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June 2011 Blog Posts (5)

Culture meets Fashion and my Passion.



It was of great pleasure to me when I met Lydia and Malvin to discuss Taruwa and I was asked to be a contributor. I of course said yes and begun a battle with my mind on what my corner should be about. I am an eco-journalist. In the past year, I have communicated various development issues but with special focus on climate change and the environment. I knew I wanted to write something along this line but this is TARUWA, how would I manage to tell monthly environmental stories on a…
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Added by Anyaka Ugochi on June 22, 2011 at 17:02 — No Comments

Eroding homes and Farm Land

 In the few past decades, no fewer than 35 families in Amucha Community, Njaba in Imo State, Nigeria, have had to move to new homes. Not because they wanted a change, but because huge gullies of up to 120 metres deep and 40 meters wide – formed by heavy rainfall and erosion – have swallowed up homes and farmlands.

Desmond Nworji is a lecturer who was born and raised in Amcha. He says his village environment has been turned upside down. “It (erosion) has actually caused a lot…

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Added by Anyaka Ugochi on June 22, 2011 at 17:00 — No Comments

Why the media matters in a warming world: A guide for policymakers in the global South

The Climate Change Media Partnership has today published a briefing paper that recommends ways for policymakers to support a better class of climate change journalism that is relevant to local audiences, builds public awareness of the issues and contributes to improved policymaking.



SUMMARY: Climate change journalism can protect people and promote sustainable development — but only if it is accurate, timely and relevant. Strengthening the media's…

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Added by Mike Shanahan on June 15, 2011 at 10:30 — No Comments

L’importance des médias dans un monde en réchauffement

L’importance des médias dans un monde en réchauffement : guide destiné aux décideurs des pays du Sud planétaire

 

Le "Climate Change Media Parternship" a aujourd'hui édité un "note de synthèse" qui recommande des manières pour que les décisionnaires soutiennent une meilleure classe de journalisme traitant des questions liées au changement climatique, pour un journalisme pertinent pour le public local qui sensibilise le public au changement climatique et qui contribue à…

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Added by Mike Shanahan on June 15, 2011 at 10:30 — No Comments

On my way to Bonn - hope that the climat enegotiations will take a step forward

Another UNFCCC session. Delegates gathering again, again, to again find their places in the plenary hall, and again to make efforts to move the climate negotiations forward. I hope Bonn will make progress and I hope the meeting will deliver a result which can help COP17 to  become a success.

 

But I am afraid that it doesn't look good. Negotiations seems to get stuck again, and recent reports show that global emissions are growing at the same time as the effects of climate…

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Added by Mattias Söderberg on June 5, 2011 at 9:03 — No Comments

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