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U.S. Government paves way for logging in Pristine Tongass Forest

Publication | 5 January, 2004 at 1:00

The Tongass National Forest is among the world's largest tracts of remaining old-growth temperate rainforest and is under threat from logging. The Tongass is located in the southeast of Alaska's coastal archipelago and is the largest national...

Substitute with Style - A toxic free sustainable lifestyle.

Publication | 7 July, 2005 at 2:00

Can we live a modern life free of toxic chemicals? Can businesses still compete if they eliminate hazardous substances from their brands? Many major companies have asked themselves these questions and concluded that a toxics-free future is the...

Energy Revolution 2008

Publication | 27 October, 2008 at 1:00

This report provides a blueprint showing how to apply existing technologies to halve global CO2 emissions by 2050, whilst allowing for an increase in energy consumption. The report is divided into 10 regional reports, with a global summary. It...

Climate Change and the Mediterranean Region

Publication | 25 May, 2000 at 2:00

Renewable Energy and Climate Change

Publication | 5 November, 2007 at 1:00

It is a truism that we cannot continue forever consuming the earth’s finite energy resources. In the long term, the world’s energy system will be supplied completely by renewable energy sources. Unfortunately ‘in the long term’ isn’t good enough.

Where Have All The Tuna Gone?

Publication | 24 May, 2006 at 2:00

Fishing for northern bluefin tuna is one of the most profitable fishing industries in the Mediterranean. However, today's mismanagement, boosted by purse seining fishing fleets and the fast development of tuna fattening ranches, threatens the...

Scientist statement: health concerns posed by genetically engineered rice from China

Publication | 5 September, 2006 at 2:00

Three independent scientists with expertise in the field of GE and health have issued a statement backing the health concerns raised by Greenpeace International.

CITES Factsheet: African Elephant

Publication | 1 October, 2004 at 2:00

In the past the demand for ivory has led to wide-scale poaching and the decimation of elephant populations.

Patagonia A Protected Reserve of Life or home to a Giant Aluminum Smelter?

Publication | 5 January, 2004 at 1:00

The Aysén Region of Chile's Central Patagonia encompasses an area of nearly 11 million hectares (about 110,000 km2), an area about the size of Austria and Netherlands combined. It currently safeguards five million hectares of native forest, more...

Protecting the Deep - Stopping the Clear-Cutting of the Oceans Rainforests

Publication | 5 January, 2004 at 1:00

CBD COP-7 must call on the United Nations General Assembly to pass a Resolution stopping all bottom trawling on the High Seas in order to protect the incredible biological diversity of the deep sea until such time as legally binding regimes exist...

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