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Big Jump

Big Jump for better implementation of EU water policy

Last Sunday thousands of people across Europe took part in the "Big Jump" at selected points of rivers, lakes and the sea to claim the right of all European citizens to have access to clean waters, living rivers and lakes. …  

14 Jul 2010 | News story

Marsican Brown Bear

Living together. Biodiversity and Human Activites: A Challenge for the Future of Protected Areas

Registration has now opened for the annual EUROPARC Conference. From 29th September to 3rd October 2010 ambassadors from Europe’s protected areas and nature protection organisation will come together in Abruzzo, Lazio and Molise National Park in Italy for this year’s EUROPARC Conference ‘Living together. Biodiversity and Human Activites: A Challenge for the Future of Protected Areas’. …  

14 Jul 2010 | News story

Towards an IUCN-Rio Tinto Relationship

Resumen del Acuerdo de Colaboración entre la UICN y Río Tinto

El Acuerdo de colaboración, firmado el 12 de julio del presente año, entre la Unión Internacional para la Conservación de la Naturaleza (UICN) y Río Tinto London Limited (Río Tinto) compromete a la UICN y a Río Tinto a centrar sus proyectos de colaboración en actividades innovadoras y sin precedentes con relación a la conservación de la biodiversidad, así como asegurar la transparencia entre ambas Partes. …   | English | French

14 Jul 2010 | News story
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Restoration is possible

Restoration is possible

This is the message of "Hope in a Changing Climate" – a documentary by John D. Liu, an environmental filmmaker and ecological field researcher. The short film was presented today at the European Parliament. …  

12 Jul 2010 | News story

Rio Tinto Utah Site Visit

UICN y Río Tinto firman acuerdo

Hoy UICN y Río Tinto, grupo minero líder a escala internacional, firmarán un acuerdo de colaboración para mejorar el manejo de la biodiversidad y el uso del suelo en las operaciones de la compañía. …   | English

12 Jul 2010 | News story

WCPA Survey

CEC Members Invited to Take Survey on World Parks Congress

CEC members are invited to express their opinion and thoughts on what the IUCN World Parks Congress 2014 should be focusing on. Take the 10-minute survey from the IUCN Global Protected Area Programme and IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas. El texto en español está más abajo / Le texte en français est ci-dessous. …  

09 Jul 2010 | News story

Masai man collects water from a tributary of the Pangani River

New Flows Assessment for the Pangani Basin, Tanzania

The Pangani River Basin Management Project (PRBMP), implemented by the Pangani Basin Water Board, IUCN’s Water and Nature Initiative (WANI), the Dutch Development Organization (SNV), and local NGO PAMOJA, has recently developed a new Integrated Flow Assessment. …  

09 Jul 2010 | News story

North Duisburg Landscape Park

From steelworks to nature reserve, in Germany

The North Duisburg Landscape Park in the German Ruhr area is an example of how local action can transfer a polluted, disused steelworks into a cultural and environmental attraction.  The transformation of the former Duisburg-Meiderich blast furnace into the North Duisburg Landscape Park is a remarkable achievement and an illustration of how ecosystem restoration can help the local community. …  

09 Jul 2010 | News story

Forest logging

From good principles to good practices

On July 6th 2010 Georgian Centre for the Conservation of Wildlife (GCCW) in collaboration with International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) organized discussion on the draft final report of the Study on Current Practices of Forest Management in Georgia. …  

08 Jul 2010 | News story

David Without Borders (David Sans Frontiers) is a multi-media quest to discover initiatives that preserve biodiversity

Biodiversity explorers embark on micro-documentary expedition

Can you recommend a great biodiversity project they should see and film? Contact the explorers! David Without Borders (David Sans Frontieres) is a quest by two young men to discover biodiversity efforts in 14 countries. From CEC member David Ainsworth of the Convention on Biological Diversity, a project supporter.  
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08 Jul 2010 | News story