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Breakthrough in vulture conservation in Nepal

On 26 November 2010 the Nepalese Government declared Dang District as the country`s first "Diclofenac Free District". Diclofenac is a veterinary drug widely used across South Asia to treat livestock. It has been identified as the principal cause of vulture decline.  …  

26 Nov 2010 | News story

Esther Agbarakwe of Nigeria, IUCN CEC National Activator

CEC National Activator Wins Nigerian Youth Leadership Award

Esther Agbarakwe, CEC National Activator for Nigeria, is a winner in LEAP Africa’s 7th Annual Nigerian Youth Leadership Awards. …  

26 Nov 2010 | News story

Whale photo

Saving western gray whales: Ask your questions before 6 December!

Business has joined forces with the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) to protect the critically endangered western gray whale population. You are invited to send us your questions on this unique collaboration to save the whales. …  

26 Nov 2010 | News story
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Second Dialogue on China and the Global Forest Products Trade, Beijing, Nov. 2007

Linking grassroots action to policy debate

8-9 November 2010, Chennai, India For effective action towards combating climate change there is a need to ensure that the national and international policies, strategies and actions are fully informed by the results, outcomes and perspectives coming from field actions in climate change. …  

26 Nov 2010 | News story

Fishermen Association, TED Awareness Workshop

Fisherfolk encouraged on Use of Turtle Excluder Devices (TED)

Local fisherfolk from the villages neighbouring Dhamra port were encouraged on the use of Turtle Excluder Devices (TED) to reduce risk of the Oliver Ridley sea turtle, and other non target by catch species, becoming entangled in their nets. …  

26 Nov 2010 | News story

Equator province forest governance network meeting.

Multi-stakeholder dialogues in IUCN's work on forest governance

IUCN supports multi-stakeholder dialogue (MSD) in forest governance reform as a means, first, to widen the source of knowledge and ideas for tackling a problem, and second, to build the support and capacity for collective action needed to implement reforms effectively. Dialogue is also valuable in itself, particularly if it gives a voice to vulnerable or marginalised social groups often excluded from policy and decision making. …  

26 Nov 2010 | Article

IUCN welcomes five new members in China


26 Nov 2010 | Article

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Surge in IUCN Members and Committees

 IUCN welcomes 35 new Members and officially recognizes 3 Regional Committees and 2 National Committees. …   | French | Spanish

25 Nov 2010 | News story

Fishermen trained for using Turtle Exclusion Device – a major step major towards Conservation of Marine Turtles in Pakistan

Karachi, November 25, 2010 IUCN Pakistan under its Balochistan Partnerships for Sustainable Development Programme organized a one-day training for fishermen for using Turtle Exclusion Device (TED). The training was conducted by Dr. Nicloas Pilcher at Marine Fisheries Department, Government of Pakistan where around 40 fishermen including representatives of the other organizations participated in the training. …  

25 Nov 2010 | News story

Foro Mediterráneo de Conservación UICN

IUCN Mediterranean pledges for a laboratory of cooperation and communication

Malaga, Spain, 25 November 2010 (IUCN-Med) – After several days of information and debate between public administrations, NGO’s and researchers of 21 countries meeting in Malaga, the Mediterranean Forum of the International Union for Conservation of Nature has presented their conclusions: we urgently need to clarify the importance of biodiversity to society through concrete actions, and IUCN should lead the coordination of efforts for a rational use of available resources and promote intelligent development between the North and South Mediterranean area. …   | French | Spanish

25 Nov 2010 | International news release
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