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Seamounts Project successfully kicked-off

The IUCN-executed Seamounts Project – the first GEF-funded project looking at the governance of areas beyond the limit of national jurisdiction – was successfully received by an audience of Large Marine Ecosystem (LME) practitioners, who welcomed this new endeavour. …  

09 Jul 2009 | News story

The tree of Lao Pa Go retreat

International Seminar on Greening Education

A three-day International Seminar on Greening Education will be held from 30 September to 2 October 2009 in the "green" city of Karlsruhe, Germany. …  

09 Jul 2009 | News story

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2010 St Andrews Prize for the Environment

The St Andrews Prize announces its call for entries. The deadline is October 31. 2009.  The Prize recognises significant contributions to environmental conservation and attracts entries from more than 50 countries each year . There is an award of $75,000 USD for the winner and $25,000 USD for each of the two runners-up. …  

09 Jul 2009 | News story

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Catalyze IUCN CEC Action in Your Country

Are you a leader who can inspire action for sustainability in your own country? Are you active in professional networks in mass media, universities, knowledge management, social marketing or IT? Or do you know someone who fits this description? Nominations are now being accepted for National Activators in the IUCN Commission on Education and Communication (CEC). Submit your nomination for IUCN CEC National Activator by July 31.
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09 Jul 2009 | News story

Conservation and Watershed Communities: A Visit to Miyun Reservoir

IUCN China organized a field trip to the Miyun Reservoir with participants from the “International Workshop in Conservation and Sustainable Development” on May 30, 2009. …  

09 Jul 2009 | News story

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09 Jul 2009 | News story

African Black Rhino in Ngorongoro.

Poaching crisis as rhino horn demand booms in Asia

Rhino poaching worldwide is poised to hit a 15-year-high driven by Asian demand for horns, according to new research. …  

09 Jul 2009 | International news release

Páramo El Ángel. Loja, Ecuador.

Una suma de presiones pone en peligro al páramo andino

Los participantes del II Congreso Mundial de Páramos recomendaron intensificar los esfuerzos para la protección y la gestión responsable de los páramos, como ecosistemas estratégicos y territorios sagrados para el sustento de la vida y de los pueblos andinos. …  

08 Jul 2009 | News story
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Connecting with other Commissions, pictured here with the World Commission on Protected Areas

IUCN CEC Newsletter June 2009

The June 2009 newsletter of the IUCN Commission on Education and Communication is now online. Issue 28 covers the first-ever Joint Steering Committee with IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas, held mid-May in Ecuador. It also features reports by CEC members attending the World Environmental Education Congress and meetings in Beijing, Cairo and Paris. Follow links to read more about the books, brochures, websites and e-newsletters introduced here. …  

08 Jul 2009 | News story

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Assessing Climate Change Vulnerability and Adaptation: A Literature Review

Studies of climate change vulnerability have been evolving from impact-driven to policy-driven assessments; shifting the focus from estimating expected damages to attempting to reduce them. Impact assessments, exemplified by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) assessment reports, focus primarily on biophysical vulnerability at global and regional scales. …   | Vietnamese

08 Jul 2009 | News story
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