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October 2009 Blog Posts (5)

International Day of Climate Action - Impressions from Berlin, Germany

Dear friends,

there were incredible 5,200 climate actions in 170 countries around the world this saturday. On the "International Day of Climate Action" thousands of people went to the streets to protest for a strong climate agreement in Copenhagen. There, the upcoming climate conference should set stringent emission targets to reduce the GHG concentration of the atmoshpere to 350 parts per million! In Berlin a very creative action took… Continue

Added by Mika Huettner on October 25, 2009 at 9:30pm — No Comments

The girl who silenced the world for five minutes

Dear Friends,

I just returned from an intensive week-end at the european LIFE academy where we learned a lot about european politics.

Upon my return, I was shown the video of the girl who silenced the world for 5 minutes, a 13 year old holding an awe-inspiring speach before the United Nations, challenging the politicians to listen, for future generations sake. Calling on the politicians, negociaters, businessmen who are in fact mothers and fathers, not to destroy the world… Continue

Added by Caren Herbstritt on October 25, 2009 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Climate change in Ghana has become a threat to livelihoods

Climate change in Ghana has become a threat to livelihoods


MDG7: Ensuring Environmental Sustainability

MDG 1: Eradicate extreme Poverty and Hunger

Continuous Degradation of natural resources such as food, medicinal plants, fuel wood etc. and land degradation might lead to poverty

MDG2:… Continue

Added by Kenneth Nana Amoateng on October 23, 2009 at 12:56pm — No Comments

2010 International Meeting of the Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation, Bali - Indonesia

Hi folks!

Hope we can meet (again) on this unique event... :)


The 2010 international meeting of the Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation will be held 19-23 July at the Sanur Beach Hotel in Bali, Indonesia. The ATBC, founded in 1963, is the world's largest professional society devoted to promoting biological research and conservation in the tropics, and fostering… Continue

Added by Gista M. Rukminda on October 10, 2009 at 5:59am — 2 Comments

Save the planet - Play the CLIMATE CHALLENGE Game!

Hey people,

I have recently found this very interesting online game. In CLIMATE CHALLENGE you take the "hot seat" to guide Europe through the 21st century, making tough choices that could make the difference between a safe or dangerous future for humanity. Will your ideas save the planet, or will you get voted out of power? Climate Challenge is winner of the 2008 European Green IT Award.

I just played it - it is very cool.....and… Continue

Added by Mika Huettner on October 6, 2009 at 2:23pm — No Comments

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