Environment and natural resources

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 ...

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: ASEAN Water Platform 2019

Date: July 5th-13th, 2019  Venue: National University of Management (NUM), Phnom Penh, Cambodia RCSD invites graduate students (Master’s and PhD) from the Faculty of Social Sciences, Chiang Mai University to participate in the ASEAN Water Platform and workshop, organized and held atNational University of Management, Cambodia in Phnom Penh ...

NEW REPORT: Communities on the Frontlines of the Global Plastic Crisis

When China took action to protect its borders from foreign plastic pollution by effectively shutting its doors to plastic waste imports in the beginning of 2018, it threw the global plastic recycling industry into chaos. Wealthy countries had grown accustomed to exporting their plastic problems, with ...

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Contests: Asia-Pacific Forestry Week 2019

Asia-Pacific Forestry Week 2019 (APFW 2019) will be one of the largest and most important forestry gatherings in the Asia-Pacific region in 2019. The event will be held in Songdo ConvensiA Convention Center, Incheon, the Republic of Korea, 17-21 June 2019. Nominate the champion of Asia-Pacific Forests ...

FIG Working Week 2019 - Calling for Papers

With the “Geospatial information for a smarter life and environmental resilience” theme, the FIG Working Week will take place in Hanoi from 22nd to 26th of April 2019. The FIG Working Week will focus on tackling the climate changes by working towards a smarter life both ...

Global Landscapes Forum (GLF) 2019 Youth Competition - Win a fully-funded trip to Kyoto, Japan

The Global Landscapes Forum (GLF) is looking for outstanding young people to join GLF Kyoto 2019. Those aging between 18 and 35 and eager to actively contribute to a historic global dialogue on climate are eligible for the competition.  Eager to be a speaker? Apply to win an all-expenses ...

Global Landscapes Forum (GLF) Photo Competition

Global Landscapes Forum (GLF) is headed to Kyoto where hundreds of international experts will explore how to win the race against global warming and build a climate-smart future.  Share your best photographs to show us the changes you observe. Capture how people, communities and businesses are ...

Act Green for a Greener Mekong

The Mekong River is a source of water for millions, the world’s most productive freshwater fishery, and a lifeline shared by people of five nations. What better reasons to “Act Green for a Greener Mekong”? Now, our own green actions have a chance to be recognized and rewarded as ...

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