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Deadly frog fungus targeted by amphibian experts

The world’s leading amphibian experts have come together and for the first time identified two major conservation initiatives to stop amphibians going extinct. …  

25 Aug 2009 | International news release

Resilience Herbivorous Monitoring

Herbivorous reef fishes critical for long-term coral reef health and resilience

Herbivorous reef fishes not only have a key role in keeping algal growth at bay and thereby enabling corals to grow and reproduce, they are also important players in the long-term health and survival of coral reefs in the face of climate change and other threats. These are the findings of a new report published by IUCN and its institutional partners released today. …  

24 Aug 2009 | News story

IUCN China’s Miyun watershed Research -- Informing Miyun Watershed Management

 IUCN China’s Miyun watershed analysis, carried out by consultants of the Beijing Forestry University and the Chinese Academy of Forestry, shows there have been significant changes to the forest coverage and tree species composition in the Miyun watershed since the 1970’s. …  

24 Aug 2009 | News story

Stakeholder training in Lagodekhi

A helpdesk to support stakeholders of Georgian protected areas

IUCN POSC has established a helpdesk to support local stakeholders in Vashlovani, Lagodekhi and Tusheti PAs, as part of the project Facilitating stakeholder participation in protected areas of Georgia.   …  

24 Aug 2009 | News story
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《中国企业境外森林可持续经营利用指南》

A Guide on Sustainable Overseas Forest Management and Utilization by Chinese Enterprises

A new guide book for sustainable forest management for Chinese enterprises working in overseas is available. Co-published by the State Forestry Administration (SFA) and Ministry of Finance (MOFCOM), the guide aims to enhance the guidance and regularization of the management and utilization of overseas forest resources by Chinese enterprises. It provides the industry with management criterion and self discipline basis. …   | Chinese

24 Aug 2009 | International news release

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Stockholm sends a strong message to Copenhagen on water

Water experts from around the world have called for water issues to be included in the international climate talks to take place in Copenhagen in December …  

22 Aug 2009 | News story

Two Day dialogue on National Wetlands Policy concludes

Experts highlight need for continuity in wetlands management   BHURBAN August 20:  A two day National Wetlands policy dialogue concluded in Bhurban today, with the Inspector General of Forests, Dr. Iqbal Sial calling for the establishment of a Wetlands Management Endowment Fund to fill the vaccum after the winding of the Pakistan Wetlands programme. …  

20 Aug 2009 | International news release

WiLD SPEAK is a conservation communications symposium at the World Wilderness Congress

Announcing WiLD SPEAK: Symposium on Conservation Communications

Join the world’s leading conservation photographers, filmmakers, journalists and scientists for four days of discussion, insight and inspiration. The WiLD SPEAK symposium will be held during the World Wilderness Congress November 6-13 in Mexico. IUCN CEC Assistant Deputy Chair Cristina Mittermeier is an organizer.
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20 Aug 2009 | News story
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Serra do Mar, Brasil

¿Qué sucede con las áreas protegidas de América Latina?

¿Cúales son los desafíos que enfrentan las áreas protegidas de América Latina con la crisis financiera mundial?, ¿qué avances existen en las investigaciones sobre cómo afecta el cambio climático a las áreas protegidas?, ¿qué opina sobre el proceso regional de discusión sobre gobernanza indígena en áreas protegidas? son algunas de las preguntas que Eduard Muller, experto de la Comisión Mundial de Áreas Protegidas, responde en este video. …  

20 Aug 2009 | News story
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