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... carbon sinks -such as old growth forests and bogs, planting trees, ensuring food security and strengthening conservation of biodiversity,      (vii) Promoting nature-based solutions, moving away ...
Wednesday, 07 August 2019
... the tar sands to fund renewable energy (vi) Conserving carbon sinks -such as old growth forests and bogs, planting trees such as Paulownia fortunei and strengthening conservation of biodiversity,   ...
Wednesday, 24 July 2019
... sinks -such as old growth forests and bogs, planting trees such as Paulownia fortunei and strengthening conservation of biodiversity,   (vii) Compensating for historical emissions, and instituting ...
Wednesday, 24 July 2019
... fortunei and strengthening conservation of biodiversity,   (vii) Compensating for historical emissions, and instituting a fair and just transition for workers and communities affected negatively by ...
Friday, 19 July 2019
... carbon sinks -such as old growth forests and bogs, and strengthen conservation of biodiversity,   (v) Compensating for historical emissions, and instituting a fair and just transition for workers ...
Thursday, 18 July 2019
... are more sustainable, reduce environmental stress , promote the efficient and rational use of natural resources- including water, air, biodiversity, forests, energy sources and land - and meet basic needs ...
Saturday, 01 June 2019
... carbon and controlling wildfires. Steidle notes,   “As our planet continues to warm, biodiversity fades and forest fires grow worse, does it make sense to keep eliminating the trees with ...
Thursday, 16 May 2019
... protected areas and by adopting ecologically oriented systems of forest management which can be permanently sustained and which protect biodiversity;   2. CALLS UPON the Governments of Canada ...
Monday, 08 April 2019
...  In a document obtained through the Freedom of information Act there was evidence of the Provincial cabinet endorsement for the ratification of the Biodiversity and Climate Change Conventions: ..."The ...
Sunday, 24 February 2019
... -- Julio González The villagers are fighting the El Escobal silver mine arguing that it will affect their livelihood in agriculture, as well as local water sources and biodiversity. “When ...
Tuesday, 19 February 2019
... to conserve sinks -such as old growth forests and bogs, vi. to strengthen conservation of biodiversity, vii. to avoid all false solutions such as nuclear, geo-engineering and biofuels which would ...
Sunday, 17 February 2019
... but concern is growing. Last month, the top three global risks identified by the World Economic Forum were extreme weather, climate policy failure and natural disasters. Water shortages, accelerating biodiversity ...
Tuesday, 12 February 2019
... to enhancing biodiversity and supporting climate resiliency. We are concerned that these restoration projects would be used as climate mitigation schemes.   Forests are part of these ecosystems ...
Saturday, 09 February 2019
... goals and targets. This recognition is enshrined in the Convention on Biological Diversity, which asks Parties to “recognize the role of indigenous and local community conserved areas in biodiversity ...
Wednesday, 30 January 2019
... coastal rainforests and rainforests further inland are dissimilar to anywhere else on the planet. Both play important roles in the preservation of biodiversity and the battle against climate change, he ...
Sunday, 27 January 2019
... the need to avoid adverse impacts on the marine environment, preserve biodiversity, maintain the integrity of marine ecosystems and minimize the risk of long-term or irreversible effects of fishing operations, ...
Saturday, 26 January 2019
... they also are habitats for wild species and biodiversity reservoirs,” he added. Over 40 percent of the world’s land has been converted or set aside for agriculture alone. This has resulted ...
Monday, 21 January 2019
... have changed with the mandate to conserve biodiversity, and conserve straddling stocks   States have, in accordance with the Charter of the United Nations and the principles of ...
Saturday, 12 January 2019
... groups. (Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images)   Alarmed by rampant destruction in the Amazon rainforest and the long-term impacts on biodiversity, an alliance of indigenous communities pitched the ...
Thursday, 22 November 2018
THE BIOMASS DELUSION

(International/Earth News)
... reasons outlined below. Instead we must protect and restore natural forests, thereby reducing emissions and removing atmospheric carbon dioxide while supporting biodiversity, resilience and well-being. ...
