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Anna Forslund, WWF Sweden

Reviving the river dolphin

Anna Forslund, WWF-Sweeden Programme Officer, has joined the IUCN World Conservation Congress to showcase her work in freshwater ecosystems. She says WWF’s work in river dolphins is crucial as there are so few of the left in the wild. …  

11 Oct 2008 | News story

Harsha Kumara Navaratne

Building biodiversity in crisis situations

Rebuilding a country environmentally and socially after civil war and natural disasters is not easy. But that’s what chairman of the Sewalanka Foundation, Harsha Kumara Navaratne, does using IUCN and other partnerships in Sri Lanka. …  

11 Oct 2008 | News story

Opening Ceremony of the World Conservation Forum 
IUCN TV

Opening Ceremony of the World Conservation Forum

 Watch the entire Ceremony. …  

11 Oct 2008 | Video

Julieta Bao Koudenoukpo
IUCN TV

Préserver l'environnement avec l'Afrique et non pour l'Afrique: Quatre Ministres Africains proposent leurs vision

Pour la première fois au cours d'un Congrès de l'UICN, six Ministres Africains de l'environnement rencontrent les membres de l'UICN et échangent sur l'expérience africaine quant à la gestion des ressources naturelles, leurs défis ainsi que leurs réussites. …  

11 Oct 2008 | Video

African Ministers
IUCN TV

La conservation de la nature dans les programmes politiques des gouvernements africains

Les Ministres Africains de l'environnement expriment ici leurs préoccupations sur le choix qu'ils doivent faire pour que la gestion des ressources naturelles soit une priorité au sein de leurs gouvernements respectifs. …  

11 Oct 2008 | Video

Spiritual leaders
IUCN TV

A renewed message by spiritual leaders is enhancing nature conservation

Spiritual and religious leaders are promoting time-tested values and behaviours through a renewed message. They are also involved in activities which are contributing to nature conservation. The door for a dialogue with community members and environmentalists worldwide is now opened. …  

11 Oct 2008 | Video

Forum at a glance
IUCN TV

Shaking the world and leading the way

Four days, 900 events, 8000 participants, 179 countries. These are the figures. Agreements on high seas governance, principles guiding forest management to face climate change, framework agreements with governments, session with 10 African Ministers, initiatives such as The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity. These are some of the outcomes. Here are the sounds and the images..  …  

11 Oct 2008 | Video

Pavan Sukhdev on the economics of ecosystems and biodiversity
IUCN TV

Pavan Sukhdev on the economics of ecosystems and biodiversity

Pavan Sukhdev, an economist, is the Head of Deutsche Bank's Global Market Business in India. He believes that Economics should be at the center of the debate on ecosystems and biodiversity preservation. …  

11 Oct 2008 | Video

Masoumeh Ebtekar (Vicepresidenta Medio Ambiente de Iran)

Spiritual Conservation

Spiritual and Religious leaders came together at the IUCN World Conservation Congress to explore how religious and spiritual traditions can support conservation. …  

10 Oct 2008 | News story

Shelling off

Terraviva News

Terraviva is the daily newspaper of the World Conservation Congress. Read about Shell, the elections, war crimes and the climate crisis. …  

10 Oct 2008 | News story

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