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FEATURE: Why we need farming and forests in our cities

In the wake of the catastrophic damage inflicted on cities by Hurricane Sandy and other recent extreme weather events, Ir. Henk de Zeeuw, Senior Advisor, International Network of Resource centres on Urban Agriculture and Food security (RUAF Foundation) calls for increased urban forestry and agriculture to increase cities’ resilience to climate change.

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EVENT: CoP17 side event – development and climate days film festival

This event, spomsored by CDKN will showcase the short listed films in the International Institute for Environment and Development’s ‘Development and Climate Days’ Film Festival 2011′, on December 3rd at COP17 in Durban.

FEATURE: Reporting climate change in India

Indian Journalist Manipadma Jena describes the challenges of reporting on climate change in India and the South Asian region.