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August 2010 Blog Posts (10)

Weekly News Headlines- EarthLanka

Fire Emergency in Bolivia

Thousands of straws collected as waste

New species of monkey is discovered in the Amazon

Sri Lankan youth goes global

Where have all the freshwater fish gone?

Protest against salughter stopped.

Pristine sea mounts edge closer to protection off Chile

New life found in the seas off Indonesia

Frog skin antibiotics…


Added by Sudarsha Chanaka De Silva on August 30, 2010 at 6:08 — No Comments


Earthlanka web site will focus on the latest info on the environment locally and globally

The web site was launched in Sri Lanka during 2009,

This web site will be updated by volunteers , environmentalists, reporters from Sri Lanka as well as worldwide.…


Added by Sudarsha Chanaka De Silva on August 27, 2010 at 9:23 — No Comments

Braving the Perplexities and Travails of the Search and Rescue Saga in Bicol with an Iota of Hope

By Rhaydz Barcia

LEGAZPI CITY: Making a living in a “one-stop-shop” of disaster such as in “disaster-prone” Bicol, takes a lot of courage and resiliency before,…


Added by Rhaydz B. Barcia on August 21, 2010 at 11:40 — No Comments

Air Force ready for disasters in Bicol

LEGAZPI CITY: From usual junk and garbage bin, the Tactical Operations Group (TOG) 5-Philippine Air Force (PAF) in Bicol converted the empty drums of aviation fuel as valuable, reusable and remarkable equipment for disaster response measures using indigenous materials here.

The ingenuity of the men and women of the TOG Bicol led by Air Force Col. Guillermo Molina is truly fit with President Benigno Aquino 3rd and Gov. Joey Salceda of Albay’s program pertaining to…


Added by Rhaydz B. Barcia on August 19, 2010 at 10:00 — No Comments

Observing the impact of Climate Change

Observing the impact of Climate Change

The feature article was published on June 5, 2009in Nagarik National Daily Published from Capital Kathmandu

in special issues to mark the world environment day. It



Added by Subodh Gautam on August 19, 2010 at 9:00 — 1 Comment

TWN Bonn News Update No 1 (August 2010)

TWN Bonn News Update No.1

2 August 2010

Published by Third World Network…


Added by Hilary Chiew on August 18, 2010 at 8:13 — No Comments

The devastating flood from cloudburst in Leh, Ladakh a chinese experiment of weather bomb or an effect of the undergroud UFO bases in the Himalayas?

Leh, Ladakh in India is an unusual place for a cloudburst because it is a cold desert region where average rain fall is low.The source of this cloudburst was an intense convective cloud cluster that developed over east of Leh by about 9.30pm on Thursday. Scientists say it began disgorging its moisture between 1.30am and 2am but no one knows how much rain it delivered.

This does not happen Himalayan desert altitudes. What causes this? The maximum ever recorded…


Added by Climate Himalaya on August 17, 2010 at 14:49 — No Comments

Are the recent extreme weather events linked to climate change?

From: Nick Berning, Friends of the Earth,

To: Journalists covering extreme and unusual weather events

Date: August 13, 2010

RE: Extreme weather in summer 2010 and links to climate change

This summer has seen extreme weather and climate events with devastating

impacts across the globe. Prolonged heat in Russia and flooding… Continue

Added by Hilary Chiew on August 17, 2010 at 7:57 — No Comments

Climate negotiations more effective if guided by long-term vision – this must include social and gender justice

Along with others at the August 2-6 climate change meetings in Bonn, women and gender groups expressed their support for the new UNFCCC Secretary General, Christiana Figueres, who in a meeting with civil society groups said that negotiations can be much more effective if we recognize a paradigm change based on responsibility to future generations. The human face of climate change must be understood.

The Women and Gender Constituency @ UNFCCC believes that this paradigm change requires… Continue

Added by Ulrike Roehr on August 8, 2010 at 12:52 — No Comments

Sparking Public Engagement -- Bill McKibben Oped (LA Times, Miami Herald, etc.) works to build a public movement for climate action across the planet. This week, founder Bill McKibben published an oped in the LA Times which is getting great traction here in the US. It's been republished in many newspapers and blogs, helping shape the debate after the collapse of the climate bill. Thought you all might be interested -- enjoy!…


Added by Jamie Henn on August 6, 2010 at 21:56 — No Comments

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