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Marrakech: Global Landscape Forum 2016

By Katie Markcrow, Sims Meyer-Rodrigues and Hannah Sutton Exciting news was released yesterday at the Global Landscape’s Forum in Marrakesh, Morocco. After four consecutive successful Global Landscapes Forums (GLF) held side by side the UNFCCC’s Climate Change Conferences, State Secretary Jochen Flasbarth announced that the future GLF conferences will be held in Bonn, Germany from the beginning of next year onwards, where the headquarters of the UNFCCC are also situated. The main work of the GLF conference is to secure funding and further research for the rehabilitation of degraded land…

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‘Save Our Oceans': COP21 Paris with the German Ocean Foundation

    Cemuse Meets The German Ocean Foundation in Paris during COP21   Global climate negotiations are underway in Paris, the outcome of which is still uncertain but there are many organisations, civil societies, NGOs, observers and activists who are keen to make their voices heard with the hope of influencing world leaders to agree on a strong climate deal. CeMuse met one such organisation, the German Ocean Foundation (Deutsche Meeresstiftung), whose aim is  to highlight the dangerous impact of climate change on our oceans, seas, rivers and lakes. From plastic…

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TTIP: You didn’t see it coming…

The 18th of April marked the global day of action against TTIP and TTP – the transatlantic trade deal that is currently under secret negotiation in the European council. Corporation representatives are mainly carrying out the negotiations, with little input from elected Members of European Parliament. However, once negotiations have concluded, the proposed agreement will be passed on to the European parliament where the elected representatives from countries within the EU can either accept, reject or amend the agreement. The day of action saw hundreds of demonstrations across Europe and…

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