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#101034
2014-09-23

EU cannot afford climate change 'oblivion'

Two major international agreements will be signed in 2015, making it an important year for climate change: a new legally binding global treaty on climate change and a new sustainable development framework to replace the Millennium Development Goals.

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#101035
2014-09-23

Africa: Q&A: Making Equality Central to the Development Agenda

Alicia Bárcena, executive secretary of the UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), tells SciDev.Net that the future development agenda and its SDGs must be universal and apply not just to developing countries.

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#101037
2014-09-23

Concerns in agricultural biotechnology up in Nigeria

The last few weeks have seen several write-ups on the pages of newspapers in Nigeria about genetically modified crops (GMCs), food (GMF) and other products (GMPs).

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#101038
2014-09-23

Indigenous people and the crisis over land and resources

Do indigenous groups need saving from poverty? And why do they come into conflict with conservationists seeking to protect their land?

News Headlines
#101039
2014-09-23

Saving Europe's Last Virgin Forests: The Primeval Nature of Russia's Far North

In the beginning, Europe was forest country. Most of it is long gone, but a touch of the old world still survives in the Russian north.

News Headlines
#101040
2014-09-23

Climate change takes front and center at United Nations summit

(CNN) -- The first item on the long list of issues to be addressed at the United Nations General Assembly in New York this week: Climate change.

News Headlines
#101041
2014-09-23

Superpowers have failed us, so small nations must unite for climate revolution

(CNN) -- No nation is immune to the impact of climate change but it is the world's poorest that will be hit the hardest. A fair and inclusive global agreement to combat climate change is a moral imperative. Time is of the essence for Africa.

News Headlines
#101042
2014-09-23

U.N. puts spotlight on climate change

(Reuters) - With crises from Islamic State to Ebola competing for attention, the United Nations on Tuesday will zero in on climate change, giving leaders from 125 countries a platform to explain how they plan to address the issue.

News Headlines
#101043
2014-09-23

Apple CEO Tim Cook on climate change: No trade-off between economy and environment

NEW YORK, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- Apple CEO Tim Cook took the stage in New York to discuss sustainability, climate change and what his company is doing to make the world a greener place.

News Headlines
#101044
2014-09-23

Liberia signs 'transformational' deal to stem deforestation

Liberia is to become the first nation in Africa to completely stop cutting down its trees in return for development aid.

News Headlines
#101045
2014-09-23

Water: A Defining Issue for Post-2015

STOCKHOLM, Sep 23 2014 (IPS) - A gift of nature, or a valuable commodity? A human right, or a luxury for the privileged few? Will the agricultural sector or industrial sector be the main consumer of this precious resource? Whatever the answers to these and many more questions, one thing is clear ...

News Headlines
#101015
2014-09-19

Ahead of UN climate summit, leading investors urge transition to low-carbon economy

18 September 2014 – Just days before United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon convenes his much-anticipated climate summit, more than 340 global institutional investors representing over $24 trillion in assets are calling on Governments to take action that supports, rather than limits, inves ...

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#101016
2014-09-19

Tropical rabbitfish a threat to Mediterranean Sea ecosystems

The tropical rabbitfish, which have devastated algal forests in the eastern Mediterranean Sea, pose a major threat to the entire Mediterranean basin if their distribution continues to expand as the climate warms, a new study warns.

News Headlines
#101019
2014-09-19

Rare Zambian Tree Faces Exploitation Because of Legal Loophole

RUFUNSA, Zambia, Sep 19 2014 (IPS) - Steven Nyambose used to sell charcoal for a living until he discovered that the trees could be more lucrative in another way – through cutting them down and selling the logs to international buyers.

News Headlines
#101020
2014-09-19

The deepest cuts

ON SEPTEMBER 23rd 120-odd presidents and prime ministers will gather in New York for a UN meeting on climate change

News Headlines
#101021
2014-09-19

Mass murder by botulism: invasive species drive bird-death surge

Non-native fish and mussels seem to be behind a toxic scourge in the Great Lakes

News Headlines
#101022
2014-09-19

For Trees Under Threat, Flight May Be Best Response

The whitebark pine grows in the high, cold reaches of the Rocky and Sierra Mountains, and some individuals, wind-bent and tenacious, manage to thrive for more than a thousand years.

