Environment and natural resources

Fostering Solutions and Collaboration for a Sustainable Mekong River Delta
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When: Tuesday, Jul. 14, 2020 at 10:00 PM – 11:30 PM EDT As part of the U.S. Vision for a Free and Open Indo-Pacific the U.S. government is committed to providing a platform that encourages information sharing, dialogue, collaboration, and stakeholder engagement for cooperative, responsible management of ...

Coordinator - Ethnic Governance of Land and Resources - FOREST TREND

FOREST TRENDS JOB DESCRIPTION Title: Coordinator – Ethnic Governance of Land and Resources Location: Yangon, Myanmar Term: Annual consultant contract, with possibility for extension Summary: Forest Trends (FT) seeks a Yangon-based Coordinator – Ethnic Governance of Land and Resources to support its work in Myanmar. For two decades, FT has worked ...

Support RECOFTC Lao PDR's Facebook Campaign for Lao Tree Planting Day on 1 June and World Environment Day on 5 June 2020
RECOFTC Laos

Did you know trees can mitigate climate change?  Celebrate Lao Tree Planting Day on 1 June and World Environment Day on 5 June 2020!   Share your favourite tree and why and be entered to win a RECOFTC shirt and notebook by following these rules: – Like ...

Launch of the State of the World's Forests - Forests, Biodiversity and People
The State of the World’s Forests 2020

As the United Nations Decade on Biodiversity 2011–2020 comes to a close and countries prepare to adopt a post-2020 global biodiversity framework, this edition of The State of the World’s Forests (SOFO) examines the contributions of forests, and of the people who use and manage ...

From Crisis to Opportunity: Covid-19 & the Future of our Rivers
From Crisis to Opportunity: Covid-19 & the Future of our Rivers

In response to current challenges facing rivers and our partners working in river dependent communities, International Rivers is organizing a webinar to stay connected and engaged. We invite you to join us to hear voices from representatives working on the ground, words of inspiration, and ...

Special Report: Overcoming threats to the Mekong's forests and people
Overcoming threats to the Mekong's forests and people

Big changes are underway in forests of the Mekong region in Southeast Asia. Countries are cracking down on illegal logging, increasing community control over forests, and opening up decision-making processes, making them more inclusive. These changes could have profound effects both in the Mekong countries ...

RJF Webinar Series: Global Forest Watch Resources for Journalists

Please join the Pulitzer Center’s Rainforest Journalism Fund for “Introduction to Global Forest Watch Resources for Journalists,” a webinar discussing Global Forest Watch (GFW). The webinar will feature World Resources Institute (WRI) Indonesia and introduce GFW, a global forest monitoring database that uses innovative technology to help identify when, where, and ...

Knowing the Salween River: Resource Politics of a Contested Transboundary River
Knowing the Salween River: Resource Politics of a Contested Transboundary River

This open access book focuses on the Salween River, shared by China, Myanmar, and Thailand, that is increasingly at the heart of pressing regional development debates. The basin supports the livelihoods of over 10 million people, and within it there is great socio-economic, cultural and ...

Call for Proposals: Asia-Pacific Health-Related Climate Change Story Grants

INTERNEWS’ Earth Journalism Network (EJN) is offering grants to journalists in the Asia-Pacific region to support data-driven, investigative reporting on the health impacts of climate and environmental change.  The deadline is June 30, 2019 at 5pm IST. Contact info.ejn@internews.org with any questions.  The more we learn about the ...

SUMERNET 4 All Call for EOIs on Groundwater Integrated Regional Assessment (GIRA). Deadline: 30 June 2019.

SUMERNET is inviting research organizations and other relevant institutions to submit expressions of interest (EOIs) on works that help to understand how can we sustainably use and manage groundwater resources while reducing water insecurity for all in the Mekong Region. These works will granted under ...

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