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WSSCC Appoints David Shimkus to Lead Global Sanitation Fund

Geneva, 1 October 2014 – The Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) announced today that David Shimkus has joined the Global Sanitation Fund as its new Programme Director, bringing to the Fund over fifteen years of experience in international health and development.  He will oversee the Fund’s ongoing efforts to support community-led sanitation programmes in developing countries, including resource mobilization, financial management, capacity building and programme monitoring and eval

Ciudades se unen para reducir emisiones de carbono

Red de más de 2.000 ciudades se propone compartir conocimientos para reducir gases de efecto invernadero.

Earth lost 50% of its wildlife in the past 40 years, says WWF

Originally Published by Environment | The Guardian

wildfire thumbSpecies across land, rivers and seas decimated as humans kill for food in unsustainable numbers and destroy habitats.

El crecimiento económico, ¿extingue lenguas?

Un cuarto de las lenguas del mundo están en peligro de extinción, y las causas pueden ser la economía y el ambiente.

Retro Report: The Head-Scratching Case of the Vanishing Bees

Originally Published by NYT > Environment

vanishing beesSeveral years ago, beekeepers were vexed: Honeybees, those versatile workhorses of pollination, were vanishing by the millions.

Minidrones facilitarán respuesta rápida ante desastres

Presentan aviones no tripulados que podrán sobrevolar áreas afectadas por desastres y mejorar toma de decisiones.

WASHplus Weekly: Focus on Sanitation as a Business

Issue 163 | Sept 26, 2014 | Focus on Sanitation as a Business

This issue highlights some recent reports, conference proceedings, catalogs, and blog posts on sanitation entrepreneurs, sanitation markets, and other sanitation as a business issues. Included are summaries of a conference in Uganda; a Hystra report on household mobile toilets; catalogs of sanitation business opportunities; and blog posts from Sanivation, Water and Sanitation for the Urban Poor Enterprises, and others.

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Venezuela: gobierno impulsa nueva ley de software libre

Entidades venezolanas financiadas con recursos públicos ahora están obligadas a usar software libre

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