Environment

Algerian Space Agency tracks land use change with Alsat-2A

Diachronic analysis of urban and environmental development of El Kala, Algeria.

UN-SPIDER’s Regional Support Office in Algeria, the Algerian Space Agency, has recently published the results of bi-phase satellite observations on the towns of El Tarf and El Kala and their surroundings. The goal was to monitor urban sprawl and land use changes that might impact on the environment.

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Mon, 30/06/2014 - 09:25

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El Salvador Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources (MARN)

El Salvador's Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources (MARN) has the mandate to be the head of the national environmental management in El Salvador: It is a respected institution that vigorously promotes civic culture of environmental risk reduction and works for the environmental

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Facilitating community managed disaster risk reduction

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The global climate system is undergoing constant change leading to evident climatic patterns. Over 40% of the population in the horn of Africa lives in drought-prone arid and semi-arid areas. Most African countries prone to drought continue to experience widespread challenges like: high precipitation, floods, conflicts, HIV/AIDS, diseases, epidemics, and environmental degradation.

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10/06/2014 to 20/06/2014

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Diredawa

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International Institute of Rural Reconstruction 

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TERENO International Conference 2014 From observation to prediction in terrestrial systems

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Climate and land use change are key factors influencing the terrestial hydrological system which need to be managed by society in the coming decades. These changes act and provoke system reactions on different spatial and temporal scales, which result in immense challenges for invironmental and hydrological research. Terrestial environmental research has to tackle these challenges.

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29/09/2014 to 02/10/2014

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Tue, 16/09/2014

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Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn

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Bonn

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TERENO

Jülich Forschungszentrum

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Ghana Environmental Protection Agency

The Environmental Protection Agency is the leading public body for protecting and improving the environment in Ghana. It aims to make sure that air, land and water are looked after by everyone in today's society, so that tomorrow's generations inherit a cleaner, healthier world. The Agency has more than 30 years of history behind it.

More information and contact details: http://www.epa.gov.gh/

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Climate Change and resilient cities

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This two-week course discusses how local authorities can respond and adapt to climate change, plan and implement solutions for environmental and natural resource challenges and promote more sustainable ways of development. Leading international experts and practitioners will share the latest insights on climate change adaptation and

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This includes all training-related costs, as well as drinks, lunches, training materials and travel during the training programme. Travel to and from the Hague and accommodation is not included.

 

 

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29/09/2014 to 10/10/2014

Registration Deadline: 

Fri, 01/08/2014

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The Hague Academy for Local Governance

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The Hague

Event Organisers: 

the Hague Academy for Local Governance

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Climate Change Vulnerability Assessments

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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This course is based on January 2011 publication 'Scanning the Conservation Horizon – A Guide to Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment'. The guidance document is a product of an expert workgroup on climate change vulnerability assessment convened by the National Wildlife Federation in collaboration with the U.S.

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The target audience includes conservation practitioner from Federal and State fish, wildlife agencies and other conservation managers who work on natural resource issues and need to determine which resources are most vulnerable when setting priorities for conservation action.

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Training Requirements: 

Participants should have a basic knowledge of principles of conservation biology.

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08/09/2014 to 09/10/2014

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National Conservation Training Center NCTC

Venue City: 

Jackson, WY

Event Organisers: 

U.S. Fish and Wildfire Service

National conservation Training Center

Government of the United States of America

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Climate Change Vulnerability Assessments

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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This course is based on January 2011 publication 'Scanning the Conservation Horizon – A Guide to Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment'. The guidance document is a product of an expert workgroup on climate change vulnerability assessment convened by the National Wildlife Federation in collaboration with the U.S.

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Training Target Audience: 

The target audience includes conservation practitioner from Federal and State fish, wildlife agencies and other conservation managers who work on natural resource issues and need to determine which resources are most vulnerable when setting priorities for conservation action.

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Training Requirements: 

Participants should have a basic knowledge of principles of conservation biology.

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22/04/2014 to 24/04/2014

Venue City: 

Jackson, WY

Event Organisers: 

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

National Conservation Training Center (NCTC)

Government of the United States

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Peru: First National Forest Monitoring Maps released

Deforestation in Peru detected by Landsat 8 in August 2013.

Peru hosts about 75 percent of the western Amazon jungle. Deforestation is therefore a critical topic for the country. Now, a major milestone in conserving and managing the western Amazon has been reached by mapping more than 95 percent of Peruvian forests using archived satellite imagery.

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Wed, 05/03/2014 - 08:17

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Open data: UK Environment Agency releases flood data to public

The UK Environment Agency decide to release flood-related data

The UK has been heavily affected by floods for months with peaks in February affecting thousands of people and companies.

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Tue, 04/03/2014 - 09:44

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Tue, 03/04/2014

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