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UN scheme spotlights role of arts, culture in climate action

Nick Nuttall

From Fiji to Fort Worth and Fortaleza to Freiburg, UN to spotlight role of arts and culture in climate action Effective from Friday, March 10 2017, the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) will be shining a weekly spotlight on arts and cultural responses to climate change and global efforts to take action. The UN body in return ...

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Campaigners demand end to BP arts, culture sponsorship


Some 216 arts and culture professionals, scientists and campaigners have signed a damning letter published in The Times of London, calling for British Petroleum’s (BP) new five-year sponsorship deals with the British Museum, National Portrait Gallery, Royal Opera House and Royal Shakespeare Company to be cancelled. The signatories argue: “These institutions’ decisions are badly out of step with the mood of their own staff ...

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How Uganda culture advances water resources

Uganda pix

In Banyakole tradition, members of the Abitira sub clan believe that they descended from a common ancestor with frogs. The age-old tradition, however, does not mean that members of this clan are frogs. Rather frogs are their totem. The Banyankole are one of the several major ethnic groups in Uganda. They live in south-western Uganda. Each of the Banyankole’s dozens of clans ...

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