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SGP and PEMSEA Forged Partnership
The UNDP GEF Small Grants Programme and Regional Programme on Building Partnership on Environmental Management for the Seas of East Asia (PEMSEA)
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SGP and PEMSEA Forged Partnership
The UNDP GEF Small Grants Programme and Regional Programme on Building Partnership on Environmental Management for the Seas of East Asia (PEMSEA)
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Banphot has the Power
This year, however, Banphot will earn an extra 30,000 Thai Baht, or US $675, from the mangoes and bananas that he's growing on his land, and from the
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Preserving Urban Biodiversity: Community Conservation at Kota Kinabalu's Likas Bird Sanctuary
"At Likas the students see more things," she said. "At the lagoon they saw only birds. Here there are mangroves, crabs, mudskippers." Though it
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Community Ecotourism in Malaysia's Largest Wetlands
Hashim is a Semelai, one of the original ethnicities of the Malay Peninsula, who now number a mere 12,000. About 2,000 Semelai live around Tasek
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Energy Efficient Stoves for Rural Thailand: Less Carbon Dioxide, More Trees
During the first half of 2000, the Institute for Sustainable Agriculture Development taught farmers from seven villages in the Tambol Mae Tha area of
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Environmentally Friendly Electricity for Flor de Mayo, Bolivia
"We´re so happy," said Flora Huanca, who'd never had electricity in her life before last year. "We used to arrive from the fields as it was getting
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Saving a River, Helping the Sea: Buddhist Monks Work to Protect Thailand's Nan River
The Indo-China Intersection Development Institute is trying to reduce pollution of the Nan River at the source, by convincing farmers in 29
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Isolated Kenyan Village Gets Connected
Eventually, they will get an Internet connection for virtually unlimited scope of possibilities. Ignoring the scorching midday heat, hundreds of
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"Lighting Up": Community Action, Global Impact
To build on their initial success, SGP, the Small Grants Programme funded by the Global Environment Facility and administered by the United Nations
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Selling Nature Without Destroying It: Community Ecotourism in Eastern Bolivia
The surrounding protected area, which extends to Bolivia's border with Brazil, is home to an amazing array of flora and fauna, from endangered
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EcoTourism Revives Jordan's Wadi Rum
Throughout the centuries, it has been an area of transit for traders. There are more than 4000 scattered inscriptions on the rocks, many of them
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