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Community members rally to protect the sea turtle in Baja California Sur, Mexico

CEC Newsletter August 2010

Look for 'good practices' among the 35 news items in the July/August issue of the IUCN CEC Newsletter. …  

06 Aug 2010 | News story

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Greening Education Conference

The annual International Event on Greening Education will be held 27-29 October in Karlsruhe, Germany. The focus is on ecologizing curriculum, greening courses and creating low carbon education institutions. …  

06 Aug 2010 | News story


Adaptación al cambio climático: reglas para el cambio

La UICN pone en marcha la iniciativa “Buena gobernanza del agua para la adaptación: Construyendo la capacidad de adaptación al cambio climático basada en ecosistemas a nivel nacional y regional en Mesoamérica”. El proyecto forma parte de la Iniciativa Internacional del Clima. El Ministerio Federal de Medio Ambiente, Conservación de la Naturaleza y Seguridad Nuclear apoya esta iniciativa en el marco de una decisión adoptada por el Parlamento Federal Alemán – Bundestag. …   | Spanish

06 Aug 2010 | News story
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Indigenous leadership should be integral part of the Integrated District Development Vision of Quetta, said Mr. Munir Ahmed Badini in IDDV draft review meeting held by IUCN Balochistan

Quetta, August 5, 2010: A   meeting to review the draft of Integrated District Development Vision (IDDV) for Quetta district was organized by IUCN Balochistan to seek recommendations/ suggestions from the partners and stakeholders i.e.; Government of Balochistan and line departments, researchers, civil society, academia and media. Mr. Abdul Latif Rao shared the IDDV draft with the participants through a detailed presentation. …  

05 Aug 2010 | International news release

Mapping of EIA Processes in Balochistan

Quetta, August 5, 2010 (IUCN) – Environment Protection Agency of Balochistan in collaboration with IUCN Pakistan organized a Workshop titled “Mapping of EIA Processes in Balochistan” at Quetta Serena today. The workshop was conducted & facilitated by Mr. Ahmad Saeed & Mr. Muhammad Aqib of IUCN Pakistan. …  

05 Aug 2010 | International news release

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Join the Rights-Based Approach to Conservation Portal

On 4 August the Environmental Law Centre’s (ELC) Internet platform on Rights-based Approaches to Conservation (RBA) was launched amongst IUCN staff and members of IUCN Commissions ( The aim is for this platform to become a central point for collecting and sharing relevant information and experience on the conceptualisation, development and implementation of RBAs to conservation and for building an interactive community of stakeholders, in order to ensure the integration of rights considerations into conservation practices. …  

05 Aug 2010 | News story
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Whitley Award Applications Open

The Whitley Fund for Nature recognizes outstanding nature conservation leaders around the world.  Applications for the 2011 Whitley Awards are now open. Shared by Gillian Martin Mehers, CEC Specialty Group Leader. …  

05 Aug 2010 | News story

European Association of Zoos and Aquaria

Vacancy: Training Officer, European Association of Zoos and Aquaria

CEC member Eoghan O'Sullivan welcomes applications from outside the zoo community. The successful candidate will develop a series of continuous professional development training courses catering to the institutional membership of EAZA.     …  

05 Aug 2010 | News story

Mme Araba Kadidiatou Yonli/Zerba, présidente sortante de l’OI Planèt’ERE et le chef de protocole de l’organisation national du Forum au Cameroun

Yaoundé reçoit le quatrième Forum Francophone International Planèt’ERE

Le Forum Planèt'ERE 4 s’est tenu à Yaoundé au Cameroun sous le thème « Réconcilions nous avec la Nature, Éduquer à la Biodiversité et à l'interculturalité » Par membre de la CEC Monique Trudel. …  

05 Aug 2010 | News story

Dilmah sustainability declaration

IUCN Facilitates Sustainability Declaration by Dilmah Tea

 IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature today facilitated the addition of sustainability as one more pillar to the core values of Dilmah Tea. This declaration of a core commitment to sustainability was made by founder Mr Merril J Fernando, at the inaugural session of the Global Distributor’s Conference of Dilmah.   …  

05 Aug 2010 | News story

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