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October 2008 Blog Posts (5)

Science Communication in Cultural Milieu of India!. Dr.Manoj Mishra, Sr.Faculty, Dept.Of MassCommunication,VBSPUniversity,Jaunpur,India

(A science tableaux demo emphasizing needs of River Ganges)

Science Communication in Cultural Milieu of India!

Dr.Manoj Mishra


Dept.Of MassCommunication,


Science Communication through cultural medium is an innovative programme by Shri Dwarikadhish Lok Sanskriti…


Added by Dr.Manoj Mishra on October 30, 2008 at 11:30 — No Comments

A Journalist Perspective: Communicating the Urgency of Climate Change

PROFILE : Imelda Abano

A Filipina Journalist on Communicating the Urgency of Climate Change

Imelda Abano is a 31-year-old freelance journalist with an extensive background in environmental, health and development issues in Asia. She currently writes for the Science and Development Network based in London, the Inter Press Service, the Women’s International Perspective News Service based in U.S., and the Business Mirror… Continue

Added by Imelda Abano on October 11, 2008 at 4:12 — 4 Comments

Tackling tropical cyclones in the Indian Ocean

SciDev.Net marks International Day for Disaster Reduction with a spotlight on tropical cyclone mitigation

Tropical cyclones give developing countries much needed rain for agriculture. But as the earth warms, they are set to become more intense and strong cyclones can cause great loss of life and property. This is especially true in South Asia, where the Bay of Bengal's shallow coastal waters, high tides and densely populated low-lying areas make cyclones particularly… Continue

Added by Mun-Keat Looi on October 8, 2008 at 15:18 — No Comments

Children Artists Join Forces with the UN to Combat Climate Change

Paint for the Planet Exhibit and Auction Comes to New York

on 23 October

New York/Nairobi, 7 October 2008 – Young artists from around the world are lending their support to global efforts to combat climate change through Paint for the Planet, an exhibit and auction of children’s art in New York.

Launched today, the Paint for the Planet website ( features a selection of stand-out entries from the United Nations Environment Programme… Continue

Added by mohamed Atani on October 8, 2008 at 9:50 — No Comments

IIED launches new website design

The International Institute for Environment and Development has launched its new website design. Take a look at at

Added by MikeShanahan on October 8, 2008 at 9:28 — No Comments

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