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Steller’s eiders

IUCN’s USA Multilateral Office Supports Circumpolar Biodiversity Monitoring Program Workshop

From March 6-7, 2008, the Circumpolar Biodiversity Monitoring Program (CBMP) convened a group of international experts and stakeholders from arctic nations to participate in a workshop entitled “Building a Partnership for Enhanced Understanding and Conservation of Arctic Biodiversity,” held at World Wildlife Fund’s Washington DC headquarters. …  

14 Mar 2008 | News story

North American Environmental Atlas - Now Online

A new online information tool from the Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) provides a suite of materials that allows users to visualize significant North American environmental issues at a continental scale. The North American Environmental Atlas brings together maps, data, interactive map layers, and links to other related materials.

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13 Mar 2008 | News story

Cuba's Viñales Valley is an outsanding karst landscape

Protected Areas Information Module

The Protected Areas Management Effectiveness Information Module (PAME) has been developed to help the conservation community share experiences and ideas on management effectiveness, as well as provide ‘lessons learned’ from these assessments. …  

13 Mar 2008 | News story

World Database of Protected Areas - Updated

UNEP-WCMC and IUCN have been working hard over the past year gathering, analysing and disseminating information about the world's protected areas. The World Database on Protected Areas …  

13 Mar 2008 | News story

Narinder Kakar at United Nations

"Addressing Climate Change: the United Nations and the world at work”

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 …  

10 Mar 2008 | News story

Narinder Kakar at United Nations

"Addressing Climate Change: the United Nations and the world at work”

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 …  

10 Mar 2008 | News story

Deepwater coral accidentally caught during a bottom trawl. December 2007.

Deep Discussions end in darkness in Rome

Discussions in Rome failed to agree on new guidance for deep-sea fisheries in the high seas. A second meeting was called for this summer to discuss outstanding issues. …  

12 Feb 2008 | News story

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