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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

Commission logo banded in gold.

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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Video by climate change citizen's group

Citizen's Group Uses Video to Inspire Action on Climate Change

Watch the video and take the pledge -- this call to action comes from a local citizen's group that used video to raise awareness of climate change. Shared with CEC by John Francis, CEC Regional Vice-Chair for North America and the Caribbean. …  

30 Nov 2009 | News story
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connect2earth.org

19-year-old from Columbia Wins Trip to Copenhagen from www.connect2earth.org

The green online community for young people from IUCN, WWF and Nokia has awarded its Grand Prize to Nicolas Paez, a 19-year-old economics student from Columbia. …  

30 Nov 2009 | News story
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Ronny Mustamu, IUCN CEC member

Training for "Communicating Biodiversity" held in Southeast Asia

A four-day media skills workshop focused on biodiversity issues will cover 10 countries in Southeast Asia. CEC member Ronny Mustamu from Indonesia will attend, along with 60 government information officers and members of the media in the sub-region.
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30 Nov 2009 | News story
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