1. 2014 SEED South Africa Symposium: Advancing the Green Economy: creating jobs and opportunities for innovative green enterprises

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    On 19th and 20th March 2014, over 150 participants from government, private sector, media, academia, development, and civil society organisations, and including around 40 entrepreneurs, gathered at the CSIR in Pretoria to exchange experience, knowledge and perspectives that could advance the growth of socio-environmental entrepreneurship in South Africa.

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    • IUCN - Protecting wildlife

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      IUCN - International Union for Conservation of Nature asked WhooHoo! to produce an animation that shows how IUCN The Netherlands helps to save species by connecting habitats. The overall feel of the film needed to be positive, short and clear for anybody who wants to see how IUCN helps to save animal species all over the globe. We clearly used a combination of 2D drawn worlds in combination with 3D sculpted/modeled elements that have handdrawn textures. Want to know more about this project or the techniques we used? Go to: http://whoohoo.tv/portfolio/iucn/iucn/

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      • Aik Naya Safr - The Road to Sustainability

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        This video documentary covers the broader issues related to the transport sector in urban areas of Pakistan and emphasizes on the planned work under Pakistan Sustainable Transport (PAKSTRAN) Project to bring about sustainability in the transport sector in the Country. The content comprises of scientific facts, field stories and expert interviews on the subject. Visit www.pakstran.pk for more details.

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        • Saving species by connecting habitats

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          Creating wildlife corridors is an extremely targeted and cost effective tool to protect nature. With the financial support of the IUCN NL program Small grants for the Purchase of Nature (SPN), local NGO’s are able to acquire strategically important parcels of land to connect isolated forests, thereby greatly increasing the living space for wild animals such as birds, jaguars and monkeys. The pioneering approach by SPN can make all the difference to the chances of survival of many unique and endangered species. bit.ly/iucnnl-spn

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          • Introducing DAWCA

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            The Dutch Agro-Water Climate Alliance prepares Dutch businesses in the agro, food and water sectors for the future challenges of climate change. DAWCA is an initiative of IUCN NL, supported by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

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            • Protecting precious mountains in the heart of Mexico

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              IUCN NL provides funds for local conservation NGOs to acquire threatened nature and connect wildlife habitats for endangered species.In Mexico, IUCN NL supports the local nature organization GESG. Their mission is to protect and preserve the Sierra Gorda Biosphere Reserve. The Sierra Gorda is the last large-scale refuge for all six of Mexico's wild cats, of which the jaguar is king.

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              • Safe haven for unique Armenian flora and fauna

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                IUCN NL provides funds for local NGOs to acquire threatened nature and connect wildlife habitats for endangered species. In Armenia, IUCN NL supports the local nature organization FPWC. Their mission is to safeguard the country’s unique natural heritage. The region is home to a wealth of wildlife, including the Caucasian leopard, a symbol of national pride of which only as few as 15 remain in Armenia.

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                • Making way for elephants in India

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                  IUCN NL provides funds for local conservation NGOs to acquire threatened nature and connect wildlife habitats for endangered species. In India, IUCN NL supports the local nature organization WTI. Their mission is to protect the beautiful wildlife of India. WTI’s efforts are particularly devoted to the country’s most majestic species: the Asian elephant. http://bit.ly/iucnnl-spn

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                  • Jochen Zeitz's message for the 2014 IUCN World Parks Congress

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                    Jochen Zeitz is the Founder and Chairman of the Zeitz Foundation (www.zeitzfoundation.org). The Zeitz Foundation's mission is to create and support sustainable, ecologically and socially responsible projects and destinations around the world to achieve long-lasting impact and sustainability through the holistic balance of Conservation, Community, Culture and Commerce (the 4Cs) in privately managed areas.

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                    • IUCN Conversation with Randy Tanaka

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                      Randy Tanaka is a member of the Hawaii World Conservation Congress organizing team.. In this video he talks about his vision for conservation in Hawaii, hosting the IUCN World Conservation Congress in 2016 and preparing to host as many as 10,000 international delegates.

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