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Katoomba XVI Video 5: Seth Caplan - conservation law foundation
Aug 01, 2016 · Video

Katoomba XVI Video 5: Seth Caplan - conservation law foundation

Seth Caplan is the Vice President for Climate Advocasy at the Coservation Law Foundation.  He came to California to share his experiences from New England -- on the opposite side of the country -- where his group has been experimenting…

Katoomba XVI Video 4: Winnie Lau
Aug 01, 2016 · Video

Katoomba XVI Video 4: Winnie Lau

And Now Winnie

Katoomba XVI Video 3: Tundy Agardy talking head
Jul 31, 2016 · Video

Katoomba XVI Video 3: Tundy Agardy talking head

Before the meeting, we managed to catch up to event organizers Tundi Agardy and Winnie Lau of the Forest Trends MARES Program at breakfast. They offered their expectations of the event.

Katoomba XVI Video 2: Winnie Lau on the foci of MARES
Jul 31, 2016 · Video

Katoomba XVI Video 2: Winnie Lau on the foci of MARES

While you're waiting for the presentations to be uploaded on the other side, here's a snippet from MARES Program Manager Winnie Lau's opening presentation.

Katoomba XVI Video 1: Michael Jenkins opening address
Jul 31, 2016 · Video

Katoomba XVI Video 1: Michael Jenkins opening address

Forest Trends President Michael Jenkins has just delivered the opening address, where he traces the Katoomba Group's genesis to an inquiry he received from the Sydney Futures Exchange nearly a decade ago, when the exchange was contemplating the launch of…

Plus Qu’une Feuille de Papier
Jul 31, 2016 · Video

Plus Qu’une Feuille de Papier

En dépit de la valeur des minéraux qu’ils collectent, les artisans miniers (du diamant) et leurs communautés vivent dans une pauvreté accablante.

Diamants, Développement et Droits de Propriété
Jul 31, 2016 · Video

Diamants, Développement et Droits de Propriété

En dépit de la valeur des minéraux qu’ils collectent, les artisans miniers (du diamant) et leurs communautés vivent dans une pauvreté accablante.

Blue Carbon: UNEP Celebrates World Oceans Day with the Premiere Launch of Two Minutes on Oceans with Jim Toomey!
Jul 30, 2016 · Video

Blue Carbon: UNEP Celebrates World Oceans Day with the Premiere Launch of Two Minutes on Oceans with Jim Toomey!

The United Nations Environment Programme Regional Office for North America (UNEP RONA) has partnered with cartoonist Jim Toomey - one of North America's premier syndicated cartoonists and leading ocean advocates - to develop "Two Minutes on Oceans with Jim Toomey,"…

Mineral Block
Nov 03, 2015 · News Item

Mineral Block

by Portal Web Editor — Nov 13, 2015 11:45 PM

Mineral deficiency in livestock causes malnutrition and is a major problem to ruminants in Nepal. They can be supplemented by mineral blocks prepared by using local resources.

Lake Naivasha Payment for Environmental Services - Farmers Helping Farmers and the Environment
Nov 19, 2014 · News Item

Lake Naivasha Payment for Environmental Services - Farmers Helping Farmers and the Environment

by Portal Web Editor — Nov 13, 2015 08:11 PM

In this successful payment for watershed services (PES/PWS) pilot program, CARE-Kenya, World Wildlife Fund, and the Kenyan Ministry of Agriculture helped major commercial horticulture growers (flowers) on the banks of Lake Naivasha in Kenya's Rift Valley test a program to…

Getting Smart About Change: Climate and Agriculture
Nov 17, 2014 · News Item

Getting Smart About Change: Climate and Agriculture

by Portal Web Editor — Nov 13, 2015 08:10 PM

At the 2014 Feed the Future Global Forum, Dennis Garrity, United Nations Drylands Ambassador and Former Executive Director of the World Agroforestry Centre, moderated a panel on the importance of addressing the current and future threats of climate change in…

A Fair Climate: Gender Equity in REDD+
Jul 31, 2014 · News Item

A Fair Climate: Gender Equity in REDD+

by Portal Web Editor — Nov 13, 2015 11:47 PM

This training video targets community forestry practitioners to improve gender equity on the ground. The video explains the concept of gender equity in the context of forest communities and highlights best practices for achieving gender equity.

