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Monday
31/03/2008
Mainstreaming climate change in the Philippines
The Philippines, as an archipelagic and developing country, is highly vulnerable to climate change, with the poorest of the poor likely to bear the brunt. Noting that the most effe ....
Tuesday
18/03/2008
An uncertain future: law enforcement, national security and climate change
Climate change has the potential to cause radical changes in lifestyle and mass migration as people seek out ever-diminishing resources. The tensions that will accompany ....
Monday
17/03/2008
The human implications of climate change for indigenous communities in the Arctic
This paper builds upon work done by the author in collaboration with the traditional Inuit communities of Arctic Bay and Igloolik, Nunavut, on the human implications of climate cha ....
Monday
17/03/2008
Promising practices: Lead Farmer project in Malawi
Food insecurity is one of the major threats that the people of Malawi face. 90% of Malawian farmers are smallholders who face a host of challenges in their farming activities, incl ....
Monday
17/03/2008
Protecting farmers" rights in the global IPR regime
In developing countries, the vast majority of farmers still act as stewards and innovators of genetic diversity and farmers' rights are about enabling this to continue and rewardin ....
Friday
14/03/2008
Managing world"s tropical forest spurs debate
The UN supports forest protection in the next climate agreement, but questions on how to tackle deforestation are still being debated. ....
Friday
14/03/2008
Nigerian health ministry dogged by fund misuse claims
Civil servants at Nigeria's Ministry of Health are being investigated following accusations over misused health funds. ....
Friday
14/03/2008
UAE launches national authority for scientific research
The United Arab Emirates has announced the launch of its first national authority to coordinate and fund scientific research. ....
Friday
14/03/2008
Making sense of the voluntary carbon market: a comparison of carbon offset standards
Carbon offsetting is an increasingly popular means of taking action to reduce carbon emmission, and works through both voluntary and compliance mechanisms. The report dis ....
Friday
14/03/2008
New generation of GM crops could reduce greenhouse gas emissions by more than grounding all the aircraft in the world
There is a growing realisation that climate change will present a serious challenge for farmers – and that could mean big profits for companies that can help them adapt to en ....
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