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DGCS and IUCN sign Agreement to support the Albanian Ministry of Environment

The Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Directorate General for Development Cooperation (DGCS), signed an Agreement with IUCN on December 2nd that lays the foundation for substantive collaboration in delivering important conservation and environmental management outcomes in Albania …  

04 Dec 2009 | News story

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Caucasus Environmental NGO Network (CENN) joins IUCN

IUCN welcomes the Caucasus Environmental NGO Network (CENN) to its worldwide network. CENN was admitted as NGO Member by the IUCN Council at its 73rd meeting on November 24, 2009. …  

04 Dec 2009 | News story

The Wealth of Nature

Putting a price tag on nature’s services

Yesterday, 1st December 2009, at the European Parliament Cemex and IUCN held a reception to launch “The Wealth of Nature” Conservation book. Cutting-edge science and striking photography are combined in a new book about eco-system services, biodiversity and human well-being. …  

02 Dec 2009 | News story
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A positive future for the European Parliament Intergroup on Climate Change, Biodiversity and Sustainable Development

Today, 1st of December 2009, as the Lisbon Treaty comes into effect there is good news for the Parliamentary Intergroup on Climate Change, Biodiversity and Sustainable Development. Three Political groups have now officially given their support to the Intergroup including the European Peoples Party (EPP), the Alliance for Liberals and Democrats for Europe (ALDE) and the European Conservatives and Reformists (ECR) - the decision will be finalised on 10th December. After a lot of lobbying over previous months and with over 130 EPs signed the full backing of the three political parties ensures the future of the Intergroup. …  

01 Dec 2009 | News story

Moiry Dam in Valais, Switzerland

Climate change, energy and the Natura 2000 network

What is the impact of climate change and renewable energies on biodiversity and the Natura 2000 network? IUCN Regional Office for Pan-Europe carried out a project funded by the European Commission in cooperation with a number of partners which sought to assess this impact and formulate some recommendations for future biodiversity policy in the European Union. …  

26 Nov 2009 | News story

Inception Report Discussion

Study on the current practices of the forest management in Georgia

On November 24, the IUCN office for Southern Caucasus hosted an event under the FLEG program, on the inception report on the practices being conducted by forestry expert Merab Machavariani. …  

26 Nov 2009 | News story

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Pan European Councillors

In between the four-yearly World Conservation Congresses the highest decision-making organ in the Union is the Council, which is elected for an intersessional period (from one Congress to the next). The Council includes the President of IUCN, the Treasurer, the Chairs of the six Commissions, 24 elected Regional Councillors, a representative of Switzerland (the country in which IUCN has its seat), and up to five appointed Councillors. …  

13 Nov 2009 | News story
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Wood yard, Nam Dinh Forest Products Joint Stock Company, Vietnam

Policy makers urged to look at role environment plays in supporting communities

The importance of biodiversity and ecosystems to economies around the world is the focus of a series of five reports from the Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB) study. The latest TEEB report, tailored for policy makers, is released today. …  

13 Nov 2009 | News story

Seamount species

Mysteries of deep-water life in the Indian Ocean to be revealed

A new project led by IUCN will unveil the mysteries of southern Indian Ocean seamounts and help improve conservation and management of resources. …  

12 Nov 2009 | News story

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Mysteries of deep-water life in the Indian Ocean to be revealed

A new project led by IUCN will unveil the mysteries of southern Indian Ocean seamounts and help improve conservation and management of resources.  

12 Nov 2009 | News story


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