News Headlines
#101023
2014-09-19

Whaling commission shifts toward conservation agenda

Portoroz, Slovenia - The 65th meeting of the International Whaling Commission (IWC) ended today with a landmark decision to impose better controls over any future whale hunts conducted for the purposes of so-called scientific research.

News Headlines
#101024
2014-09-19

Ending poverty through sustainable development and leaving no one behind

As two African women and development leaders deeply involved in efforts to irreversibly end poverty and set the world on a more inclusive and sustainable path, we have reason to celebrate the great strides made in the 14 years since world leaders signed up to the Millennium Development Goals.

News Headlines
#100995
2014-09-18

Small islands must explore the value of the "oceans economy" and develop sustainable and resilient transport systems

Small island developing States must develop resilient transport systems and look towards opportunities offered by the ocean if they are to boost their economies, a high-level side event organized by the Pacific Island Forum and UNCTAD heard during the Third International Conference on Small Isla ...

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#100996
2014-09-18

REDD+ needs to protect forests and boost rural development -

If REDD+ is to succeed as part of the global response to climate change and if it is to work for countries and communities it needs to be tackled in the context of rural development.

News Headlines
#100997
2014-09-18

Investors call for climate change deal

More than 340 institutions managing £15tn of assets say governments must put a ‘meaningful’ price on carbon

News Headlines
#100998
2014-09-18

Ban Ki-moon to join climate change march

The secretary general of the United Nations, Ban Ki-moon, is to join a public march calling for action on climate change this weekend.

News Headlines
#100999
2014-09-18

Sweden backs new global fund to secure community land rights

BARCELONA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Sweden plans to announce at the U.N. climate summit next week funding of around $14 million for a new body that will provide grants and expertise to help indigenous peoples and forest communities secure rights to their land.

News Headlines
#101000
2014-09-18

UNEP Calls for Expanding World Alliance against Environmental Damage

Havana, Sep 17 (Prensa Latina) Strengthen international alliances to protect the environment and help the most vulnerable countries to be prepared for natural disasters, was a call echoed by the Deputy Executive Director of UNEP, Ibrahim Thiaw, during his visit to Cuba.

News Headlines
#101001
2014-09-18

Hacked photosynthesis could boost crop yields

It is difficult to find fault with a process that can create food from sunlight, water and air, but for many plants, there is room for improvement.

News Headlines
#101002
2014-09-18

Latin America at a Climate Crossroads

UNITED NATIONS, Sep 17 2014 (IPS) - World leaders gathered at the Climate Change Summit during the United Nations General Assembly on Sep. 23 will have a crucial opportunity to mobilise political will and advance solutions to climate change.

News Headlines
#101003
2014-09-18

Figueres: "If we want to prevent conflicts, we have to address climate change now"

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has invited world leaders from government, business and civil society to a Climate Summit in New York on 23 September.

News Headlines
#101004
2014-09-18

Enhancing European biodiversity by connecting conservation areas

While conservation areas have helped European biodiversity to flourish, there needs to be more connection between protected areas, along with greater attention to the needs of individual species.

News Headlines
#101005
2014-09-18

We Can Save Coral Reefs

Parrotfish eat algae and seaweed. These brightly colored fish with beaklike mouths inhabit coral reefs, the wellsprings of ocean life.

News Headlines
#101006
2014-09-18

Time is right for global focus on forest land rights

Recognising the land rights of local people could provide cost-effective protection for many of the world's tropical forests, a report says.

News Headlines
#100972
2014-09-17

Global change: Trees continue to grow at a faster rate

Trees have been growing significantly faster since the 1960s. The typical development phases of trees and stands have barely changed, but they have accelerated—by as much as 70 percent.

News Headlines
#100974
2014-09-17

Science striving for larger role in charting policy agenda on forests, climate

BOGOR, Indonesia — Climate policy will require greater engagement from the scientific community — and an upcoming high-level forum can help to chart “where the science-policy interface needs to go on forestry issues,” said Louis Verchot, Director of Forests and Environment Research at the Center ...

News Headlines
#100975
2014-09-17

Biodiversity today for tomorrow

Bees, beans, biodiversity - Bonn. Germany's former capital showcases its role as the UN city and environment capital of Europe this week with an international conference on biodiversity.

