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Gillian Martin Mehers is CEC Specialty Group Leader for Learning & Leadership

Gillian Martin Mehers invites CEC members to join her in a group focused on innovative informal learning processes and techniques, including the use of Web 2.0 social networking tools. The aim is to enhance professional development and increase productivity and leadership in the sustainable development field. …  

02 Mar 2010 | News story

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CEC National Activators as of March 2010

CEC has selected National Activators in several more regions: Eastern and Southern Africa, North Africa, Europe, South and South East Asia. Here is the complete list as of March 2010, including all CEC members who have accepted this volunteer position. Welcome!
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02 Mar 2010 | News story

Frits Hesselink, CEC Special Advisor, talks about behaviour change and climate change

Spanish E-Learning Channel interviews CEC Member Frits Hesselink

This 21-minute video on climate change is part of a course on sustainable development. The video, Verdades y mentiras sobre el cambio climatico, was produced by UNED, the Spanish Distance Education Channel. It includes an interview with CEC Special Advisor Frits Hesselink.
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02 Mar 2010 | News story

La réunion des animateurs de la commission d’éducation et de communication de l’UICN en Afrique centrale et occidentale

Tommy Garnett réuni les animateurs nationaux de la CEC à Sierra Leone

Félicité Mangang, Chargée de communication du Bureau UICN pour le Programme pour l’Afrique Centrale et Occidentale (PACO) nous informe sur la réunion des animateurs de la CEC d’Afrique de l’Ouest et du Centre en Sierra Leone.
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02 Mar 2010 | News story

Carlos Micilio, Consultora Urbano Ambiental, CEC member

Psychology behind littering: A CEC member's opinion

CEC member Carlos Micilio, an urban environmental consultant, recently published an opinion piece on the psychology behind littering in Waste Management World. ¿Ha leído...? La pobreza no es excusa. Una mirada a la psicología detrás de tirar la basura (en inglés).   …  

02 Mar 2010 | News story

Bison on the American Prairie Reserve

Bringing bison back to North America

The next 10 to 20 years could be extremely significant for restoring wild populations of American bison to their original roaming grounds. But for this to happen, more land must be made available for herds to roam free, government policies must be updated and the public must change its attitude towards bison. …  

02 Mar 2010 | International news release

IUCN Pakistan’s coastal expert speaks at a Rotary Club function

KARACHI March 1: Rotary Club Karachi held its weekly luncheon meeting at the Pearl Continental Hotel. On its meeting of March 1, 2010, Tahir Qureshi, Coastal Ecosystem Expert from IUCN (international Union for Conservation of Nature) was invited as the guest speaker, to sensitize the Rotarians to the environmental issues, especially near the coast. …  

01 Mar 2010 | News story

Centro Regional de Especialización y Experiencias en EDS RCE Bogotá

Centro Regional de Especialización y Experiencias en EDS RCE Bogotá

CEC member Olga Bermúdez is director of a regional centre engaged in Education for Sustainable Development in Bogotá, Colombia. She shares news from the Centre and notes the involvement of another CEC member, Charles Hopkins of UNU and UNESCO.    …  

01 Mar 2010 | News story

The Great Blue Mountains Area in Australia

Australian Wildife corridor protects species in a changing climate

The world's first transcontinental wildlife corridor - stretching 3500 kilometres from the coast of the Northern Territory to the coast of South Australia - has been jointly announced today by Premier Mike Rann and NT Chief Minister Paul Henderson. Announcement by Northern Territory Chief Minister Paul Henderson and South Australia premier Mike Rann …  

01 Mar 2010 | News story

Launch of Wilpattu: Villus and Beyond

Launch of "Wilpattu: Villus and Beyond"

The Wilpattu National Park was re-opened to the general public by the Hon.Patali Champika Ranawaka, Minister of Environment & Natural Resources on the invitation of Mr W A D A Wijesuriya, Director General of Department of Wildlife Conservation on 27 February, 2010. 

01 Mar 2010 | News story
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