May

Karumbé, Centro de Tortugas Marinas

Se inaugura Centro de Tortugas Marinas, en Montevideo

El centro se encuentra ubicado en las instalaciones del Zoológico Municipal, el cual recibe un millón de visitantes cada año, informó Alejandro Fallabrino, Vicepresidente del Grupo de Especialistas en Tortugas Marinas, de la Comisión de Supervivencia de Especies de la UICN. …  

31 May 2010 | News story

Boy pumping water. Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

Water and Climate Coalition launches statement for Bonn climate talks

As part of the newly-formed Water and Climate Coalition, the IUCN Water Programme contributed towards the statement on water and climate change, to be announced during the Climate Change negotiations taking place from 1st – 11th June in Bonn, Germany. …  

31 May 2010 | News story

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IUCN at Greenweek

 31 May 2010, Brussels. IUCN, the International Union for Conservation of Nature, will showcase its work on biodiversity conservation at the Green Week organized by the European Commission from 1 to 4 June. …  

31 May 2010 | News story

Conservation for a New Era (Chinese)

Book Launch: Conservation for a New Era (Chinese)

IUCN China launched the Chinese version of “Conservation for a New Era” on April 20, 2010. The event was attend by IUCN Head of Science and Learning Unit Dr. Sue Mainka, IUCN Councilor Dr. Ma Keping, and Friends of Nature Chairman Professor Yang Dong Ping. …   | Chinese

31 May 2010 | News story

Shagarab Refugee Camp, North Eastern Sudan

Feeling the heat - energy pressure in the Horn of Africa

Sound environmental management is central to refugee security and well-being. Managed sustainably, the environment can supply much-needed goods and services for refugees and Internally Displaced Peoples (IDPs) including fuel wood and building material. …  

31 May 2010 | News story

Actors playing out a scene on climate change at the Biodiversity Week 2010 in China

“Beautiful Nature, Beautiful Reading”: Biodiversity Book Launch and Inauguration of 2010 Biodiversity Week

The event was held on May 18, 2010 at the historical Han Fen Lou Bookstore in Beijing. Six excellent books related to biodiversity conservation were launched together at the event: the First Discovery Series for young children, Elephant Rola and Teachers for Tigers for children to read with their parents and teachers. The Whole World in Your Hands for nature and geography fans, as well as In Search of Harmony: ECBP Stories and Conservation for a New Era produced by professionals and specialists at the very front of biodiversity conservation. With simple language and colorful pictures, these books fully demonstrate the miraculous biodiversity in nature and articulate its linkages with our everyday life. …   | Chinese

31 May 2010 | News story

Solar panels shown here of the 40kw grid-connected solar pv system installed at the Motofuoua Secondary School, Vaitupu, Tuvalu

Powering the Pacific - launch of Tuvalu solar project

The Vaitupu community; an island atoll located 112 km northeast of Tuvalu’s capital - Funafuti are celebrating the recent handover of the Tuvalu Photo Voltaic Electricity Network Integration Project (TPVENIP) by IUCN to the Tuvalu government. …  

30 May 2010 | News story

Commission logo banded in gold.

CEC Newsletter May 2010

This newsletter reports on the CEC Steering Committee Meeting held 14-16 April 2010 in Aviemore, Scotland. …  

28 May 2010 | News story

A park interpreter shares her knowledge about the Insh Marshes in Scotland

On Knowledge Management and Biodiversity

Knowledge about biodiversity is becoming available very quickly. We need fast, smart systems to collect, store, analyse and communicate that knowledge. Keith Wheeler reflects on the knowledge management discussions at the 2010 CEC Steering Committee Meeting. …  

28 May 2010 | News story

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