Wednesday, 24 October 2018
... to reinvest in renewable energy, to conserve sinks - such as old growth forests and bogs (not  just as a means to offset emissions), to strengthen conservation of  biodiversity, to avoid all false solutions ...
Tuesday, 16 October 2018
... has emerged as a well-founded principle of international customary law. This principle could be paraphrased as: where there is a threat to environment [biodiversity] or human health, the lack of full scientific ...
Monday, 08 October 2018
... substances,and subsidizing environmentally sound energy alternatives * moving away from car dependency and promoting environmentally sound alternative transportation * conserving biodiversity of public ...
Sunday, 07 October 2018
... astonishing agricultural biodiversity. They also worry that in her commitment to socially relevant science, she may neglect basic research. A petition asking López Obrador to pick another director has ...
Saturday, 06 October 2018
... action, calling it “an act of mobilization.”   “I no longer believe,” Hulot said. “The planet is becoming an oven, our natural resources are being exhausted, biodiversity ...
Tuesday, 28 August 2018
... disturbance, and in some circumstances the issue of preservation of biodiversity is important" (UNIDO, Proceedings, 1992, p. 220) Recommendations "7. Industry experts summarized the most promising ...
Thursday, 16 August 2018
... to invoke the precautionary principle.   Also time and circumstances have changed with the mandate to conserve biodiversity, and conserve straddling stocks   States have, in accordance with the ...
Monday, 30 July 2018
... forests and bogs (not  just as a means to offset emissions), to strengthen conservation of  biodiversity, to avoid all false solutions such as nuclear, geo-engineering and biofuels which would all violate ...
Friday, 01 June 2018
Environmental Uncertainties Halt Deep Sea Mining By Catherine WilsonReprint |      |  Print | Send by email The Asia Pacific region is characterised by high marine biodiversity. Credit: ...
Tuesday, 22 May 2018
... to strengthen conservation of  biodiversity,  to avoid all false solutions such as nuclear, geo-engineering and biofuels which would all violate principles within the UNFCCC, to compensate for historical  ...
Friday, 27 April 2018
... AGREEMENTS:  From the following instrument, there has been the legitimate expectation that the ecology will be, respected, the biodiversity conserved and heritage designated. 1. FROM CANADA'S ...
Thursday, 15 February 2018
... to ecological irreversibility • "to limit human impact on the living world to carrying capacity" preserve biodiversity; equitable distribution of resources; cut back on use of resources ...
Thursday, 01 February 2018
... to serve foreign markets and undermine food security. (xv)  I resolve to discharge obligations under the Convention on Biological Diversity, and thus identify conserve biodiversity , and implement ...
Saturday, 06 January 2018
... sound," or protective of "biodiversity".  They have interpreted their mandate to educate the students in the regular academic program on "sustainability; economic, environmental and social" thus with this  ...
Thursday, 07 December 2017
... sound transportation - (b) implementing the convention on biological diversity - conserving biodiversity and identifying biodiversity - invoking the precautionary principle to justify banning ...
Sunday, 03 December 2017
... genetically engineered foods could be detrimental to both human health and the environment in particular impacting on biodiversity. In addition, for years now the precautionary principle has become a principle ...
Sunday, 03 December 2017
... Oliver the Canadian Minister of Natural Resources is burying obligations enshrined under the Convention on biological Diversity, to conserve biodiversity and under the UN Framework on Climate Change to ...
Sunday, 03 December 2017
... sinks” and “to document sinks”. The production in the tar sands and the pipelines will undermine the precautionary principle iii. The PRECAUTIONARY PRINCIPE TO CONSERVE BIODIVERSITY ...
Sunday, 03 December 2017
... bogs, to strengthen conservation of  biodiversity,  (v) to abandon false solutions such as nuclear, geo-engineering and biofuels which would all violate principles within the UNFCCC  (vi) ...
