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Floating Homes to Tackle Overcrowding in the Maldives

Nov 17th, 2014 | By
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The Maldives — one of the most densely populated nations in the world — has embarked on a series of floating developments that could take the pressure off a severe housing shortage and counter sea-level rises owing to climate change. The firm behind the project is also proposing to build cheaper floating platforms, made largely

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Climate Change May Have Spurred Human Evolution

Jan 8th, 2013 | By
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Scientific American: A record of changing climate in the Olduvai Gorge suggests early humans had to adapt to shifting ecosystems. An ancient lake whose shores vacillated between lush forests and dry savannahs shows how the changing climate may have shaped humanity’s dawn in eastern Africa, according to new research. Scientists studying organic remains dating back

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In Perspective: A Fatal Gap Between Science And Policy?

Dec 21st, 2012 | By
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Scidev.net: Journalists can help the developed world take responsibility for climate change by making it relevant to readers’ lives, says David Dickson. A little more than 30 years ago, a major UN conference on science and technology for development held in Vienna, Austria, ended on an upbeat note with an agreement in principle to set

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Rio+20 – Will We All Be There For The Same Reason?

Feb 25th, 2012 | By




On behalf of the Centre for Ethics and Value Inquiry of the University of Ghent (Belgium), I invite you to join a reflection on ‘the need for a common understanding of the principle of the green economy as a criterion for sustainable development’. Since the beginning of the global negotiations on sustainable development, their central

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Call for Pre-Proposals for MRI Synthesis Workshops

Jan 30th, 2012 | By




The Mountain Research Initiative promotes and coordinates research on global change in mountain regions around the world.  As part of that mission, MRI funds workshops that bring together global change researchers from around the world to address specific topics of interest to the mountain research community with the objective of producing a synthesis article for

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Call for Papers Contributions: “IUFRO and Information: Direction 2012”, IUFRO Division 9 Conference

Jan 30th, 2012 | By




Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina,  8-10 May 2012————-IUFRO and Information: Direction 2012 Information has been central to IUFRO’s brief since its foundation in the nineteenth century, and it has maintained a specialist research group dealing with information in various forms for well over a century. Following the latest re-organisation, this role is now held by  the

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Vacancy Announcement, Postdoctoral Research Fellows in 2012

Jan 30th, 2012 | By




  International Ecosystem Management Partnership (IEMP), co-sponsored by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), was officially launched on Nov 18th 2011 in Beijing. IEMP is the first UNEP collaborative programme in the south and for the south. The core mandate of IEMP is to synthesis science findings for

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UEA Courses on Climate Change & Development and Impact Evaluation

Jan 27th, 2012 | By




Climate Change and Development short course: 5 – 18 September 2012:  The purpose of this course is to equip non-specialists with a broad understanding of what climate change may mean for low-income populations and what the scope and prospects are for adapting to change in the context of development issues and poverty reduction. The course

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Announcement – Earth Care Awards – South Asia – SAARC Region

Jan 27th, 2012 | By




The 4th edition of the Earth Care Awards has been launched Earth Care Award For Excellence in Climate Change Mitigation & Adaptation for SAARC Region Countries  Eligible countries – Afghanistan, Pakistan, Nepal, India, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Maldives  To highlight activities emanating from different sectors in response to the call for local level action

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Looking for Project Mentors: Support to Improve Climate Change and Information Services in South Asia (SICRISA)

Jan 27th, 2012 | By




Through fellowships and residential writing workshops, a new project ‘Support to Improve Climate Change and Information Services in South Asia’ (SICRISA) is providing training and support to South Asian scientists and social scientists. We are now looking for mentors who will be able to help the participants to:  Publish in peer reviewed journals  And where

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World Future Energy Summit (WFES) 2012 Highlights of 16th January, 2012

Jan 20th, 2012 | By




We are pleased to share the main points highlighted in “World Future Energy Summit (WFES) 2012 Highlights of 16th January, 2012”: (By: Linkages, International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) Reporting Services, 18th January, 2012. The highlights is available at: http://www.iisd.ca/ymb/energy/wfes/wfes2012/html/ymbvol187num8e.html#top) The fifth World Future Energy Summit (WFES) 2012 opened in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE), on

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2012 International Conference on Geological and Environmental Sciences(ICGES 2012)

