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March 2010 Blog Posts (11)

EECN Newsflash

EECN (European Environmental Communication Networks) is an umbrella organisation working on Environmental communication. We send a Newsflash every two months, on various

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Added by EECN Secretariat on March 30, 2010 at 14:10 — No Comments

Animals in a death displacement, climate of fear and fraudulent trade

Animals in a death displacement, climate of fear and fraudulent trade

The National Association of Somali Science and…

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Added by Daud Abdi Daud on March 29, 2010 at 23:48 — No Comments

New Program Aims to Mitigate Climate Threats to Food Security

A new multimillion dollar research program by the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research aims to alleviate climate-related threats to the food security, livelihoods and environment of people living in the developing world. One of the key intellectual forces behind this initiative has been the International Research Institute for Climate and Society's Jim Hansen. He'll be leading efforts within the program to look at how managing…

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Added by Francesco Fiondella on March 29, 2010 at 17:26 — No Comments

Saudi Arabia among global & regional technological innovation spots

The leading business school in Europe has ranked Saudi Arabia at 54th place in the world, 17th in the Asian region and 5th in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, citing its high marks in the index’s investment in education, technology transfer and knowledge applications.



This was documented in the 2010 Global Innovation Index (GII) which is one of the most comprehensive international assessments of the impact of innovation on competitiveness and growth. was…

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Added by Wagdy Sawahel on March 29, 2010 at 15:14 — No Comments

Conference on Bioassessment of Ecosystem Responses to Environmental Change (BIOREC): (November 13-17, 2010) Kathmandu University, Nepal.

Aquatic Ecology Centre on behalf of the Kathmandu University (KU) invites the scientific community to the "International Conference on BIOREC – Bioassessment of Ecosystem Responses to Environmental Change" to be held from November 13-17, 2010 in Nepal. The main purpose of this conference is to address the issues of recent environmental changes in soil, water, forests, air and climate. Biological assessment is gaining recognition as a practical, cost-efficient and effective approach for tracking… Continue

Added by Chhatra Mani Sharma on March 29, 2010 at 0:55 — No Comments

New Vitamin A Maize

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PRESS RELEASE

For immediate release…

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Added by Michael Rubinstein on March 22, 2010 at 17:15 — No Comments

New project to cover the 9 countries of the Amazon

Dear friends


O Eco Association, a Brazilian non-governamental organization, for whom I work for, has just lauched an innovative project called O Eco Amazonia. It is the first media project to unify the coverage of the Amazon in the 9 countries which detain the forest. All the news, articles will be published in…
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Added by Gustavo Faleiros on March 18, 2010 at 23:25 — No Comments

'Immeasurable' losses feared as embankment rebuilding falls behind

By Syful Islam







http://www.alertnet.org/db/an_art/60167/2010/01/24-152306-1.htm



DHAKA, Bangladesh (AlertNet) - Residents in regions of southern Bangladesh devastated last year by Cyclone Aila face "immeasurable" economic losses from flooding and potential forced migration unless storm-damaged

embankments can be repaired by the end of March,…

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Added by Syful Islam on March 17, 2010 at 15:36 — No Comments

Migrants flooding Dhaka slums face 'inhuman' conditions, doctor says

By Syful Islam



http://www.alertnet.org/db/an_art/60167/2010/02/9-151833-1.htm



DHAKA, Bangladesh (AlertNet) - As families displaced by climate change push into Dhaka's already overcrowded slums, shacks are crowding up against the city's…

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Added by Syful Islam on March 17, 2010 at 15:30 — No Comments

Dhaka in building boom to accommodate climate migrants

By Syful Islam



http://www.alertnet.org/db/an_art/60167/2010/01/12-171208-1.htm



DHAKA, Bangladesh (AlertNet) - A building boom in rickety new huts is underway in Korail slum, the biggest temporary residence of landless people in Bangladesh's capital.



A growing flood of landless poor, many displaced by climate-related problems, are moving into the canal-side slum, which lies adjacent to… Continue

Added by Syful Islam on March 17, 2010 at 15:28 — No Comments

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