News Headlines
#100976
2014-09-17

Economic growth possible even while tackling climate change, UN-backed report finds

16 September 2014 – Just one week before a major climate summit opens at the United Nations, a new report released today by a commission of global leaders argues that major structural and technological changes in the world economy are making it possible to achieve lower carbon emissions and econ ...

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#100978
2014-09-17

U.N.'s Climate Change Push Gains DiCaprio, but Loses India, China and Russia

Global turmoil and violence in Iraq and Syria will join climate change as key topics at the 69th session of the United Nations General Assembly, which opened Tuesday.

News Headlines
#100979
2014-09-17

Environmental protection and development need to be integrated with informatics- Prakash Javadekar

New Delhi: The Minister for Environment, Forests and Climate Change, Shri Prakash Javadekar has said the concept of sustainability was an integral part of Indian ethos which ensured balanced approach to issues pertaining to conservation, access and growth.

News Headlines
#100980
2014-09-17

This Rare White Possum Could Soon Be a Ghostly Memory

A ghost lives in the Daintree Rainforest in northeastern Queensland, Australia.

News Headlines
#100981
2014-09-17

Each tree species has unique bacterial identity, microbiome research shows

Each tree species has its own bacterial identity. That's the conclusion of researchers who studied the genetic fingerprints of bacteria on 57 species of trees growing on a Panamanian island.

News Headlines
#100982
2014-09-17

Conquering the world at a snail's pace: Expansion of invasive Mediterranean Tramp Slug

The expansion of the invasive Mediterranean Tramp Slug has been the focus of recent research.

News Headlines
#100983
2014-09-17

Climate summit previews push for new global treaty

When the United Nations Climate Summit begins on 23 September in New York City, US President Barack Obama will be there.

News Headlines
#100984
2014-09-17

REDD+ progress is possible — just look at Indonesia

In the global drive to cut greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, REDD+ transactions have become prominent. REDD+ stands for Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation plus safeguards, such as transparent governance and respect for indigenous peoples’ rights and knowledge.

News Headlines
#100985
2014-09-17

Will the Upcoming Climate Summit Be Another Talkathon?

PENANG, Sep 17 2014 (IPS) - As the United Nations hosts a Climate Summit Sep. 23, the lingering question is whether the meeting of world leaders will wind up as another talk fest.

News Headlines
#100986
2014-09-17

Tackling Climate Change and Promoting Development: A “Win-Win”

UNITED NATIONS, Sep 17 2014 (IPS) - A widespread perception exists that developing countries must make a choice between tackling climate change and fighting poverty. This assumption is incorrect, according to the authors of a new report on green growth.

News Headlines
#100987
2014-09-17

Antarctic sea ice set for record high as Arctic heads for sixth lowest extent

Antarctica poised for record high as figures show Arctic sea ice was millions of square kilometres below long-term average

News Headlines
#100988
2014-09-17

UN: 'Time to take the heat off turtles'

At a UN-organized meeting in Bonn, experts are discussing the plight of endangered sea turtles. Expert Colin Limpus told DW climate change is just the latest human-made factor making life tough for turtles.

News Headlines
#100950
2014-09-16

Climate change remedies 'affordable', says global body

Politicians will put the world economy at risk if they fail to tackle climate change, a global commission has warned.

News Headlines
#100951
2014-09-16

Ghanaian Wins Top Biodiversity Award

Dr. Alfred Oteng-Yeboah, Chairman of the Ghana National Biodiversity Committee, has been named as one of the three individuals to be awarded the MIDORI Prize for Biodiversity 2014.

News Headlines
#100952
2014-09-16

Biodiversity informatics vital for sustainable growth: Prakash Javadekar

New Delhi, Sep. 16 (ANI): Minister for Environment, Forests and Climate Change, Prakash Javadekar today said that the concept of sustainability was an integral part of Indian ethos which ensured balanced approach to issues pertaining to conservation, access and growth.

News Headlines
#100953
2014-09-16

Samoa works to save its forests

The Samoan government is working with villages to protect their forests from increasing threats of climate change, unsustainable land use and invasive species.

News Headlines
#100954
2014-09-16

U.N. Climate Summit: Staged Parade or Reality Show?

UNITED NATIONS, Sep 15 2014 (IPS) - The much-ballyhooed one-day Climate Summit next week is being hyped as one of the major political-environmental events at the United Nations this year.

