third pillar of the CBD: Access and Benefit Sharing
    28.05.2008

    Access and Benefit Sharing is intrinsically linked to the other two pillars - conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity. Delegates in Bonn agreed to continue work on an international regime for this issue. Daniel Klein of IUCN's Environmental Law...
  • The third pillar of the CBD: Access and Benefit Sharing
    28.05.2008

    Access and Benefit Sharing is intrinsically linked to the other two pillars - conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity. Delegates in Bonn agreed to continue work on an international regime for this issue. Daniel Klein of IUCN's Environmental Law...
  • Legal Eagles Eye-Up CBD
    28.05.2008

    The Convention on Biological Diversity is holding its latest meeting in the former German cit of Bonn.   The former West-German capital is also home to IUCN's Environmental Law Centre.   Alejandro Iza is IUCN's main man for environmental law issues...
  • Too little motion on the ocean at CBD, says IUCN
    27.05.2008

    Bonn, Germany, May 27, 2008 (IUCN) – The need for action and better management of the world’s oceans has never been more pressing, says IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature).   
  • Think globally, act locally!
    27.05.2008

    There's a lot more to saving biodiversity than huge international conferences. This is why today fifty cities from thirty countries met in Bonn to discuss the role of local authorities in achieving the 2010 biodiversity target.  
  • The Mayors Conference - Local Action for Biodiversity.
    27.05.2008

    Around 150 local government decision makers and experts met in Bonn Tuesday for the Mayors Conference, held in parallel to the High Level Segment of the COP of the UN's CBD.
  • Fishy Talk with Nik Lopoukhine
    27.05.2008

    Despite some progress at the CBD meeting in Bonn, IUCN wants to see more concrete action and not more talk. In particular, the situation of high seas biodiversity has reached a critical point and the patchy governance system of our oceans has been an obstacle...
  • Your gateway to environmental law
    26.05.2008

    Bonn, Germany, May 26, 2008 (IUCN/FAO/UNEP) – The world’s most comprehensive database on environmental law has been launched by IUCN, FAO and UNEP at the CBD in Bonn. Available online at www.ecolex.org, it encompasses nearly 70,000 entries from more than 180...
  • Islands Stand Together at CBD
    23.05.2008

    The Global Island Partnership (GLISPA) helps islands conserve and sustainably utilize their natural resources within their island homes.
  • Local people not left out of the REDD debate
    23.05.2008

    Local and indigenous people have to be active participants in the REDD debate, argued IUCN during today's side event at the ongoing Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) in Bonn.
  • Putting a price on nature
    22.05.2008

    The value of nature and the services it offers us, from purifying water through freshwater systems to supplying cures for life threatening diseases, cannot be undervalued. Yet the business and financial community can be slow to put a price on what we normally...
  • IUCN's Countdown 2010 Partners Step Up for Biodiversity Day
    22.05.2008

    IUCN's Coundown 2010 Initiative has been holding its Partners’ Assembly at the CBD meeting in Bonn on International Biodiversity Day (May 22, 2008).
  • Frustrations at CBD
    22.05.2008

    The Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), currently meeting in Bonn, established an open-ended intergovernmental scientific advisory body known as the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice (SBSTTA) to provide the Conference of...
  • Putting a price on nature
    22.05.2008

    The value of nature and the services it offers us, from purifying water through freshwater systems to supplying cures for life threatening diseases, cannot be undervalued. Yet the business and financial community can be slow to put a price on what we normally...
  • Danger Sharks
    22.05.2008

    The latest IUCN report shows that sharks and rays, including the Thresher shark (Alopias vulpinus) and the Shortfin mako (Isurus oxyrinchus) are at risk of extinction due to targeted fishing for valuable fins and meat, as well as indirect bycatch in other...

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