Adaptation to Sea Level Rise: UNEP RONA Launches Video #6: Two Minutes on Oceans with Jim Toomey!
Feb 13, 2014 · News Item

Adaptation to Sea Level Rise: UNEP RONA Launches Video #6: Two Minutes on Oceans with Jim Toomey!

by Portal Web Editor — Apr 27, 2015 12:21 PM

Jim Toomey, one of North America's premier syndicated cartoonists and leading ocean advocates, partnered with UNEP to develop "Two Minutes on Oceans with Jim Toomey," a series of six two-minute videos intended to raise awareness on the importance of oceans…

Low Emission Development: Colombia, Jamaica, Philippines, Vietnam
Dec 09, 2013 · News Item

Low Emission Development: Colombia, Jamaica, Philippines, Vietnam

by Portal Web Editor — Jan 12, 2014 02:03 AM

USAID partners with over 20 national governments developing Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) to guide low-carbon growth and curb greenhouse gas emissions.

Nutrient Runoff: United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Celebrates and Educates About the World's Oceans with their Video #5 of Their Series: Two Minutes on Oceans with Jim Toomey!
Sep 29, 2013 · News Item

Nutrient Runoff: United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Celebrates and Educates About the World's Oceans with their Video #5 of Their Series: Two Minutes on Oceans with Jim Toomey!

by Portal Web Editor — Oct 07, 2013 10:03 PM

Jim Toomey, one of North America's premier syndicated cartoonists and leading ocean advocates, partnered with UNEP to develop "Two Minutes on Oceans with Jim Toomey," a series of six two-minute videos intended to raise awareness on the importance of oceans…

Burkina Faso Farmers Lead the Way on Food Security and Climate Change Resilience
Aug 16, 2013 · News Item

Burkina Faso Farmers Lead the Way on Food Security and Climate Change Resilience

by webedtior — Nov 13, 2015 08:00 PM

If you want to know how to grow crops in the face of climate change, drought, and land degradation, ask Ousséni Kindo, Ousséni Zoromé, or Yacouba Sawadogo—three farmers in Burkina Faso’s Yatenga region. Policy makers, researchers, and NGO representatives gathered…

High Mountain Glacial Watershed Program: Planning measures in the Khumbu region in September 2012
Jul 14, 2013 · News Item

High Mountain Glacial Watershed Program: Planning measures in the Khumbu region in September 2012

by Portal Web Editor — Aug 07, 2013 07:12 PM

Glaciated high mountain regions play a critical role in providing water and other ecosystem services to downstream populations. Climate change impacts in these regions are being felt first and foremost in relation to water resources. Impacts include reduced dry season…

Yaajeende Agriculture de Conservation (Francais)
Jun 22, 2013 · News Item

Yaajeende Agriculture de Conservation (Francais)

by Portal Web Editor — Aug 07, 2013 07:15 PM

Le BDL est une technologie qui offre des réponses à des problèmes critiques tels que : (i) la malnutrition, par la production de légumes et fruits, (ii) le Changement Climatique, par le biais de la conservation de l'eau et la…

Conservation Agriculture and Bioreclamation of Degraded Lands in Senegal: restoring productivity and resilience of degraded lands to improve nutrition and women's incomes
Jun 22, 2013 · News Item

Conservation Agriculture and Bioreclamation of Degraded Lands in Senegal: restoring productivity and resilience of degraded lands to improve nutrition and women's incomes

by Portal Web Editor — Nov 13, 2015 09:02 PM

Yaajeende is a Feed the Future project focusing on vulnerable women to provide them with access to land for producing nutritious food and earning income during the rainy season. The project works with communities to allocate degraded, abandoned lands to…

The True Value of Our Oceans: The United Nations Environment Programme Regional Office for North America (UNEP RONA) Launches Video #4  "Two Minutes on Oceans with Jim Toomey"
Jun 10, 2013 · News Item

The True Value of Our Oceans: The United Nations Environment Programme Regional Office for North America (UNEP RONA) Launches Video #4 "Two Minutes on Oceans with Jim Toomey"

by Portal Web Editor — Sep 30, 2013 03:15 PM

Jim Toomey, one of North America's premier syndicated cartoonists and leading ocean advocates, partnered with UNEP to develop "Two Minutes on Oceans with Jim Toomey," a series of six two-minute videos intended to raise awareness on the importance of oceans…

 
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