World Humanitarian Day is August 19, 2010

Next Thursday, August 19, is World Humanitarian Day. This day, celebrated across the world, aims to raise public awareness about humanitarian work provides insight of what it means today to be an aid worker. The 19th of August has been chosen by the United Nations to commemorate the work of humanitarian workers as it marks […]

6 billion Others – Climate Voices

I haven’t come across much lately in terms of general reports and news related to climate change and human mobility. However as you can see in the past few posts, there have been some excellent thematic film projects and short videos from around the world that have emerged which highlight this humanitarian issue. The film […]

Video Report: In Low-Lying Bangladesh, The Sea Takes a Human Toll

(Yale Environment 360) January 27, 2010 – Danish photographer and filmmaker Jonathan Berg Moller recently spent nine months in Bangladesh, chronicling the lives of people struggling to survive just a few feet above sea level. He traveled to the South Asian nation after hearing projections from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change about the millions […]

Maldives Cabinet Holds Underwater Meeting

(AFP) October 18, 2009 – MALE – Maldivian President Mohamed Nasheed, who staged the world’s first underwater cabinet meeting at the weekend, is emerging as the global stuntman in the battle against climate change. Nasheed, 42, dived with his cabinet to the sea bottom Saturday in an effort to press December’s UN summit in Copenhagen […]

Blog Action Day 2009: Climate Change

(Blog Action Day) “Blog Action Day is an annual event that unites the world’s bloggers in posting about the same issue on the same day on their own blogs with the aim of sparking discussion around an issue of global importance. Blog Action Day 2009 will be the largest-ever social change event on the web. […]

The Climate Change, Environment and Migration Alliance

The Climate Change, Environment and Migration Alliance (CCEMA) was initiated in April 2008 at an expert meeting in Munich, Germany. The CCEMA has just launched their portal website which lists the aims and objectives and also has current news and event listings. According to the website, “The major aim of CCEMA is to mainstream the […]