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  • All we need is water
    03.12.2008

    Extreme water scarcity is not the only problem Jordan is currently facing. Combined with poor water management though, it might be the worst. When both water quantity and quality are inadequate, health and environmental hazards can reach alarming...
  • The human aspect of climate change
    02.12.2008

    For the first time delegates at the UNFCCC were trained on how to promote gender considerations in the climate change negotiations.
  • Get gender on climate change agenda
    01.12.2008

    As the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change meeting gets underway in Poznan, Poland, IUCN's Senior Gender Advisor, Lorena Aguilar, explains what she has been doing to make sure women's voices are heard in the climate change negotiations. To...
  • 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...
  • 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.
  • 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

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