In March, the Trump Administration released a new budget proposal that would cut funding to the Department of State and U.S. Agency for International Development by 28 percent. The proposal also reduces funding to the United Nations for ongoing climate change efforts.
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.
I bring you warm greetings from H.E. Mousa Faki Mahamat, the Chairperson of African Union Commission. It is my honour and pleasure to deliver this statement at the opening of the Conference on Land Policy in Africa. I salute the African Development Bank (AfDB), the Government of Côte D’Ivoire and all partners for hosting and successfully organizing the 2019 Conference on Land Policy in Africa.
A conversation with Julie Maldonado, Associate Director at Livelihoods Knowledge Exchange Network (LiKEN), and Co-Director of Rising Voices: Climate Resilience through Indigenous and Earth Sciences.
This is the second interview in our Climate Crisis, Global Land Use, and Human Rights Interview Series. See the first here.
Por Gabriela Glette
Um grupo de cidadãos de quatro ilhas no Estreito de Torres – ao norte da Austrália, decidiu processar o governo por falta de ação em relação às mudanças climáticas. Por achar que o governo não está fazendo o suficiente frente à questões como, elevação do nível do mar, morte dos corais e todos os diversos efeitos negativos consequentes do aquecimento global, o grupo – formado sobretudo por indígenas e pescadores, irá apresentar uma queixa oficial ao Comitê de Direitos Humanos das Nações Unidas.
The second round of LAND-at-scale resulted in 24 ideas submitted by 19 Dutch embassies. The LAND-at-scale Committee selected 6 most promising ideas to develop further.