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Mitzela Davila

Entrevista con Mitzela Davila: beneficiaria de Star Alliance y abanderada del proyecto BRIDGE

Como parte de la alianza entre UICN y Star Alliance Biosphere Connections, cada año un número seleccionado de socios son patrocinados para que viajen a conferencias internacionales y eventos que beneficien su trabajo. …   | English

09 Oct 2013 | News story
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Bau Sau Lake, Cat Tien National Park, Viet Nam

Two dams stopped after IUCN advises against World Heritage nomination

Viet Nam has dropped plans for two proposed hydropower plants that would have affected a protected area, which has been on the tentative list for possible World Heritage nomination since 2006. …  

09 Oct 2013 | News story

Communities face an uncertain future with longer and more severe drought spells in parts of Eastern Africa

Building resilience to drought: communities share their stories

Improving the resilience of dryland communities to the impacts of severe droughts is what the ‘Building Drought Resilience’ project in the Upper Aswa sub-catchment in Northern Uganda is all about. …  

08 Oct 2013 | News story

The future of water: what SDG will be set for the post2015 development agenda

Budapest Water Summit: Water post Rio+20

IUCN experts are attending the Budapest Water Summit, taking place 8-11 October, which will gather the international community to form a recommendation to the UN for a Sustainable Development Goal focused on water and sanitation. …  

07 Oct 2013 | News story

Tana River

WISE-UP to Climate: New project on water and climate adaptation

WISE-UP to Climate, a new project recently launched by the IUCN Global Water Programme, will demonstrate natural infrastructure as a 'nature-based solution' for climate change adaptation and sustainable development. …  

25 Sep 2013 | News story

Irrigation field

Kick-off Nexus Workshop in Bogota, Colombia

The Latin America Nexus workshop kicked off today in Bogotá, Colombia and brings together participants from the water-energy-food sectors to discuss solutions and ways forward in optimizing water infrastructure to meet growing needs towards 2050. …  

24 Sep 2013 | News story

Dr. Milika Sobey - Water & Wetlands Programme Coordinator, IIUCN Oceania

Blog: Going back to rural Solomon Islands

By Milika Sobey. Last week, I visited Manaoba Island, located in Malaita Province. This was my first visit to rural Solomon Islands since 1988 when I went on a two-week trip to the Western Province to do research in Marovo Lagoon. Little has changed in terms of living standards and access to water and sanitation.   …  

17 Sep 2013 | News story

Profile photo: James Dalton

Blog: Is net positive feasible when it comes to water?

It is much more complicated to manage water than carbon and deserves more effort than simply transferring the same metrics, says James Dalton writing for Guardian Professional. …  

06 Sep 2013 | News story

Rebecca Welling, Project Officer, IUCN Global Water Programme

Blog: Sharing learning on water diplomacy at World Water Week

By Rebecca Welling. When you think about water diplomacy, what is the first thing that comes to mind? Law? Transboundary conflict? States and Ministers agreeing on pertinent issues? …  

30 Aug 2013 | News story

Lake Titicaca, Bolivia

Launch of BRIDGE publications for World Water Week

IUCN and BRIDGE has launched a series of publications in conjunction with World Water Week and in line with the 2013 UN designed International Year of Water Cooperation. …  

28 Aug 2013 | News story
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