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Stella Paul

From rape to disasters, climate change a threat to women: funders

May 20 2016

COPENHAGEN (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Carla Lopez remembers the first time she heard a suggestion that climate change was a factor leading to the rape of young girls.

Bali farmers insure rice fields in defense against El Nino

Mar 16 2016

NUSA DUA, Indonesia (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Tourist taxi driver Nur-ul Aslam watches in hopeful silence as drops of rain begin to cloud his windscreen.

As fuel shortages hit Nepal, is renewable energy an alternative?

Dec 10 2015

KATHMANDU (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - On a Sunday morning, dozens of police officers in combat gear stand guard at a petrol station in Kathmandu’s Lalitpur neighborhood. Outside, nearly a hundred cars, motorbikes and buses form a serpentine line, their drivers hoping to buy a few liters of fuel.

As fuel shortages hit Nepal, is renewable energy an alternative?

Dec 10 2015

KATHMANDU (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - On a Sunday morning, dozens of police officers in combat gear stand guard at a petrol station in Kathmandu’s Lalitpur neighbourhood. Outside, nearly a hundred cars, motorbikes and buses form a serpentine line, their drivers hoping to buy a few litres of fuel.

As fuel shortages hit Nepal, is renewable energy an alternative?

Dec 10 2015

KATHMANDU, Dec 10 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - On a Sunday morning, dozens of police officers in combat gear stand guard at a petrol station in Kathmandu's Lalitpur neighbourhood. Outside, nearly a hundred cars, motorbikes and buses form a serpentine line, their drivers hoping to buy a few litres of fuel.

In India's dry regions, crowd-funding comes to a lake's rescue

Dec 02 2015

YAVATMAL, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When residents of a city in one of India's most water-stressed regions banded together with authorities to de-silt their local reservoir, they were trying to secure the future of their drinking water supply.

In India's dry regions, crowd-funding comes to a lake's rescue

Dec 02 2015

YAVATMAL, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When residents of a city in one of India's most water-stressed regions banded together with authorities to de-silt their local reservoir, they were trying to secure the future of their drinking water supply.

In India's dry regions, crowd-funding comes to a lake's rescue

Dec 02 2015

YAVATMAL, India, Dec 2 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When residents of a city in one of India's most water-stressed regions banded together with authorities to de-silt their local reservoir, they were trying to secure the future of their drinking water supply.

To build a greener economy, Bhutan wants to go organic by 2020

Sep 28 2015

SATSAM, Bhutan (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Farmer Phub Zam, 55, is in a hurry. Monsoon rains have hit her farm in Bhutan’s Paro valley and Zam is rushing to harvest her broccoli before crop is damaged.

To build a greener economy, Bhutan wants to go organic by 2020

Sep 28 2015

SATSAM, Bhutan (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Farmer Phub Zam, 55, is in a hurry. Monsoon rains have hit her farm in Bhutan’s Paro valley and Zam is rushing to harvest her broccoli before crop is damaged.

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