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United Nations Environment Programme

Useful links!

Per our meeting yesterday, I’m beginning here a list of helpful research links. We’ll continue to add to this list throughout the year; send suggestions! http://youthforhumanrights.org/ Useful for relating human rights to the MDGs. Here you’ll find videos for all … Continue reading

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Animal Trafficking Links

http://www.cawtglobal.org/ http://www.eu-wildlifetrade.org/index.htm http://www.interpol.int/Public/EnvironmentalCrime/Default.asp http://www.worldwildlife.org/what/globalmarkets/wildlifetrade/index.html http://www.wcs.org/conservation-challenges/natural-resource-use/hunting-and-wildlife-trade.aspx – Isadora Norman IES Valle de Camargo

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UN Calls for Improving Energy Sources and Efficiency

Hello all! The following article encompasses several of our chief topics from a few angles. Secretary-General Ban-Ki Moon recently outlined energy targets, insisting that clean energy is “…essential for minimizing climate risks, for reducing poverty and improving global health, for … Continue reading

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Spain-UNEP LifeWeb Partnership

The Spain-UNEP LifeWeb Partnership is dedicated to wildlife conservation in Asia, Africa, and Latin America. http://www.unep.org/Documents.Multilingual/Default.asp?DocumentID=649&ArticleID=6804&l=en — Alicia Dallman (Sagrados Corazones)

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Tierramérica

Tierramérica is a cooperative UNEP and UNDP project that provides information about sustainable development and the environment in Latin America and the Caribbean. The Eco-briefs might be especially useful for students. http://www.tierramerica.info/index_en.php — Alicia Dallman (Sagrados Corazones)

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Follow-up to Rachel's post

Here’s that same video in much better quality: Paso Pacifico Animal Trafficking in Nicaragua (link) Also, that organization seems like it could be helpful to any of the segundos who are in delegations from Central America. Here’s the link to … Continue reading

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Illegal Tiger Trade

Hi all, Here´s a new article on the trafficking of tigers. Enjoy! Tigers in danger! -Jill (IES Foramontanos)

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Global Warming Powerpoint

Global_Warming_blog This might be too late for some of you, but in case anyone is trying to get time in a science class, this might be helpful.  I made it connecting global warming to the parts/functions of a cell, which … Continue reading

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In-Depth Information about Wildlife Trafficking

Traffic is “a wildlife trade monitoring network” that offers historical references, up-to-date information about global initiatives, conventions, and resolutions, and recent news articles.  Traffic also works closely with the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN – http://www.iucn.org/), an organization … Continue reading

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PATAS: A Cantabrian Organization

To help students recognize that wildlife trafficking happens close to home, PATAS (Asociación Para el Bienestar de los Animales de Cantabria) might be interesting to explore. Maybe we can arrange to have a member of the group speak to some … Continue reading

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