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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

Grey-faced Sengi (Rhynchocyon udzungwensis)

Mammals face extinction crisis – results of global assessment revealed

The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™ announced on Monday that the world’s mammals face an extinction crisis, with almost one in four at risk of disappearing forever. The paper summarizing this comprehensive assessment is published today in the esteemed journal Science. …  

10 Oct 2008 | News story

IUCN discusses protected areas funding with the Lao PDR government

 

10 Oct 2008 | International news release

Evening News Oct 9

Evening News Oct 9

Are there spiritual solutions to our environmental crisis? Should animal logos be free? The last day of the forum raised many questions and more, but also brought answers and tremendous contributions to conservation inititatives. …  

09 Oct 2008 | Video

Presidential Contest: First salvoes fired

Terraviva News

Terraviva is the daily newspaper of the World Conservation Congress. Read about the move from Forum to Assembly, the presidential candidates, new media, species extinction and how to buy your share of the Amazon.
 

09 Oct 2008 | News story

Phytoplankton bloom off Argentina.

Is marine geo-engineering a solution to climate change?

Climate change is destroying ecosystems and desolating communities dependent upon them. Should we now be seeking to reverse this trend through intentional large-scale manipulation of the marine environment? …  

09 Oct 2008 | News story

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