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International Symposium on Satoyama Highlights Ecosystem Values and Traditional Knowledge and Practices - APN (2014/12/16)
Attended by about two hundred participants, an international symposium on Hokusetsu Satoyama was held on 30 November 2014 in Takarazuka City, Hyogo Prefecture. The symposium, organised by APN and Hyogo Prefectural Government , featured three lecture ...

EPA to announce grant funding for Oakland,Calif. health nonprofit to help fight asthma in schools nationwide (CA) - Govt. U.S.A. (2014/12/16)
SAN FRANCISCO – On December 17, 2014, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Pacific Southwest Regional Administrator will announce a major grant award to the Public Health Institute’s Regional Asthma Management & Preve ...

EPA Improves Drinking Water Infrastructure in Ark. with$13 Million Grant (AR) - Govt. U.S.A. (2014/12/16)
DALLAS – (Dec. 15, 2014) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is helping Arkansas install, upgrade and replace water infrastructure by recently awarding over $13.5 million. Arkansas Natural Resource Commissi ...

Dorchester,Mass. Landlords Will Remove Lead Hazards from Residential Properties under EPA Settlement (MA) - Govt. U.S.A. (2014/12/16)
BOSTON – Two Boston-area landlords will perform health-protective improvements on five Dorchester, Mass. properties to settle EPA claims that they failed to follow federal lead paint disclosure laws.Under the settlement, My Van N ...

EPA to Celebrate 40th Anniversary of the Safe Drinking Water Act,Highlight Past Successes and Small System Challenges (CA) - Govt. U.S.A. (2014/12/16)
Agency tours small drinking water systems at mobile home communities in Coachella Valley LOS ANGELES – On Tuesday, December 16th, U.S. EPA Regional Administrator Jared Blumenfeld will be joined by State, local and community represent ...

Can the road to Paris lead to the road to dignity?Negotiations went long into the night at COP20 in Lima, Peru, but the road to dignity seems no clearer (Photo: Ministro de Relaciones Exteriores Gonzalo Gutiérrez Reinel, via Creative Commons) - IIED, U.K. (2014/12/16)
After climate negotiations drew to a close in Lima, Jonathan Reeves reflects on the UN Secretary General's synthesis report on the post-2015 agenda and asks whether the"road to dignity" will take us to the right destination. So many roads, so ...

EPA Provides a Quarter Million Dollars to Protect Wetlands in New York (NY) - Govt. U.S.A. (2014/12/16)
(New York, N.Y.) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $239,000 to the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation and the New York Natural Heritage Program at the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Fore ...

EPA Provides Over Half a Million Dollars to Protect Wetlands in New Jersey (NJ) - Govt. U.S.A. (2014/12/16)
(New York, N.Y.) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded nearly $530,000 to the New Jersey Meadowlands Commission and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection to protect wetlands throughout the state. ...

How can we finance sustainable energy for all?Which is the best approach when working for sustainable energy for all? (Photo: Bernard Polet, via Flickr) - IIED, U.K. (2014/12/15)
As world leaders came together at the UN climate talks in Lima, Peru, to work together towards a new global treaty, leading politicians and thinkers are being urged to make sustainable energy available to all. Achieving this goal requ ...

TUESDAY:EPA,USDA and White House to Highlight New Market-Based Water Quality Trading Program in Virginia (HQ) - Govt. U.S.A. (2014/12/15)
WASHINGTON—On Tuesday, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy will hold a press conference with U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary (USDA) Tom Vilsack, Mike Boots of the White House Co ...

SDGs'not just for overseas'A view of the Houses of Parliament, home of the Environmental Audit Committee which has warned that the government risks undermining new global development goals (Photo: Skeeze, via pixabay) - IIED, U.K. (2014/12/15)
In its latest report, the UK parliament's Environmental Audit Committee has warned that the government risks undermining new global development goals, following evidence that the UK has been seeking to limit their scope and ambition. The Intern ...

Q&A: Linn Persson on new research on meeting the 2020 goal on chemicals management - SEI, Sweden (2014/12/15)
New research from SEI provides recommendations for improving chemicals regimes, to reduce human exposure to hazardous chemicals.  Read more...

“Why Lessons Matter” — The Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) in a changing Climate: Lessons Learned about Lessons Learned - APN (2014/12/15)
A conference on “Why Lessons Matter”. The Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) in a changing Climate: Lessons Learned about Lessons Learned forum will be held in Antalya, Turkey the 10th – 13th of February 2015. Click here to download the flyer . Dis ...

Australia to take part in Southern Ocean whale research voyage - Govt. Australia (2014/12/15)
The Australian Government is preparing to embark on a Southern Ocean research voyage this summer that will undertake important research on endangered whale species in our area.

$1 million boost for River Torrens - Govt. Australia (2014/12/15)
The Australian Government is delivering on its election commitment to improve the health of the River Torrens with a $1 million injection of funding under the Australian Governments National Landcare Programme.

A new agreement on environmental assessments for New South Wales - Govt. Australia (2014/12/15)
The Australian and New South Wales Governments has released for public comment an updated bilateral agreement on environmental assessments under national environment law.

Long-term climate finance. Proposal by the President. [FCCC/CP/2014/L.13] - UNFCCC Latest Documents (2014/12/14)

Further advancing the Durban Platform. Draft decision -/CP.XX. Proposal by the President. [FCCC/CP/2014/L.14] - UNFCCC Latest Documents (2014/12/14)

Report of the Green Climate Fund to the Conference of the Parties and guidance to the Green Climate Fund. Proposal by the President. [FCCC/CP/2014/L.12] - UNFCCC Latest Documents (2014/12/14)

A hands-on test of the new PROVIA adaptation planning e-tool - SEI, Sweden (2014/12/14)
More than a dozen potential users tried a prototype of an electronic version of the PROVIA guidance, providing feedback that will help improve the tool before its 2015 launch. Read more...

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