Jan 20th, 2012 | By




2012 International Conference on Geological andEnvironmental Sciences(ICGES 2012)29 to 30 June 2012Jeju Island, Korea (South) ICGES 2012 will be published as conferenceproceeding, and all papers in the proceedingswill be included in the E&T Digital Library, andindexed by EBSCO, CNKI, WorldCat, Google Scholar. The deadline for abstracts/proposals is 10 March2012. Enquiries: icges@cbees.orgWeb address: http://www.icges.org/cfp.htmSponsored by: CBEES






DISCCRS VII Interdisciplinary Climate Change Research Symposium

Jan 20th, 2012 | By




http://disccrs.org/disccrsposter.pdf Dates: October 13-20, 2012 Location: La Foret Conference and Retreat CenterColorado Springs, CO Application Deadline: February 29, 2012Participation limited to 30 early-career Ph.D. scholarsAirfare and on-site expenses are supported through grants from NSF and NASAhttp://disccrs.org Eligibility: Ph.D. requirements completed between August 1, 2009 – February 29, 2012 in any natural or social science field

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Scholarships for MSc in Climate Change and Development at University of Sussex, UK

Jan 19th, 2012 | By




The University of Sussex would like to invite applications for the MSc in ‘Climate Change and Development’ for entry in September 2012. Scholarship information is provided below. This is a unique course that aims to provide state-of-the-art training for the rapidly expanding market for development professionals with specialisation in climate change.  The programme is strongly

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Making an Impact: Fellowships and Writing Workshops for South Asia’s Climate Change Researchers

Jan 19th, 2012 | By




IDS: Applications are now open for a new programme to support South Asian scientists and social scientists who are working on climate change. Through fellowships and writing workshops during 2012, Support to Improve Climate Research and Information Services in South Asia (SICRISA) will train and support researchers to: Publish in peer reviewed journals Write for

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Culture, Politics, and Climate Change International Conference at Colorado

Jan 10th, 2012 | By




Welcome to Culture, Politics, and Climate Change, an international conference hosted at the University of Colorado Boulder. This scholarly meeting promises to be a lively and enriching gathering of some of the foremost International and American scholars in fields such as Environmental Communication, Environmental Policy and Politics, Risk Communication, Visual Culture, Religion and the Environment,

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Second Forest Congress in India in November 2012

Jan 10th, 2012 | By




After the grand success of the first Indian Forest Congress held in New Delhi from November 22 to 25, the second Indian Forest Congress will be held in Bangalore from November 7 to 10 this year. This information was disclosed at a meeting held recently between Dr PJ Dilip Kumar, Director General of Forests (DGF)

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International Conference on Climate Change, Water and Disaster in Mountainous Areas (Nepal, Nov.27-29,2013)

Jan 10th, 2012 | By




Date:  Nov. 27-29, 2013 Venue: Kathmandu, Nepal Summary: Water is critical for sustainable development, environmental integrity and the eradication of poverty and hunger.  Changes in climates have been affecting adversely to water bodies, hydrological regimes and natural ecosystems. Environment Changes have been worrying issues everywhere. It is more concerned in the mountainous areas.  With this context,

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University of Cambridge Conservation Leadership Scholarships for Developing Countries 2012

Jan 10th, 2012 | By




Scholarships Offered By: University of Cambridge, England, UK Target Countries: Less developed and developing countries Subjects for Scholarships: environment, forestry, biodiversity, earth sciences, conservation, natural resource management and related subjects. University of Cambridge has announced scholarships to support the students from less developed and developing countries that are rich in biodiversity through the Miriam Rothschild

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UKERC Summer School 2012 Nominations now open

Jan 10th, 2012 | By




The UK Energy Research Centre (UKERC) is holding its eighth annual Energy Summer School from 17th June – 22nd June 2011 at the University of Warwick in the English Midlands. There will be 100 places available for UK and international students. The School has been specifically designed to give second year PhD students an understanding

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CALL FOR PAPERS: 31st International Energy Workshop (IEW), June 19th-21st, 2012 – Cape Town

Jan 10th, 2012 | By




DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: February 1st, 2012 The 31st edition of the International Energy Workshop (IEW) will be held at the University of Cape Town, South Africa, on June 19–21, 2012. The IEW (www.internationalenergyworkshop.org) is a leading conference for the international energy modeling community. The IEW provides a venue for scholars and researchers to compare quantitative

