Sir Richard Branson supports Many Strong Voices
The work of MSV to help raise the profile of people in the Arctic and Small Island Developing States (SIDS) and their struggle against climate change has gained the support of one of the world’s most influential business leaders.
Many Strong Voices - one of the top ten most influential climate change campaigns in the world
Many Strong Voices (MSV) – a programme that brings together people and organizations in the Arctic and Small Island Developing States (SIDS) to take action on climate change – has been voted by readers of The Guardian as one of the most influential campaigns on raising awareness on climate change.
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“Many Strong Voices is a really powerful project. The voices of affected communities are, in general, absent from most climate change campaigning, but here, people who are affected by climate change speak for themselves about what it means to them.” … a quote from a reader
A man leaves his island
Transcript from New Zealand court case sheds light on the complicated relationship between climate change and migration.
Reclaiming the land in the Seychelles
A year ago coastal erosion was making the communities on the west coast of Mahé worried, told Alain de Comarmond, Director General at the Ministry of Environment and Energy in the Seychelles. Soon children will be playing on reclaimed land.
Bring Warming Talks In From The Cold
Climate change experts and government officials have arrived in Doha, Qatar, for yet another round of global climate talks. Olav Orheim, the chair of GRID-Arendal's board, writes in the British newspaper The Independent that while no one is holding their breath about any major breakthrough on this highly contentious issue, there might – just might – be reason to believe that at last, progress can be made.
The Poles and Global Linkages
At the “International Polar Year 2012 Conference” in Montreal, March 2012, Ronald Jumeau, Ambassador for Climate Change for the Government of the Seychelles gave an impassioned speech at the conference about “Poles and Global Linkages”.
We Need Many Strong, United Voices to Combat Climate Change
(Climate Change Policy and Practice, 2 April 2012) -To deal with the threats and challenges of climate change we need solidarity. We need to recognize that no matter where we live, we are one people on a single planet, the only planet that we have.
In Conversation with Dr Neville Trotz - CDKN COP 17 Side Event
Dr. Neville Trotz from the Caribbean Climate Change Community Centre (CCCCC) and long-term partner of the Many Strong Voices programme, speaks about the actions and activities of the centre to meet the challenges of climate change in the Caribbean.
Circumpolar Inuit to Global Leaders in Durban: Don't Abandon Kyoto
06 December, 2011 – Ottawa, Canada – The Inuit Circumpolar Council (ICC), representing Inuit from Greenland, Canada, Alaska, and Chukotka, Russia, released a document today addressed to global leaders assembled for the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change meetings in Durban. The Inuit Call to Global Leaders highlights the importance of strong commitments from developed nations, and calls on global leaders not to abandon the commitments that they made under the Kyoto protocol.
Youth in the south Pacific have a voice on climate change in their communities
Pictorial banners created by the youth from islands of the South Pacific are focusing on the effects of climate change in their lives. Portraits of Resilience is a photography project that works with youth and schools to document the effects of climate change in their local communities in both the Arctic and the Small Island Developing States.