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CIFOR, USAID develop interactive wetlands map

wetlands ecosystem

The Centre for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) on Tuesday launched an interactive, web-based map of the world’s wetlands on the sidelines of the 15th International Peat Congress in Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia. The Global Wetlands Map is a new initiative by the Sustainable Wetlands Adaptation and Mitigation Programme (SWAMP), a collaborative effort between CIFOR and the United States Forest Service, supported by ...

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Sao Paulo, Lagos host memorable Flag It! forums

The European Youth Press (EYP) in collaboration with partner organisations from Nigeria, Brazil, Romania, Latvia and The Philippines, has so far held two training sessions for young African, European, Asian and Latin American journalists under its “Flag It!” project. The programme aims at teaching the media executives how to use and apply data to report environmental issues. The flagship Flag ...

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Journalists to train on mapping environmental issues

Environmental science journalists organisations from Brazil, Europe, Latvia, Nigeria, Philippines, and Romania are collaborating to organise training sessions under a programme being supported by the European Community. Tagged “Flag It!”, the project will teach young journalists how to use digital tools to map environmental issues. Brazilian environmental journalist, Gustavo Faleiros (of O Eco), will facilitate the training sessions. Funded by ...

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