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Kumbhalgarh Map

Foundation for Ecological Security (FES) carries out biodiversity assessment of the Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary in India

The Biodiversity of Kumbhalgarh, Phulwari-ki-Nal and Sitamata Wildlife Sanctuaries, located in the Southern Aravalli Hills, Rajasthan, India, were assessed to make an inventory of the flora and fauna of the area and prepare appropriate conservation action plans by an IUCN member Foundation for Ecological Security (FES). …  

09 Mar 2010 | News story

St' Martin's Island

St. Martin’s Island and its unique biodiversity face serious threats

To mark the occasion of the International Year of Biodiversity 2010, a Movement to Save St. Martin’s Island, an ecologically critical area in Bangladesh, was organized by an IUCN member Coastal Area Resource Development and Management Association (CARDMA). …  

09 Mar 2010 | International news release
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Jiri National Park, Korea

Asia’s natural parks ‘green lungs’ to combat climate change

Robust and connected systems of natural parks help conserve biodiversity and maintain benefits we receive from nature.  They are also crucial to help us to mitigate and adapt to climate change impacts.  | Chinese

09 Mar 2010 | News story

Manta ray over coral reef, Chagos Archipelago

Chagos Archipelago/British Indian Ocean Territory Exchange

To find out more and contribute to the series of exchanges on the issue concerning the Chagos Archipelago/British Indian Ocean Territory, please click here. …   | French | Spanish

08 Mar 2010 | News story

Juliane Zeidler, IUCN CEC Chair

CEC in Eastern and Southern Africa

The IUCN Commission on Education and Communication in the ESARO region is re-establishing its work and focus. An update from CEC Regional Vice-Chair, Juliane Zeidler. …  

08 Mar 2010 | News story

Aira Kalela

Powering change: IUCN celebrates International Women’s Day

To mark 2010 International Women’s Day, IUCN is honouring leaders who are at the forefront of women’s empowerment in tackling climate change. …   | Spanish

08 Mar 2010 | News story

Raising awareness about the plight of the Sarus Crane

Sarus Crane: On its way to Extinction

CEC member Alok Mishra of India shares an article published in Resonance magazine about threats to the survival of the Sarus Crane. …  

08 Mar 2010 | News story

Frits Hesselink, CEC Special Advisor

Life, Biodiversity and Sustainable Development

CEC Special Advisor to the Chair, Frits Hesselink, was interviewed by two Spanish magazines, ‘Correo del Sol’ and ‘Geo’, while speaking at a conference in Madrid on biodiversity. Read his interviews in Spanish. 

08 Mar 2010 | News story

APFEJ World Congress of Environmental Journalists

APFEJ World Congress of Environmental Journalists

CEC member Dharman Wickremaratne reports on the success of the 18th APFEJ World Congress of Environmental Journalists. More than one hundred environmental journalists and opinion makers from 34 countries attended, …  

08 Mar 2010 | News story

Gary Braasch with John Holdren, President Obama's science advisor and head of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy

Photographer Focuses on Climate Change

Climate change photographer and CEC member Gary Braasch reports on his exhibit at the American Association for the Advancement of Science in Washington DC and experience as a blogger at the Copenhangen conference.

08 Mar 2010 | News story

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