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Network on Climate Change in SIDS and the Arctic

February 13th, 2011 by Sabine

The network Many Strong Voices (MSV) now has a website featuring key documents and articles on Climate Change in Small Island Developing States and the Arctic (SIDS). The goal of Many Strong Voices is to promote the well-being, security, and sustainability of coastal communities in the Arctic and SIDS by bringing these regions together to take action […]

Data from Mauna Loa, Hawaii: 40% increase in CO2 levels

January 12th, 2011 by Sabine

On an observatory 11,000 feet high on Mauna Loa, a volcano in Hawaii, a pair of ageing, automated detectors have produced their most alarming result to date. They showed that carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere have touched 390 parts per million – a 40% increase on pre-industrial levels. Read whole article here Most climate […]

Tenure-track position in ecological anthropology at UH

November 17th, 2010 by Sabine

The Department of Social Anthropology at University of Hawai`i at Manoa is currently seeking an Assistant Professor (position 082779) . For the main advertisement, click: here  This is a 9-month appointment: a permanent, full-time, tenure-track position in sociocultural anthropology with a specialization in ecological anthropology and requiring expertise in Southeast Asia or the Asia Pacific region. The position begins on August […]

MIASU seminar: Climate Change Perceptions in the Nepal Himalaya

November 14th, 2010 by Sabine

On Tuesday November 30, 2010 Ben Campbell from the University of Durham will talk at MIASU on Climate Change Perceptions and Related Effects in a Tamang community of the Nepal Himalaya. Mond Building seminar room, 4.30-6.00pm All welcome!

Festival of Ideas: from the Fenlands to the Himalayas and beyond

October 21st, 2010 by Sabine

On October 20, 2010 David Sneath, Barbara Bodenhorn, Liana Chua, Sabine Deiringer, Hildegard Diemberger, Richard Irvine and Bruce Huett gave an hour-long public presentation on the theme of Environments Changing – contributing to the University’s Festival of Ideas. Drawing on our work in Mongolia, Alaska, Mexico, Borneo, Hawaii, Tibet and the Fenlands of East Anglia, we […]

Local Peoples and Climate Change journal issue

September 1st, 2010 by Sabine

The journal, Local Environment: The International Journal of Justice and Sustainability has just published a special issue on Local Peoples and Climate Change in volume 15, issue 7. To see the contents: go here