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Moist evergreen forest in Mae Nan Khao, southern Thailand (2)

Giving Citizens a Voice in Environmental Management in Industry

IUCN Thailand and TATA Steel (Thailand) PLC are working together to identify stakeholders and their concerns relating to the environmental impact of the mini blast furnace plant operated by NTS Steel Group PLC, a subsidiary of TATA Steel Thailand, at the Hemaraj Industrial Estate in Bor Win, Chonburi province. …  

29 Mar 2011 | News story

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Pas de REDD sans les peuples autochtones et la société civile : le Cameroun lance le processus d’élaboration de la Readness Preparation Proposal (R-PP)

Le Ministère de l’Environnement et de la Protection de la Nature (MINEP) du Cameroun, avec l’appui technique et financier de l’Union Internationale pour la Conservation de la Nature (UICN), a organisé  du 23 au 24 mars 2011 à Mbalmayo un atelier de sensibilisation et d’information des peuples autochtones et de la société civile sur le processus de Réduction des Emissions liées à la Déforestation et à la Dégradation des Forêts (REDD+). Cet atelier marque le lancement du processus d’élaboration du Readiness Plan Proposal (R-PP). …  

29 Mar 2011 | News story
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Remote and marginalized cultures that have survived in balance with nature for thousands of years will simply disappear if climate change is allowed to go unchecked much longer.

Search for Nature Photojournalist of the Year

Photojournalists, both professional and amateur, are invited to enter the first ever Nature Images Awards organised by IUCN and French nature magazine Terre Sauvage. Judges will be looking for entries which use inspirational images of nature to demonstrate the unique relationship between people and the natural world. …   | Chinese

29 Mar 2011 | News story

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European SAVE Foundation eNews

Keep up to date on the latest reports from the field of conservation of endangered livestock breeds and agricultural plants through SAVE eNews.  IUCN Member, the European SAVE Foundation (Safeguard for Agricultural Varieties in Europe), recently released their latest email newsletter. …  

28 Mar 2011 | News story

IUCN's new conservation centre

A new Neighbour

IUCN European Member FIBA (La Fondation Internationale du Banc d’Arguin) has recently settled into their new offices at our Conservation Center in Gland, Switzerland. …  

28 Mar 2011 | News story

IUCN Expert on invasive species, Dr. Geoffrey Howard, with an invasive water hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes)  at the edge of Lake Tanganyika in Burundi.

Invasive species experts call for action

Threats posed by invasive species and ways to monitor and control them will be discussed at a meeting in the Republic of Burundi tomorrow, with special focus on invasive species that are spreading in the basin of one of African Great Lakes, Lake Tanganyika. …  

28 Mar 2011 | News story

Sixoala watershed workshop

Climate change resilience and good water governance in Mesoamerica

A recent workshop in the Sixaola River watershed, located on the Caribbean side of the Costa Rica-Panama border, highlighted the vulnerability of communities to increasing climate change impacts. …   | Spanish

28 Mar 2011 | News story

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Le processus REDD au Cameroun prône l’amélioration

Yaoundé, la capitale du Cameroun, a abrité du 02 au 03 mars dernier,  l’atelier d’analyse participative du cadre de la gouvernance forestière en rapport avec le processus REDD au Cameroun. …  

28 Mar 2011 | News story
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IUCN Expert on invasive species, Dr. Geoffrey Howard, monitors the growth of invasive water hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes)  at the edge of Lake Tanganyika in Burundi.

Meeting to review invasive species and risks in Lake Tanganyika basin

Officials, managers and experts from Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Tanzania and Zambia are meeting in Bujumbura, Burundi from tomorrow to review known invasive species and risks in the Lake Tanganyika basin. The workshop, to be held from 29 – 31 March 2011 will also discuss ways to monitor, manage and control existing or possible future invasive species threats.   …  

28 Mar 2011 | News story
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(left to right) Mesbah ul Alam and Munjurul Hannan Khan, Secretary and Deputy Secretary (Environment) to the Ministry of Environment respectively.

Holistic approach is vital to combat climate change

Government, industry, community groups, individuals and all sections of the community have a part to play in responding to climate change, experts said at a discussion on 24 March 2011. …  

28 Mar 2011 | News story

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