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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

Global Reef expedition to save the coral reefs
IUCN TV

Global Reef expedition to save the coral reefs

One -third of the reef building corals are threatened with extinction. What can be done to protect our oceans and the marine ecosystems on which the health of our planet depends. HRH Prince Khaled bin Sultan announced the launch of a three-year expedition and gave an exclusive interview for IUCN web TV …  

10 Oct 2008 | Video

Sean Willmore, Director of Thin Green Line NGO

‘Less guns, more cooperation’

Sean Willmore, Director of Thin Green Line NGO, is from Australia. He has been in the spotlight at large music festivals and at the Sydney Opera House. Hear him about his expectations of a roving congress. …  

10 Oct 2008 | News story

Deyna Marsh, Luisa Tagicakibau, Ron Simpson

Pacific Island youth lead the way

Arise and open your eyes – it’s time to turn the tide! This was the message of young Pacific islanders attending the IUCN World Conservation Congress in Barcelona, Spain, this week. …  

10 Oct 2008 | News story

Spirituality and Conservation

Spirituality and Conservation

Watch the entire Sustainability Dialogue. …  

10 Oct 2008 | Video

Tim Flannery
IUCN TV

Earth's intelligence

Professor Tim Flannery is one of Australia’s leading thinkers and writers. An internationally-acclaimed scientist, explorer and conservationist, his books include The Future Eaters and The Weather Makers: The History and Future Impact of Climate Change. He believes human intelligence will allow us to live sustainably on the earth, before it's too late. …  

10 Oct 2008 | Video

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