News Headlines
#100955
2014-09-16

Marrying conservation with comedy to save ugly animals

Heard of the the blobfish or the Canadian blue-grey tail dropper slug? They aren’t exactly the world’s cutest species.

News Headlines
#100956
2014-09-16

Climate smart farmers get tech savvy to save India's bread basket

KARNAL (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Erratic weather, rising temperatures, declining water resources and labour shortages are threatening India's bread basket state of Haryana, forcing farmers to abandon age-old practices and adopt technology to ensure food supplies for millions.

News Headlines
#100957
2014-09-16

Baobab holds out promise for Malawi’s farmers and forests

Demand for powder from the ‘superfruit’ could boost farmers’ incomes, slow deforestation and protect biodiversity

News Headlines
#100926
2014-09-15

Pyeongchang to host biodiversity conference

About 20,000 participants are expected to gather at the 12th meeting of the Convention on Biological Diversity, slated for Sept. 29-Oct. 17 in an eco-friendly district in South Korea, the local unit of the organizing committee said Monday.

News Headlines
#100927
2014-09-15

Brazil building Amazon observation tower to monitor climate change impact

Brazil is building a giant observation tower in the heart of the Amazon to monitor climate change and its impact on the region's sensitive ecosystem, a newspaper has reported.

News Headlines
#100928
2014-09-15

Has the great climate change migration already begun?

As rising sea levels, drought and disasters scrub some of Earth’s most picturesque places off the map, the first climate refugees apply for asylum. But the UN doesn’t grant refugee status for victims of climate change. Where will they go?

News Headlines
#100929
2014-09-15

Indian city of Surat anticipates worst effects of climate change

Gujarat city on India’s west coast is preparing to cope with twin disasters brought on by rapid growth and global warming

News Headlines
#100930
2014-09-15

Ocean algae can evolve fast to tackle climate change: study

(Reuters) - Tiny marine algae can evolve fast enough to cope with climate change in a sign that some ocean life may be more resilient than thought to rising temperatures and acidification, a study showed.

News Headlines
#100931
2014-09-15

First ban on shark and manta ray trade comes into force

All trade in five named species of sharks is to be regulated from now on, in a significant step forward for conservation.

News Headlines
#100932
2014-09-15

Ancient sturgeon in China's Yangtze 'nearly extinct'

The Chinese sturgeon, thought to have existed for more than 140 million years, is now on the brink of extinction, according to local media.

News Headlines
#100933
2014-09-15

Increased access to nature trails could decrease youth obesity rates, study finds

Local governments can help reduce youth obesity levels by increasing the amount and type of public lands available for recreation, researchers say.

News Headlines
#100934
2014-09-15

Glaciers in northern Antarctic Peninsula melting faster than ever despite increased snowfall

Increased snowfall will not prevent the continued melting of glaciers in the northern Antarctic Peninsula, according to new research.

News Headlines
#100935
2014-09-15

Rules of thumb for climate change turned upside down: Wet and dry regions recalculated

With a new analysis of land regions, climate researchers are challenging the general climate change paradigm that dry regions are getting drier and wet regions are getting wetter. In some regions they are encountering divergent trends.

News Headlines
#100936
2014-09-15

Invasive-species control: Bounty hunters

Destructive lionfish are invading coral reefs in the Americas, but fishing competitions can help to keep the problem species in check.

News Headlines
#100937
2014-09-15

Protected areas do work, concludes study

Protected areas are working. That's the conclusion of a new analysis of over 80 different studies on the efficacy of parks and nature reserves in safeguarding wildlife.

News Headlines
#100938
2014-09-15

Salvadoran Farmers Stake Their Bets on Sustainable Development

JIQUILISCO, El Salvador , Sep 12 2014 (IPS) - Peasant farmers from one of El Salvador’s most fragile coastal areas are implementing a model of sustainable economic growth that respects the environment and offers people education and security as keys to give the wetland region a boost.

News Headlines
#100939
2014-09-15

Plastic rubbish from land, not ships, killing Australian sea life, say scientists

Research shows three-quarters of rubbish was plastic and debris concentrated near cities

News Headlines
#100940
2014-09-15

Central Asia's intensifying water dispute

Water management in Central Asia has long been a controversial issue. It is a region where major rivers cross international borders and water and energy production are closely intertwined.

