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Protection of cold deserts in Central Asia  
Date: 02-08-16
The cold deserts in Central Asia extend from northern Iran through Central Asia to Mongolia, covering an area of 2.5 million square kilometres. Deserts such as the Gobi, Taklamakan, Karakum,…  
When forest rangers learn to dive  
Date: 02-08-16
When forest rangers learn to dive India wants to protect some 1400 km of its coastline. As part of this effort forest rangers have to acquire new skills.  
A safe village for sea turtles  
Date: 02-08-16
A safe village for sea turtles Sea turtles all over the tropics are a prime target for poachers for their meat, eggs and skin. One NGO in India is working with locals to protect turtles through a mix…  
City planners in Brazil discover the value of nature  
Date: 02-08-16
City planners in Brazil discover the value of nature For a long time, nature was not high on the list of important features for city planners in Brazil. But increased landslides and pollutions have…  
Coexistence in the river delta  
Date: 02-08-16
Coexistence in the river delta At the border between Togo and Benin, coexistence between people and animals hasn't been easy. A new biosphere reserve is helping.  
IKI media project in India a success  
Date: 29-07-16
Media science students in Mumbai have produced several films on coastal and marine protected areas in the context of an International Climate Initiative (IKI) project. The IKI project Sustainable…  
Himalayas: IKI-project supports forest protection in Myanmar  
Date: 26-07-16
The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) has been working for years in the four Himalayan countries of Bhutan, India, Myanmar and Nepal. In May, ICIMOD rolled out a…  
Nepal: Fighting erosion with broom grass  
Date: 25-07-16
Nepal: Fighting erosion with broom grass Grass, in most forms, is overlooked as part of the fabric of our environment. But up close and deep down, there is rather more to it than meets the eye. In…  
Planting mangroves for greater biodiversity in Thailand  
Date: 25-07-16
Planting mangroves for greater biodiversity in Thailand Mangroves were cleared in many places in Thailand to make way for shrimp ponds. But these days, many of these ponds lie idle. An initiative is…  
Protecting the Andean bear  
Date: 25-07-16
Protecting the Andean bear Corn and goats are the snacks of choice for spectacled bears. But their eating habits are bringing them into conflict with disgruntled farmers in Peru. Some groups there…