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World Environment Day 2010 Celebrated at Ziarat

IUCN Pakistan, Ziarat Office celebrated World Environment Day on 5th June 2010 at Ziarat with participation of more than 250 students and teachers from eight different secondary schools and colleges. The Minister of Forest Balochistan, Mr. Akhundzada Abdul Samad was the Chief Guest on the occasion. Among others, the Deputy Commissioner Ziarat, Mr. Mohammad Siddique Mandokhail, different government officials, representatives of local NGOs, civil society, notables and community members participated in the event. …  

05 Jun 2010 | International news release

Afiche

III Foro de ciudades sostenibles apunta a la gestión territorial, la reducción del riesgo y la exclusión social

Por tercer año consecutivo se celebrará el Foro de Ciudades Sostenibles, en esta ocasión se llevará a cabo el 10 y 11 de junio y tendrá como temas principales de reflexión la gestión territorial, la reducción del riesgo y la exclusión social. El encuentro tendrá lugar en el Hotel Raddisson Europa, en San José Costa Rica y contará con la participación de profesionales, técnicos y autoridades políticas relacionadas con la gestión del territorio principalmente en Centroamérica, pero también con representantes de México y Suramérica. …  

05 Jun 2010 | News story
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Journalists trained for environmental and investigative reporting

Pakistan, 4 June 2010 (IUCN): ‘Investigative reporting is one of the highest calling for journalists; it is one of the best ways we can serve our public and our democracy’, Dr. Sherry Ricchiardi, Professor, School of Journalism, Indiana University. …  

04 Jun 2010 | News story

BMA network

Biodiversity Media Alliance links journalists with the web of life

Journalists worldwide now have a vital new resource to help their reporting on the world’s biodiversity, what its decline means for humanity, and how it can be tackled. …  

04 Jun 2010 | News story

Día Mundial del Medio Ambiente, 2010

Muchas especies, un planeta, un futuro

Día Mundial del Medio Ambiente, 5 de Junio 2010.  “Las especies amenazadas son el barómetro de la vida: reflejan el estado de conservación del resto de especies y ecosistemas donde viven, ofrecen una forma práctica y efectiva de enfrentar los retos de conservación de la biodiversidad”, indica Jon Paul Rodríguez, Vicepresidente de la Comisión de Supervivencia de Especies de la UICN. …  

04 Jun 2010 | News story
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Orchid

Indian Orchids under Threat

India has a rich diversity of over 1,200 species of tropical and temperate orchids, including many with floriculturally and therapeutically proven traits. The majority of them are, however, endangered due to unregulated commercial collection and habitat destruction. …  

04 Jun 2010 | News story

IUCN Conservation Centre

Walking the talk - IUCN opens one of Europe’s greenest office buildings

Gland, Switzerland, 4 June 2010 (IUCN) – IUCN, the International Union for Conservation of Nature, inaugurates its new Conservation Centre today, setting a benchmark for sustainable office construction. …   | French | Spanish

04 Jun 2010 | International news release

Russ Mittermier

Protecting Overseas Entities - new report

31 May 2010, Brussels. Mr Russell Mittermeier, Vice President of IUCN and President of Conservation International on Monday launched the IUCN publication: ‘Climate Change and Biodiversity in the European Union Overseas Entities’. …  

03 Jun 2010 | News story

Alejandro Iza, Director del Centro de Derecho Ambiental de la UICN (de negro) compartió con autoridades guatemaltecas su experiencia alrededor de la gobernanza de cuencas transfronterizas.

Transboundary watersheds governance: Building capabilities in Guatemala

Senior officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs together with technical advisers and transboundary negotiation staff met in Antigua in Guatemala on 27-28 April 2010 to attend a course on Shared Water Governance. …   | Spanish

03 Jun 2010 | News story

Mr Maurice Ponga

Launch of the EU Overseas Entities Programme

The official launch of the IUCN EU Overseas Entities Programme on Biodiversity and Climate Change took place at the Regional Office for Europe in Brussels on the 31st May 2010. The Programme aims to implement some of the 21 recommendations endorsed at the 2008 IUCN La Reunion conference. …  

03 Jun 2010 | News story

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