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XIV. Humanitarian Congress Berlin – Theory and Practice of Humanitarian Action (12th & 13th October 2012)

This year’s Humanitarian Congress was held at the new venue in the Virchow clinic in Berlin. Various types of people and NGOs were gathered such as Salmone Atim (Gender Officer Hebrew Immigration Aid Society (HIAS)) (used to work for the Refugee Law Project), Hugo Slim (Research Fellow, University of Oxford, Institute of Ethics, Law and … Continue reading

Children, Climate Change and Environmental Migration

Climate change has a much stronger impact on children than adults. Their psychological and physical development is notably affected by environmental factors. Phenomena like droughts and flood will cause significant, longer-lasting emotional stress in children as they grow up. Droughts are accompanied by long periods of acute food shortages and hunger; floods are often accompanied … Continue reading

It’s a matter of time …

On 29th of July the „Nature Climate Change Journal“ published a study on the glaciar melting and water supply in the Tien Shan (Central Asia) (for instance, Der Tagesanzeiger and the NZZ reported). The Tien Shan is shared by five countries (Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan and China). All of them will have to cope with … Continue reading

DAMned future

Dams are supposed to be our future since they produce energie without the unwanted waste products. Waste products are all those that could harm our nature. They are products which one can scientifically research and learn how to minimise their negative environmental effects. Only waste products which are not of “social importance” are frequently ignored … Continue reading

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