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Coastal Conservation offers survival for the poor

A young British Conservationist has won an international award for helping to create a new model of community-run Marine Protected Areas, which both saves marine diversity and helps to feed marine dependent communities. …  

24 Feb 2010 | News story

Earth viewed from space. Courtesy: NASA.

Upcoming Earthwatch lectures

IUCN Member Earthwatch to host two lectures in London as part of an ongoing series of educational events. …  

24 Feb 2010 | News story

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Call for Papers - Policy Matters: Issue 17

Call for papers - POLICY MATTERS: ISSUE 17 “Macroeconomic Policies for Sustainable Development” Guest Editor: Alejandro Nadal (Co-Chair, TEMTI; Full Professor, Center for Economic Studies, El Colegio de México). …  

24 Feb 2010 | News story

Mangroves at Nasilai, Rewa delta, Fiji.

Mangroves to the rescue

Coastal ecosystems in the Pacific region are under severe threat. Increasing population, coastal development, squatter settlements and increasing demand for resources are having a serious impact. Climate change will only make things worse for these vulnerable coastal areas, and urgent action is needed to address the ongoing threats. …  

23 Feb 2010 | News story
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Des animateurs de la CEC d’Afrique de l’Ouest et du Centre réunis en Sierra Leone.

La réunion des animateurs de la commission d’éducation et de communication de l’UICN en Afrique centrale et occidentale s’est tenue du 4 au 5 février 2010 à Freetown en Sierra Leone. Elle a regroupé 16 animateurs issus de 12 pays (Bénin, Ghana, Mali, Sierra Leone, Sénégal, RDC, Guinée Bissau, Togo, Guinée, Libéria, Pays-Bas, Burkina Faso, Ireland). …  

23 Feb 2010 | News story

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Biodiversity: My hotel in action - the video

A video designed to make the hotel industry more aware of the importance of biodiversity has been launched by IUCN, in partnership with Accor, the European leader in hotels. …  

23 Feb 2010 | News story

NSAP for an Ecosystem-based Integrated Coastal Management in Sri Lanka, Presented to the Hon. Minister

Presentation of the National Strategy and Action Plan for an Ecosystem-based Integrated Coastal Management in Sri Lanka to the Hon Minister of Environment & Natural Resources

The National Strategy and Action Plan (NSAP) for an Ecosystem-based Integrated Coastal Management in Sri Lanka, prepared under the  Mangroves for the Future Programme, was presented to the Hon. Patalie Champika Ranawaka, M P, Minister of Environment & Natural Resources  

23 Feb 2010 | News story
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Anjona, 13, lost her home to the rising sea in the Sunderbans, India

Film Puts Human Face on Climate Change in India

CEC member Krishnendu Bose is an independent filmmaker from India. He shares his recent production, a six-minute film that puts a human face on climate change with the story of a girl from the Sunderbans area of India, impacted by rising sea levels.   …  

22 Feb 2010 | News story

CEC members from Indonesia, Malaysia and Vietnam at ASEAN workshop with the CBD's David Ainsworth, also a CEC member

CEC Members Facilitate ASEAN Workshop on Biodiversity and Media

CEC members from Indonesia, Malaysia and Vietnam served as facilitators at a workshop co-organized by the CBD and the ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity. Cynthia Chin, Dinh Thi Minh Thu and Ronny Mustamu applied the tools and methods of CEPA - Communication and Education for Public Awareness.
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22 Feb 2010 | News story

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