Golden Mountains of Altai, Russia–For countless generations, Altai people herded their livestock across what is now known as the Golden Mountains of Altai UNESCO’s World Heritage Site, in Russia’s southern Siberia. They endured many obstacles–from Mongol hordes to Soviet oppression. Today, they face the new challenge–climate change. Torrential downpours, freezing and thawing splinter the rock and destroy… Continue
Added by Gleb Raygorodetsky on June 21, 2013 at 13:14 —
This photo essay offers a glimpse of the challenges that climate change presents for indigenous and local communities in northern Europe. An Arctic people of northern Finland whose livelihoods depend largely on their environment, the Skolt Sámi are searching for ways to remain resilient in the face of climate change.
Added by Gleb Raygorodetsky on June 21, 2013 at 13:11 —
Think. Eat. Save. Reduce your foodprint is the theme of World Environment Day 2013, to be celebrated on the 5th of June, 2013. The food-inspired global campaign focuses on the fact that over one billion tons of food are…
Added by Kimbowa Richard on June 21, 2013 at 5:49 —
Tomorrow a new round of climate negotiations begins. The meeting, which takes place in Bonn, Germany, is the first meeting since the climate summit last year, COP18. Every time parties meet, they have a chance to move the talks forward, to increase ambition and to show the world that climate change is taken serious. What can we expect from the coming week in Bonn?
Not much, I am afraid…
Even if there is an agreement from COP18, many parties are disappointed. Ambition was… Continue
Added by Mattias Söderberg on April 28, 2013 at 22:16 —
The Somali media for Environment, Science, Health and Agriculture (SOMESHA) overjoyed the successful opening of the first national Conference on Agriculture, Food Security and Climate Change at Somalia South-Central None State Actors (SOSCENSA) conference hall on Saturday march 23, 2013 and previously scheduled to be from… Continue
Added by Daud Abdi Daud on March 23, 2013 at 21:41 —
Viridis Africa 2013, 15 & 16 October, Killarney Country Club, Johannesburg
This October 15 & 16 will mark the third year Viridis Africa is to be held. It will be bigger, better, more defined and refined in achieving its stated goal of bringing together both investors and entrepreneurs from Africa to… Continue
Added by Suza Adam on March 23, 2013 at 9:30 —
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
Added by Daud Abdi Daud on March 5, 2013 at 16:06 —
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
Added by Jennifer Uloma Igwe on February 20, 2013 at 21:00 —
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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 —
- Saleh, I. (2012). "Ups and Downs from Cape to Cairo: Journalisms Practice of Climate Change in Africa," In Eide, E & Kunelius, R. (eds) Media Meets Climate. Gothenburg: Nordicom, Sweden, pp.47- 63.
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
Added by Dr. Ibrahim Mostafa Saleh on January 23, 2013 at 4:23 —
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 —
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. Continue
Even though 2012 taught us about the effects of climate change, the climate…
Added by Mattias Söderberg on January 2, 2013 at 13:02 —
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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. Continue
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 —
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 —
By: Ramzan Chandio
November 21, 2012
KARACHI-The chemical and poisonous industrial waste discharged by sugar mills in Badin district is becoming a serious health hazard for the residents of 350 villages who are suffering from various skin and other diseases.
The poisonous waste is also ‘killing’ the ecosystem of the freshwater lake.During a visit to the villages located alongside the drainage nullah, locally known as Amir Shah Drain, which carry the industrial waste of the sugar… Continue
Added by Muhammad Ramzan Chandio on November 21, 2012 at 12:10 —
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 —
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
Added by Harry Surjadi on November 12, 2012 at 16:05 —