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As climate change is pulled down the news agenda, how do journalists in countries most affected by climate change get their readers excited about the topic?
The Kashmir mountains are a beautiful setting, but the impacts of climate change are beginning to be felt as the water seems to be drying up.
In this article for the Climate Change Media Partnership, Armsfree looks at what is being done in Nigeria to allow local rainforests to begin to grow back.
Brazil has dramatically slowed down the rate of Amazon deforestation in the past six years. But restoring the swathes of rainforest is another huge challenge – and one that is meeting powerful political opposition.
With the worsening food shortage in Mali, Kaidia tells us how local radio is sharing valuable information with rural communities.
The Brazilian government claims destruction of the Amazon has fallen to its lowest level in 23 years. But environmental activists continue to be threatened and killed by loggers. Ana Aranha met one woman forced into hiding by assassins.
Tim looks back at CoP17, working with the Climate Change Media Partnership, and offers a critique of the communications process underpinning the conference.
Kaidia speaks about how her community has dealt with rain shortages and drought over recent years.
These photos take you through a day of working as part of the Climate Change Media Partnership at the Durban 2011 climate change conference.
Failed harvests and low food reserves in the Sahel, particularly Mali, Chad, Mauritania and Burkina Faso, means millions of people are facing a food crisis in early 2012. Kaidia Samaké explains how the lack of rain has caused her own harvests to fail and what this means for her and her children.
Argentinian journalist María Gabriela Ensinck puts some questions to delegates from her country on the final day of COP17 in Durban.
As the UN COP17 climate change talks in Durban enter their final day, Brazilian journalist Flávia Moraes asks delegates from her country what they hope to achieve and whether Western governments are taking the views of Southern countries seriously enough.
Armsfree Ajanaku tries to strip away some of the jargon common to climate change debates. Read the original article with the Climate Change Media Partnership
Nigeria, once at the heart of the tropical rainforest belt, has lost around 95 per cent of its forest cover and now imports 75 per cent of its timber. But an initiative – which calls on people living around the forest to repair the damage – is underway.
Before leaving for Durban, Wendi Bernadette Losha explained to Leocadia Bongben why ‘slash and burn’ farming techniques are bad for both local agriculture and the environment and why the Durban conference must provide alternatives for small scale farmers.
Salima village lies onthe main route to Loiyangalani, allowing women and children to beg for food and water from passing traffic. There is very little in this remote, arid area of Kenya. Yet there is one thing in abundance in this desolate spot: wind.
Scientists in Cameroon link changing weather patterns to a fungal disease of the staple cocoyam crop. Preventing or treating future damage is essential in a country in which rising food prices have caused unrest and continue to threaten food security.
South Africa’s energy policies will come under scrutiny as it hosts the UN climate change talks in November.
From next month, five hospitals in remote mountainous provinces of Kyrgyzstan will start using solar panels to transform the sun’s rays into clean energy and hot water. Komila Nabiyeva spoke to the Kyrgyz delegation at the recent UNFCCC climate change talks in Bonn to find out more about the project
Following a fire, planners seized the chance to build homes designed to cope with Riosucio’s increasingly devastating floods. More houses like these will be needed to adjust to Colombia’s ‘new climate reality’.
A network of tiny islands in Tamil Nadu is shrinking due to a rise in sea water in the estuary. Experts fear the impact of a rise in sea levels on India’s coasts yet CCMP fellow Gokul Chandrasekar finds the Indian government has no regulation for the impact of climate change on the coastline.
Nigerian reporter Ugochi Anyaka witnesses the effects of massive soil erosion and hears possible solutions.
Rina Saeed Khan explores a climate change project designed to protect Pakistani mountain villages from glacier collapse.