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Argentina

Comienza curso sobre Gestión Integrada de Recursos Hídricos

El curso es de naturaleza interdisciplinaria y está dirigido a egresados/as universitarios(as de diversas carreras con interés en los temas asociados a la gestión del agua. …  

30 Jul 2008 | News story

Barcelona Congress

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

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, in Barcelona, Spain. …  

30 Jul 2008 | News story

"People’s Forestry”: Forging a new global forest partnership driven by local and national needs

An emerging initiative could prove to be an ambitious break from traditional international forestry efforts, fundamentally changing the way forests are managed and boosting efforts to fight both poverty and climate change. …  

30 Jul 2008 | News story

Seth Cook (IUCN China), Qu Guilin (SFA) and Lu De (SFA) actively participate in the discussion

IUCN co-sponsors meeting on illegal logging in Beijing

On 25th July 2008 IUCN China co-sponsored a meeting entitled Forest Law Enforcement and Governance in the Global Context with the Chinese State Forestry Administration (SFA). This presented an opportunity to share information, as well as concerns, on the latest forest governance developments in some major export markets and producer countries, such as the FLEGT initiative and the forthcoming Lacey Act. …  

29 Jul 2008 | News story

Workshop participants, La Antigua, Guatemala, July 2008

Playing roles that could be real

Several stakeholders from the governmental sector, NGOs and civil society together with IUCN practitioners, took part in a capacity building event focused on negotiating agreements for conflict resolutions on shared waters. …  

28 Jul 2008 | News story

ECOLEX Steering Committee meeting in Rome, July 2008

ECOLEX Steering Committee meeting

The Steering Committee of ECOLEX met at the FAO Headquarters in Rome on July 21-22. Present were representatives of the three partner organisations, FAO, IUCN, and UNEP - including Stefano Burchi (FAO), Françoise Burhenne-Guilmin (IUCN) and Iwona Rummel-Bulska (UNEP). …  

25 Jul 2008 | News story

West African fish market

Learning a new trade to save sharks in Senegal

Thirty-five women from Senegal took part in a workshop this June aimed to reduce the trade in endangered shark meat. …  

25 Jul 2008 | News story

West African fish market

World’s poorest on front line in climate change fight

Climate change is already happening – and it hits poor people most. The effect of more frequent hurricanes, floods and droughts on developing countries is devastating, as this year’s cyclone Nagris proved again in southern Myanmar, leaving over 130,000 people dead or missing.
To protect the world’s poor against today’s more frequent extreme weather events, some US$ 2 billion is required according to the Internacional relief agency Oxfam. However, commitments so far only total US$173.
  …  

24 Jul 2008 | News story

The Hawksbill caught in Minh Chau is tagged before being returned to the wild

Rùa biển bị đe dọa diệt chủng đã được trả về với đại dương

Hưởng ứng công tác của IUCN nhằm tăng cường hiểu biết trong cộng đồng ngư dân về bảo tồn các loài bò sát biển, vào cuối tháng 6 và đầu tháng 7, hai con rùa biển bị mắc vào lưới của ngư dân đã được trả về thiên nhiên. …  

23 Jul 2008 | News story

The Hawksbill caught in Minh Chau is tagged before being returned to the wild

Endangered Sea Turtles Released Back to Ocean

Two sea turtles caught in fishermen’s nets were returned to the wild in late June and early July, in response to IUCN’s work raising awareness in fishing communities about conservation of the marine reptiles. …  

23 Jul 2008 | News story

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