Archive for January, 2011

Internship Opportunity: Institute for Environmental Diplomacy and Security (IEDS) at the University of Vermont

Jan 31, 2011 No Comments by

The University of Vermont’s newly established Institute for Environmental Diplomacy and Security (IEDS) is offering five paid internships to research and write professional cases on environmental management and conflict resolution by graduate students in environmental management and related programs nationwide during 2011. Each student will be paid a fixed stipend of $2000 to research and write case studies of around [...]

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Call for Applications: The Governance of Clean Development Project Visiting Fellowship

Jan 19, 2011 No Comments by

The Governance of Clean Development (GCD) Project is now inviting applications for the second of its visiting fellowships, offering the opportunity for a practitioner or academic to work alongside the GCD team at the University of East Anglia (UK) on a topic relating to governance of clean development in the area of energy. The selected candidate [...]

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Join Linked-In Discussion on Global Environmental Governance

Jan 09, 2011 1 Comment by

The Global Environmental Governance Project invites you to join our Linked-In Forum on global environmental governance. We are currently discussing the following questions: 1. Why should international environmental governance reform be of interest to developing countries? What are the relevant outcomes? 2. Why is incremental reform not enough? Why is fundamental reform of international environmental [...]

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Public Affairs Centre in India Working on Green Governance

Jan 05, 2011 1 Comment by

The Environmental Governance Group of India’s Public Affairs Centre (PAC) has released their second issue of their Green Governance newsletter. Topics covered in the issue include climate change, fishing rights and challenges, and management of coastal areas. Dr. Samuel Paul is PAC’s founder and urges governments and groups to recognize the importance of analyzing the [...]

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New High-School Curriculum Guide for the New Economy: Buy, Use, Toss?

Jan 01, 2011 No Comments by

Facing the Future has recently released a new high school curriculum Buy, Use, Toss? A Closer Look at the Things We Buy. The curriculum is interdisciplinary and includes ten fully-planned lessons. This unit is correlated with natural science and social studies standards and leads high-school students through an exploration of the system of production and [...]

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UNEP:Biodiversity Year Ends on a High Note

Jan 01, 2011 No Comments by

The UN General Assembly approved a resolution to establish the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES). The body was created to respond to the loss of biodiversity and the world’s economically-important forests, coral reefs and other ecosystems. IPBES will be similar to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and will assist in [...]

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