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US Department of Interior Receives IUCN Nominated Goldman Prize Winner 2008

US Department of Interior Receives IUCN Nominated Goldman Prize Winner 2008

U.S. Deputy Secretary of Interior, Lynn Scarlett and the Deputy Director of IUCN member
US National Park Service, Lindi L. Harvey, welcomed Ignace Schops, the European winner of the Goldman 2008 Environmental Prize. …  

18 Apr 2008 | News story

Ramaz Gokhelashvili (centre) at the award ceremony, with Steven B. Daley Laursen, Dean of the College of Natural Resources, and Ara Andrea, Chairperson of the Alumni Trustees Board

Director of the IUCN Programme Office for the Southern Caucasus receives CNR Alumni Achievement Award

Ramaz Gokhelashvili, Director of the IUCN Programme Office for the Southern Caucasus, was selected to receive the CNR Alumni Achievement Award for 2008 of the College of Natural Resources of the University of Idaho, for his career record since graduating from CNR in 2000. …  

16 Apr 2008 | News story

Ignace Schops (RLKM) receives the Goldman Environmental Prize 2008

Goldman Prize for Belgium's only National Park

IUCN congratulates Ignace Schops, winner of the 2008 Goldman Environmental Prize. Head of the IUCN Member Regionaal Landschap Kempen en Maasland, Ignace Schops led the effort to establish the first and only national park in his native Belgium. …  

13 Apr 2008 | News story

White Storks in Tabatskuri, Georgia

Wings over Wetlands – IUCN supports migratory waterbird conservation in the Caucasus

The IUCN Programme Office for the Southern Caucasus (POSC) has joined a broad partnership of organizations and governments - lead by Wetlands International and Birdlife International and supported by UNEP-GEF - to develop and implement a training and awareness raising programme on migratory waterbird conservation along the African-Eurasian Flyway. …  

12 Apr 2008 | News story

Armenia

IUCN and WWF Caucasus support the update of the Red Data Book of Armenia

IUCN has provided extensive training materials on its Red List categories to support the update of the Red Data Book of Armenia. …  

31 Mar 2008 | News story

Louise Camenzuli

ELC hosts CEL Law Papers Award winner

Louise Camenzuli from Sydney, Australia, the winner of the 2007 Alexandre Kiss Environmental Law Papers Award, sponsored by the Commission on Environmental Law, is visiting the Environmental Law Centre in Bonn for two weeks in March 2008. …  

20 Mar 2008 | News story

AOS logo

IUCN welcomes Azerbaijan Ornithological Society

IUCN welcomes the Azerbaijan Ornithological Society (AOS) as its first NGO Member in Azerbaijan. …  

15 Mar 2008 | News story

Reunion de l’UICN (Bureaux de Bruxelles et de Montréal), la Francophonie (IEPF) et le Gouvernement du Québec, 12 mars 2008

Les francophones se mobilisent pour le congrès mondial de la nature !

Trois jours de travail intensif entre l’UICN (Bureaux de Bruxelles et de Montréal), la Francophonie (IEPF) et le Gouvernement du Québec ont permis de finaliser le programme des manifestations francophones au congrès de Barcelone et de sécuriser une partie des financements. …  

14 Mar 2008 | News story

Financing Protected Areas

Trouver des financements pour les aires protégées ouest africaines

En vue de répondre aux difficultés rencontrées par de nombreux gestionnaires de parcs et responsables d’ONG pour accéder à des financements internationaux, le Bureau de l’UICN pour l’Afrique de l’Ouest (BRAO) a sollicité l’appui du Bureau régional pour l’Europe (ROfE) dont certaines activités couvrent la recherche de financements auprès de bailleurs européens. …  

12 Mar 2008 | News story

Biofuels in a laboratory, La Jolla, United States

IUCN voices concerns on biofuels

In a letter to EU Commissioner Andris Piebalgs, IUCN has raised concerns that the mandatory targets for biofuels have been proposed ahead of the necessary scientific developments. New evidence published in the Magazine Science highlights the potentially damaging effects on the environment of promoting biofuel use. …  

12 Feb 2008 | News story

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