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Congress of the Mesoamerican Society of Biology for Conservation
Date: July 5-11, 1999
Place: Guatemala City
The Society is an association of professionals and academicians from Mesoamerica, Cuba and the Dominican Republic. The purpose of the congress is to exchange experiences and knowledge on topics related to natural resource conservation and management.

On this occasion the Congress will serve as the framework for the Workshop of Conservation and Management of Wetlands and Coastal Zones in Central America: methodologies and priorities, which the IUCN/ORMA Wetlands Program and the PROARCA/Costas Project will hold jointly.

The workshop will take place July 6-8, at Hotel Conquistador Ramada, Guatemala City.
The objectives of the workshop are to:

  • Exchange lessons learned under different approaches to conservation and management of wetlands and coastal zones in projects carried out in Central America
  • Establish regional and national priorities in wetlands and coastal zone conservation and management
  • Disseminate advances achieved by the PROARCA/Costas Project and by IUCN-ORMA Wetlands and Coastal Zones Program

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Courses at the University for Peace

Management of Socio-Environmental Conflicts
Date: May 31-June 16, 1999
Cost: US$ 2,300
Course Director: Rolain Borel

Management of Buffer Zones of Protected Areas
Date: June 21-July 9, 1999
Cost: US$ 2,500
Course Director: Jim Barbarak

Services provided by Forest Lands: Their Appraisal, Quantification and Inclusion in Environmental Policies
Date: September 13-25, 1999
Cost: US$ 2,300
Course Director: Gerardo Budowski

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INTECOL VI: Wetlands at the Millenium, International Wetlands Conference
Place: Quebec City, Canada
Date: August 6-12, 1999
For more information about this event visit our web site at www.cqvb.qc.ca/wetland2000/

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15th Biennial International Estuarine Research Foundation Conference: Where the River Meets the Sea
Date:September 25-30, 1999
Place:New Orleans
For information visit the web site at www.erf.org

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The 7th International Conference of the Israel Society for Ecology and Environmental Quality Sciences on Environmental Challenges for the Next Millenium
Date: June 13-18, 1999
Place: Jerusalem, Israel
Web site: www.kenes.com/ecology99

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Groundwater 2000, International Conference on Groundwater Research
Date:June 6-8, 2000
Place:Copenhagen, Denmark
Web site: www.isva.dtu.dk/grc/gw2000

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Coastal Zone 99, San Diego, The People, the Coast, the Ocean: Vision 2020
Date:July 24-30, 1999
Web site: omega.cc.umb.edu/~cz99

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International Conference on Sustainable Management of Coastal Ecosystems
Date: November 3-5, 1999
Place:Opporto, Portugal,
Web site:www.ufp.pt/units/geonucleo/coastal-ecosystems/

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Second Wetlands Regulatory Workshop
Date:November 2-5, 1999
Place:Atlantic City, New Jersey
E-mail: [email protected]

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Seminar Workshop Water Resources and Environment: Reality and Challenges and the Second Workshop on Wetlands in Colombia
Date:May 26-28, 1999
Place:Santafe de Bogotá
E-mail: [email protected]

 

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