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Building climate resilience in Laos by bringing in women

Charlotte Moser worked among Lao fishers in the Sekong River basin that begins in Vietnam, traverses Lao PDR and flows into the Mekong in Cambodia. The project on which she worked, in Samakhixay and Saysettha districts of Attapeu Province in southern Laos, involved Lao PDR, World Bank and IUCN support. 505 more words

Women

Paul Smith's College

Paul Smith’s College (visited 7/15) (soon to be Joan Weill-Paul Smith’s College)

Want to go somewhere where you can minor in Maple Syrup (they run a Certified Organic operation) . 953 more words

College Visits

Lessons from the block

Managing a small block of remnant native vegetation drives home some basic principles in natural resource management, and highlights the sort of trade-offs that must be made. 924 more words

NRM

Skydiving, LEGO and my PhD: how I applied Extreme Citizen Science in the Pantanal, Brazil

Guest post by Rafael Chiaravalotti, PhD student in the Department of Anthropology at UCL

I never liked extreme things. When I was young my brother was the one that was doing all that – skydiving, parachuting, bungee jumping, he did all this. 1,149 more words

Mapping

What is environmental governance?

Environmental governance is a topic that has received a fair amount of attention in the academic and applied literatures on conservation and environmental management in the last few years. 579 more words

EAF-Nansen project publishes gender audit

The 34 year old series of FAO-Norwegian fisheries projects based on capacity building and use of the Research Vessel (R/V) Dr Fridtjof Nansen has released the report of its… 285 more words

Gender

RIO+ Centre will focus on social protection, cities, forests, financing and the SDGs

Work will consider the issues of inequalities – including gender – and governance that can serve as drivers or barriers to the achievement of equitable and sustainable development. 408 more words

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