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Conferencia Preparatoria de Propuestas para la Reunión Global sobre el Mecanismo de Donación. Pachacamac, Perú.

Latin American Indigenous Peoples and local communities analyze the Forest Investment Programme’s Dedicated Grant Mechanism

Representatives of Latin American indigenous peoples and local communities met recently in Pachacamac, Peru to discuss the proposal for the creation of a Dedicated Grant Mechanism for Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities in support of national REDD (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation)strategies. …   | Spanish

07 Feb 2011 | News story

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IUCN Members in top global rankings for environmental think tanks

IUCN congratulates three of its Member organizations that have been ranked in the world’s top 10 environmental think tanks in the 2010 Global "Go-To Think Tank Index" of the University of Pennsylvania. …  

07 Feb 2011 | News story

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Join the Ecosystem Services Experts Directory

The online directory is a “one-stop-shop” to help businesses and government leaders find experts in ecosystems services, and to allow members to connect with one another. …  

05 Feb 2011 | News story

Northern sky exposure, a photo by IUCN CEC member Gary Braasch

Book cover to feature CEC member's photo

This photograph by CEC member Gary Braasch will be the cover of a forthcoming book by Mary Evelyn Tucker and Brian Thomas Swimme, "Journey of the Universe." …  

05 Feb 2011 | News story

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ECOLEX – the gateway to environmental law

ECOLEX is a database providing the most comprehensive, global source of information on environmental law. ECOLEX is operated jointly by FAO, IUCN and UNEP.  …  

05 Feb 2011 | News story

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UN Forest Forum catalyzes commitment - IUCN

A new momentum from governments, ready to commit to restoring forests, was clearly on show at the 9th UN Forum on Forests (UNFF9), says IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature). …  

04 Feb 2011 | International news release

Forests 2011 - logo in six languages

UN Forest Forum catalyzes commitment - IUCN

New York, USA, 4 February, 2011 (IUCN) – A new momentum from governments, ready to commit to restoring forests, was clearly on show at the 9th UN Forum on Forests (UNFF9), says IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature).   …  

04 Feb 2011 | International news release

IUCN speaks out for environmental defender Gerry Ortega

Following the recent killing of Radio Mindanao Network DWAR Radio journalist Gerry Ortega, IUCN Director General has written to the President of the Republic of the Philippines. …  

04 Feb 2011 | News story
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IUCN Members among Top 10 Environmental Think Tanks

Ecologic Institute an IUCN Member, based in Berlin, Germany, ranked 6th in the "Environmental Think Tanks" category in the 2010 Global "Go-To Think Tank Index" of the University of Pennsylvania. …  

04 Feb 2011 | News story

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Development of Dams in West Africa: new report on evolution of international policy on dams

Ten years after the publication of the World Commission on Dams report, the West and Central Africa office of IUCN commissioned a study to look at the approaches to decision-making around large dams. …  

04 Feb 2011 | News story

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