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Elections at the IUCN World Conservation Congress in Jeju, CBD COP 11, launch of the biiodiversity communications campain 'How to Tell a Love Story" (about nature), and increasing engagement with young professionals in conservation and sustainable development.
An introduction to CEC. This tri-fold brochure was produced in October 2010 and updated in March 2011.
Faced with climate change and biodiversity loss, people are ready for messages that change hearts, minds and even behaviours. CEC seeks to engage and inspire people to value and protect nature – from policy makers to natural resource managers on the ground.
Bringing science to life through Communication, Education and Public Awareness
This toolkit brings science to life. Fact sheets, checklists and examples introduce users to the practical side of CEPA.
The aim is to heighten the impact of national biodiversity strategies and action plans. Tools and methods include information exchange, dialogue, education and social marketing. The IUCN Commission on Education and Communication (Frits Hesselink, Wendy Goldstein, Peter Paul van Kempen, Tommy Garnett and Jinie Dela) developed the toolkit for the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity.
A bird’s-eye view of the history of the IUCN Commission on Education and Communication by Frits Hesselink and Jan Čeřovský (draft)
This eight-page publication explains the role of communication as a policy tool and integrating biodiversity into the work of other sectors. It argues the case for the work programme on education and public awareness for the Convention on Biological Diversity.
Ca explique le rôle de la communication comme un instrument politique et l’intégration de la biodiversité dans des autres secteurs. La publication présente l’argument pour le programme de travail sur l’éducation et la conscience publique pour la Convention de la Diversité Biologique.
Dela, Jinie; Garnett, Tommy; Goldstein, Wendy; Hesselink, Frits; van Kempen, Peter Paul
Video on communicating biodiversity, 3.27 minutes
This video challenges the conservation community to create messages inspired by awe and wonder, not loss and extinction. Produced by Wildscreen for CEC and the SCBD for sreening at CBD COP10 in Nagoya. Recommended for use at meetings to provoke practical discussion on communications strategies.
Funny Talking Animals clips plus the introduction to the campaign 'How to Tell a Love Story' and the first film, 'Love. Not.Loss.'
This presentation from CBD COP 11 in Hyderabad provides an introduction to the biodiversity communication campaign 'How to Tell a Love Story'