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Funding opportunity from the JRS Biodiversity Foundation

Jan 10th, 2012 | By




The JRS Biodiversity Foundation is calling for pre-proposals for 1, 2 or 3 year projects that systematically gather and make widely available information required to realize conservation outcomes.    No minimum or maximum funding limit has been established for individual grants, but JRS is allocating an amount of USD 1 million to fund this new

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Climate 2012: Expressions of Interest to Peer-Review Climate Papers

Jan 10th, 2012 | By




The International Climate Change Information Programme(ICCIP – www.iccip.net) is a world class setting, aimed atfostering communication, education and training on mattersrelated to climate change. Since 2008, ICCIP runs the on-lineclimate conference series (Climate 2008, Climate 2009,(Climate 2010, Climate 2011) which have been counting onmillions of participants from over 140 countries. For this year´s one-line climate

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Call for Proposals for the 2012 Young Researchers Award

Jan 10th, 2012 | By




GBIF invites proposals from graduate students for the 2012 YoungResearchers Award. This prize intends to foster innovative research and discovery inbiodiversity informatics. Two awards of €4,000 will be available to graduate students in a master’sor doctoral programme at a university in a GBIF Voting Participant orAssociate Participant country. Submitted proposals will be reviewed by theHead

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Stockholm Environment Institute seeks Household Energy/Energy Access Research Fellow

Jan 10th, 2012 | By




The Stockholm Environment Institute(SEI)is hiring a Research Fellow with a background in household energy/energy access to join the Bioresources Group at the SEI Stockholm Centre. Deadline for applications is 3 February, 2012. See full description and application details here: http://www.sei-international.org/working-for-sei/research-fellow-household-energy-and-energy-access Best Regards, Fiona LambeResearch Fellow






AusAid seeks Proposals for Community-based Climate Change Action Grants

Jan 2nd, 2012 | By




AusAid is currently inviting proposals from Australian and international NGOs for the community-based climate change action grants, a funding scheme for NGOs to develop and implement community-based climate change responses in one or more Pacific Island countries or in a single country in South East Asia. Grant proposals can be submitted under any one of

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Bhutan+10 – International Conference – Gender and Sustainable Mountain Development in a Changing World

Dec 27th, 2011 | By




Gender and Sustainable Mountain Development in a Changing World Conference Vision In 2002, ICIMOD organised the international conference ‘Celebrating Mountain Women’, as the only global event during the International Year of Mountains to focus on mountain women in the context of sustainable mountain development. It brought together 250 participants from 35 countries around the world.

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Understanding and Resolving Water Conflicts in The North East India-23-26 January 2012

Dec 27th, 2011 | By




I am pleased to inform you that the Forum for Policy Dialogue on Water Conflicts in India (Forum to be brief), in collaboration with  Aaranyak(Guwahati);  Centre for the Environment, IIT ( Guwahati); Arghyam (Bangalore); SaciWATERs-CapNet Network (SCaN) and Cap-Net, is organizing a Training Programme on Understanding and Resolving Water Conflicts  in the North East India’

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Call for papers – 7th Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems – Ohrid 2012

Dec 26th, 2011 | By




Abstract submission deadline extended to January 15th 2012! If you submit your abstract before the aforementioned extended deadline, it will be eligible for publication in one of the conference dedicated special issues of international partner journals. Probably the most important conference on sustainability brings breaking news. Due to huge interest in the topic we move

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International Conference on Sustainable Development 2012

Dec 26th, 2011 | By




The International Conference on Sustainable Development 2012 is jointly presented by the International Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Law (ICIRL), the Centre for Research in Social Justice and Policy (CRSJP) at Laurentian University and the Ontario International Development Agency (OIDA) in Canada, and PSEG Institute for Sustainability Studies, Montclair State University, New Jersey, USA.  This

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Position of Editor at ICIMOD-IKM

Dec 26th, 2011 | By




Title: Editor Programme: Integrated Knowledge Management (IKM)Division: Publishing and Communications Apply Now BackgroundThe International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) is a regional knowledge development and learning centre serving the eight regional member countries of the Hindu Kush-Himalayas (HKH) – Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar, Nepal, and Pakistan. We’re working to develop an economically

