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Volvo Adventure & UNEP Award for Young People's Eco-Action

UNEP and Volvo offer an international award to recognise and reward the activities of young people who are working to solve environmental problems in a practical way. The award is in its 10th year. From CEC member Wayne Talbot. …  

26 Sep 2010 | News story

I decided to share the beauty we have in our country, represented only by IPES. At this time of year is so lush that I can not imagine that these trees, which go unnoticed most of the year, cease to thrill even the less sensitive

Terra abençoada pelos ipês

 Inspired by Brazil's famous flowering tree, CEC member Suzana Padua wrote this article for the online publication O Eco. In Portuguese, with photos. …  

26 Sep 2010 | News story

CEC member Chittaranjan Baruah of India holds a box turtle

Turtle Conservation Programme Launched by CEC Young Professional

CEC member Chittaranjan Baruah, 28, is a member of the CEC Young Professionals Leadership Team. He has launched a community-based turtle conservation programme with collaborative initiatives in northeast India. …  

26 Sep 2010 | News story

"It's fantastic that a toddler can express a real bird, wind and cold, thus filling the picture with emotions," writes CEC member Nina Dobrynina.

Kids and Animals: Art Exibit at Moscow's Darwin Museum

CEC member Nina Dobrynina shares charming art by children that celebrates their connection to their animal friends. 100 pieces of art are exhibited at the Darwin Museum in Moscow. …  

26 Sep 2010 | News story

Sundarbans Tiger Project boat going towards Sundarbans for KAP survey on Knowledge, Attitude and Practice

CEPA Strategy in Bangladesh Tiger Conservation Project

Iqbal Hussain, CEC member, shares the change behaviour approach of Sundarbans Tiger Project, a flagship project of Wildlife Trust of Bangladesh. …  

26 Sep 2010 | News story

Jr Wildlife Ambassador holds a wolf in an animal therapy program

Students, Biodiversity and Wildlife in Iowa

Pella Wildlife Company offers opportunities for school age children to become Jr. Wildlife Ambassadors and share information they have learned about biodiversity and the return of extirpated predators to Iowa, USA. From CEC member Rod DeArmond. …  

26 Sep 2010 | News story

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

Sarayuka in Ecuador: Documentary Film from David Without Borders

Check out their second video episode "Na'vi of the Amazon: Avatar happens in Ecuador". Découvrez leur deuxième épisode vidéo "Les Na'vis de l'Amazonie : Avatar se passe aussi en Équateur".

26 Sep 2010 | News story

CEC member Mr Jia Feng is in charge of a program to prepare 1000 young people to become 'youth ambassors' for the environment and energy conservation across China

1000 Environment-Friendly Youth Ambassadors in China

Training will prepare 1000 youth in six cities across China to enhance public awarenss of environmental protection. The program will also solicit 100 proposals for energy conservation and emission reduction. CEC member Mr Jia Feng of the Center for Environmental Education and Communication directs the program. 

26 Sep 2010 | News story

Young boaters observe the ocean from the rails.

Resources for Conservation Educators from The Ocean Project

Resources for "Reaching Youth" and "Inspiring Children" fill two new webpages with material designed to inspire wonder and action, writes Abigail Nehring of The Ocean Project, where CEC member William Mott is director.

24 Sep 2010 | News story

Wildscreen Festival Runs 10-15 October

Bristol, UK, hosts the wildlife film festival starting 10 October. Wildscreen's Chief Executive is CEC Steering Committee member Harriet Nimmo. …  

24 Sep 2010 | News story