November

Carretera Cobija-Riberalta, Bolivia.

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Caja de Herramientas …  

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Participantes de la reunión

Mankaqchikel Associated Municipalities and ACAX, with support from IUCN and AVINA, learn about San Marcos Natural Resources and Environment Coordination Body (CORNASAM) work

The visit to the San Marcos area, in Guatemala, is part of the process to strengthen social organization, create local capacities, promote interinstitutional coordination, form a microwatershed committee and prepare a strategic plan for the Tzancán microwatershed in the subwatershed of the Xayá River, in Chimaltenango. …   | Spanish

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workshop in Guatemala City

IUCN, with the support of AVINA, presents to COMSCARS the approach of the microwatershed-based community water planning and management model for the upper watershed of the Samalá River

 The Council for Sustainable Management of the Upper Watershed of the Samalá River (Spanish acronym COMSCARS) and leaders of Metrópoli de los Altos Associated Municipalities learn about, assess and validate the strategic plan for the microwatershed of the Chacap River as pilot site to implement IUCN’s microwatershed model for the region. …   | Spanish

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Firma del Convenio de Cooperación entre UICN y Mancomunidad Mankaqchikel

IUCN and Mankaqchikel Associated Municipalities sign a cooperation agreement to implement the watershed-based community water planning and management model in the subwatershed of the Xayá River, in Tecpán, Chimaltenango, Guatemala

IUCN, supported by AVINA, will transfer the conceptual and methodological approach to Mankaqchikel and ACAX through a series of workshops on implementing its watershed-based model of integrated water resource management. …   | Spanish

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Volunteer Management in European Parks

European Commission representatives work alongside environmental NGOs and get their hands dirty for nature in Brussels

On Monday 21st November senior representatives from the Directorate General of the Environment of the European Commission, alongside other European environmental NGOs, gathered at the Plateau de la Foresterie Natura 2000 area in Brussels to get their hands dirty for nature by becoming green volunteers for a day. …  

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Participantes del taller durante un ejercicio práctico de gobernanza del agua

Fortalecimiento de la Gobernanza en la Cuenca Binacional del Río Goascorán

 Actores clave de Honduras y El Salvador vinculados con la gestión de la Cuenca Binacional del Río Goascorán fortalecen sus capacidades en el tema de Gobernanza de Aguas Compartidas. …  

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Mangrove

Independent Panel to advise on rehabilitation and remediation of oil spill sites in the Niger Delta

The deadline for submissions to the Independent Panel on the Niger Delta has been extended until Thursday 22 December 2011. …  

30 Nov 2011 | News story

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World Vision Lanka (Guarantee) Limited joined hands with the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), Sri Lanka to contribute to sustainable development and conservation

Colombo, 28 November, 2011-World Vision Lanka (Guarantee) Limited joined hands with the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), Sri Lanka to contribute to sustainable development and conservation through working collaboratively and sharing information, best practice approaches and technical expertise.   

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Svalbard 2010 mesocosm experiment. Mesocosm with a glacier in the background

The acid truth about our oceans: experts urge action to limit ocean acidification

Ocean acidification can no longer remain on the periphery of the international debates on climate change and the environment and should be addressed by the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change and other global environmental conventions, urges IUCN and the International Ocean Acidification Reference User Group (RUG) at the climate change summit in Durban. …  

29 Nov 2011 | News story

Couverture

Sharing water, sharing benefits: lessons on dams from West Africa

More than 150 large dams have been built in West Africa over the past 50 years. Many more are in the planning to meet the region’s demands for energy, water and food. But how can these developments rime with environmental sustainability and participatory processes? …   | French

29 Nov 2011 | News story

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