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CCKIOSK Climate Talk Series

Theme: Time for Action


07 December 2005
Michael Martin - Illuminated talk on the deserts of the world. (See the webcast of the talk)
Through the prism of words and photographs, a round-the-world tour to better understand the people and ecosystems that are threatened by climate change, desertification and loss of biodiversity.  A presentation of Michael Martin's breathtaking photographs featured in the 2006 Rio Conventions Calendar.

 "Illuminated" talk on The Deserts of the World/Présentation par l'artiste : Les Déserts du Monde

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Girl in Wadi Hadramaut, Yemen (see all calendar photos)

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Michael Martin (Germany) photographer and author

Welcome/Mot de Bienvenue

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Sharon Taylor, UNFCCC
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 James Ramsey, Responding to Climate Change


Words from sponsors of the project

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Salvador Milà
Minister of the Environment and Housing
Government of Catalonia

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Georges Handerson
Ministre du développement durable
Polynésie française ((PDF) read speech in English (49 kB) )


 Rio Conventions - biodiversity climate change, deserts and desertification/
Convention de Rio, biodiversité et changements climatiques, déserts et désertifications

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 Arba Diallo
Executive Secretary of the UN Convention to Combat Desertification
on behalf of the "Rio Conventions"

 

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