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HICAP Grant Programme for Journalists Working on Climate Related Issues

HICAP Grant Programme for Journalists Working on Climate Related Issues

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The Himalayan Climate Change Adaptation Programme (HICAP) is a major initiative  of the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) for promoting adaptation to climate change through applied and basic research programmes. HICAP focuses on five sub-basins of major Himalayan river systems: two sub-basins of the Brahmaputra and one each of the Indus, Ganges, and Salween-Mekong. HICAP is of the strong belief that journalists in the Hindu Kush Himalayan region are often in need of resources (space, time, and means) to support investigative stories on the impacts of climate change and other drivers of change. Consequently, the HICAP grant programme seeks to encourage journalists from the Hindu Kush Himalayan region to report on climate change across the five sub-basins:
ICIMOD Digital Photo Contest 2013 on Water and Life

ICIMOD Digital Photo Contest 2013 on Water and Life

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The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) is organizing a Digital Photo Contest on the theme of ‘Water and Life' to celebrate its 30th Anniversary. This contest coincides with the United Nation’s International Year of Water Cooperation 2013. The photo contest is aimed at drawing the attention of the public, policymakers and relevant stakeholders to diverse aspects of water and related resources in the Hindu Kush-Himalayan (HKH) region in terms of their uses and benefits; various ways they interact with society and ecosystems; and associated hazards, conflicts, and issues, not to mention good practices on water and related risk management, including water cooperation. The photo contest is open to anybody from anywhere in the world as long as he/she is 18 y
Environmental News and Media Roundup for Week 37, 2012

Environmental News and Media Roundup for Week 37, 2012

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Weekly environmental news roundup from across different media networks for week 37 (starting September 10, 2012) 2012. 1. Suggest changes to save BRT: HC The Delhi High Court on Monday said the government should "take in right spirit" the criticism against the Ambedkar Nagar-Moolchand BRT and suggest how it corridor could function with some changes. 2. Save Himalayas, activists urge Delhi The fate of Delhi is tied intimately to that of the Himalayas. The city's water-needs are met by Himalayan rivers; part of our power requirements too is met by energy harnessed at dams on Himalayan rivers; and the forests form a "sinking point" for the pollution we generate. 3. Enforcing ban on plastic bags an uphill task for Delhi govt Even as the Delhi cabinet has passed the order ...
Delhi Greens To Take Forward WED Green Messages from the India Gate Rally. Literally!

Delhi Greens To Take Forward WED Green Messages from the India Gate Rally. Literally!

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World Environment Day is an annual event that is aimed at being the biggest and most widely celebrated global day for positive environmental action. This WED when India has been chosen as the global host, Delhi Greens invites everyone to participate in the WED 2011 Rally at India Gate on the 5th morning! And we ask all of you to find the Delhi Greens' Bus at the venue and leave us with your green messages. And for the rest of the day, we will take your messages forward by taking them to different public spaces across the city! So, come out in the lush greens of India Gate and smell the air to ensure it always remains clean! On this World Environment Day, Delhi Greens will also be launching an yearlong campaign: Earth-o-Care, to highlight the need to protect "our common environment" ...
Report Launch on Mountains of Concrete: Dam Building in the Himalayas

Report Launch on Mountains of Concrete: Dam Building in the Himalayas

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Invitation to Report Launch   Shripad Dharmadhikary of Manthan Adhyayan Kendra will present his study on dam building in the Himalayas: "Mountains of Concrete: Dam Building in the Himalayas". It discusses the linkages between climate change and dam-building in the Himalayas, and comprehensively analyses the impacts of the dam building spree on the region's people, ecosystems, and economy.   A Nyishi tribalfolk house in Arunachal Pradesh -  a state who's hydroelectric potential is being 'exploited' in the name of development.   The meeting will be chaired by Shri Ramaswamy Iyer, former Secretary, Union Ministry of Water Resources, Govt of India. Ratan Bhandari from Water & Energy Users' Federation Nepal will present the impacts of the India-driven hydropower program in Nepal.  
Julley: Photographic Perspective from Ladakh and other Himalayan Regions

Julley: Photographic Perspective from Ladakh and other Himalayan Regions

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Travel Writer and Photographer Ajay Jain invites you to Julley (pronounced Ju-l-ay), a photographic perspective from Ladakh and other Himalayan regions. Julley is a cheerful expression of greeting in Ladakh, and the collection of pictures try to capture just this spirit of the region's people, culture and landscapes. On display for the first time are also wall sized prints of 4' x 3', going down to 10" x 12", as well as some on canvas to give a feel of a painting. All very attractively priced. Date: November 19-21, 2008 Time: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm (till 8:00 pm on the last day) Venue: Convention / Auditorium Foyer, India Habitat Centre, Lodi Road, New Delhi Fore more information, please contact: Mobile: +91.99100 44476 Email: ajay@ajayjain.com

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