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    Aktivis Ecoton (Ecological Observation and Wetlands Conservation) menyerahkan 70 kilogram sampah popok pada Pemerintah Kota Surabaya, Kamis (13/07/17). Para pegiat lingkungan ini berharap, masalah pencemaran air sungai dan rusaknya lingkungan segera diselesaikan. Ecoton juga membuat surat yang ditujukan kepada Tri Rismaharini, Wali Kota Surabaya, agar menginisasi forum komunikasi. Tujuannya, mewadahi para pemangku kepentingan [...]
The Green Climate Fund announced its disbursements are “picking up pace”. The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development reported a third of its investments in 2016 were “green”. At the UN Ocean Conference, the European Investment Bank pledged to “respond to the needs in particular of SIDS, to reduce their vulnerability to climate change and assist them in building a more resilient ocean economy”.
Global food security concerns emphasize the need for sustainable agriculture and local food production. In Puerto Rico, over 80 percent of food is imported, and local production levels have reached historical lows. Efforts to increase local food production are driven by government agencies, non-government organizations, farmers, and consumers. Integration of geographic information helps plan and balance the reinvention and invigoration of the agriculture sector while maintaining ecological services....
Equator Prize 2017 Winners Announced IISD - News - 2 weeks ago
The UN Development Programme (UNDP) announced the winners of the Equator Prize 2017, which showcase innovative solutions for tackling poverty, environment and climate challenges from around the world. UNDP Administrator Achim Steiner expressed hope that others will be “inspired by their example”.
Protecting Washington State's environment for current and future generations is what we do every day at Ecology. We have a culture that is invested in making a difference. If you want to join a team that is highly effective, collaborative, has leadership that embraces the value of people, Ecology is a good fit. The Shorelands and Environmental Assistance (SEA) program is hiring Washington Conservation Corps (WCC) field crew supervisors (Forest Technicians). The WCC consists of three subprograms:...
Application time expires: 25 Jul 2017
Madagascar's youth speak up for lemurs IUCN - News - 1 month ago
The futures of Madagascar's youth and its lemurs are intertwined. In a country where 60% of the population is under 25, widespread poverty is driving unsustainable use of natural resources such as forests and wetlands. This is placing increased pressure on the country's unique biodiversity, including its 111 lemur species. More information:  Save our Species initiative Work area:  Species Location:  Africa
New map reveals more tropical peat CIFOR - News - 1 month ago
Results provide fresh opportunities to combat climate change
How Peru can learn from Indonesia's experience to better manage its peatlands
Peatlands: The view from space CIFOR - News - 2 months ago
How satellites can help map and monitor critical peat landscapes
“Black gold” for climate mitigation? CIFOR - Videos - 2 months ago
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New maps and recent discoveries are changing our understanding of the immense carbon storage potential of tropical wetlands and peatlands. And, this knowledge remains largely unappreciated. Contrary to previous belief, we now know of the existence of enormous peatland carbon stocks in the Congo basin and South America. Indonesia continues to house the most peat in Asia, and has the deepest peatlands in the tropics, with peatland mapping now a priority for the Indonesian government and its restoration...

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