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Build your skills: Apply now to participate in one of fifty Learning Opportunities during the IUCN World Conservation Congress

Fifty Learning Opportunities are offered to you as a fully registered delegate during the IUCN World Conservation Congress, Barcelona from 5 to 9 October 2008. These are interactive, skills-building workshops on topics ranging from ecosystem data collection, analysis and use, to the basics of working with business; from conflict resolution to online tools driving conservation action; from multilateral negotiation skills to techniques for accelerating change. Apply to participate now! More >>  | French | Spanish

20 Jun 2008 | News story

Fundación Futuro Latinoamericano cumple 15 años

En el marco de sus 15 años, Fundación Futuro Latinoamericano (FFLA) comparte sus memorias institucionales, a través de una mirada reflexiva a su trayectoria y a su intensa experiencia en la búsqueda de posibles vías consensuadas para el desarrollo sostenible de América Latina. …  

19 Jun 2008 | News story

Everglades National Park, USA.

World Heritage sites under scrutiny

World Heritage sites will be under the spotlight next month as the World Heritage Committee prepares to meet in Quebec City, Canada, from July 2-10. They will discuss sites that should be added to the UNESCO World Heritage List, as well as existing World Heritage sites that are threatened.

19 Jun 2008 | News story

Doum palm material stacks in Komadugu Yobe river basin, North East Nigeria.

A way of life is feeling the heat

International development policies are undermining the long term survival of some of the globe's poorest communities, argues Masego Madzwamuse, IUCN's regional programme development officer and focal person for southern African drylands. She says the skills and knowledge needed to survive in the world's harsh drylands are being sacrificed in the name of progress. …  

19 Jun 2008 | News story
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New IUCN headquarters

Gland即将迎来: 不会损耗地球资源的绿色建设

世界自然保护联盟正在将其目前的总部改建为一个可持续守恒中心,这个工程将为可持续建筑设立一个基准。 …  

17 Jun 2008 | News story

New IUCN headquarters

Coming soon to Gland: A green building that doesn’t cost the Earth

IUCN is transforming its current headquarters into a Conservation Centre which will set a benchmark in sustainable construction. …   | Chinese

17 Jun 2008 | News story

Amidou Garané

From the Volta Basin to the Rhine

Professor Amidou Garané, from the University of Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso), is visiting the ELC this month to work on international rivers governance related to the Volta Basin. …  

17 Jun 2008 | News story

Las diez mejores ideas para salvar la naturaleza

Countdown 2010 - the best thing that can happen to biodiversity

The readers and the executive board of the Spanish Magazine REDLife chose Countdown 2010 among the ten best initiatives to save biodiversity and conserve nature. Countdown 2010 was included for its ability to mobilize resources to meet the 2010 biodiversity target, for its communication efforts and its continuous engagement to promote action at all levels. …  

16 Jun 2008 | News story

African Black Rhino in Ngorongoro.

Rhinos on the rise in Africa but Northern white nears extinction

African rhinos have reached record numbers for the first time in decades, but the Northern white rhino (Ceratotherium simum cottoni) is on the brink of extinction. …  

16 Jun 2008 | International news release

A river in Los Katios National Park, Colombia 
by Jim Thorsell, January 1994

The National Natural Park System of Colombia reaches 54 protected areas.

THE SANCTUARY OF FLORA “MEDICINAL PLANTS ORITO INGI ANDE” IS BORNOne of the few protected areas in the world that has been created for the protection of the biodiversity associated to the survival of the traditional knowledge of indigenous peoples. …  

16 Jun 2008 | International news release

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