Thursday, 09 November 2017
... of  biodiversity, to avoid all false solutions such as nuclear, geo-engineering and biofuels which would all violate principles within the UNFCCC, promote nature-based solutions along with solar energy, ...
Thursday, 05 October 2017
... reinvest in renewable energy, to conserve sinks - such as old growth forests and bogs (not  just as a means to offset emissions), to strengthen conservation of  biodiversity, to avoid ...
Thursday, 28 September 2017
... broader impacts and reinforces the 2015 conclusions: Neonics represent a major worldwide threat to biodiversity and ecosystems and the benefits we receive from nature. These findings reiterate the ...
Tuesday, 19 September 2017
...  Considering centuries of human privilege over the needs of the environment, what we need to manage is not wildlife but ourselves. Recognizing that many human activities have damaging effects on biodiversity ...
Friday, 11 August 2017
Biodiversity, Combating Desertification and Drought, Development & Aid, Editors' Choice, Environment, Featured, Food & Agriculture, Global Governance, Headlines, IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse, Latin ...
Friday, 30 June 2017
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Friday, 30 June 2017
... Day on Monday 5 June, the UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and the Environment, John H. Knox, said “We should all be alarmed at the accelerating loss of biodiversity on which healthy ecosystems ...
Monday, 05 June 2017
... development model that gained dominance in the world resulted to grave loss of biodiversity, melting of polar ice caps and mountain glaciers, alarming increase in deforestation and desertification and ...
Thursday, 02 February 2017
... Reporting Initiative, and examine options for capacity building measures for developing countries. - US, Japan, Canada revert; G77 delete]   Biodiversity   Biodiversity 1. We reaffirm ...
Thursday, 02 February 2017
... construction for contributing to production of greenhouse gas emissions and the destruction of biodiversity be a threat to security.] (g) interference with the GLOBAL information infrastructure, ...
Tuesday, 06 December 2016
... construction for contributing to production of greenhouse gas emissions and the destruction of biodiversity be a threat to security.] (g) interference with the GLOBAL information infrastructure, ...
Tuesday, 06 December 2016
... and the destruction of biodiversity be a threat to security.] (g) interference with the GLOBAL information infrastructure, as defined in section 273.61 of the National Defence Act; global information ...
Tuesday, 06 December 2016
... for contributing to production of greenhouse gas emissions and the destruction of biodiversity be a threat to security.] (g) interference with the GLOBAL information infrastructure, as defined in ...
Tuesday, 06 December 2016
... as old growth forests and bogs, to strengthen conservation of  biodiversity,  to avoid all false solutions such as nuclear, geo-engineering and biofuels which would all violate principles ...
Thursday, 10 November 2016
... conservation of  biodiversity, to avoid all false solutions such as nuclear, geo-engineering and biofuels which would all violate principles within the UNFCCC, promote nature-based solutions along with ...
Friday, 30 September 2016
... Isitt said. “We need to  reject liquidation of the last stands of old-growth rainforest and embrace sustainable management and community tenure of second-growth stands for value-added jobs, biodiversity ...
Thursday, 29 September 2016
... as urgent; climate change could jeopardize the fulfillment of most of the SDGs. and the key biodiversity areas. In 1988, at the Changing Atmosphere Conference in Toronto, the participants including ...
Friday, 09 September 2016
... change is described as urgent and concerned that climate change could jeopardize the fulfillment of most of the SDGs. and the key biodiversity areas.   Ban Ki ...
Friday, 09 September 2016
Monday, 25 July 2016
... levels of radiation Which is a man humans are exposed;  v. NATO has failed to discharge its obligations under the Convention on Biological Diversity is Prevent the loss or reduction of biodiversity ...
Friday, 08 July 2016
... melting and global temperatures, or the Great Barrier Reef, the global environment is generating alarming news. Predictions of multi-metre sea level rises, the collapse of marine biodiversity ...
