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The Somali Media for Environment, Science, Health and Agriculture (SOMESHA) concerns the current Food security crisis exist across Somalia though the humanitarian situation remains fragile and gains could reverse without continued humanitarian assistance. The production and export of charcoal represent a colossal loss of the country’s forests.
The environment in Somalia has already been severely degraded due to conflict and unsustainable use of natural resources. The ecosystems and…Continue
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Screams from a large crowd, made up of hundreds of kids, ushered the IRP India group through Bhiwandi, a very poor settlement in Mumbai, India. The neighborhood, we learned, is home to thousands of migrants who are mostly workers in cloth-weaving factories that are located in the area.
A common health challenge in the settlement is tuberculosis. The project we visited, called Operation Asha, is saving lives in the area through a biometric (fingerprint) system used to track patients…Continue
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The Global Media Journal, African Edition invites submissions for its next issue with a theme of media and governance in Africa. This issue is primarily focused on ways and means of addressing the issues of governance in Africa and how its application can be subject to wars as well as socio-political or economic crises.
Within this theme "media and governance in Africa," the GMJ, African Edition encourages research papers addressing the challenges facing > the Africa media…Continue
Added by Dr. Ibrahim Mostafa Saleh on January 23, 2013 at 4:35 — No Comments
Today, information about global warming and climate change is readily available to average global citizens who watch TV news, and are able to see satellite pictures of changes in ocean temperatures, or of glaciers melting. However, the public risk perception affects…Continue
By Hamza Kyeyune
Muslim leaders in Uganda have pledged to continue integrating environmental conservation in their duties to protect the environment in accordance with the teachings of the qur’an.
This was disclosed by the Secretary General of Uganda Muslim Supreme Council (UMSC) Eng. Siraje Kavuma when he met Ms Susie Weldon, an official from Alliance of Religions and Conservation (ARC) who…Continue
Added by Hamza Kyeyune on January 12, 2013 at 22:30 — No Comments
2012 is over and we can look back on a year with far too many climate related disasters. During the summer US was hit hard by droughts, effecting food prices all around world. Later on the Caribbean, and the US, was hit by the hurricane Sandy, with huge effects on both lives and infrastructure. The year ended with another horrifying storm, as typhoon Bopha hit Philippines, affecting thousands of people.
Even though 2012 taught us about the effects of climate change, the climate…
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Reporters and editors, if you're covering the UN climate summit – from Doha or from anywhere in the world – we would like to hear from you.
The Climate News Mosaic (CNM) is a unique project that seeks to bring a new kind of global perspective to climate journalism. As ambitious as this might sound, the idea is in fact quite simple: much like live blogging, only here the aim is, not only to bring on-the-ground reporting from Doha, but also to pool together contributions from around…
Added by Ido Liven on November 27, 2012 at 17:19 — No Comments
Here is the full programme for this year’s Climate Communications Day at COP18 in Doha.
To attend you must first register online here. http://climatecommsday2.eventbrite.com/
Added by Mike Shanahan on November 22, 2012 at 10:00 — No Comments
I feel proud to be part of the climate change Media Partnership. I hope the discussions here are going to shape my analysis of environmental issues in my rural areas which in most cases are worst affected in all ways .
Added by Luke Kapchanga on November 15, 2012 at 14:23 — No Comments
Information broker is a citizen been trained on basic journalism knowledge and skills. Information broker has knowledge and skills as citizen journalists. She/he has capability how to distinct facts from opinion or analysis, as a professional journalist has. She/he also has developed skill to write information (or news).
The information broker has high awareness of what happen in his/her community. She/he will send information or news (as citizen journalism) to the public or media…Continue
Who is going Doha of Qatar for Cop 18 ?
Reducing Emission from Deforestation and Forest Degradation comes at cost, since forest conservation implies opportunity cost (OC). OC is the value of the next best alternatives when choice is to be made. Along with the advent of REDD there is a time to make a choice: Conserving forest or continuing deforestation. REDD - PES mechanism incentivize the forest owners, who otherwise deforest, to conserve forest. Insecure Tenure is considered as a biggest challange of forest conservation. I am…Continue
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Following on the success of the launch of Viridis Africa 2012, where more than 20 major investment opportunities were presented to prospective investors, Viridis Africa is now soliciting business plans in the clean tech industry from entrepreneurs seeking funding to turn their projects to account.
Viridis Africa as its name suggests in Latin, is about investment into "green" sustainable technologies and projects, presented by entrepreneurs and corporates who are seeking funding to…Continue
Added by Suza Adam on November 7, 2012 at 18:00 — No Comments
JOHANNESBURG - Viridis Africa, the clean technology business and investment conference presents a matchmaking platform for African renewable energy, waste management, water conservation, and recycling businesses and investors on the 15th and 16th October 2013 at the Killamey Country Club, Lower Houghton South Africa.
The event is dedicated to entrepreneurs and corporate who seek funding to introduce clean technology solutions…Continue
Added by Suza Adam on November 7, 2012 at 16:30 — No Comments
This is an introductory video of Mountain Voice project of Climate Himalaya, that advocates the need of better planning and implementation strategies in the Himalayan Mountain region of South Asia. The Mountain Voice' is a multimedia series of Climate Himalaya that captures the experiences, thoughts and opinions of people, practitioners, policy makers and researchers on various climate linked issues in the Himalayan region of South Asia. In this series we interact with people to record their…Continue
Added by Climate Himalaya on October 15, 2012 at 7:30 — No Comments
“Banditry, robberies, infiltration of small arms, poaching in the region’s game reserves and national parks and frequent outbreak of livestock diseases are now being attributed to the uncontrolled movement of pastoralists and their animals.”
This sentence, from a 2006 article in Kenya’s The Nation newspaper, encapsulates the way the country’s nomadic herders have been — and continue to be — portrayed in the media there. It echoes…Continue
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