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PARTICIPATE: German-watch Poster Contest on Climate Justice-Deadline 15 February 2012

Dec 26th, 2011 | By




Poster Contest: Climate Justice : Germanwatch calls for a poster contest presenting prizes for the most origi-nal, artistically high qualitative and meaningful poster on climate justice. The three winners will be awarded a total prize money of 1800€. Closing date is the 15 February 2012. The poster contest shall call the attention of a wider

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Call for Nomination From the Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)

Dec 26th, 2011 | By




GBIF invites nominations for the 2012 Ebbe Nielsen Prize, awarded annually to a person or team who demonstrates excellence in combining biodiversity informatics and biosystematics research.   The €30,000 award is intended to allow the recipient(s) to engage in biosystematics/biodiversity informatics research outside his/her/their country of residence for a period of 3-6 months. Nominations are due by 15 March

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Research Manager at Earthwatch Institute – India office

Dec 26th, 2011 | By




Earthwatch Institute is seeking for a Research Manger for scientific research projects in the Himalayan region in the field of biodiversity, ecosystem services and sustainable agriculture. The ideal candidate will have prior experience of working in environmental projects in Himachal Pradesh and Uttrakhand. The position will be based at Delhi NCR with frequent travel to

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Climate Change Policy & Practice – Job Listings Consolidation 11 November 2011

Nov 12th, 2011 | By




Conservation International – http://www.conservation.org/Pages/default.aspxREDD+ Social & Environmental Standards Advisor – http://tbe.taleo.net/NA8/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CONSERVATION&cws=1&rid=232Duty Station: Arlington, Virginia, USADeadline for Applications: 18 November 2011
Contact Person: Joanna Durbin jdurbin@climate-standards.orgSpecial Requirements: English and Spanish language proficiency– – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – –

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Interdisciplinary Climate Change Research Symposium

Nov 11th, 2011 | By




As our understanding of climate change and its far-reaching ramifications continues to grow, it is imperative for climate change researchers to form strong collaborative bonds that reach across disciplines and other boundaries. Every year the DISsertations initiative for the advancement of Climate Change ReSearch (DISCCRS, pronounced discourse) hosts a symposium for early-career climate change researchers.

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Call for Abstract: Technologies for Sustainable Development: A Way to Reduce Poverty

Nov 7th, 2011 | By




May 29-31, 2012 | EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland  CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: DEADLINE DECEMBER 15, 2011 http://cooperation.epfl.ch/2012Tech4Dev As a UNESCO Chair in Technologies for Development, the Cooperation and Development Center (CODEV) will host an international conference concerning Technologies for Sustainable Development: A Way to Reduce Poverty? at the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne in Switzerland on 29-31

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UNESCO-Japan Young Researchers’ Fellowships Programme

Nov 7th, 2011 | By




UNESCO/Japan Young Researchers’ Fellowships Programme (UNESCO/Keizo Obuchi Research Fellowships Programme) Also available: Japanese version  2012 Cycle – Reinforcing its belief in “people building the next era”, the Government of Japan offers 20 fellowships per year, for the twelfth consecutive year, to be awarded to deserving candidates from developing countries, especially the least developed countries (LDCs), who

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Upcoming Events-Newsflash of Mountain Research Initiative Oct 2011

Nov 7th, 2011 | By




 ——————————————— UPCOMING EVENTS ——————————————— The Alpine Convention Platform Water Management in the Alps announces the International Workshop on Sediment Transport, 16 December 2011, Vienna, Austria. Applications due by 20 November 2011: jakob.schrittwieser@lebensministerium.at The Uplands Program at Hohenheim University is organizing a three day scientific conference Sustainable Land Use and Rural Development in Mountain Areas, 16–18

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Submission Call: Climate Change Mitigation with Indigenous Peoples: Practices, Lessons Learned and Prospects

Nov 7th, 2011 | By




United Nations University (UNU), in collaboration with the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the Australian Government Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (SCBD), and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) seek submissions for a workshop on “Climate Change Mitigation with Indigenous Peoples: Practices, Lessons Learned and Prospects.” The workshop aims to reflect

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BALWOIS-Abstract submission deadline is postponed to 20 of November 2011