Sunday, 03 July 2016
... temperatures, or the Great Barrier Reef, the global environment is generating alarming news. Predictions of multi-metre sea level rises, the collapse of marine biodiversity and food chains, and global ...
Sunday, 03 July 2016
... on Biological Diversity  calls for the conservation of biodiversity regardless of distinctions between public/private lands or between federal/provincial jurisdiction.  The Framework Convention on Climate ...
Friday, 01 July 2016
... each state, to divest in fossil fuels and to reinvest in renewable energy, to conserve sinks -such as old growth forests and bogs, to strengthen conservation of  biodiversity, to avoid all false solutions ...
Wednesday, 29 June 2016
... NATO has failed to discharge its obligations under the Convention on Biological Diversity is Prevent the loss or reduction of biodiversity in a region rich in biodiversity, and has contributed it irreversible ...
Thursday, 09 June 2016
... to prevent the threat.” (Principle 15, Rio Declaration, UNCED1992).  This principle is also contained in the Convention on Biological Biodiversity: where there is a threat ...
Monday, 04 April 2016
... Biodiversity Convention, the Law of the Sea, the Kyoto Protocol of the Climate Convention, and the Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants. The U.S. is the main reason we do not now have a World Environment ...
Saturday, 27 February 2016
... Hernán Giardini said in a statement that “Forests and jungles, besides concentrating considerable biodiversity, play a critical role in climate regulation, maintenance of water sources and flows ...
Monday, 15 February 2016
... and to reinvest in renewable energy, to conserve sinks -such as old growth forests and bogs, vi. to strengthen conservation of biodiversity,  vii. to avoid ...
Saturday, 30 January 2016
... in a system of farming based on science, innovation, knowledge and biodiversity. We call this eco farming. Eco farming allows us to confront modern challenges, such as climate change, while preserving ...
Friday, 15 January 2016
... and local seed, that benefits biodiversity and helps to preserve life on the planet in conformity with what is established in the Constitution of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela.” Article 2 lays ...
Monday, 04 January 2016
... per cent of the popular  vote; Conserving biodiversity on public and private lands; Reducing the military budget and military contracts and transferring  the savings into ...
Monday, 23 November 2015
... agreements, to enhance law enforcement cooperation and information sharing, for example by creating and participating in law enforcement networks; There are references as well to Ozone depletion biodiversity, ...
Friday, 13 November 2015
... NATURAL ECOSYSTEMS.(IV)BIODIVERSITY I.E. MONOCULTURE PLANTATIONS ARE USUALLY (NOT ALWAYS) EXOTICS THEREFORE REPLACEMENT (AFTER CUTTING) CREATES PROBLEMS FOR ENDEMIC SPECIES (V) SUSTAINABLE LIVELIHOODS ...
Thursday, 29 October 2015
... has agreed to the following recommendations:     3.2. Conserving Biodiversity and Harvesting should be relocated from primary to secondary forests   The congress urgently requested ...
Sunday, 18 October 2015
... and rational use of natural resources - including water, air, biodiversity, forests, energy sources and land - and meet basic needs, thereby providing a healthy living and working environment for all and ...
Friday, 09 October 2015
... on Biological Biodiversity, the precautionary principle reads; where there is a threat of significant reduction or loss of biological diversity, lack of full scientific certainty ...
Tuesday, 06 October 2015
... Diversity In the Convention on Biological Biodiversity, the precautionary principle reads; where there is a threat of significant reduction or loss ...
Tuesday, 06 October 2015
... in The Convention on Biological Diversity In the Convention on Biological Biodiversity, the precautionary principle reads; where ...
Tuesday, 06 October 2015
... in The Convention on Biological Diversity In the Convention on Biological Biodiversity, the precautionary principle reads; where ...
Tuesday, 06 October 2015
... habitats and biodiversity; b. Develop techniques for determining and monitoring the carrying capacity of small islands under different development assumptions and resource constraints; c. ...
