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Initially, when the people started residing in the Himalayas, they could not have imagined that their valleys and mountains would become critical to the rest of the world within the next millennia. The heritage of the region is diverse, so are the issues relating to it. Several conferences, seminars and workshops are conducted world over by the Himalayan enthusiasts each focusing on various interdisciplinary and independent themes. Regular festivals and many other socio-cultural events are also organised celebrating the Himalayan way of life and showcasing the tradition of the region. Participation is not limited to the people of the region backgrounds of the participants are as diverse as the cultural macrocosm of the Himalayas.
Event: Save the date: XIV World Forestry Congress, 2015
Date: 09.01.15
Venue: Durban, South Africa
Organised by: Republic of South Africa

The 14th World Forestry Congress, hosted by the Republic of South Africa, will bring together the global forestry community to review and analyses the key issues and to share ways of addressing them.


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Event: Building Capacity for Conservation & Resource Management in Africa, 2015
Date: 09.01.15
Venue: Nairobi, Kenya
Organised by: ERT Conservation, in partnership with Fauna and Flora International

The meeting will be providing an opportunity to review existing regional initiatives, exchange ideas, develop and enhance capacity networks, and formulate effective and lasting solutions to common capacity problems.


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Event: 4th International Conference on Hydrology and Watershed
Date: 29.10.2014 to 1.11.2014
Venue: Hyderabad, India
Organised by: Centre for Water Resources, Institute of Science and Technology

International Conference on Hydrology and Watershed will engage in knowledge sharing amongst academicians, scientists, engineers, NGOs, policy and decision makers around the globe to indentify innovative technologies and strategies to address the practical challenges concerning water, land and environment management suitable to developing countries in the context of developing resilience to climate change. It will also provide a platform to people from industry to exhibit their hardware and software products in water, land management and environmental technologies with a focus on protecting ecosystem services.


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Event: National Conference on Renewable Energy and Environment
Date: 25.09.2014 to 27.09.2014
Venue: Devrukh, India
Organised by: Department of Chemistry and Physics, A.S.P. College

An event organised to discussconceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental or theoretical works in all areas of Environmental and Renewable energy related but not limited to; renewable energies, green energy technology, electric power systems, economics of energy, sustainable agriculture, waste management, biodiversity and its conservation etc. Designed to be an interactive session this national event will help address environment problems caused by excessive use of fossil fuel energy and in turn minimise them by using renewable energy resources.


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Event: International Wetlands Conference
Date: 14.09.2014 to 18.09.2014
Venue: Huesca, Spain
Organised by: Society of Wetland Scientists-Europe, European Pond conservation Network, Comarca de Los Monegros, and EU Life Program

This year’s conference on Wetlands will be focusing on “Wetlands Biodiversity and Services: Tools for Socio-Ecological Development” to progress on developing basic knowledge and exchange experiences and tools for managing and integrating wetlands as part of socio-economic development.It will cover wide range of topics related to types of wetland, their ecology, management and applications with particular emphasis on wetland restoration, creation and the integration of wetlands with wide range of socio-ecological issues to mitigate global climate change


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