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Last siberian crane (Grus leucogeranus) in India

Thesis Award on Migratory Species Conservation

The UNEP/CMS Thesis Award on Migratory Species Conservation is now open for applications until April 2011. The award of €10,000 (c. US$ 12,850) will be made at the 10th Meeting of the Conference of Parties to CMS (COP10) in Norway in November 2011. The Secretariat of the Bonn Convention on Migratory Species (CMS) advertises this award to promote scientific research and conservation of migratory species, as defined by the Convention. …  

30 Nov 2010 | News story

CEC member P.Vivekanandan

From Tamil Nadu to Nagoya: Observations from a Sustainable Agriculture NGO

CEC member P.Vivekanandan reflects on his experience at CBD COP 10 with a delegation of the LIFE Network, Local Livestock for Empowerment. …  

30 Nov 2010 | News story

CEC member Brian Day is Executive Director of the North American Association for Environmental Education

NAAEE to Cover Climate Change Education at 2011 Conference

Education on climate change will feature at the 2011 conference of the North American Association for Environmental Education. CEC National Activator Brian Day invites Commission members to attend or present. …  

30 Nov 2010 | News story

Bengal Tiger being Released into the wild from a boat in the Sundarbans

Communicating Tiger Conservation in Bangladesh

Iqbal Hussain, CEC member, shares the challenges of involving people in tiger conservation efforts in Bangladesh. …  

30 Nov 2010 | News story

Festival in Kerala, India, where human-elephant conflict is being addressed

Human-Elephant Conflict Addressed in Kerala, India

A study of captive Asian Elephants has led to successful measures to reduce human-elephant conflict, especially during festival time. CEC member Dr. T.P. Sethumadhavan describes the study and strategy. …  

30 Nov 2010 | News story

Suleman Markhor in Torghar Balochistan.

Suleman Markhor spotted in the mountain range of Ziarat

Ziarat, October 29, 2010 (IUCN) – IUCN Pakistan Ziarat undertook the first ever survey of wildlife focusing on wild ungulates inhabiting the area. The purpose of the survey was to confirm occurrence of surviving population of Straight-horned Suleman Markhor -Capra falconerijerdoni in the Khalifat Mountain Range in Ziarat. …  

29 Nov 2010 | International news release

Rick Steiner

Former UA Professor (and CEESP SEAPRISE member) Receives Cook Inletkeeper Award

Former UA Professor Rick Steiner, who left the University of Alaska earlier this year after almost three decades of service, received the Cook Inletkeeper's highest annual award at a ceremony in Anchorage on Dec. 4.   

29 Nov 2010 | News story
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Doris Cellarius receives major Sierra Club Award (see photo):

Doris Cellarius - an active member of CEESP and SEAPRISE with a leadership role working on biofuel issues - was presented with the 2010 William E. Colby Award, the Sierra Club's highest award for service to the Club itself; it “honors an outstanding record of leadership, dedication, and service to the Sierra Club as typified by William E. Colby” (Sierra Club Director and Officer 1900-1949; founder of the Club's Outings program), at the annual Sierra Club Awards Dinner in San Francisco on Saturday, September 25, 2010. …  

29 Nov 2010 | News story
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NEW FACEBOOK PAGE 'JUST CONSERVATION'

Achieving Conservation without sacrificing social justice has been a challenge confronting CEESP members since its inauguration. It lies at the core of what CEESP is about. Considerable progress has been made in highlighting key issues it's not a challenge that has been fully taken up by the major conservation agencies, although it hasn't been entirely ignored by them, as demonstrated by the recent launch of the Conservation Initiative on Human Rights (http://www.iucn.org/about/work/programmes/social_policy/scpl_cihr/). …  

29 Nov 2010 | News story
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Maasai women in Tanzania make paste from a mkunde kunde tree that treats animals infected with worms

FAO Policy on Indigenous and Tribal Peoples

CEESP member Elizabeth Fox attended the launch event for the FAO Policy on Indigenous and Tribal Peoples.  She writes, "The launching of the policy was well attended, followed by a light reception and quite a milestone of a success with years of discussions and work behind it. …  

29 Nov 2010 | News story
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