Wednesday, 30 September 2015
... protection of the quality and supply of freshwater resources:18.59. a i Agenda 21, UNCED)   • To recognize Atmospheric changes can have important impacts on forests, biodiversity and freshwater ...
Friday, 18 September 2015
... DYNAMICS AND SUSTAINABILITY) 5.23. special attention should be given to critical resources, such as water and land, and environmental factors, such as ecosystem health and biodiversity. An assessment ...
Wednesday, 16 September 2015
... and its protocols and enact  the necessary legislation to ensure compliance   Definition; biodiversity also applies ...
Wednesday, 09 September 2015
... organisms] on developing countries. And remove off the shelves all processed foods containing genetically engineered material.   41 End the destruction of biodiversity ...
Saturday, 05 September 2015
... Year of Mountains, 2002. (Article 42 (f)WSSD) 44. Biodiversity, plays a critical role in overall sustainable development and poverty eradication, is essential to our planet human well-being and to ...
Friday, 04 September 2015
  goal 15: protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably MANAGE FORESTS, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss ...
Saturday, 29 August 2015
... and have demonstrable benefits for biodiversity and species. The new guidelines fail on both accounts,” says Valerie Langer, BC Forest Campaigns Director with ForestEthics. BC’s ...
Thursday, 27 August 2015
... one examines principles related to preventing the scourge of war; if one examines conventions and protocols related to Biodiversity, to climate change etc. one will find that most states are derelict ...
Sunday, 23 August 2015
...    COMMITTED to the invoking of the precautionary principle, as enunciated in the Biodiversity Convention:  where there is a threat of serious or irreversible damage, lack of full scientific ...
Thursday, 20 August 2015
... and biodiversity, and the satisfaction of basic human needs for drinking-water, health protection and food security (Prep Com bracketed section. 18.8. Fresh Water, Agenda 21, UNCED, 1992) F. Water ...
Wednesday, 19 August 2015
... of human needs and sustainable development, and special attention should be given to critical resources, such as water and land, and environmental factors, such as ecosystem health and biodiversity. 5.23.  ...
Sunday, 16 August 2015
... over-exploitation of ocean resources, pollution and the loss of biodiversity,” he said. “Over-intensive land use is 30 percent above our capacity to recover that land. The planet is ...
Wednesday, 05 August 2015
... use biological diversity for the benefit of present and future generations (Biodiversity Convention, UNCED, 1992)   and in the Framework Convention on Climate Change: " to protect the climate ...
Wednesday, 05 August 2015
... of years of socially inequitable and environmentally unsound development biodiversity and food security have been threatened, and now with the additional threat of climate change through extreme weather ...
Sunday, 02 August 2015
... possible, these would be able to cater for all human needs . This would create a major carbon sink, considerably increase quality of life, protect biodiversity, increase the spread of transport from A ...
Saturday, 01 August 2015
... minimizes the severity and urgency 9*FACTORED IN BIODIVERSITY Canada has failed to implement the necessary legislation to ensure compliance with the legally binding Convention on Biological Diversity ...
Saturday, 11 July 2015
... use of oceans, seas, biodiversity and ecosystems; addressing land degradation and desertification; and supporting sustainable cities and human settlements.  Building effective, accountable and inclusive ...
Friday, 10 July 2015
... risk reduction; promoting sustainable consumption and production; ensuring conservation and sustainable use of oceans, seas, biodiversity and ecosystems; addressing land degradation and desertification; ...
Friday, 10 July 2015
... latter causing a decline in biodiversity. People will suffer damage to their living environment because of these changes, for instance, a deterioration of food production. Furthermore, the temperature ...
Monday, 06 July 2015
... Biological Diversity, UNCED, 1992). Biodiversity is defined as “the variability among living organisms from all sources including terrestrial, marine and other aquatic ecosystems, and the ecological ...
Friday, 03 July 2015
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