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Participants of the Seamount Workshop. Nadi, Fiji.

Pacific Island Seamounts - are they under threat?

A 2-day workshop was held in Nadi on 28th and 29th April to discuss the impacts of longline fishing as well as other activities on seamounts in the Pacific Islands. …  

11 May 2010 | News story

Nurseries have been set up to rehabilitate mined areas in Nauru.

Restoring island homes - the fighting spirit

The Republic of Nauru is one island in the Pacific that has been actively fighting to regain their island biodiversity following a decade of mining. …  

10 May 2010 | News story

Participants evaluating their projects using a gender lens.

Energy project managers empowered on gender mainstreaming

Managers of renewable energy and energy efficiency projects implemented by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) in six countries in Oceania were trained on incorporating gender dimensions into their respective projects at a workshop recently held in Nuku’alofa, Tonga. …  

10 May 2010 | News story

Deep-sea squid. Teuthowenia pellucida

High seas biodiversity - high on the Nairobi agenda

The open oceans and deep seas represent 95% of the global biosphere. They play an important role in regulating the Earth’s climate and are home to a major part of the world’s biodiversity, containing some of the most productive ecosystems, vast natural resources, unique habitats and unknown species. However, mounting pressures from intensifying human use, climate change and ocean acidification threaten to undermine these ecosystems’ biodiversity, balance and resilience. …  

09 May 2010 | News story

Appel à candidature

École régionale post-universitaire d’aménagement et de gestion intégrés des forêts et territoires tropicaux

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UNIVERSITÉ DE KINSHASA
République démocratique du Congo

APPEL À CANDIDATURES
2010 - 2011

5ème promotion de DESS (Master II)
« Aménagement et gestion intégrés des forêts et territoires tropicaux » …  

08 May 2010 | News story
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CEC Newsletter - April 2010

The April 2010 newsletter of the IUCN Commmission on Education and Communication includes two dozen news stories related to CEC activities.  Click here to view newsletter >  

08 May 2010 | News story

Celebrating the International Year of Biodiversity

Celebrating the International Year of Biodiversity

IUCN Sri Lanka Office and the Sri Lanka Ministry of Environment held a celebratory event with the media and IUCN Members on the International Year of Biodiversity (IYB) on 5 May, 2010 at Sri Lanka Foundation Institute in Colombo.  

07 May 2010 | News story
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Keith Wheeler, Chair of IUCN's Commission on Education and Communication

Chair's Corner: IUCN CEC Newsletter, April 2010

Keith Wheeler, CEC Chair, introduces the April 2010 newsletter with a brief report on the CEC Steering Committee Meeting. In this newsletter are the results of a survey of CEC members in South America, essential reading from Futerra Sustainability Communications, and a variety of courses and resources and calls for papers. The Chair also notes the appointment of Grace Mwaura, a young CEC member, to the IUCN Council. View full newsletter >
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07 May 2010 | News story

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Camera trap competition: win up to US$3,000 for your conservation project

In celebration of the organization's 21st Anniversary, World Land Trust, an IUCN Member, has partnered with BBC Worldwide (through BBC Wildlife Magazine) to hold a camera trap photo competition. …  

06 May 2010 | News story

Participants: réunion de suivi-évaluation LLS MALI

Monitoring and evaluating the Mali Livelihoods and Landscapes Strategy (LLS): meeting of partners

The semi-annual participatory monitoring and evaluation meeting of the Landscape and Livelihoods Strategy (LLS) was held in Boré in Mali from 24th to 27th March, 2010. Its objective was to validate the monitoring and evaluation plan, encourage discussions and sharing of outputs of the programme in 2009, and prepare 2010 plan.  | French

06 May 2010 | News story
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