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Tuesday, 11 November 2014

Fwd: AlertNet Climate - This week's top climate change news from the Thomson Reuters Foundation


AlertNet Climate - This week's top climate change stories from the Thomson Reuters Foundation

HAIYAN – ONE YEAR ON
Typhoon Haiyan survivors rebuild lives with farming, pigs, stores

Glints of hope emerge in typhoon-hit Philippines city Tacloban

Philippines' typhoon orphans struggle with trauma a year on

A Filipina mother's story of birth and survival in a cave during Typhoon Haiyan

FACTBOX – Typhoon Haiyan one year on

Life goes on in Tacloban one year after Typhoon Haiyan

ASIA
Sri Lanka landslide deaths linked to early warning failures

Air pollution slashes India's potential grain yields by half – study

AFRICA
'Fast asleep' Tanzanian port wakes up to solar power

To protect Congo Basin forest, ask local people how to use it

Gates Foundation refutes report it fails African farmers

AMERICAS
St. Lucia's fishermen peg hopes on common fisheries policy

MIDDLE EAST
New food aid enters Iraq as hunger comes a weapon in Islamic State battle

WORLD
Ground water depletion driving global conflicts – NASA scientist

Fossil fuel cash major block to climate action – activist

Millions of Asians exposed to big climate disasters – Oxfam

Will cheaper oil reduce your grocery bill?

Weather forecasters predict better services for women

OPINION
Is climate change making the Ebola outbreak worse? – Richard Munang and Robert Mgendi, UNEP

Investing in resilience can no longer wait – Ashvin Dayal, Rockefeller Foundation

Brazil's environmental record hangs in the balance – Toby Gardner, SEI

Power, political interest pervade Peru's land sector – Michelle Kovacevic, CIFOR

Will India be blessed – or cursed – by the sun? – Bill McKibben, 350.org

Telling family farming fairy tales – GRAIN

Global wheat-rust research aids Ethiopian farmers – Julie Mollins, CIMMYT

Project 'discovers' uncharted forests – Mark Foss, CIFOR

FOCUS ON
Congo Basin forests

Reducing climate change disaster risk

Women and climate change

 

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