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Indus Delta

Pakistan's water crisis

Pakistan is facing a fight that doesn't grab headlines these days.It's a fight over the future of the country's increasingly scarce supply of water. The World Bank is warning that the very viability of the nation is at stake. Laura Lynch reports from the Indus River delta. 

13 Apr 2009 | News story

Presenters led National Assembly members in a discussion on climate change adaptation

IUCN’s Climate Workshops Spur Action on the Issue

As part of its awareness-raising agenda, IUCN VN organized and facilitated three workshops in early 2009 to educate and encourage idea sharing about climate change mitigation and adaptation in Viet Nam. …   | Vietnamese

23 Mar 2009 | News story
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Experts worked collaboratively to devise the Ha Long Bay GRP.

Oil Spill Geographic Response Plan Developed for Quang Ninh and Hai Phong

Fifty-five sea administrators and experts on environmental resource management, and on marine commerce and access issues convened at an IUCN-supported training workshop in Ha Long Bay 9 -13 March to develop a geographic response plan to oil spill risks for the sea and coastal areas bordering Quang Ninh and Hai Phong. …   | Vietnamese

19 Mar 2009 | News story
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Dr. Ma Keping

Dr. Ma Keping Elected as IUCN Council Member

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17 Mar 2009 | News story

Winrock 6th biofuels conference

Winrock International India organizes ‘6th International Biofuels Conference’

Winrock International India (WII), a New Delhi based not-for-profit organization (also a IUCN member), organized the 6th International Biofuels Conference on March 4–5, 2009 in New Delhi. The Conference, 6th in the series, has created a niche for itself and has over the years, become a vibrant and neutral platform for stakeholders from across the world. …  

16 Mar 2009 | News story
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Participants looked for lessons to take home from a site visit to Halong Bay.

Asian Public Authorities Trained in Environmental Governance

Environmental managers throughout Southeast and East Asia face similar challenges, and during the week of 9-12 March, they convened at an IUCN VN-supported course in Hanoi to share ideas for sustainable solutions …   | Vietnamese

09 Mar 2009 | News story
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Mr. Vo Van Mai, chairman of the management board of HIPT Group

Doanh nghiệp Thúc đẩy Thành lập Hội đồng vì Sự Phát triển Bền vững

Đại diện các doanh nghiệp hàng đầu ở Việt Nam nhất trí thành lập Hội đồng Doanh nghiệp Việt Nam vì sự Phát triển Bền vững (VBCSD) tại cuộc họp tham vấn các bên liên quan tổ chức ngày 24/2/2009. IUCN là một trong những tổ chức hỗ trợ xây dựng sáng kiến này. …  

25 Feb 2009 | News story
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Sugarcane processing plant, Piraciaba, Brazil

Don’t wait to produce renewable energy sustainably, urges IUCN

A hands-on guide to producing bioenergy without harming the environment was launched today by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) to coincide with the World Future Energy summit in Abu Dhabi.  

21 Jan 2009 | News story

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Buy, Sell and Trade! Free Game on Ecosystem Services.

IUCN and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), along with input from key stakeholders (Earthwatch Institute, World Resources Institute, Katoomba Group/Forest Trends, the US Business Council for Sustainable Development and Fundacion Entorno) have developed a free, interactive and fun game about how ecosystem markets work. …  

20 Jan 2009 | News story


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