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The next 50 years in Antarctica

1 December 2009 marked the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Antarctic Treaty in Washington DC. To acknowledge this milestone, experts in the field of international governance attended the Antarctic Treaty Summit: Science-Policy Interactions in International Governance symposium, hosted at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Natural History. …  

08 Dec 2009 | News story

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Turn the tide - turn to nature: IUCN Opening Statement to UN climate change meeting

Copenhagen, Denmark, 7 December 2009 (IUCN) - It’s now time for governments to make robust commitments and a timeline towards achieving a post-2012 deal on climate change. IUCN urges leaders meeting at the UN climate change conference in Copenhagen, 7-18 December, to include nature’s solutions to reduce emissions and cope with climate change impacts in a post-2012 deal.  …  

07 Dec 2009 | News story

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L’UICN accueille 18 nouveaux Membres

Le 25 novembre 2009, la 73ème réunion du Conseil de l’UICN a admis 18 nouveaux Membres au sein de l’UICN. Le Conseil, le Président, le Directeur Général ainsi que toute la famille de l’UICN souhaitent chaleureusement la bienvenue aux nouveaux Membres et se réjouissent à l’avance de leur participation active.   …   | English | Spanish

06 Dec 2009 | News story

International Volunteer Day

International Volunteer Day

On International Volunteer Day, IUCN acknowledges the enormous contribution of its countless volunteers who dedicate their time, knowledge and skills to furthering our common Mission and Vision. …  

04 Dec 2009 | News story

Wind power operated by FEA provides Fiji with between 5-10 megawats of electricity.

Pacific energy experts apply environmental management tools

Pacific energy practitioners adopt tools for managing environmental consequences of energy projects and policies …  

04 Dec 2009 | News story
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Dams depending on glaciers, such as the Moiry dam in Valais, Switzerland, will need to cope with changing environmental conditions.

Energy security depends on ecosystems

Energy sector leaders and the conservation community agree that energy security is linked to the vitality of ecosystems. They are calling on governments, business and civil society to take measures to safeguard ecosystem services which are critical for the energy sector. …  

04 Dec 2009 | News story

IUCN Councillors at the 73rd Meeting of Council, 23-25 November 2009

Clôture de la réunion du Conseil au siège de l’UICN

Le Conseil de l’UICN s’est rassemblé à Gland, en Suisse, du 23 au 25 novembre 2009. …   | English | Spanish

26 Nov 2009 | News story


Ouverture du Conseil de l’UICN à Gland, en Suisse

Au programme de la 73ème réunion du Conseil de l’UICN qui s’ouvre à Gland, en Suisse, le 23 novembre, l’approbation du plan de travail et du budget de l’UICN pour les deux prochaines années, l’organisation du prochain Congrès mondial de la nature et l’implication de l’UICN lors de la Conférence de Copenhague sur le changement climatique (COP15). …   | English | Spanish

23 Nov 2009 | News story

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Inaugural Annual Conference on Developments in International Environmental Law

Co-sponsored by the Washington College of Law and the Center for International Environmental Law and held in Cooperation with the IUCN Commission on Environmental Law and the American Society of International Law’s International Environmental Law Interest Group   …  

13 Nov 2009 | News story

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Policy makers urged to look at role environment plays in supporting communities

The importance of biodiversity and ecosystems to economies around the world is the focus of a series of five reports from the Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB) study. The latest TEEB report, tailored for policy makers, is released today. …  

13 Nov 2009 | News story

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