CEESP Indigenous & Traditional Knowledge Advisory Committee established

 The CEESP Chair has established an Indigenous & Traditional Knowledge Advisory Committee within CEESP.  …  

15 Mar 2013 | Article
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31 March to 4 April, 2013

Saving the Sumatran Rhino

With the number of Sumatran Rhinoceros (Dicerorhinus sumatrensis) estimated to be less than 200 and declining rapidly, urgent action is needed to save this species from extinction. …  

15 Mar 2013 | News story

TEMTI: Economic Perspectives on Global Sustainability

The CEESP Theme on Environment, Macroeconomics, Trade & Investment (TEMTI) has started producing a new series of briefing papers on "Economic Perspectives on Global Sustainability." This series is designed to provide reliable information and rigorous analysis on critical issues that affect global sustainability.  …  

14 Mar 2013 | Article
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Présentation de la publication à Tunis.

1st identification guide to migratory waterbirds in Northern Africa in Arabic language

During a workshop held on Saturday, March 2, 2013 in Tunis by Association "Les Amis des Oiseaux” (AAO), IUCN Member, in the presence of its national and international partners, a new identification guide to waterbirds in Arabic language was presented to the public. The 60 participants of the event, representatives of institutions and organizations working for biodiversity and natural habitats, agreed that this beautiful book will fill a need in the field of the conservation of waterbirds and wetlands in the North of Africa, the one to dispose of working tools in Arabic language. …   | French

14 Mar 2013 | News story

Colette Tondi Mavungu

UICN-PACO : Mme Colette Tondi Mavungu, meilleure employée 2012

Assistante Administrative de l’UICN en République Démocratique du Congo (RDC), Mme Colette Tondi Mavungu, reçoit le titre de meilleur employé de l’année 2012 et ce, pour l’ensemble du Programme de l’UICN en Afrique Centrale et Occidentale (PACO). …  

14 Mar 2013 | News story
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Oceanic Whitetip Shark (Carcharhinus longimanus) - Vulnerable

Sharks, rhinos and elephants among wildlife trade summit winners

A historic vote to improve the sustainability of the international trade of eight species of sharks and rays that are listed as threatened on The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species is among the key decisions taken at the CITES wildlife trade summit closing today in Bangkok. …  

14 Mar 2013 | International news release

Grauer's Gorilla (Gorilla beringei graueri)

Grauer’s Gorilla caught in the crossfire of conflict

The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and other world leading conservation organisations have joined together to fight for the survival of the Endangered Grauer’s Gorilla, also known as the Eastern Lowland Gorilla (Gorilla beringei graueri). …  

13 Mar 2013 | News story

Inspired by the Earth Charter

Earth Charter International course on "Education and Values for Sustainable Development" also via webinar!

This Earth Charter International upcoming course will be held in the Earth Charter’s Educational Center for Education for Sustainable Development in Costa Rica May 13-17, 2013. Read how to access the webinar on March 18. …  

13 Mar 2013 | Article
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BRIDGE global learning workshop, Lima, Peru

Global learning from regional experience in water cooperation

IUCN’s BRIDGE project, which stands for 'Building River Dialogue and Governance', is holding a Global Learning workshop in Lima, Peru, gathering key actors from the 9 river basins where BRIDGE is active. Regional coordinators from Asia and South and Central America have joined, bringing crucial viewpoints on project progress and understanding of the political, social and economic contexts of their countries and basins. …   | Spanish

13 Mar 2013 | News story

European Day of Parks

My Park. My Passion. My Story. European Day of Parks 2013

“My Park. My Passion. My Story.” is the motto of the European Day of Parks 2013 promoted by the EUROPARC Federation, an IUCN Member. Since its inauguration in 1999 this commemorative event day invites people to protected areas and raise awareness about the importance of these areas for biodiversity protection. The day is celebrated on and around 24 May.   …  

13 Mar 2013 | News story
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