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IUCN Director General Speeches 1st IUCN World Environmental Law Congress - April 2016 World Forum on Natural Capital, November 2015 Eye on Earth Plenary, October 2015 UN...
The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™ is the world's most comprehensive inventory of the global conservation status of plant and animal species. It uses a set of criteria to evaluate the...
Elephant Response Team (ERT) is chasing away elephants invading paddy fields, Sherpur, Bangladesh.
Apparently unrelated, there are some similarities between responding to climate change and managing human-elephant conflicts. To make human-elephant...
The earth’s climate has rapidly been changing over the recent decades because of our carbon-based development and destruction of nature. We have three major responses to that change. Responses to...
Queen Mary University London
WCEL Steering Committee members Elizabeth Mrema (UN Environment, Kenya) and Deputy Chair Denise Antolini (University of Hawaii, US) keynoted a...
The Law and Environment in Small States Conference covered critical topics for small states, including island nations and territories (defined as approximately 1.5 million or fewer inhabitants),...
Nick Robinson (ICEL Executive Governor) and Koh Kheng-Lian (ICEL Treasurer) visiting the UN Office in Geneva for the 69th session of the UN International Law Commission
INTERNATIONAL COUNCIL OF ENVIRONMENTAL LAW - TOWARDS SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT -
The International Council of Environmental Law (ICEL) celebrated its annual dinner event for the members of the International Law Commission of the United Nations during its 69th session in Geneva on...
Naples
The 13th annual conference of the European Society of International Law (ESIL) gathered in Naples, Italy between 7-9 September 2017. The World...
Some 500 members of the ESIL attended this year’s conference under the theme “Global Public Goods, Global Commons and Fundamental Values: The Responses of International Law”. Hosted by University of...
Monteverde cloud forest reserve in Costa Rica
This module provides an introduction to basic concepts related to law and protected areas, including basic legal concepts and basic protected areas...
Module 1: Outline Guide to content and structure of the module, including suggestions for the instructor on how to prepare and use the materials, additional resources and assessment questions...
ELTI participants
In March 2016, IUCN and the Environmental Leadership and Training Initiative (ELTI) of the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies launched...
ROAM is a framework for building a forest landscape restoration (FLR) programme from the ground-up and has been proven effective in assessing and laying the groundwork for FLR work with practical...
IUCN
The IUCN Council has admitted 21 new Members.
The Council, President, Director General and entire Union extend a very warm welcome to the new Members and look forward to their active involvement. New IUCN Members:  Fundación Natura...
Ecosystems provide the foundation for all forms of human livelihood and their resilience is influenced by the complex, unpredictable interactions that occur between humans and nature. Resilience...
The Chairs of CEESP and the Theme on Equity, Rights and Governance (TGER) seek nominations/expressions of interest for the position of SPICEH Chair (...
Nominations should be submitted to Iben Munck at iben.iucn.ceesp@gmail.com and should include a cover letter and a curriculum vitae. Self-nominations, and nominations of other people, are both...
White Ash (Fraxinus americana)
North America’s most widespread and valuable ash tree species are on the brink of extinction due to an invasive beetle decimating their populations,...
Today’s IUCN Red List update also reveals a dramatic decline of grasshoppers and millipedes endemic to Madagascar, and the extinction of the Christmas Island Pipistrelle bat. The IUCN Red List now...

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