Articles Tagged with the word ‘biodiversity’
02 May 2013
The Brazilian government hopes to uncover new species and tribes by “knowing the rainforest from within”
19 Nov 2012
Developed countries are set to double their funding support for vulnerable marine areas, following a UN biodiversity conference
12 Sep 2012
The rate of deforestation in the Amazon decreased by 23% during 2011-2012, according to preliminary figures released by Brazil’s National Institute for Space Research (INPE)
30 Jul 2012
Martin Wright reports on the quest for a green, restorative Games in London
10 Nov 2010
Trees for Life has announced that it has discovered a species of sawfly that has never been recorded in the UK before.
14 Sep 2010
Following one of the most successful biodiversity conservation campaigns in Colombian history the yellow-eared parrot has been saved
18 Jan 2010
The eight winners of a children's international biodiversity photograph competition were rewarded at a special event in December.
10 Mar 2009
A historic commitment has recently been announced between the governments of France and Madagascar, with £14 million allocated in the largest debt-for-nature swap agreement.
24 Nov 2008
The Seedsavers Network has produced a beautiful film celebrating the seed keepers, farmers and gardeners who are ensuring our long-term survival.
17 Jun 2008
After a ten year long David and Goliath battle, Canadian farmer Percy Schmeiser has finally won damages from Monsanto in an out of court settlement.
29 Feb 2004
We need to increase biodiversity on agricultural land according to a report from one of the House of Commons' most powerful select committees, the Environmental Audit Committee, which has been investigating GM crops.
30 Dec 2002
I am an active member of Greenpeace' and the anti-nuclear, non-violent direct action group, Trident Ploughshares'.
30 Jun 2002
Action, not more talk is what's required at the World Summit on Sustainable Development. That's the message of the preparatory meetings, which have been going on for the past year. To bring greater clarity to the proceedings, UN Secretary General, Kofi Annan, says there are five key areas where concrete results can and must be obtained. These five areas,...