March

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Latest Wildlife Times by CEC Member in Nepal

CEC member Mangal Man Shakya is editor of Wildlife TImes. The January issue from Nepal is available for download here. …  

07 Mar 2010 | News story

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IUCN Seeking Footage for B-Roll

The IUCN Global Communications department is looking for footage to use in a generic B-Roll for the International Year of Biodiversity. …  

06 Mar 2010 | News story

Dieter Gross, CEC member

Survey Results on Action Goals of UNDESD Bonn Declaration

CEC member Dieter Gross reports on a survey by 111 international experts to evaluate the Bonn Declaration arising from the UNESCO World Conference on Education for Sustainable Development. …  

06 Mar 2010 | News story

EBM Tool Network

Cutting-edge Learning Resources

CEC member Andrea Deri, an independent consultant, recommends two cutting-edge learning resources that are free of charge and directly relevant to IUCN goals. See the Ecosystem-based Management Tools Network and a knowledge management and communication software tool called Compendium.
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06 Mar 2010 | News story

Análisis de las Propuestas de Enmienda a los Apéndices de la CITES, preparado por UICN/TRAFFIC para la COP 15

¿Qué espera la región de la COP 15 de la CITES?

Del 13 al 25 de marzo, 175 representantes de gobiernos tomarán una decisión, en Doha, Qatar, sobre más de 40 propuestas que reflejan la creciente preocupación internacional por los efectos que la acelerada destrucción de ecosistemas marinos y forestales, así como los posibles impactos del cambio climático, tienen sobre los recursos biológicos del planeta. …  

06 Mar 2010 | News story

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Responsible production of marine ingredients to feed fish is a prerequisite for the sustainability of the sector

Brussels, March 4th 2010: “Can a growing aquaculture industry continue to use fishmeal and fish oil in feeds and remain sustainable?” This is the critical question the EP Intergroup on Climate Change, Biodiversity and Sustainable Development tried to provide answers to at a high level seminar organised in the European Parliament on 3rd March. Different experts, including academics, scientists, NGOs, private sector, and institutions, presented their views on the sustainability of aquaculture, especially the use of marine ingredients in fish feeds, - an issue at the centre of last week’s Hearing held by the EP Fisheries Committee. The EP Intergroup meeting was chaired by Mr Gallagher, Member of the European Parliament (MEP) and Chair of the subgroup “Fisheries and Aquaculture” of the Intergroup. …  

05 Mar 2010 | News story

Grievance

Grievance Procedure on Private Sector Engagement

To address concerns raised by some of IUCN’s constituency about IUCN’s private sector engagements the IUCN Secretariat has established a grievance procedure as a means of receiving, recording and responding to grievances   …   | French | Spanish

05 Mar 2010 | News story

A break out session at the Shell IUCN biofuel standards workshop.

IUCN, Shell and Packard Foundation host workshop “Towards Harmonization for Biofuel Sustainability Standards”

As part of an ongoing collaboration to promote the implementation of more sustainable biofuels, IUCN and Shell, working with ProForest and The Packard Foundation convened stakeholders of a number of certification schemes, including secretariat and Board members as well as industry and civil society representatives. The workshop was held to discuss areas of synergy and opportunities for harmonization of standards and certification schemes that may apply to biofuels. …  

05 Mar 2010 | News story

Illegal fishing vessel

Pêche Illégale: Ce que peut le droit européen

La pêche illicite, non déclarée et non réglementée (pêche INN) est reconnue par l’ensemble des parties prenantes
(pêcheurs, administrations, ONG), comme l’ennemi numéro un de la pêche durable. Certains avancent même, bien que cela soit sujet à discussion, que sans pêche INN, la pêche serait durable ! …  

05 Mar 2010 | News story

Revista Conservación Colombiana y libro Conservación Privada y Comunitaria en los Países Amazónicos

Nuevos documentos y publicaciones, Colombia y Perú

Proaves pone a disposición el Plan para la Conservación de Aves Migratorias en Colombia; mientras la Sociedad Peruana de Derecho Ambiental lanza la publicación Conservación privada y comunitaria en países amazónicos. …  

05 Mar 2010 | News story