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Training on Renewable Energy: Sources as Business Opportunities

Training on Renewable Energy: Sources as Business Opportunities

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Development Alternatives, a non-profit organisation established in 1983 creating large scale sustainable livelihoods is organising a Capacity Building Series (2008- 09) for Experiential field based training on Renewable Energy Sources as Business Opportunities OBJECTIVES OF THE TRAINING Three days training program would help the participants to acquire knowledge about various alternative sources of energy in regards to the energy generation and its application for different purposes. Following areas would be covered in detail:-- Solar Air Heating Systems and their applications for drying of Agricultural crops, vegetables, fruits etc. Solar Air Heating Systems and their applications for heating of buildings. Solar Water Heating systems and their applications in various Ind
350.org: Delhi Staff Annoucement!

350.org: Delhi Staff Annoucement!

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350.org is an international grassroots campaign that aims to mobilize a global climate movement united by a common call to action. By spreading an understanding of the science and a shared vision for a fair policy, 350.org works to ensure that the world creates bold and equitable solutions to the climate crisis. In preparation for an International Day of Climate Action this October 24, we are looking to hire a Delhi-based staff member to join our South Asia team to help us connect with new partners across the region, develop and maintain more online communities in the region, and work with our intern team to recruit and support event organizers in the region.  South Asia Co-coordinator – Delhi, India Duration: June – December, 2009 Stipend – Attractive and Negotiable Respons
350.org Recruiting Multi-Lingual South Asia Organizing (Paid) Interns

350.org Recruiting Multi-Lingual South Asia Organizing (Paid) Interns

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They call it "global" warming for a reason. Over the next 8 months, 350.org aims to spark a truly international movement to confront the climate crisis. The 350.org team is composed of organizers from every continent (except Antarctica) and we work with hundreds of organizations around the world. In preparation for an International Day of Climate Action this October 24, we are looking to hire a number of Multi-lingual South Asia Organizing Interns to help us recruit and support event organizers in the South Asia region. Multi-lingual South Asia Organizing Intern Location: Delhi, India Duration: July – October, 2009 Stipend – $400 US/month (approx. Rs. 19,200/-) Responsibilities will include: outreach to organizations in their native language; communication with event organizers; s
Leadership Course on Conservation in Ranthambore!

Leadership Course on Conservation in Ranthambore!

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With a total of 10 years of experience in ground level conservation, anti-poaching, and rehabilitation work, Tiger Watch - a Non-Governmental Organisation working out of Sawai Madhopur - on the outskirts of the Ranthambore National Park in Rajasthan - has put together its experience and knowledge - invaluable for those making a sincere and serious effort towards conservation. COURSE SCHEDULE Duration: From May 20, 2009 to May 25, 2009 Program Schedule Seven lecture sessions with prominent personalities who work at the ground level in various fields towards wildlife conservation Two visits to Ranthambhore National Park for understanding the ecology of the tiger A visit to the Chambal river bank to understand the ecology of Gharial Visit to the Moghiya Tribe Education Prog
Job Opening: COP15 Campaign Co-ordinator with CSM

Job Opening: COP15 Campaign Co-ordinator with CSM

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The Centre for Social Markets (CSM) has an immediate opening for a COP15 Campaign Co-ordinator in its Delhi office. CSM is a leading non-profit organization with offices in India and the UK working to promote leadership on climate change and sustainability issues. 2009 is the year of action on climate change and CSM has a core focus on the United Nations climate negotiations. It is working to ensure that the Copenhagen Climate Summit (COP15) in December 2009 delivers a strong, effective and just global agreement. This opening will be based in CSM’s Delhi office but the candidate will work closely with CSM colleagues in other regional and international offices. This is a full-time position which will suit a dynamic, highly motivated individual who is passionate about climate change an
Volunteer With CSE, Be a Green Inspector

Volunteer With CSE, Be a Green Inspector

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          Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) invites people to participate in its Green Rating programme. Under this programme, CSE rates industries based on their environmental performance.  Information for the programme is collected directly from the industries as well as from other secondary sources such as State Pollution Control Board (SPCB)s, local newspapers and NGOs. CSE has already rated four sectors - Pulp and Paper (1999 and 2004), Automobile (2001), Chlor-Alkali (2002) and Cement (2005). It has currently initiated the ‘Cross Sectoral rating programme to assess the energy and water efficiency’ of top 200 corporate across the country. For this project and for future sectoral ratings, CSE is setting up a network of Green Inspectors. You too can be pa
Summer Training at the Climate Advocacy Institute

Summer Training at the Climate Advocacy Institute

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Wondering what to do this June? Hoping to understand more about climate change and learn grassroots organizing skills from experts? We’ve got your ticket! Join us at this year’s Climate Advocacy Institute, sponsored by Bloomfield College, the International Debate Education Association and 350.org. The Climate Advocacy Institute will be held in Decemco, Turkey, on the Aegean coast, and will run for nearly three weeks, from June 28 - July 18, 2009. APPLY NOW for the Climate Advocacy Institute! The Institute will have three tracks to choose from: Debate and Argumentation Journalism and New Media, and Performance and Art Advocacy In addition, all participants will take part in a series of climate organizing workshops run by 350.org and our international team of pr
Training on Participatory Planning and Decision Making Using GIS

Training on Participatory Planning and Decision Making Using GIS

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Development Alternatives, a non-profit organisation established in 1983 creating large scale sustainable livelihoods is organising a Capacity Building Series (2008- 09) for Participatory Planning and Decision Making using - Geographical Information System (GIS) OBJECTIVES OF THE TRAINING  To make participants understand the basics of Geographic Information System (GIS) and how it can facilitate in planning and decision making To acquaint them with tools, techniques and information that would be required to undertake GIS application in various thematic areas (NRM, Disaster Management, watershed development etc) To share DA’s experiences in using GIS for various development projects Dates:  21 to 23rd April 2009 Venue: Indian Council of Social Science Research, JNU Institu
Researching Reality: Internship Programme at the Center for Civil Society

Researching Reality: Internship Programme at the Center for Civil Society

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Center for Civil Society: Summer Research Internship 2009 The Research Internship Program Researching Reality provides a greatly valued and needed learning experience in real-life application of social and economic principles and in teaching college students the skills of research, analysis, writing, and above all critical thinking.  Click here to read more and to apply! Internship Period: 15 May to 15 July 2009 Application Deadline: 15 April 2009 In the summer of 2008, 18 interns were selected through a competitive process of written application and interview for the summer internship program. The interns were selected from among 183 applications received from India and abroad. Non Summer Internships also open!
Summer Internship in Forest Canopy Research

Summer Internship in Forest Canopy Research

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Forest canopies are the least explored terrestrial habitats on earth and, according to estimates, at least forty percent of all known species on earth may exist in the canopy. Forest canopies also provide goods and services to support diverse human communities. Although, many other aspects of forest canopies are yet to be explored, the closed forest canopies are fragmenting and disappearing faster than any other habitat which is of great concern.    The Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment (ATREE) has two unique projects in the forest canopies of Western Ghats in Kalakad_Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve supported by Dept. of Science and Technology (DST). While ATREE has senior researchers executing this project it also sees this as a unique opportunity to train young studen