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Colloquium on Mangrove Rehabilitation Efforts in Eastern Sri Lanka

Colloquium on Mangrove Rehabilitation Efforts in Eastern Sri Lanka

Following a successful colloquium on mangrove rehabilitation efforts In Sri Lanka held in Colombo on 6 November 2009, a satellite colloquium on mangrove rehabilitation efforts in Eastern Sri Lanka was held on 24 November, 2009 in Batticaloa.  

02 Dec 2009 | News story
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A positive future for the European Parliament Intergroup on Climate Change, Biodiversity and Sustainable Development

Today, 1st of December 2009, as the Lisbon Treaty comes into effect there is good news for the Parliamentary Intergroup on Climate Change, Biodiversity and Sustainable Development. Three Political groups have now officially given their support to the Intergroup including the European Peoples Party (EPP), the Alliance for Liberals and Democrats for Europe (ALDE) and the European Conservatives and Reformists (ECR) - the decision will be finalised on 10th December. After a lot of lobbying over previous months and with over 130 EPs signed the full backing of the three political parties ensures the future of the Intergroup. …  

01 Dec 2009 | News story

African Black Rhino in Ngorongoro.

Rhino poaching surges in Asia and Africa

Rhino poaching worldwide is on the rise, according to a new report by TRAFFIC and IUCN. …  

01 Dec 2009 | International news release

Knowledge Cafes at the IUCN World Conservation Congress

From Barcelona to Jeju: 2012 Congress shall be even better

IUCN is striving to make the 2012 World Conservation Congress the best Congress ever. The IUCN Management fully agrees with the findings and recommendations of the external Evaluation of the Barcelona World Conservation Congress and has set up an action plan to address each one. …  

30 Nov 2009 | News story

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IUCN CEC November Newsletter

View the IUCN CEC newsletter online or download to read later. This issue's theme is Security and Climate Change. …  

30 Nov 2009 | News story

Pescador, Cuenca del Plata

Están listos publicación y sitio web sobre peces de la Cuenca del Plata

La publicación incluye mapas y un CD interactivo. El sitio web permitirá consultar en detalle todas las fichas evaluadas.En la evaluación regional de peces se analizaron 191 especies, de las cuales 11 se encuentran amenazadas y 50 tienen datos insuficientes. …  

30 Nov 2009 | News story
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Events Agenda: IUCN at Copenhagen Conference

IUCN is organizing a series of events during the Copenhagen conference. …  

30 Nov 2009 | News story

Arctic

Survey Data Supports Rapid Ice Loss

New data released by the Catlin Arctic Survey and WWF provides further evidence that the Arctic Ocean sea ice is thinning, supporting the emerging thinking that the Ocean will be largely ice-free during summer within a decade. A press release from CEC member James Forte of the Catlin Arctic Survey. …  

30 Nov 2009 | News story

Jeffrey Sayer, IUCN Science Advisor, Forest Conservation Programme

Recommended Reading on Conservation from IUCN's Jeff Sayer

Jeff Sayer recently invited all of his IUCN colleagues to nominate those books that they thought should be "must read" for IUCN staff. The list is compiled in order of popularity. He also compiled a list of his own preferred books. …  

30 Nov 2009 | News story
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