RCEN e-Bulletin — 25 November 2009

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November 25th, 2009

RCEN establishes a Strong Partnership with the UN Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity

On November 10th, the RCEN and the United Nations Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity signed a memorandum of understanding which will establish a collaborative framework between the two partners. This new partnership will promote greater awareness of the Convention on Biological Diversity amongst civil-society organizations in Canada and abroad. Read more...

Apply for Two Youth Eco-Internships until Nov. 27th!

The RCEN is pleased to offer two internship opportunities to Canadian youth between the ages of 15 and 30. Through the YMCA/YWCA’s Youth Eco-Internship Program, we are seeking one Youth Caucus Intern and one Biodiversity Caucus Intern to support these growing caucuses.

For details related to these positions, go to http://www.cen-rce.org/eng/jobs.html. The deadline for applications has been extended to November 27th.

Sierra Club Welcomes New Executive Director

The Sierra Club of Canada (SCC) has announced the appointment of John Bennett to the position of Executive Director. From 1998-2006, Mr. Bennett spearheaded SCC's global warming campaign. The RCEN wishes him all the best in this new position. Read John Bennett’s extended profile.

This Week's Headlines

Call for Nominations

Join the RCEN Agriculture Caucus Steering Committee


Navigable Waters Protection Act Regulatory Development

Trees By the Shore - Communities encouraged to Apply Now to New Planting Program

CBC Documentary: Can we get rich.... and save our planet too?

Action Alerts

Sierra Club of Canada – Sign-on to Letter Regarding the Darlington New Nuclear Plant’s Review Panel

12dec09.dk – Support the Planet First–People First Demonstration in Copenhagen

Les amis de la vallée du Saint-Laurent - Sign the petition to declare the river a national heritage site


Study Investigates Cancer-Environmental Connection in NB Communities

IISD - A Sustainable Development Roadmap for the WTO


The Pembina Institute - Environmental Policy Analyst

Castle-Crown Wilderness Coalition - Executive Director

For Climate’s Sake – Capacity Building Development Coordinator

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