Nov 7th, 2011 | By




Deadline for abstract submission for BALWOIS 2012 Conference (Fifth International Scientific Conference on Water, Climate and Environment, from 28 May to 02 June 2012, Ohrid, Macedonia) is POSTPONED until 20th of November 2011 (information at www.balwois.com/2012).  We hope this extra time will encourage more of you to consider participating and please submit your abstracts as

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Sustainability Science Fellowships at Harvard University Doctoral, Post-doctoral, and Mid-career Fellowships

Nov 7th, 2011 | By




The Sustainability Science Program at Harvard University invites applications for resident fellowships in sustainability science for the academic year beginning in September 2012. The fellowship competition is open to advanced doctoral and post-doctoral students, and to mid-career professionals engaged in research or practice to facilitate the design, implementation, and evaluation of effective interventions that promote

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Nordic Climate Facility launches Third Call for Proposals

Nov 7th, 2011 | By




The Nordic Climate Facility (NCF) has, launched the Third Call for Proposals on “Innovative low-cost climate solutions targeted for local businesses” in eligible developing countries.  The deadline for submitting proposals is 16 January 2012. The aim of the Nordic Climate Facility (NCF) is to promote the transfer of technology, know-how and innovative ideas between the

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International conference-Sustainable Land Use and Rural Development in Mountain Areas

Nov 7th, 2011 | By




Submission of abstracts to the conference website until 15 November 2011 (extended from 1 November) Organizers: “The Uplands Program”, Hohenheim University The Uplands Program is organizing a three day scientific conference on Sustainable Land Use and Rural Development in Mountain Areas at Hohenheim University in Stuttgart from 16-18 April 2012. This conference aims to bring

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The Adaptation Fund and Applying for it

Oct 31st, 2011 | By
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The Adaptation Fund has been established by the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) to finance concrete adaptation projects and programmes in developing countries that are Parties to the Kyoto Protocol. The Fund is financed with 2% of the Certified Emission Reduction (CERs) issued for projects of

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World Bank-Scholarship

Oct 27th, 2011 | By




WBI’s Scholarship and Fellowships Programs are vehicles for knowledge sharing and capacity building in the developing world.The Programs provide opportunities for graduate and postgraduate studies leading to masters and doctoral degrees in development-related fields for mid-career professionals from eligible developing countries.WBI supplements its training programs by managing three programs: Robert S. McNamara Fellowships Program (RSM)The RSM

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Doctoral Program in Energy Efficiency and Systems (EES)

Oct 27th, 2011 | By




The Academy of Finland has granted funding for a new doctoral program for Energy Efficiency and Systems (EES) during 2012-2015. Improving the energy and material efficiency in communities and industry is technologically feasible and economically feasible way to dramatically reduce the environmental impacts. The EES program educates researchers and experts for the needs of universities,

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2nd International Conference UNESCO Chair Technologies for Development | May 29-31, 2012

Oct 27th, 2011 | By




CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: DEADLINE DECEMBER 15, 2011 http://cooperation.epfl.ch/2012Tech4Dev As a UNESCO Chair in Technologies for Development, the Cooperation and Development Center (CODEV) will host an international conference concerning Technologies for Sustainable Development: A Way to Reduce Poverty? at the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne in Switzerland on 29-31 May, 2012.  The UNESCO Chair intends this

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IISD: Climate Change Policy and Practice Consolidation of Job Listings-October 2011

Oct 27th, 2011 | By




Multiple positions – http://impactcarbon.org/get-involved/job-opportunities/– Carbon Project Development Manager (San Francisco, CA)– Project Manager (San Francisco, CA)– Program Associate (San Francisco, CA)– Office Manager (San Francisco, CA)– Uganda Project Manager (Kampala, Uganda)– Program Intern (San Francisco, CA) Duty Station: San Francisco, CA (USA) and Kampala, UgandaDeadline for Applications: Applications accepted until the position is filled; preference given to those who apply before

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Call for papers: Enhancing forest related governance for development

Oct 27th, 2011 | By




There is general recognition that good governance is critical for the sustainable and equitable management and conservation of forests for sustainable development. Yet, many aspects of governance, such as awareness and participation of civil society, procedures to promote transparency and accountability, and capacities and skills to implement and enforce laws and regulations have not yet

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Recommendations for Working group on Indian Mountains: Suggestions Invited