News Headlines
#100941
2014-09-15

Experimental Ecosystem Accounts for Mauritius Show Benefits

Experimental ecosystem accounts constructed in Mauritius bring together a broad range of data, and can help assess sustainable development policies with respect to ecosystem capital resilience, and adaptability to climate change—a critical issue for Small Island Developing States (SIDS) facing t ...

News Headlines
#100943
2014-09-15

To End Poverty, Act on Climate

Climate change threatens to undermine the United Nations' progress in both of its critical missions -- peacekeeping and development: Hardship often leads to conflict, and the worsening impacts of climate change are causing hardship. That is what makes the UN Climate Summit on September 23 so imp ...

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#100885
2014-09-12

Brazil confirms last year's rise in Amazon deforestation

Brazil's National Space Agency INPE has officially confirmed last year's rise in Amazon deforestation.

News Headlines
#100886
2014-09-12

Illegal tropical deforestation driven globally by “agro-conversion”

Nearly 50 percent of tropical deforestation to make room for commercial agriculture between 2000 and 2012 was done so illegally. That’s a key finding of a report published by the U.S.-based nonprofit organization Forest Trends looking at the global tide of tropical forest “agro-conversion.”

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#100887
2014-09-12

FSC meeting weighs old-growth forest protection, smallholder participation

The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC), a body that sets social and environmental certification criteria for forestry products, is weighing measures that could step up protection for old-growth forests and make it easier for indigenous people and traditional forest communities to qualify for certi ...

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#100888
2014-09-12

Majority of Consumer Products May Be Tainted by Illegal Deforestation

At least half of global deforestation is taking place illegally and in support of commercial agriculture, new analysis released Thursday finds – particularly to supply overseas markets. Over the past decade, a majority of the illegal clearing of forests has been in response to foreign demand for ...

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#100889
2014-09-12

Central Asia's intensifying water dispute

A new report finds political rivalries, economic competition and nationalism are hampering efforts to solve Central Asia's growing water and energy needs; a situation that may lead to conflict says analyst Deirdre Tynan.

News Headlines
#100890
2014-09-12

Wildlife activists say new U.S. lynx protections fall short

(Reuters) - The federal government will extend protections to all imperiled Canada lynx in the lower 48 U.S. states, but wildlife advocates said on Thursday it was ignoring important parts of the rare cats' range and they vowed to challenge the move in court.

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#100892
2014-09-12

Ozone layer showing signs of recovery: UN

The Earth’s protective ozone layer is well on track to recovery in the next few decades thanks to concerted international action against ozone depleting substances, the latest assessment by scientists across the world has said.

News Headlines
#100893
2014-09-12

Senior UN officials urge Member States to craft ‘bold, pragmatic’ post-2015 agenda

With an “intense and important year ahead,” United Nations Member States must work to build a framework that will sustain and finish what was accomplished with the landmark Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in the fight against poverty, hunger and disease, while rising to challenges old and ne ...

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#100894
2014-09-12

Pesticide Levels in Waterways Have Dropped, Reducing the Risks to Humans

The development of safer pesticides and legal restrictions on their use have sharply reduced the risk to humans from pesticide-tainted rivers and streams, while the potential risk to aquatic life in urban waters has risen, according to a two-decade survey published on Thursday.

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#100895
2014-09-12

Developing nations should do more to tackle climate change: European Union

NEW DELHI: The European Union today sought flexibity in a key principle in the climate change talks which says that the developed nations are more responsible in tackling the global warming as they are historical carbon emitters.

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#100859
2014-09-11

Demand for agricultural products drives 'shock' tree loss in tropical forests

Around five football fields of tropical forest have been illegally cleared every minute between 2000 and 2012 according to a new report.

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#100860
2014-09-11

'We are running out of time': CO2 concentrations in the atmosphere surprise scientists

The concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere made the biggest jump last year since 1984, according to the World Meteorological Organization's (WMO) Greenhouse Gas Bulletin, raising alarm bells about society's inaction on curbing global warming.

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#100861
2014-09-11

Bolivian vice president proposes unprecedented agricultural expansion

On August 14, the Bolivian Vice President, Alvaro Garcia Linera, made a startling announcement: by 2025, Bolivia was going to make two striking developments - first, it would expand all cultivated land to 2.5 times its present area, and second, it would triple food production from 15 to 45 milli ...

