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A Guidebook to the Green Economy

The Green Economy is becoming an increasingly popular and widely used term. There are many theories, views, inititatives and expectations associated with this new concept. There also is significant confusion with regards to the real scope and potential of the Green Economy. This guidebook serves as an introduction into this complex topic, providing readers with an overview of some of the key ideas and themes currently animating the Green Economy discourse.  …  

16 Aug 2010 | Article
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Le Ministre de l'ECNT entouré des partenaires qui ont appuyé l'évenement.

Célébration de la journée internationale des peuples autochtones en RDC

La Journée internationale des peuples autochtones a été organisée pour la première fois en RDC ce lundi 9 août 2010 au Jardin botanique de Kinshasa par le ministère de l’Environnement, Conservation de la nature et Tourisme  avec l’appui de ses partenaires au développement notamment UNFPA, WWF, CARPE-UICN et  la Fédération des Industrielles du Bois (FIB) avec la collaboration des réseaux des peuples autochtones et la Société civile de la RDC.
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16 Aug 2010 | News story
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Protestors against mining in protected areas, New Zealand

Victory for New Zealand’s Nature

New Zealand Government retracts its proposal on mining in protected areas. …  

13 Aug 2010 | International news release

Koongara adjoins the famous Nourlangie Rock formation which contains spectacular and ancient rock art

Protected forever

IUCN has congratulated the Australian government on its decision to include the Koongarra project area which covers substantial uranium deposits, into Kakadu National Park and World Heritage site, prohibiting any future mining activity in this area. …  

13 Aug 2010 | News story

Selva Viva, Napo. Amazonía Ecuatoriana

La conservación transfronteriza, mecanismo esencial para los bosques tropicales

Los ecosistemas no reconocen fronteras políticas. Con la propagación de problemas mundiales potencialmente devastadores, como el cambio climático, la escasez de agua y la pérdida de biodiversidad, la cooperación transfronteriza en la gestión de paisajes y ecosistemas se torna crucial. …  

12 Aug 2010 | News story
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International Year of Youth Launched Today

12 August 2010 -- International Year of Youth to Be Launched Today at United Nations Headquarters, on theme of ‘Dialogue and Mutual Understanding’ …  

12 Aug 2010 | News story

Taller "Metodologías para evaluar el estado de conservación de los peces de la Cuenca del Plata"

Analizaron metodologías para evaluar el estado de los peces de la Cuenca del Plata

Evaluaron los resultados obtenidos aplicando los criterios de la Lista Roja de la UICN y del método MEGA, y la disponibilidad de información. …  

12 Aug 2010 | News story

Tacaná, Guatemala

A JEM of a business

Stories of start-up businesses run by twenty-somethings are a dime a dozen in the 21st century. But a group of high school and college students in the Guatemalan highlands have a truly unique tale to tell. …  

12 Aug 2010 | News story

Floods in Pakistan – interview partners available

Well-managed floodplains can help reduce the impact of disasters such as flooding, and help to decrease the vulnerability of cities and agricultural areas which lie in the path of devastating floods such as those in Pakistan. …  

11 Aug 2010 | News story

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