September 23, 2014
We are generally used to hearing positive things about conservation efforts and wildlife preservation. But imagine a four-ton elephant ramming through an electric fence and trampling your crops or a lion on the hunt for your cattle. These are very real issues for people who live on and work the land surrounding the 2-million hectare, world-renowned Kruger National Park (KNP) in South Africa.
July 28, 2014
The rapid development of shale gas in the U.S. is prompting other countries to develop their own shale gas resources. From June 2–3, CEU professors Andreas Goldthau and Michael LaBelle presented their research on Bulgaria’s ban on shale gas at the World Bank Institute in Washington D.C. The invited audience assembled for the World Bank Institute Learning Symposium on Governance of Unconventional Gas: Exploring How to Deliver Transparent Benefits in Non-OECD Countries.
July 16, 2014
Mahesh Pradhan, the head of UNEP’s Environmental Education and Training Unit (EETU) in Nairobi, Kenya, spent last week at CEU as a co-director for the Summer University course titled “Bridging ICTs and Environment – Making Information Talk and Technologies Work.”
July 16, 2014
Esri, one of the leading global geospatial software companies based in Redlands, California, donated over 30 licenses of their latest geographic information systems (GIS) software, ArcGIS 10, for CEU students and faculty.