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#100862
2014-09-11

Elephants pay the price for palm oil in Malaysian Borneo, impact may reach far beyond reported kills

Best estimates put the number of pygmy elephants in Malaysian Borneo at approximately 2,200, but no one can be sure how many have lost their lives in recent years as palm plantations encroach further and further into the rainforest. What is clear is that if the loss of their forest habitat conti ...

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#100863
2014-09-11

Amazon deforestation jumps 29%

Satellite figures show surge in deforestation, as agriculture expands in states of Para and Mato Grosso

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#100864
2014-09-11

Wild bear Daniza dies after attempt to capture her fails in Italy

Animal succumbs to effects of anaesthetic after her attack on a man reignited debate over woodland repopulation programme

News Headlines
#100865
2014-09-11

Extinct Snail Found on Island in Indian Ocean

Once plentiful on a tiny coral atoll in the Indian Ocean, the Aldabra banded snail (Rachistia aldabrae) was declared extinct in 1997 as one of the world’s first recorded direct casualties of climate change. But last month, a monitoring team found a population on one of the atoll’s islands, surpr ...

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#100866
2014-09-11

Ozone layer recovering but remains threatened – UN reports

The Earth’s protective ozone layer is on track to recover by the middle of the century, the United Nations today reported, urging unified action to tackle climate change and curb continued fluctuations to the composition of the atmosphere.

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#100867
2014-09-11

Marine Reserves in All UK Overseas Territories?

On 10th September in Parliament, Zac Goldsmith MP, Stanley Johnson, the RSPB, the Blue Marine Foundation and the Pew Trusts presented a pamphlet calling on the Government to commit to creating Marine Protected Areas around three of its Overseas Territories: Pitcairn, Ascension, and South Georgia ...

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#100869
2014-09-11

Climate change and the SDGs: Where do we go from here?

In less than two weeks, world leaders will travel to New York for the U.N. secretary-general’s widely anticipated climate summit. On Sept. 23, they will have a unique opportunity to take stock of the latest warnings about climate change, and commit to work harder than ever to tackle rising emiss ...

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#100832
2014-09-10

Kerala to Prepare Databank of Marine Ecosystem

Thiruvananthapuram: Claimed to be the first of its kind initiative in the country, a marine biodiversity map of Kerala's coastline is being prepared by the State Biodiversity Board to create a databank of marine ecosystems and traditional knowledge of the fishermen folk community.

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#100833
2014-09-10

6th Mass Extinction? Humans Kill Species Faster than They're Created

Humans are killing off species thousands of times faster than nature creates them, new research finds.

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#100834
2014-09-10

As climate change debate heats up, UN experts warn ‘we are running out of time’

9 September 2014 – The United Nations weather agency today voiced concerns over the surge of carbon dioxide concentration in the atmosphere, which has reached a new record high in 2013, amid worrying sings that oceans and biosphere seem unable to soak up emissions as quickly as they used to.

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#100835
2014-09-10

Global biodiversity prize for Indian

R. Kamal Bawa, president, the Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment (ATREE), India, and distinguished professor, University of Massachusetts, Boston, is among the three winners of the MIDORI Prize for Biodiversity 2014.

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#100837
2014-09-10

Prioritising islands' invasive pest control

Scientists have developed a way to identify island habitats that face the greatest threat from invasive pests, such as rats and feral cats.

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#100838
2014-09-10

Wildlife energy: Survival of the fittest

Using a wildlife version of fitness trackers, biologists can finally measure how much energy animals need to stay alive.

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#100839
2014-09-10

Drug traffickers in Honduras displace indigenous people and destroy forests

Transnational drug trafficking organizations in Honduras – such as the Sinaloa Cartel and Los Zetas – are displacing indigenous tribal groups and destroying critical forests and wildlife habitats.

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#100841
2014-09-10

David Suzuki: Fighting climate change offers many health benefits

What if we could reduce worldwide deaths from disease, starvation, and disaster while improving the health of people everywhere? According to the World Health Organization, we can.

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#100843
2014-09-10

NASA probe to study world’s forests and carbon cycle

NASA is developing a new probe that will create a unique 3D map of all the world’s forests, in an attempt to improve understanding of their role in the carbon cycle and the mitigation of climate change.

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