Afghanistan on the brink

ODI Environment and Climate Change - Wed, 2016-09-14 00:00
After 15 years of intervention, what lessons have been learned about governance in Afghanistan?
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The risks of supporting rule of law in fragile states

ODI Environment and Climate Change - Tue, 2016-09-06 00:00
Exploring the difficulties of - and potential solutions to - establishing effective and legitimate policing structures in fragile and conflict-affected states.
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Africa: Tanzania Plans to Reduce Gas Emissions By 20pc in 2030

India Environment Portal - Thu, 2016-08-25 13:00
Tanga — Tanzania has planned to implement several climate change mitigation actions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 10-20 per cent by 2030. According to an official in the Vice President's Office
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35 large wildfires rage unchecked in U.S. West as 112 new blazes flare up

India Environment Portal - Thu, 2016-08-25 13:00
BOISE, IDAHO – Thirty-five large, uncontained wildfires are burning in the West, and firefighters are making initial attacks on another 112 new fires trying to prevent them from getting big. Firefighters
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CIC seeks report on Ridge encroachment

India Environment Portal - Thu, 2016-08-25 13:00
The Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) has taken exception to rampant encroachments in the green lung of the Capital —the Ridge area— due to delay in its demarcation and sought a report from the forest
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Sowing palm seeds to replenish falling numbers

India Environment Portal - Thu, 2016-08-25 13:00
TRICHY: The palm tree, known for its usefulness from top to bottom, is rapidly diminishing in numbers. Once thousands of people survived on the produce of this tree. To safeguard the trees and maintain
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कथा परिर्वतनको

WWF News - Thu, 2016-08-25 00:00
कथा परिर्वतनको © WWF Nepalसमुदायमा संरक्षणका कार्य गरिरहदा डब्लू डब्लू एफका फिल्ड कर्मचारी र सामाजिक परिचालकहरुले दैनिक रुपमा परियोजनाले ल्याएका साना – ठूला उपलब्धीहरु अनुभुती गरेका हुन्छन् । यी उपलब्धीहरुले समुदायमा ल्याएको परिवर्तनहरुलाइ,  फिल्ड कर्मचारी स्वयंले अभिलेख राख्न सकुन भन्ने उद्देश्यले, डब्लु डब्लु एफ युकेको सहयोगमा सञ्चालित पिपल इन पार्टिसिपेटरी एक्सन फर लाइफ (PIPAL) कार्यक्रमले सन् २०१५ मा तराई भू–परिधि तथा पवित्र हिमालय भू–परिधि कार्यक्रम अन्र्तगत रहेका आफ्ना कर्मचारी र सामाजिक परिचालकहरुको क्षमता विकास गर्न परियोजना संचालनमा भोगेका सिकाइलाई कथाको रुपमा उर्तान सक्ने गरि गहन तालिमहरु सञ्चालन गर्यो ।
 
यस "कथा परिर्वतनको" प्रकाशनमा समावेश कथाहरु तिनै गहन तालिमहरुको नतिजा स्वरुप हाम्रा फिल्ड कर्मचारी र सामाजिक परिचालकहरुद्धारा लिखित कथा हुन् ।
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Human impact on environment may be slowing down, study shows

India Environment Portal - Wed, 2016-08-24 13:00
Human activities have taken a heavy toll on our environment. But there may be some hope, researchers say. Although human pressures continue to expand across our planet, their overall rate of increase
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Smoke Waves Are the Next Climate Change Problem

India Environment Portal - Wed, 2016-08-24 13:00
In the hills near Los Angeles, the Blue Cut Fire just ripped through 36,000 acres, taking dozens of homes along with it, spurring a major evacuation, and even requiring temporary highway closures. But
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Wildfire forces closure of south entrance to Yellowstone National Park

India Environment Portal - Wed, 2016-08-24 13:00
Burning trees and thick smoke from a large Wyoming wildfire have prompted authorities to close the main connecting road between the south end of Yellowstone National Park and the northern border of Grand
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Tree felling: NGT asks BMC to reply in a week

India Environment Portal - Wed, 2016-08-24 13:00
BHOPAL: National Green Tribunal (NGT), central bench, Bhopal, on Wednesday asked Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) to turn up with the reply over the issue of tree felling within a week. A petition
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Forest Development Corporation to conduct beach camping on reserve forest land

India Environment Portal - Wed, 2016-08-24 13:00
DEHRADUN: Uttarakhand Forest Development Corporation (UFDC) has been made the nodal agency to conduct beach camping activity in the state. For this, an area of 18.367 hectare of reserve forest land from
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Himachal to use forest land for developmental purpose

India Environment Portal - Wed, 2016-08-24 13:00
Seven years after the Centre’s approval, the forest lands in Himachal Pradesh can now be used for developmental works like building schools or community centre on fulfilling certain conditions. “Under
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Forest dept issues notice to MCG for damage to Aravalli area from leachate

India Environment Portal - Wed, 2016-08-24 13:00
GURGAON: Forest department has issued notice to Municipal Corporation of Gurgaon (MCG) for damage to forest areas by leachate flowing from Bandhwari waste treatment plant. The department pointed that toxic
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Large scale conversion of forest land weakening monsoon: Study

India Environment Portal - Wed, 2016-08-24 13:00
MUMBAI: Monsoon has weakened in the North-Eastern and North-Central India due to large-scale conversion of forest land to crop land, according to a study by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay.
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Nigeria: Jigawa Distributes 2.5 Million Seedlings to Tackle Desertification

India Environment Portal - Wed, 2016-08-24 13:00
Dutse — The Jigawa State government has flagged off this year's tree planting campaign against desertification with the distribution of 2.5 million seedlings to the people of the state. The state governor,
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Dozens of wildfires rage across arid U.S. West

India Environment Portal - Tue, 2016-08-23 13:00
Dozens of wildfires raged in the arid U.S. West on Tuesday, blackening hundreds of square miles of land and forcing residents from homes in California and Washington state. At least six people have
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California wildfire prompts weeklong closure of Hearst Castle

India Environment Portal - Mon, 2016-08-22 13:00
The historic Hearst Castle, a major tourist attraction on California's central coast, will be closed to the public through the week as a safety precaution due to a wildfire in the area that has destroyed
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A 1st: Reserved forest status for mangroves

India Environment Portal - Mon, 2016-08-22 13:00
Mumbai: Maharashtra has officially notified 15,087.6 hectares of mangrove land across the state as reserved forest, the first state to do so. "Only mangroves on government land have been notified as
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Logged rainforests can be an 'ark' for mammals, extensive study shows

India Environment Portal - Mon, 2016-08-22 13:00
Research reveals that large areas of 'degraded' forest in Southeast Asia can play an important role in conserving mammal diversity. Mammals can be one of the hardest-hit groups by habitat loss, and
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