Industry News

  • 17th Oct 14 12:00 AM

    Inspiring action for a protected planet: National Geographic teams up with IUCN

    IUCN Member National Geographic has been announced today as the official media partner for the IUCN World Parks Congress 2014 – a global forum on protected areas taking place in Sydney, Australia this November. 

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  • 17th Oct 14 12:00 AM

    Governments still behind on commitments to avert biodiversity crisis

    Pyeongchang, Republic of South Korea, 17 October 2014 – Despite increasing recognition of the biodiversity crisis and its impacts on human well-being, the scale of the government response is far from commensurate with the magnitude of the calamity, says IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature, at the 12th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP 12), closing today in South Korea.

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  • 14th Oct 14 12:00 AM

    Inger Andersen named IUCN Director General

    IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature, announced today the appointment of Inger Andersen as the new Director General of the Union starting in January 2015.

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  • 13th Oct 14 12:00 AM

    ISA Accepting International Award Nominations

    ISA is now accepting nominations for the 2015 ISA Awards of Distinction and True Professionals of Arboriculture. The deadline for submissions is January 31.

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  • 13th Oct 14 12:00 AM

    IUCN Red List receives Prince Albert II of Monaco Biodiversity Award

    Yesterday, The IUCN Red List of Threatened SpeciesTM was honoured with this year’s Prince Albert II of Monaco Biodiversity Award.

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  • 13th Oct 14 12:00 AM
  • 13th Oct 14 12:00 AM

    Fling Those Files for Free Recycled Paper

    Paper is the largest contributor to solid waste generated by workplaces and although paper has a high recycling rate, there are literally thousands of tonnes of paper stored in folders, files and drawers that will never be used again. Schools can host a Friday File Fling on 14th November as an easy-to-organise, positive way to engage colleagues and students and to get good quality paper back into circulation. The first 1,000 registrants will receive a free ream of Reflex White 100% Recycled paper.

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  • 9th Oct 14 12:00 AM

    Board Special Election Results

    Dennis Swartzell (Las Vegas, Nevada, US - Western Chapter) was elected to fill the ISA Board seat that was vacated due to a resignation. Dennis will serve the remainder of the term allocated for that position.

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  • 9th Oct 14 12:00 AM

    Continue to Enjoy Your Member Benefits by Renewing Today

    Thank you for your ongoing support of the International Society of Arboriculture. Through the patronage of loyal ISA members, we are able to continue our efforts to create a stronger, more skilled network of professional arborists around the world. Join us in our goal to promote the arboriculture profession through research and education by renewing your membership. ISA… making the world a better place, one tree at a time.

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  • 9th Oct 14 12:00 AM

    ISA Seeking Nominations for Board of Directors

    ISA Seeking Nominations for Board of Directors seats to be elected by the Council of Representatives. The deadline for nominations is October 31, 2014.

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  • 9th Oct 14 12:00 AM

    Fling Those Files for Free Recycled Paper

    Paper is the largest contributor to solid waste generated by workplaces and although paper has a high recycling rate, there are literally thousands of tonnes of paper stored in folders, files and drawers that will never be used again. Workplaces can host a Friday File Fling on 14th November as an easy-to-organise, positive way to engage colleagues and to get good quality paper back into circulation. The first 1,000 registrants will receive a free ream of Reflex White 100% Recycled paper.

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  • 7th Oct 14 12:00 AM

    Fling Those Files for Free Recycled Paper

    Paper is the largest contributor to solid waste generated by workplaces and although paper has a high recycling rate, there are literally thousands of tonnes of paper stored in folders, files and drawers that will never be used again. Workplaces can host a Friday File Fling on 14th November as an easy-to-organise, positive way to engage colleagues and to get good quality paper back into circulation. The first 1,000 registrants will receive a free ream of Reflex White 100% Recycled paper.

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  • 7th Oct 14 12:00 AM

    Fling Those Files for Free Recycled Paper

    Paper is the largest contributor to solid waste generated by workplaces and although paper has a high recycling rate, there are literally thousands of tonnes of paper stored in folders, files and drawers that will never be used again. Workplaces can host a Friday File Fling on 14th November as an easy-to-organise, positive way to engage colleagues and to get good quality paper back into circulation. The first 1,000 registrants will receive a free ream of Reflex White 100% Recycled paper.

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  • 3rd Oct 14 12:00 AM

    Positive Social Proof - Behaviour Change Made Easy

    They're common in almost all workplaces, the sign telling people to turn the lights off when they leave a room or the e-mail bemoaning the mess in the kitchen. But what's written on that sign or in the e-mail can have a significant impact on how effective it is and whether it has a positive or a negative impact.

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  • 29th Sep 14 12:00 AM

    Second IUCN Red List of Ecosystems photo contest: Open until 5 October

    Don't miss your chance to participate in the IUCN Red List of Ecosystems photo contest - open until 5 October!

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  • 25th Sep 14 12:00 AM

    Buy Ugly Food and Help Local Farmers

    Anyone who has grown fruit and veg at home knows that nature doesn't always produce the perfect specimen. But, until now, you'd never see that imperfection in the supermarket. One Australian retailer has joined an international trend to get that imperfect produce to your plate and in do so save you money and prevent waste.

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  • 25th Sep 14 12:00 AM

    Positive Social Proof - Behaviour Change Made Easy

    They're common in almost all workplaces, the sign telling people to turn the lights off when they leave a room or the e-mail bemoaning the mess in the kitchen. But what's written on that sign or in the e-mail can have a significant impact on how effective it is and whether it has a positive or a negative impact.

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  • 23rd Sep 14 12:00 AM

    More nations commit to fight climate change by restoring forests

    New York, 23 September 2014 – World leaders announced new pledges to restore over 30 million hectares of degraded forest lands today at the UN Climate Summit in New York. The commitments come from Ethiopia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Guatemala, and Uganda, among others, and more than doubled the number of hectares contributing to achieving the Bonn Challenge—a global goal to restore 150 million hectares of deforested and degraded lands by 2020.

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  • 22nd Sep 14 12:00 AM

    Snap Some Wood To Win An iPad With A Wooden Cover

    Do you enjoy taking photos? Would you like to win one of four iPads - with wooden covers worth almost $700 each? Then enter the 'Snap Some Wood' competition by taking a photo of wooden structures, objects or renovations.

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  • 19th Sep 14 12:00 AM

    Library's innovative timber design wins sustainability award

    Library at the Dock in Melbourne's Docklands has won the Sustainability Award at the Australian Timber Design Awards.

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