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Jeffrey Sayer, IUCN Science Advisor, Forest Conservation Programme

Recommended Reading on Conservation from IUCN's Jeff Sayer

Jeff Sayer recently invited all of his IUCN colleagues to nominate those books that they thought should be "must read" for IUCN staff. The list is compiled in order of popularity. He also compiled a list of his own preferred books. …  

30 Nov 2009 | News story
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Video by climate change citizen's group

Citizen's Group Uses Video to Inspire Action on Climate Change

Watch the video and take the pledge -- this call to action comes from a local citizen's group that used video to raise awareness of climate change. Shared with CEC by John Francis, CEC Regional Vice-Chair for North America and the Caribbean. …  

30 Nov 2009 | News story
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connect2earth.org

19-year-old from Columbia Wins Trip to Copenhagen from www.connect2earth.org

The green online community for young people from IUCN, WWF and Nokia has awarded its Grand Prize to Nicolas Paez, a 19-year-old economics student from Columbia. …  

30 Nov 2009 | News story
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Ronny Mustamu, IUCN CEC member

Training for "Communicating Biodiversity" held in Southeast Asia

A four-day media skills workshop focused on biodiversity issues will cover 10 countries in Southeast Asia. CEC member Ronny Mustamu from Indonesia will attend, along with 60 government information officers and members of the media in the sub-region.
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30 Nov 2009 | News story
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IUCN channel on greenTV.com

IUCN Launches Channel on Green TV

IUCN is launching its own channel on Green TV, the world’s leading online TV channel for environmental films. …  

30 Nov 2009 | News story

Mangroves, Vanua Levu, Fiji

CEC Members Offer Advice on Communicating PAs and Climate Change

CEC members Frits Hesselink and Susanna Calvo attended the WCPA Climate Change Summit in Granada. They offer some strategic approaches to communicating the importance of protected areas to climate change mitigation.
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30 Nov 2009 | News story

Jan Schipper

Species Programme Member wins conservation award

Following his nomination earlier in the year, it has been announced that Jan Schipper, a member of the IUCN’s Species Programme, has been selected as the 2009 recipient of the William T. Hornaday Conservation Award. 

30 Nov 2009 | News story

Post tropical storm Stan, Mexico

Making Central America's voice heard in Copenhagen

In Central America, IUCN is boosting civil society participation in the international climate change negotiations, trying to make sure the region’s needs and solutions are accounted for in the post-2012 agreement. …   | French | Spanish

30 Nov 2009 | News story

Women discussion group in Tenedba-Eastern Sudan

At last a turning point for women and climate change?

All those who have been working tirelessly to ensure that women are properly considered in efforts to tackle climate change will be watching events at Copenhagen with bated breath. Any agreement that emerges from the conference may be the first to recognize the gender aspects of climate change, and, in doing so, will be on the way to saving the lives of millions of women and children. …   | French | Spanish

30 Nov 2009 | News story

From the project Climate Change and the Military

Statement on Climate Change by the Military Advisory Council

Read what military experts think about climate change and national security. IUCN CEC is a member of the project Climate Change and the Military. …  

29 Nov 2009 | News story

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