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International Wildlife Conference Rome/Italy: 1-5 December 2008 International Wildlife Conference Rome/Italy: 1-5 December 2008
24/ 11/ 2008
The 9th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (UNEP/CMS) will be held in Rome, 1-5 December 2008. 300 representatives from governmental and non-governmental organizations as well as scientists will come together to discuss urgent conservation responses to address the rapid decline of migratory animal species across the globe
Nature-Based Enterprises Can Help Rural Poor Adapt to Environmental Threats Nature-Based Enterprises Can Help Rural Poor Adapt to Environmental Threats
08/ 10/ 2008
Expanding nature-based enterprises can increase income for the world's rural poor. This approach, as outlined in the latest World Resources Report 2008, can also develop the rural poor's resilience to social and environmental threats such as climate change.
Ecosystem Renovation - Bring Them On Back Ecosystem Renovation - Bring Them On Back
06/ 10/ 2008
A 'lost' lake in Mali and a Kenyan forest that is the water tower for key rivers and lakes in East Africa are among two country projects aimed at bringing significant degraded and denuded ecosystems back from the brink.
New CMS Agreement to Conserve Small Whales, Dolphins and Manatees in Western Africa and Macaronesia New CMS Agreement to Conserve Small Whales, Dolphins and Manatees in Western Africa and Macaronesia
06/ 10/ 2008
A new CMS Memorandum of Understanding to conserve the West African Manatee and Small Whales in Western Africa and Macaronesia was concluded in Lomé, Togo.
German Government Invests $18 Million to Support Clean Energy and Climate Change Adaptation German Government Invests $18 Million to Support Clean Energy and Climate Change Adaptation
03/ 10/ 2008
Germany today boosted its funding for the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) earmarking $18 million for the organization's work on clean energy and climate proofing vulnerable economies.
REDD Letter Day for Forests REDD Letter Day for Forests
24/ 09/ 2008
Tropical forested countries are stepping up the fight to combat climate change via a pioneering new initiative called the UN-REDD Programme announced today.
Clean Up the World Maps Communities Tackling Climate Change Clean Up the World Maps Communities Tackling Climate Change
19/ 09/ 2008
For the first time ever, communities worldwide taking action to protect the environment as part of the Clean Up the World Weekend, 19-21 September, will have the opportunity to plot their activities using a new online mapping function.
Migrant Birds in Hot Water! Migrant Birds in Hot Water!
18/ 09/ 2008
Launched today in Madagascar at the 4th Meeting of the Parties of the African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbird Agreement (AEWA), the report highlights the need for more international co-operation in helping migratory species cope with climate change and other environmental problems.
Starting Today: Millions Poised to Clean Up the World Starting Today: Millions Poised to Clean Up the World
17/ 09/ 2008
On 19-21 September, the 16th Clean Up the World weekend will see millions of volunteers come together in more than 100 countries to clean up their environment.
Migratory Waterbird Populations in Decline Migratory Waterbird Populations in Decline
15/ 09/ 2008
New study shows a sharp drop in migratory waterbird populations along main migration routes in Africa and Eurasia.

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