Tag : environment — 13 items matching

  • Living with Wildfire: Voices from the Local Community

    May 9, 2017

    Three Sylff fellows from Chiang Mai University, Thailand, organized a volunteer initiative between April and August 2016 in response to smog pollution in Northern Thailand. They led a group of local residents and students in the construction of …

  • Rising India: When and How?

    December 10, 2015

    Joyashree Roy, the Sylff Programme Director at Jadavpur University since 2003, is researching multidisciplinary approaches to understanding developmental and climate challenges, and is among the network of scientists who shared in the 2007 Nobe …

  • The Socioeconomic Dimension of Irrawaddy Dolphin Conservation

    November 9, 2015

    Sierra Deutsch, a Sylff fellow at the University of Oregon, went to Myanmar and Cambodia to assess the two countries’ different approaches to natural resource management. In this article, she describes the preliminary findings of her research a …

  • A Friendly Midsummer Get-Together in Tokyo

    July 29, 2013

    Around 20 Sylff fellows and steering committee members attended the first Sylff Fellows Gathering, a relaxed and informative midsummer evening get-together held on Wednesday, July 10, at the Tokyo Foundation. The gathering was organized to upda …

  • Can Japan Make the Transition from Nuclear to Renewable Energy?

    October 5, 2011

    On a recent visit to Japan to attend a conference in Hiroshima, I started to reflect on the tremendous changes in attitudes and energy policy that Japan has experienced in the months following the Fukushima accident, and I was impressed by the …

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