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Environmental Issues in East Timor (Timor Leste)


Part of Nino Konis Santana National Park. J. Patrick Fischer
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CARE Timor-Leste: Livelihood Security in a Changing Climate

The herpetofauna of Timor-Leste: a first report (June)


Timorese Call for Climate Justice, Plant Mangroves (October 8)

La'o Hamutuk call for Timor's rejection of the Copenhagen climate accord (March 28)


E.Timor makes UN history with ozone treaty signing 9/15/09; Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr Zacarias da Costa announces Timor-Leste's accession to the Ozone Layer's treaties 9/16/09

WWF Study Says Climate Change Could Displace Millions in Asia s Coral Triangle 5/13/09
The Coral Triangle and Climate Change: Ecosystems, People and Societies at Risk

Six Nations to Take First Steps on Coral Initiative 5/15/2009

Lao Hamutuk: Power Plant and National Electrical Grid Mega project or mega problem? 5/12/2009

Climate change challenge for East Timor 4/29/2009

Timor stops work on power plants 3/24/2009

Ego Lemos, musician, environmental campaigner 3/7/09

National Toxics Network: The Heavy Oil Power Deal  A Dark Cloud over East Timorís Bright Future 3/2009


Scientists Find Whale, Dolphin Hot Spot Off East Timor 12/31/08

Scholar Digs Deep To Find East Timor's Rich Past 12/12/2008

Letter to the TL President from Rui Pinto on sustainable development and sugarcane 12/10/2008

Philippines, TL, Indonesia meet on fishing 10/23/2008

Cane toads in ADF Timor base 'common knowledge' 9/16/2008

East Timor faces climate change challenge 8/6/20008

LH: Civil Society Forum on Climate Change August

Timor hopes national park to become tourist attraction  8/4/2008

Timor's Fragile environment in jeopardy 7/31/08

Saving East Timor from big industry 7/31/08

Whale-shark survey for East Timor tourism  6/28/08

Suara Timor Lorosa'e: People Must Look After the Flora and Fauna  06/24/08

East Timor: Outsourcing Sugar Cane 6/17/2008

Haburas: Protest Note Against Cutting Trees In Dili City 6/19/08

Haburas: Mangrove Devastation in Metinaru (May)

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Statement by Deputy PM at Climate Change conference in Bali (December)

Upcoming U.N. Conference On Global Warming Inspires Local Justice And Peace Activists' Meeting (11/21/07)

Timor-Leste (formerly East Timor) declares first national park 08/05/07

Timor hopes national park to become tourist attraction 08/04/07


Government of Timor Leste (GoTL): NATIONAL CAPACITY SELF ASSESSMENT (NCSA) PROJECT For Global Environmental Management STOCKTAKING REPORT February 2006

Global Environment Facility Country Dialogue Initiative January 2005

2004 and before

Forktail: Birds of Atauro Island, Timor-Leste (East Timor) 2004

USAID: Conservation Of Tropical Forests And Biological Diversity In East Timor June 2004

East Timor Environmentalist Wins Top Global Award - Goldman Prize 4/19/04

East Timor's Startling Underwater World  5/17/2002

ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH IN EAST TIMOR Assignment Report: 23 November 2000 Ė 2 March 2001 May 2002

Land for Wildlife. Goes to East Timor August 2001

UNDP: East Timorís first environment report exposes eight serious risks 06/05/01

NINANIKU: Assessing Environmental Needs and Priorities in East Timor: Issues and Priorities Feb. 2001
Full report

Yale University: East Timorís Natural Resources And Policies: A Reconnaissance Report (pages 23-24) 2001

UNTAET: Environmental Experts Visit East Timor 11/28/00

UNWire: Environment Policy Initiative Moves Forward 11/07/00

The La'o Hamutuk Bulletin: Focus on the Environment 7/17/2000

Asbestos contamination in East Timor  6/30/2000

U.N. setting bad precedent in E. Timor 6/19/2000

Our Planet (Vol. 11 No. 3 : Disasters): Recreating sustainability by Sergio DeMello  2000



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