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EPA leads effort to contain jet fuel spill on Sand Island (HI) - Govt. U.S.A. (2015/1/31)
(01/30/15) Federal cleanup order issued to facility’s owner and operator HONOLULU – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued a federal Clean Water Act order to ensure the continued cleanup of spilled jet fuel at a ...

EPA to Update Community on Toms River,NJ Superfund Site;EPA and National Toxicology Program scientists to Discuss Study of SAN Trimer (NJ) - Govt. U.S.A. (2015/1/31)
(New York, N.Y. – Jan. 30, 2015) On February 4, 2014, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will hold a public meeting to discuss how a new scientific study about a previously unknown contaminant relates to the ongoing ...

EPA to Update Community on Toms River,NJ Superfund Site;EPA and National Toxicology Program scientists to Discuss Study of SAN Trimer (NJ) - Govt. U.S.A. (2015/1/31)
(New York, N.Y. – Jan. 30, 2015) On February 4, 2014, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will hold a public meeting to discuss how a new scientific study about a previously unknown contaminant relates to the ongoing ...

IIED publications: have your say!IIED publications cover a huge range of topicsHelp improve IIED's online publications survey by completing a surveyIIED's online publications library - IIED, U.K. (2015/1/31)
IIED has launched an online survey of how its extensive library of research publications is accessed and used. The findings will help the institute to develop its publications programme based on the information needs of policymakers, researchers and ...

EPA Highlights Green Sports Initiatives at Killington Resort (VT) - Govt. U.S.A. (2015/1/30)
KILLINGTON, VT – This week EPA is focused on how to reduce environmental impacts of our favorite sports. EPA toured the Killington Resort to highlight green operations that got Killington named Vermont’s Overall Greenest Resort in 2014 ...

Research Associate (Stockholm) - SEI, Sweden (2015/1/30)
Position:   Assisting senior research management basic research tasks, presentations, proposal preparations, scheduling, event planning, project management and reporting Duration:  Full-time, Permanent Employment with 6 months probationary ...

The status of agricultural water use, access, and productivity in the Limpopo Basin — opportunities for poverty alleviation - eldis (2015/1/30)
The Limpopo River Basin is home to 14,000,000 people, at least half of whom live in rural areas. Over ten million South Africans live in the basin - nearly 25% of the national population. The remaining population live in Botswana - one million peopl ...

The status of agricultural water use, access, and productivity in the Limpopo Basin — opportunities for poverty alleviation - eldis (2015/1/30)
The Limpopo River Basin is home to 14,000,000 people, at least half of whom live in rural areas. Over ten million South Africans live in the basin - nearly 25% of the national population. The remaining population live in Botswana - one million peopl ...

Policies for enhanced livestock productivity and wealth creation in a changing climate - eldis (2015/1/30)
Agriculture in Africa is changing rapidly. Agriculture and livestock systems are among the most climate sensitive economic sectors. Many of the climate change predictions suggest that African livestock will be damaged by as early as 2020. According ...

Policies for enhanced livestock productivity and wealth creation in a changing climate - eldis (2015/1/30)
Agriculture in Africa is changing rapidly. Agriculture and livestock systems are among the most climate sensitive economic sectors. Many of the climate change predictions suggest that African livestock will be damaged by as early as 2020. According ...

Seeds without borders - eldis (2015/1/30)
This policy brief reviews, reflects and discusses the challenges from the perspectives of technological, organisational, institutional, regulatory, and policy frameworks within the variety development-seed production-seed use continuum. The brief pr ...

Engaging youth in Climate-Smart Agriculture - eldis (2015/1/30)
Climate-smart agriculture is based upon existing effective climate-smart practices that could be scaled out for implementation in developing and developed countries, in various agricultural systems. Regional, national and international policies do n ...

Engaging youth in Climate-Smart Agriculture - eldis (2015/1/30)
Climate-smart agriculture is based upon existing effective climate-smart practices that could be scaled out for implementation in developing and developed countries, in various agricultural systems. Regional, national and international policies do n ...

Appropriate climate smart technologies for smallholder farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa - eldis (2015/1/30)
Nearly 70 per cent of the population in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) live in rural areas and rely mainly on agriculture for livelihood security. Low agricultural productivity in the region keeps this population under constant pressure, even though inves ...

Appropriate climate smart technologies for smallholder farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa - eldis (2015/1/30)
Nearly 70 per cent of the population in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) live in rural areas and rely mainly on agriculture for livelihood security. Low agricultural productivity in the region keeps this population under constant pressure, even though inves ...

Evidence to support climate change adaptation in Lesotho, Malawi and Swaziland - eldis (2015/1/30)
In southern Africa, the predicted 2°C rise in temperature will destabilise farming systems. Coping mechanisms, livelihood strategies and the cost of adaptation options for smallholder farmers are not sufficiently understood in the region because ...

Evidence to support climate change adaptation in Lesotho, Malawi and Swaziland - eldis (2015/1/30)
In southern Africa, the predicted 2°C rise in temperature will destabilise farming systems. Coping mechanisms, livelihood strategies and the cost of adaptation options for smallholder farmers are not sufficiently understood in the region because ...

Fish night - IIED, U.K. (2015/1/30)
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), 80-86 Gray's Inn Road, WC1X 8NH London, UK (5.30-8:30pm). We are pleased to let you know that the second IIED-hosted'Fish Night'event will be taking place this March. Please save the ...

EPA,San Diego County Air District to Unveil Air Monitor in San Ysidro (CA) - Govt. U.S.A. (2015/1/30)
Monitor will provide real time data to better understand local pollution affecting public health at U.S.-Mexico BorderLOS ANGELES – On Tuesday, U.S. EPA Regional Administrator Jared Blumenfeld, along with representatives from the San ...

Scenario note on the eighth part of the second session of the Ad Hoc Working Group on the Durban Platform for Enhanced Action. Note by the Co-Chairs. [ADP.2015.1.InformalNote] - UNFCCC Latest Documents (2015/1/30)

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