March

Resin of the Guggul tree (Commiphora wightii)

Access and Benefit Sharing - negotiations to be continued

In its intervention during the plenary session of the negotiations on the international regime to regulate access to genetic resources and the distribution of the benefits derived from their use, IUCN urged delegates to include the link between Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS), biodiversity conservation and sustainable use in the Protocol. …  

31 Mar 2010 | News story

Emperor Penguin feeding chick

ASOC presents information papers for Antarctic Treaty Meeting of Experts

IUCN Member, the Antarctic and Southern Ocean Coalition (ASOC), has developed four papers ahead of the Antarctic Treaty Meeting of Experts (ATME) on climate change and implications for Antarctic management and governance. …  

31 Mar 2010 | News story

Students participating in the tree planting exercisein Samoa on World Water Day celebrations, March 22 2010.

World Water Day Highlights in Oceania

IUCN Oceania celebrated this year’s World Water Day with its partners in Fiji and Samoa. Samoa launched its national campaign with the theme ‘Clean Water for a Healthy Samoa’ aimed to address challenges and solutions to achieving clean water and enhancing awareness on the linkages between the quality of water resources and drinking water. …  

30 Mar 2010 | News story

A.Iza al Parlatino, Buenos Aires, 4-5 de marzo 2010

Trabajando con parlamentarios sobre cambio climático

El Dr. Alejandro Iza, director del Centro de Derecho Ambiental, en su carácter de experto internacional en derecho de aguas, fue invitado personalmente a participar en la última sesión del Parlatino y exponer sobre los aspectos fundamentales de la conservación de los glaciares en el contexto del cambio climático. …  

30 Mar 2010 | News story

Leaf with raindrops. Alotau, PNG.

Union Pulse Members' newsletter online

The March 2010 edition of Union Pulse is now online containing news and information from and for IUCN Members. …   | French | Spanish

30 Mar 2010 | News story

Niña de la comunidad de El Tambo, Ecuador

Agua limpia para un mundo sano

Cuarenta millones de personas en el mundo no tienen acceso a agua segura. En América Latina, la calidad del agua disminuye, principalmente, por las actividades humanas. En las grandes ciudades los cursos de agua son sobreexplotados y al mismo tiempo existen problemas de escasez que afectan la calidad del servicio y el acceso. …  

29 Mar 2010 | News story
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Frog in a flower

International Year of Biodiversity: A wealth of information

The International Year of Biodiversity will be most effective if every single human being on this planet understands why biodiversity is important and has the tools to act upon saving the loss of biodiversity” says IUCN’s Director General Julia Marton-Lefèvre. …   | French | Spanish

29 Mar 2010 | News story

Grace Mwaura, IUCN Councillor

Grace Mwaura appointed as member of Council

Following Council’s decision last November to strengthen the voice of the youth in the Council to ensure that the concerns of the next generation are adequately addressed, Council approved the appointment of Ms. Grace Mwaura from Kenya until the end of Council’s term in 2012. …   | French | Spanish

29 Mar 2010 | News story

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Invitation to comment on the draft agenda for the 74th Council (2-4 June 2010)

IUCN Members, National and Regional Committees are invited to send their comments on the draft agenda for the 74th Council to the IUCN Director General (jml@iucn.org), in English, French or Spanish, before 14 May 2010. …   | French | Spanish

29 Mar 2010 | News story

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