Oct 24th, 2011 | By
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Following is a letter from one of the members of the ‘Working Group constituted by Planning Commission of India’ for the Mountains of India’s 12th Five Year Plan (2012-2017). It contains the brief about the working group and its terms of references. The  first meeting the working group is scheduled on 28th October 2011, so

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Climate Change Research Grant-Nepal

Oct 20th, 2011 | By




Nepal Climate Change Knowledge Management Center (NCCKMC) at NAST has announced research grants for young researchers (Master’s Degree students in second year; discipline: Environmental Science, Geography, Botany, Zoology, Economics, Rural Development, Hydrology/Meteorology, Sociology, Forestry, Agriculture or any relevant subject). Announcement notice and ToR are attached herewith. TERMS OF REFERENCE: Support to Strengthening the Nepal Climate

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Call for Application​: Civil Society Organization Observers to the Climate Investment Funds (CIFs)

Oct 20th, 2011 | By




RESOLVE is pleased to announce a call for applications for non-profit Civil Society Organization (CSO) Observers to the Climate Investment Funds (CIFs). The call for applications is of interest to large and small CSOs from around the world who are working on climate change issues. Application materials – including links to the electronic application form,

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2012 Draper Hills Summer Fellows Program has now opened

Oct 20th, 2011 | By




We are pleased to announce that the application process for the 2012 Draper Hills Summer Fellows Program has now opened. We have an earlier deadline this year–December 12 of this year–so we would appreciate your prompt help in circulating the attached call for applications and application booklet to colleagues and contacts in your network who

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2nd Call for Papers: Leuphana Sustainabi​lity Summit 2012

Oct 20th, 2011 | By




LEUPHANA SUSTAINABILITY SUMMIT – Enabling a Transdisciplinary Approach 29th February – 2nd March 2012, Lüneburg, Germany The institutionalization of sustainability as a regulative idea has onlystarted in some spheres of activity and some areas of the world. To achieve transitions towards sustainability, continuous inquiry, learning, and adaptation is needed. And this requires science to go

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Swiss ambassador bats for climate change adaptation

Oct 20th, 2011 | By
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Times of India: Switzerland ambassador Philippe Welti said here on Tuesday that the Swiss embassy in India was committed to promoting partnership projects that seek to address common worries and challenges of global scale, like climate change. Welti was in the city as part of a day-long tour to Akole and Sangamner talukas in neighbouring Ahmednagar district to

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Vodafone Award, Rio+ 20 Call for papers, Contribute to IUCN congress and Training announcement

Oct 18th, 2011 | By




———————————————————————————– Vodafone India Foundation: Women & Innovation for Mobile (WIN) Awards. Nomination Open for Mobile Projects Empowering Women in India The power of mobile as a potentially life changing tool is evident in India today. In many instances, access to health services, banking, job opportunities and educational tools have been made possible for the first

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Killer earthquakes on the rise

Sep 27th, 2011 | By
People repair their house damaged in Sunday's 6.9-magnitude earthquake inorth of Gangtok, India, Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2011. Indian soldiers managed to reach a hydroelectric project in the northeastern Wednesday where many people were killed in a series of landslides triggered by a powerful earthquake. (AP Photo)




Deccan Chronical: The last decade has seen an intensification in earthquake activities. The 2004 Sumatra quake in Indonesia, which registered 9.3 on the Richter scale, has triggered stress in many areas. The Sikkim earthquake could be a manifestation of this stress. Earthquakes, some scientists believe, are on the rise. The earthquake in Fukushima in Japan

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Community-Based Adaptation to Climate Change — Equator Prize 2012

Aug 27th, 2011 | By




The Equator Initiative recently announced its call for nominations for the Equator Prize 2012, which will be awarded to 25 outstanding local initiatives that are working to advance sustainable development solutions for people, nature and resilient communities. One change of note to the Equator Prize 2012, is a thematic emphasis on Community-based Adaptation to Climate

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Global Development Awards and Medals Competition

Aug 22nd, 2011 | By




Do you have a research question on ‘Urbanization and Development’ you want to explore but are short of funds for? Here is your chance to receive grants of up to US$ 30,000 to pursue your academic quest. And it does not stop there! The Global Development Network (GDN) is also giving you the opportunity to

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