Green Rwanda Media Review - 15 March 2021
- Watch the High-Level Dialogue on Plastic Governance organised by the Geneva Environment Network.
- Taarifa reports that the Msizi tree can reinforce Rwanda’s forests.
- The New Times reports about a Nile Basin investment that will benefit the region.
- Igihe reports that women leaders have been encouraged to participate in environmental protection during International Women's Day celebrations.
- Read GGGI's report on urban-rural linkages in times of coronavirus pandemic: lessons from Musanze District in Rwanda.
- 17 March: Sustainable Urban Planning Webinar with UR Young Water Professionals Network - see attached
- 17 March: CoEB Seminar on Dryad - Data publishing for researchers.
- 18 March: Global Recycling Day
- 18 March: Webinar - COVID-19: Forests Offering Solutions to Recovery. Organised by Forward Thinkers - see attached
- 21 March: International Day of Forests
- 22 March: World Water Day
- 23 March: World Meteorological Day
Ngoma: Hagiye gutunganywa Km 8 z’umuhanda wa kaburimbo (Imvaho Nshya - Wednesday, 10 March 2021) -- Ubuyobozi bw’Akarere ka Ngoma buratangaza ko Umujyi wa Ngoma mu kwezi gutaha utangizwamo ibikorwa byimbitse byo kubaka imihanda ya kaburimbo ireshya na Kilometero umunani, mu Murenge wa Kibungo akaba ari mu rwego rwo kuvugurura isura n’iterambere ry’Umujyi wa Ngoma. More Here
UK environmental protections 'being flouted' (BBC - Thursday, 11 March 2021) -- And environmentalists complain that the principles are meaningless anyway, because the government presses on with activities that will harm the planet – such as the planned Cumbria coal mine and a £27bn road building programme. Read More
Air pollution: The silent killer called PM2.5 (McGrill - Thursday, 11 March 2021) -- Millions of people die prematurely every year from diseases and cancer caused by air pollution. The first line of defence against this carnage is ambient air quality standards. Yet, according to researchers from McGill University, over half of the world’s population lives without the protection of adequate air quality standards. Read More
Climate Change Must Be Tackled as a Global Security Risk (Relief Web - Wednesday, 10 March 2021) -- When the United Nations put out emergency appeals for modest amounts of money to help Syria with the drought that preceded its civil war, they were dramatically underfunded—member states only provided a quarter of the amount requested in 2008, and a third in 2009. The United States did not contribute. Read More