“Modern” styles of architecture using concrete and glass have often usurped local building techniques better suited to parts of the world with hotter climates. Now some architects are resurrecting traditional techniques to help keep buildings cool.
To tackle climate challenges, Bangladesh has adopted a number of policies and action plans since 2005. However, most of these policies fail to promote the rights and adaptation practices of the most vulnerable communities, such as the indigenous peoples.
ADRRN is collaborating with key partners, including GNDR, ICVA, ACFID, and others, to strengthen the participation of civil society colleagues at APMCDRR in order to maximise the impact of the messages from the communities we serve.
Using the stone country of the Arnhem Land Plateau as a case study, new research reveals why institutional fire management is inferior to cultural burning, and how environmental outcomes from both practices compare to each other.
Floods, fires and droughts in Australia devastate lives, destroy wildlife and damage property. People are looking for solutions from politicians and researchers. It’s time to listen to First Nations people who have extensive knowledge of Country.