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16 February 2023
Authors: 
Victorine Che Thoener
Uganda
Cameroon
Democratic Republic of the Congo

Today, I am on board the Greenpeace Arctic Sunrise ship, as we confront the fossil fuel company, Shell, for its role in causing climate devastation around the world - while paying nothing for this destruction. It is now a  trend almost everywhere in the world, fossil fuel and oil extraction are becoming the new trend and a real treasure, to a chosen few. True, governments do need money, and it seems easier and quicker for them  to have it through the exploitation of fossil fuels.

Community members in Budiba Village, Uganda
22 November 2022
Authors: 
Jordana Wamboga
Wytske Chamberlain - van der Werf
Uganda

Wetlands are among the most important natural resources in Uganda. They protect the country’s water resources, and are important for sustaining agricultural productivity and rural livelihoods, particularly in areas with low or unpredictable rainfall, land scarcity, or where surrounding land has low potential for agriculture.

Solar panels are seen during the inauguration ceremony of the solar energy power plant in Zaktubi,
11 May 2021
Authors: 
Dr. Joseph Feyertag
Africa

A 2021 African land rush seems unlikely, but issues persist

Joseph Feyertag is a research fellow at the Overseas Development Institute (ODI), Roger Calow is a senior research fellow at the ODI, and Ben Bowie is a director at TMP Systems.

5 May 2021
Authors: 
CLAUDIA RINGLER
Global

COVID-19 may have forced the 50th anniversary of Earth Day to be commemorated online last year, yet millions of people participated in calls to action. As we begin to look beyond the pandemic, however, it's vital to remember that we cannot go back to business-as-usual as far as our planet is concerned.


Construction works in Skjern River nature restoration project, Denmark
10 June 2020
Authors: 
Marije Louwsma
Morten Hartvigsen
Maxim Gorgan
Western Europe

The increasing number of salmon in the Skjern River in Denmark is a positive sign, as the Danish salmon is the only strain of wild salmon left in Danish rivers. Before the Skjern River Nature Restoration Project, the salmon had almost gone extinct owing to the state of the environment. The project area now offers ideal conditions for flora and fauna and has already acquired great natural value. In fact, it has already grown into a bird site of national importance.

XIAOWAN DAM IN NANJIAN COUNTY, YUNNAN PROVINCE, SOUTHWEST CHINA. PHOTO CREDIT: GUILLAUME LACOMBE/CIRAD
28 April 2020
Authors: 
Ms. Amy Fallon
Mr. Marko Kallio
China
South-Eastern Asia
Thailand

This article was originally published through CSDS (Center for Social Development Studies) at Chulalongkorn University, Thailand. It can be found at: https://www.csds-chula.org/publications/2020/4/28/critical-nature-are-chinas-dams-on-the-mekong-causing-downstream-drought-the-importance-of-scientific-debate


 


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CAJWR seeks to reach all scientists focusing on water and environmental-related research in Central Asia and the wider Eurasian region and familiarize them with each other’s achievements, not limiting its range to the national audience. It aims at strengthening the existing networks to support creation of the regional scientific community with the goal of developing scientific research.

JEP

The Journal of Environmental Protection (JEP) is published monthly and one of most prospective international journals with multiple disciplines. It covers various aspects of environmental issues, such as research, strategies and the state-of-the-art technologies for prediction, prevention and protection addressing up-to-date research in natural and social sciences related to environmental concerns. The journal includes but not limited to research papers, technical reports, subject reviews, short comments and book reviews on relevant aspects of the field.

SEDCERO

SED CERO (SEDCERO)

El Programa SEDCERO es la acción coordinada de diversos actores sociales para garantizar el acceso a agua segura para consumo, producción y saneamiento en Argentina, Bolivia y Paraguay, especialmente en la región del Gran Chaco Americano. Para ello, el Programa busca incidir en políticas mejorar las capacidades actuales de resolución de problemas sociales a nivel de políticas, de gestión social y comunitaria.

HEKS EPER

Swiss Church Aid (HEKS/EPER )

HEKS champions the cause of a more humane and just world and a life in dignity. Internationally, HEKS/EPER focuses on rural community development, humanitarian aid and inter-church cooperation. 

The Water Action Hub is a global online collaboration and knowledge sharing platform for water sustainability, developed by the CEO Water Mandate.

The Hub helps companies and other organizations address water risk and advance sustainable water management by:

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