The United Nations General Assembly declared 2011 as the International Year of Forests to raise awareness on sustainable management, conservation and sustainable development of all types of forests.

Launch of the International Year of Forests 2011

The International Year of Forests 2011 will be launched during the United Nations Forum on Forests starting 24 January 2011. …  

30 Nov 2010 | News story

SOER 2010

Butterflies or business - Europe can have both!

A fully integrated approach to transforming Europe to a resource-efficient green economy can not only result in a healthy environment, but also boost prosperity and social cohesion. …  

30 Nov 2010 | News story

Doto Caballa - Estrecho de Gibraltar

Dos nuevas especies en el Estrecho de Gibraltar

“El Mediterráneo nunca deja de sorprendernos”- según palabras del Doctor Óscar Ocaña, biólogo marino de Oceánidas, miembro de UICN y Director del Museo del Mar de Ceuta. …  

30 Nov 2010 | News story

Water focus square

Water and Climate Coalition at COP-16, Cancun

The Water and Climate Coalition is a multi-stakeholder coalition of partners seeking to place water resources management at the heart of climate change policy. …  

30 Nov 2010 | News story

Last siberian crane (Grus leucogeranus) in India

Thesis Award on Migratory Species Conservation

The UNEP/CMS Thesis Award on Migratory Species Conservation is now open for applications until April 2011. The award of €10,000 (c. US$ 12,850) will be made at the 10th Meeting of the Conference of Parties to CMS (COP10) in Norway in November 2011. The Secretariat of the Bonn Convention on Migratory Species (CMS) advertises this award to promote scientific research and conservation of migratory species, as defined by the Convention. …  

30 Nov 2010 | News story

CEC member P.Vivekanandan

From Tamil Nadu to Nagoya: Observations from a Sustainable Agriculture NGO

CEC member P.Vivekanandan reflects on his experience at CBD COP 10 with a delegation of the LIFE Network, Local Livestock for Empowerment. …  

30 Nov 2010 | News story

CEC member Brian Day is Executive Director of the North American Association for Environmental Education

NAAEE to Cover Climate Change Education at 2011 Conference

Education on climate change will feature at the 2011 conference of the North American Association for Environmental Education. CEC National Activator Brian Day invites Commission members to attend or present. …  

30 Nov 2010 | News story

Bengal Tiger being Released into the wild from a boat in the Sundarbans

Communicating Tiger Conservation in Bangladesh

Iqbal Hussain, CEC member, shares the challenges of involving people in tiger conservation efforts in Bangladesh. …  

30 Nov 2010 | News story

Festival in Kerala, India, where human-elephant conflict is being addressed

Human-Elephant Conflict Addressed in Kerala, India

A study of captive Asian Elephants has led to successful measures to reduce human-elephant conflict, especially during festival time. CEC member Dr. T.P. Sethumadhavan describes the study and strategy. …  

30 Nov 2010 | News story

Rick Steiner

Former UA Professor (and CEESP SEAPRISE member) Receives Cook Inletkeeper Award

Former UA Professor Rick Steiner, who left the University of Alaska earlier this year after almost three decades of service, received the Cook Inletkeeper's highest annual award at a ceremony in Anchorage on Dec. 4.   

29 Nov 2010 | News story
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