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First UNEP report on Gender and the Environment

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has released the 2016 Global Gender and Environment Outlook report.

This first ever such report uses a drivers-pressures-states-impacts-responses approach to summarise available information and make an attempt to address four policy questions: 549 more words


Fiji and Solomon Islands articles feature in SPC's Women in Fisheries Info Bulletin #27

The Secretariat of the Pacific Community’s 27th Women in Fisheries Information Bulletin features several in-depth reports on women in Fiji fisheries and rural communities, and a one on women in Solomon Island fisheries. 128 more words


Conservation Social Science: Understanding and Integrating Human Dimensions to Improve Conservation

A group of colleagues and I recently published an Open Access review paper in Biological Conservation titled “Conservation Social Science: Understanding and Integrating Human Dimensions to Improve Conservation… 311 more words

Learning from forestry and landuse: Good practices for women's inclusion

In 2013, a group of organisation, led by WOCAN (Women Organizing for Change in Agriculture and Natural Resource Management) produced a very useful distillation of good practices for including women in key climate change mitigation programs, especially REDD (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation). 140 more words

Gender And Development

Sand: An Economically Important Resource (But Not Just Any Sand)

Economic Importance of Sand
Although sand exists abundantly in many parts of the world as a toplayer of soil, only certain types are of economic value. 476 more words

Resource Economics

Pinery Bushfire - The Healing

Today marks the one year anniversary of the Pinery Fire in South Australia.  As far as bushfires go, this was a massive one.  The inferno burnt 82,000 hectares, killed 72,000 livestock, destroyed 500 buildings including 91 homes and claimed two lives. 

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This bikini-wearing babe squatting her friend is our kind of workout

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The squat life has no days off, so even while she was on vacation, this bikini-wearing smokeshow had to get a couple reps in, using her equally hot friend as a barbell. 19 more words