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South America Environment, Science &Technology, and Health Newsletter Edition 82

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Agriculture: Crops Responsible for Deforestation in Brazil; Water Issues: Brazil: Flood Insurance Measured; Colombia Gets Serious About Desertification; Forests: Brazil: New Trees to Reclaim Amazon Lands; Long-Delayed Native Forest Bill Is Back On Track in Chile; Wildlife: Guyana: NGO Accessing…

A New Graduate Traineeship Program Supported by the National Science Foundation at the University of Wisconsin-Madison

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Exceptional students interested in interdisciplinary and international environmental study are invited to apply for an NSF IGERT PhD Traineeship at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. These traineeships have a generous stipend, tuition waver, and health benefits.

NEW CORAL REEF MANAGEMENT GUIDE PROVIDES STRATEGIES TO CONSERVE WORLD'S CORAL REEFS

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National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) NOAA06

Collective Action in Agrobiodiversity Management: Gendered Rules of Reputation, Trust and Reciprocity in Kerala, India

by webadmin — Jan 10, 2013 11:52 AM

The International Food Policy Research Institute brown bag seminar: Collective action aims at the joint management of common pool resources. Agrobiodiversity at the community level is conceptualized as a collective resource requiring the management of varieties, species and their interrelations…

USAID Launches New Regional Program to Promote Responsible Timber Trade.

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USAID has joined with The Nature Conservancy in a public-private partnership to protect forests in Asia by transforming the market for tropical timber.

IPGRI CHANGES NAME

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The International Plant Genetic Resources Institute will be known as Biodiversity International or Biodiversity from December 2006.

RILNET Reduced Impact Logging Information Exchange

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RILNET is an e-mail list server. December 06, 2006

Metafore Newsletter: In Focus, December 3, 2006

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Xerox turns to re-usable printer paper; SC Johnson joins European Charter in support of sustainability; Nike Ends Orders from Pakistani Company; UN meeting tackles toxic waste; UN meeting tackles toxic waste; Forest fragmentation hurts Amazon biodiversity; Biofuel markets hinge on…

South America Environment, Science &Technology, and Health Newsletter Edition 85

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Agriculture: Brazil’s Lula Gives Agribusiness the Green Light, Environmentalists Protest; Argentina: Residents Say "Stop the Spraying!"; Argentine Biodiesel Might Fuel Monoculture, Too; Water Issues: Indian Activists Shut Down Peruvian-Amazon Oil Sites; Wildlife: Colombia: Protecting Bats Can Be Profitable; Endorsement by…

MetaFore Newsletter: In Focus, November 19, 2006

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IBM Unveils $100 Million Innovation Agenda; UK Passes Bill Requiring CSR Reporting; Logging nations set tough agenda for action; Silicon Valley leading by green example; New look at world’s forests shows many are expanding; Wal-Mart Evaluates Green Stores’ Progress After…

TROPICAL FORESTS ONLINE 20 November 2006

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A news bulletin from the International Tropical Timber Organization, an intergovernmental organization dedicated to the conservation and sustainable management, use and trade of tropical forest resources 20 November 2006

Journal Watch Infectious Diseases November 8, 2006: Extensively Drug-Resistant TB: Bad News

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XDR-TB progresses rapidly, spreads nosocomially, causes high mortality, and is more prevalent than previously recognized.

AIDS Clinical Care November 13, 2006: High Mortality in a South African XDR TB Outbreak

by webadmin — Jan 10, 2013 11:52 AM

Researchers found alarmingly high prevalences of both multidrug-resistant and extensively drug-resistant TB among HIV-coinfected people in rural South Africa.

Risk Perceptions in Northern Kenya and Southern Ethiopia

by webadmin — Jan 10, 2013 11:52 AM

Dr. Christopher Barrett will present recent research on the evolution of risk perceptions over time, space, households and individuals in northern Kenya and southern Ethiopia.

The Kathryn Fuller Science for Nature Fund 2006 Science for Nature Symposium: Ecosystem services

by webadmin — Jan 10, 2013 11:52 AM

WWF hosted the inaugural Science for Nature Symposium in Washington, DC October 31 - November 1, 2006. The symposium focused on ecosystem services and how to harness their value to conserve biodiversity and enhance human well-being.

The Households in Conflict Network (HiCN): A Micro-level Perspective on Poverty Reduction in Conflict & Fragile States

by webadmin — Jan 10, 2013 11:52 AM

Our speakers will present an introduction to their organization, describe the methodological challenges they face in micro-level conflict research and present examples of completed and planned future studies

South America Environment, Science &Technology, and Health Newsletter Edition 84

by webadmin — Jan 10, 2013 11:52 AM

Agriculture: Dole Food Company Inaugurates Organic Banana Farm in Colombia; Colombia: Legume to Counter El Niño; Brazil: Delay in Law to Limit Eucalyptus; Colombia: Organic Coffee for Japan; Water Issues: Colombia: Rodrigo Vivas, Winner of the Sasakawa Prize for His…

WCS's Living Landscapes Program technical bulletins, manuals and toolkits for conservation planning and adaptive management

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The linked materials are heavily science-based and focus on a landscape approach to conservation

Metafore Newsletter: Infocus, November 13, 2006

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Many Companies See Opportunity in Sustainability, but Few Have Strategies, Says Report; PEFC releases new guide for the avoidance of controversial timber; HP to Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Increase Energy Efficiency Products; India says 16 percent of power to come…

ESP (Environmental Services Program) News

by webadmin — Jan 10, 2013 11:52 AM

This newsletter provides information on ESP program activities as well as other news regarding environmental management issues in Indonesia. Vol 9 Oct - English.pdf

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