Environment

Integra Evaluates USAID’s STEWARD III Under REPLACE

As a Task Order under the REPLACE IDIQ, Integra has conducted a mid-term performance evaluation of the Sustainable and Thriving Environments for West Africa Regional Development Program (STEWARD III), being implemented for USAID/West Africa by the US Forest Service International Program in Sierra Leone, Guinea, Liberia, and Côte d’Ivoire. STEWARD, which is funded through biodiversity, […]

Catching the virtual bus: ICT for augmenting rural livelihoods

Whereas plenty of literature is available on the technical aspects of watershed development and other livelihood strategies in India, not much has been written on the institutional aspects, entrepreneurial strategies or the role of ICT.  ICTs offer tremendous potential for strengthening rural livelihoods and diversifying the rural economy.

Using interactive web tools in environmental planning to improve communication about sustainable development

This article examines how communication in the context of environmental issues can be supported by modern web tools, social media, and new visualization approaches. Furthermore, the potential of social media to support communication about sustainability on a local scale and the prerequisites for its use in the planning process are discussed.

Update from the iWitness Pollution project


[Guest post by Anna Hrybyk of the Louisiana Bucket Brigade. This ongoing environmental project started in May 2010 in response to the Gulf Oil Spill. Since that time, it continues to evolve environmental mapping. Anna Hrybyk has been working on public health issues since 1998. She is currently working as a Program Manager for the Refinery Efficiency Initiative.]

Sponsor the eMazingira team for the World Summit Youth?

Congratulations to the eMazingira team for being selected as a Runner-Up in the 2011 World Summit Youth Award! The eMagingira Environmental Campaign has been selected by the WSYA Jury 2011 as the WSYA Runner-Up in the 2011 competition and will be issued with a certificate/trophy at the Winners’ Event 2011 in Graz,

The Environmental Network

Date: Thursday 2nd June, 2011
Venue: Aspen Environment Forum, Aspen, Colorado
Chair: Ned Breslin
Speakers: Ken Banks, William Powers, Courtney Hight, Charles Porch

The Environmental Network

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