Short films to mark World Environment Day

by NO_AUTHOR | Thomson Reuters Foundation
Thursday, 28 May 2009 18:32 GMT

IRIN  films, in partnership with UNEP  (UN Environment Programme) is launching the first of a series of short films on the human cost of climate change, to mark World Environment Day on June 5. 


IRIN said the three-minute films tell how different communities around Asia are being affected by climate change and what they're doing about it. "The stories are beautifully shot and pass simple but strong comment on affected communities," IRIN said.

It appealed for similarly motivated organisations to either co-host or put up links to the films on their sites. They can be viewed at

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