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World's 100 most endangered species listed...
13th September 2012
Scientists ask whether humans care only for species from which they can extract benefit, and dismiss the rest as 'worthless'! Habitat loss due to illegal logging, firewood collection, construction, lack of law enforcement and hunting cited as cause in most cases...
'Sustainability'-its all about how we use the word
10th August 2012
Conventional wisdom suggests that pressures from non-governmental organisations or positioning on sustainability ranking tables are important factors that direct attention to social and environmental issues inside a company.
Reptiles repatriated to Philippeans
3rd August 2012
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - Over a hundred endangered reptiles confiscated in Hong Kong were flown home to the Philippines today, while the second-time offender who smuggled them, has been slapped with a six-week jail sentence.
Musicians back sustainable timber
17th July 2012
Press Release-for immediate release. Monday 16th July, 2012. Irish NGO, Just Forests, call on Musicians to Stop the Trade in Illegal Wood
Ireland ratifies Aarhus convention
16th July 2012
Ireland long held the embarrassing distinction of being the only European Union member state that was not a party to the Convention on Access to Information, Participation in Decision-making and Access to Justice in Environmental Matters - to give the Aarhus convention its full title.
European Commission to probe agri-industry expansion plan
16th July 2012
Fifteen Irish environmental groups complained to the commission that only an ad hoc "environmental analysis of various scenarios" is being carried out by consultants, with the aid of submissions from interested parties.
The Lessons of Easter Island
1st July 2012
(this is a chapter excerpt from Clive Ponting's A Green History of the World: The Environment and the Collapse of Great Civilizations)
FSC Congo Basin Regional Standard approval
18th June 2012
A process of adaptation at the national level is now underway, which will incorporate the Forest Law Enforcement Governance and Trade (FLEGT) Legality Grids for the Republic of Cameroon, Congo Brazzaville and Central African Republic as the cur-rent signed Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) countries in the region. This will help facilitate recognition of FSC certifi-cates as a route to FLEGT...  
Corporate Power: Which Brands Can Save The World?
8th June 2012
Lucy Shea of The Guardian explains why being named on the Planet Brands Index isn't a mark of acheivement, it's a call to action
Major corporations, COKE, PEPSI, etc, are 'privatizing' fresh water
3rd June 2012
New figures from the the Beverage Marketing Corp. (h/t National Geographic) show that bottled water sales were up 4.1% last year, versus just a 0.9% increase in bottled drink sales in general.
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