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Davos, where the 2009 World Economic Forum is being held.

Environment must count at Davos

As the World Economic Forum gets underway in Davos, IUCN urges governments and businesses to reconsider their relationship with nature. …  

28 Jan 2009 | News story
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Davos, where the 2009 World Economic Forum is being held.

Environment must count at Davos

As the World Economic Forum gets underway in Davos, IUCN urges governments and businesses to reconsider their relationship with nature. …  

28 Jan 2009 | News story

Ashok Khosla, India

IUCN launches new opinion page on its website

The world oldest and largest environmental organization is launching a new opinion page on its website, starting today with an article on President Obama written by IUCN’s President, Mr. Ashok Khosla. …  

28 Jan 2009 | News story

Earth Hour

Earth hour two months away

On Saturday, 28 March, at 8.30pm local time more than 1,000 cities across the world will turn off their lights for one hour – Earth Hour --sending a powerful message to decision makers that we want an international agreement to reduce global warming by the next UN climate meeting in Copenhagen in December 2009. …  

28 Jan 2009 | News story

Ashok Khosla

A new President for the United States: We have a dream

by Ashok Khosla, IUCN President

With all the fanfare and show business skills they possess, Americans last week welcomed their new President with an unprecedented display of support and joy. The remarkable resonance President Obama has evoked with his fellow citizens should also encourage a new hope beyond their nation -- and indeed throughout the world. …  

27 Jan 2009 | News story
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CEL Newsletter January 2009

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26 Jan 2009 | News story
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SEED Awards 2009 are open for submissions

Winners of the 2009 SEED Awards for entrepreneurship in sustainable development receive a tailored package of support services, worth up to $40,000, to help their venture to become established and to increase their impact. This includes access to relevant expertise and technical assistance, meeting new partners and building networks, developing business plans and identifying sources of finance. …  

26 Jan 2009 | News story

Propagation of plants for medicinal harvesting

Saving the Guggul Tree

Community-based conservation action in Rajasthan, India drives effort to save an important medicinal plant. …  

25 Jan 2009 | News story

Rio Tinto operations

Rio Tinto – IUCN Relationship Negotiations Continue

Rio Tinto and IUCN continue to discuss the possibility of a formal relationship arrangement, with an IUCN Secretariat staff visit to Australia and Indonesia during November and December, 2008 and a visit to the London headquarters of Rio Tinto in January, 2009. …  

23 Jan 2009 | News story

Sugarcane processing plant, Piraciaba, Brazil

Don’t wait to produce renewable energy sustainably, urges IUCN

A hands-on guide to producing bioenergy without harming the environment was launched today by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) to coincide with the World Future Energy summit in Abu Dhabi.  

21 Jan 2009 | News story

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