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EU adopts new strategy to halt biodiversity loss

The European Commission has adopted an ambitious new strategy to halt the loss of biodiversity and ecosystem services in the EU by 2020. There are six main targets, and 20 actions to help Europe reach its goal. …  

04 May 2011 | News story

Thematic Session: Change and Loss in Marine Biodiversity from Bycatch in Marine Capture Fisheries

CEESP Member, Eric Gilman encourages members to consider participating in a session on fisheries bycatch as part of the World Conference on Marine Biodiversity, to be convened from 26-30 Sept. 2011 in Aberdeen, UK …  

04 May 2011 | Article
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Theme on Environment, Conflict and Security

TECS Consultations | The Theme on Environment, Conflict and Security focuses on the intersection between environmental governance, environmental change and conflict and how this impacts on multiple dimensions of security. …  

04 May 2011 | News story
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Fehmida explains turtle conservation to local people

The Turtle Lady

Dr Fehmida Firdous – Pakistan

The efforts of Dr Fehmida Firdous, known as the ‘Turtle Lady of Pakistan’ to save marine turtles has earned accolade from the country’s President and international media attention. …  

03 May 2011 | News story

REDD and Communities Task Force plans for 2011

The CEESP REDD and Communities Task Force has launched its plans for 2011 this month. The task force, which is formally incorporated under TGER, will continue to disseminate regular information on the development of national and international policies to Reduce Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation and enhance carbon stocks (REDD+). …  

03 May 2011 | News story
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CEESP announces new SC members

We are pleased to introduce to you and welcome two new members of the CEESP Steering Committee. …  

03 May 2011 | News story
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Update of OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises should incorporate commitment to indigenous rights

The OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises should advance compliance with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, the Special Rapportuer stressed at a meeting with a working group of state delegates to the Organziation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) in Paris on 25 January, 2011. …  

03 May 2011 | News story
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Final report from ICCA workshop in Shirakawa

In conjunction with the CBD COP-10, a multi-lingual three day workshop on ICCAs was held at the Shirakawa-Go Eco Institute (Japan) from 28-30 October 2010. The workshop consisted of fifty-five participants, who ranged from: indigenous peoples and local communities, to NGOs and agencies working with them; members or affiliates of the ICCA Consortium; governments; cooperation agencies and international organisations. …  

03 May 2011 | News story
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Sitting on the fence? policies and practices in managing human-wildlife conflict in Limpopo province, South Africa

CEESP member, Brandon Anthony (Central European University, Hungary) and colleagues recently published an evaluation of managing human-wildlife conflict along Kruger National Park's (South Africa) western border …  

03 May 2011 | Article
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Congress Preparatory Committee meets in Jeju

Members of the Congress Preparatory Committee met at the International Convention Centre (ICC) in Jeju, Republic of Korea, from 11 to12 April. …   | French | Spanish

02 May 2011 | News story

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