Septembre 2010

Developing in vitro protocols for the propagation of valuable plant species like Phyllanthus anarus, Tylophora indica.

Education and the Conservation of Threatened Plants

CEC member Deepika Mishra is engaged in efforts to conserve the valuable plant biodiversity of Rajasthan state of India by running awareness programs and exploring biotechnological approaches. …  

28 Sep 2010 | News story

Luiz Fernando Merico, João Queiroz, Suzana Padua and Claudio Padua at the opening of the IUCN office in Brazil

CEC Welcomes IUCN Office Opening in Brazil

"IUCN has a special magnetism that is quite incomparable," observes CEC member Suzana Padua in her report on the opening of the IUCN office in Brazil. CEC Chair Keith Wheeler welcomes the chance to expand Commission work in Brazil.   …  

28 Sep 2010 | News story

Reflections on the fate of the most endangered sea turtle, the Kemp's Ridley, Lepidochelys kempii, whose juvenile habitat is centered in the oil spill area.

Oil Spill Photos by Gary Braasch in Vanity Fair Magazine

CEC member Gary Braasch's photography and reporting from the BP Oil gusher and disaster in the Gulf continues. On 21 September, his photo of the Kemp's ridely sea turtle appeared online in Vanity Fair magazine.   …  

28 Sep 2010 | News story

Keith Wheeler, Chair of IUCN's Commission on Education and Communication

Chair's Corner - CEC Newsletter September 2010

The theme of this newsletter is "Youth and Intergenerational Partnership". In his guest editorial, Dominic Stucker describes numerous CEC activities that seek to engage youth and young professionals in conservation and sustainability. …  

28 Sep 2010 | News story

Cheryl Charles, CEC Member

Research from the Children & Nature Network

The Children & Nature Network has set out to compile a premier set of research studies to help us understand what’s best for children’s healthy development.  From CEC Steering Committee member Cheryl Charles. …  

28 Sep 2010 | News story

Oasis, Algerie

La Biodiversité de la Steppe Algérienne

L’association Arc en Ciel, en coordination avec l’ambassade du Royaume des Pays-Bas en Algérie, a organisé un colloque national à Ain Sefra. Par Abdallah Khazene, membre du CEC. …  

28 Sep 2010 | News story

Toborochi, Chaco Paraguayo

Encuentro Mundial del Chaco a puertas

Del 5 al 7 de octubre, en Quinta Ykuá Satí. Asunción, Paraguay. La UICN organizará la mesa de conservación y uso de recursos naturales. …  

27 Sep 2010 | News story

International conference on education, training and informatics

Two Conferences on Education Informatics and IT

Two international conferences will be held March 2011 in Florida. ICETI 2011 focuses on Education, Training and Informatics. ICSIT 2011 focuses on Society and Information Technologies. Shared by CEC member Ana Puyol. …  

26 Sep 2010 | News story

Sumarlina tracks a temperature-sensitive dragonfly as part of community efforts to keep the Brantas River clean.

Indonesian Youth are Climate-Smart Leaders

Climate-Smart Leaders is a youth programme of Yayasan Pembangunan Berkelanjutan (Foundation for Sustainable Development), where CEC member Darwina Widjajanti is Director. It rewards youth for taking action to combat climate change. …  

26 Sep 2010 | News story

1-3 November 2010 in Ahmedabad

Earth Charter Conference 'Ethical Framework for a Sustainable World'

An event marking the 10th anniversary of the Earth Charter starts 1 November in Ahmedabad. …  

26 Sep 2010 | News story