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الاتحاد الدولي لحماية الطبيعة يطرح مبادرة إحياء الوقف البيئي

دعا الاتحاد الدولي لحماية الطبيعة إلى مأسسة الوقف البيئي ضمن إطار منهجي معاصر وذلك خلال حلقة تشاورية حول الرؤية الجديدة لمنظومة الوقف البيئي والاستدامة في إدارة الأوقاف والتي نظمها الاتحاد الدولي لحماية الطبيعة (IUCN) اليوم من خلال مكتبه الإقليمي لمنطقة غرب آسيا تحت رعاية وزير البيئة معالي م. خالد الإيراني وسماحة قاضي القضاة د. أحمد هليل وبالتعاون مع وزارة البيئة والجمعية الأردنية لمكافحة التصحر وتنمية البادية. وقد عرض الاتحاد مقترحه حول الوقف للتنمية المستدامة حيث يوضح هذا المفهوم كيفية استثمار الأموال الوقفية في مشاريع تنموية تراعي الاستدامة الشاملة وبالتالي تضمن استمرارية ونمو العوائد من هذه المشاريع للمنتفعين. …  

15 Apr 2009 | International news release

Sidamo Lark (Heteromirafra sidamoensis) 2009 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species status: Critically Endangered.

Birds update of 2009 IUCN Red List is coming

The latest birds update of the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species will be released on May 14 by BirdLife International, the official IUCN Red List Authority for birds. …  

14 Apr 2009 | News story

Windturbine and rapeseed

Pacific Energy Officials and Ministers Meeting, Nukualofa, Tonga : 20th -24th April 2009

“STRENGTHENING THE FRAGILE PACIFIC ISLANDS ENERGY SECTOR – Addressing energy, economy and environment in a period of rapid change” 

14 Apr 2009 | News story
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IUCN Organizes a National Consultation Session on Waqf for Environment and Sustainable Development

In light of the global financial crisis and climate change and their effects on all forms of development, IUCN emphasizes the urgent need to explore new approaching for generating local funding inspired from culture to develop new sustainable development programmes through the Waqf (trust fund) for Environment Initiative. …  

14 Apr 2009 | News story
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Water helpdesk presentation to parliamentarians at WWF5

Parliaments for Water

On 19 March 2009, during the high level segment of the 5th World Water Forum, the IUCN Environmental Law Centre (ELC), in partnership with the World Water Council (WWC), presented their proposal for creating a helpdesk to aid parliamentarians in the development of water-related legislation.  …  

14 Apr 2009 | News story
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Elizabeth Erasit. WCPA Deputy Vice Chair for Oceania

WCPA Regional Deputy Vice Chair for Oceania

Elizabeth Erasito is the new Regional Deputy Vice Chair for Oceania for IUCN’s World Commission on Protected Areas (WCPA). Elizabeth will lead the WCPA network in the region, particularly for the Pacific Islands.  

14 Apr 2009 | News story
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Indus Delta

Pakistan's water crisis

Pakistan is facing a fight that doesn't grab headlines these days.It's a fight over the future of the country's increasingly scarce supply of water. The World Bank is warning that the very viability of the nation is at stake. Laura Lynch reports from the Indus River delta. 

13 Apr 2009 | News story

3 FLEG publications

3 new publications from the Strengthening Voices for Better Choices project

SVBC has issued three new publications on its forest governance work in Asia... …  

09 Apr 2009 | News story
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Goodman's Mouse Lemur

Lemurs and giant tortoises in Zurich, Switzerland

Every five minutes a piece of rainforest, the size of the Masoala Rainforest in the Zurich zoo, is destroyed in Madagascar. Poaching, illegal wood trade and slash burning have put an end to over 90 percent of the rainforests in one of the poorest countries in the world. …  

08 Apr 2009 | Video

palm trees

Forests are a guerrilla’s best friend

If diamonds are a guerrilla’s best friend (as Paul Collier says in his book The Bottom Billion), then forests must come a close second. Forests have long provided armed groups with hiding places and lucrative funding sources, and ‘conflict’ timber has helped support many war machines worldwide. …  

08 Apr 2009 | News story
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