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Key tools for tackling invasive species

Prevention, eradication and early detection system are key tools for tackling invasive species. This was the conclusion of the conference “The Challenge of Invasive Species and Destructive Insects” organised on the 24 May 2011 in the European Parliament. The event highlighted disastrous consequences of the proliferation of invasive species and shaped the necessary tools for putting an end to this plague. …  

31 May 2011 | News story

Local authorities are checking and tagging the turtle

The role of community participation in marine turtle conservation

On April 21, 2011, the Quang Tri Department of Agricultural and Rural Development (DARD) informed IUCN Vietnam Office about the successful rescue and release of a hawksbill turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata) the day before. …   | Vietnamese

31 May 2011 | News story

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80% of energy through renewables by 2050

The world can be powered by more renewable energy and we don’t need to delay the transition to more sustainable energy sources, says IUCN. …  

31 May 2011 | News story

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IUCN welcomes 24 new Members and 3 National Committees

On 25 May 2011, the 76th Meeting of the IUCN Council admitted 24 new Members to IUCN and officially recognized 3 National Committees. …   | French | Spanish

30 May 2011 | News story

Dr.Chumpol Sukkaserm, Senior Adviser of ASEAN Wildlife Enforcement Network: ASEAN-WEN and the Tangur Hor community and Bangladesh delegations were learning in using the effective Microorganisms (EM) in waste water treatment.

Sharing MWD knowledge with our regional neighbors

 As part of a country-to-country learning exchange, MWD and IUCN Thailand arranged a study tour for a project team from Bangladesh to Doi Mae Salong in Chiang Rai Province, Thailand.  

30 May 2011 | News story
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Dry ground in Oued El Maleh swamp in Ichkeul National Park, Tunisia

Bonn “Can Do” Cancun Climate Change Agreement – IUCN

The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) talks that will be held in Bonn from 6 to 17 June will start in earnest on the full implementation of the Agreements reached in Cancun by all Parties to the Climate Change Convention. …  

30 May 2011 | News story

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Union Pulse - Message from the Membership Unit: Towards the 2012 World Conservation Congress

This monthly message consists of a series of updates on the draft IUCN Programme 2013-2016, the Regional Conservation Fora, the Call for Contributions to the Forum and the build up towards the 2012 World Conservation Congress. …   | French | Spanish

30 May 2011 | News story

Afiche concurso Construcción Sostenible

Abierta Convocatoria al Primer Concurso de Vivienda Sostenible

 A través del I Concurso de Vivienda Sostenible, profesionales del sector construcción pondrán a competir propuestas de diseño sostenible para hogares de calse media. Se espera que a través de la Iniciativa se fomente la práctica de la construcción tomando en cuenta variables ambientales y sociales. …  

28 May 2011 | News story

Sentier mangrove à Wallis

Mangroves of France overseas

The Conservatoire du littoral, an IUCN member, has carried out an inventory of the mangroves in France overseas. For the first time it presents the extent and distribution of these ecosystems associated with coral reefs between the eight regions located in the Caribbean, Amazon, Indian Ocean and the Pacific. …   | French

27 May 2011 | News story

View of logging road in the Cameroon Forests

Investing in nature—the road ahead

With growing realization among governments and the private sector that we must invest more in nature, how can the international community help make this happen? …  

26 May 2011 | News story

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