The five winners of the 13th Rolex Awards for Enterprise were announced on 18 November at an official ceremony in Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). HRH Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein, a leading member of several key international, humanitarian and sporting organisations who is married to HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum,… Read more

Rory Wilson

Albatrosses in corridors!

December 13, 2009

Thought I’d sign in quickly before I popped off down South in search of the Black-browed albatross. Why? Because I said I would … and… well, somebody might even read it! Just to set the scene, I’m sitting in an internet café in Punta Arenas. There’s a bloke opposite with the sultry, swarthy looks of… Read more

Chanda Shroff

Embroidering the future

November 30, 2009

For the past 40 years, Chanda Shroff has headed an organization that helps women in some of India’s most severely drought-affected villages to use their traditional skills to sustain themselves. Shrujan is a non-profit organization focused on reviving the craft of Kutch embroidery, a unique and rich tradition that was fast being eroded by cheaper machine-created designs… Read more

Caretakers of the Environment International, group of teachers of highschool level and environmental educators has their conference to share experiences and ideas along with their students. This yearit will be the 24th, the first time in Indonesia and South East Asia. In Asia it was the second time, after Hongkong in 2006. Read more

This is a programme provided for those who are / going to work in wildlife conservation. the course is based on field activity needed. This will be 2 semesters long, wirh 60 % fieldwork.

A tailor made programme suitable for each participant who are expected coming from all sectors of wildlife management, with a holistic integrated programme with more than 70% field implementation activities.

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