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... 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
... And remove off the shelves all processed foods containing genetically engineered material.   41 End the destruction of biodiversity and the disregard for obligations under the Convention on Biological ...
Sunday, 21 June 2015
... drinking water, energy and agricultural production in warmer regions, and leading to the extinction of part of the planet’s biodiversity. The melting in the polar ice caps and in high altitude plains ...
Thursday, 18 June 2015
... a considerable percentage of the world's known biodiversity is located in developing countries, any effective mechanism for the protection of and reward for the local custodians of these genetic resources ...
Saturday, 13 June 2015
... 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 ...
Tuesday, 09 June 2015
... Conventions addressing the oceans and marine Biodiversity  such as the 1982  UN Convention on the Law of the Seas, (UNCLOS, the Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and The Convention on Biological ...
Monday, 08 June 2015
... Biological Biodiversity, the precautionary principle reads; where there is a threat of significant reduction or loss of biological diversity, lack of full scientific certainty should not be used as ...
Sunday, 07 June 2015
...    (b)  Bio diversity   DISMAYED THAT biodiversity has been ignored in the analysis of ...
Friday, 05 June 2015
... based on what is going in the forest, not always according to rules and theories.” See More on Selection Forestry in Other issues #2   (ii) Identification of biodiversity   Another ...
Sunday, 31 May 2015
... assessment  of  projects which are likely to have adverse effects on biodiversity (Article 14,Convention on Biological Diversity);   If the review has only examined how rather than whether Article ...
Sunday, 31 May 2015
... the Convention is to protect biodiversity. In continuing and, above all, increasing war games up the Northwest Coast, the Northwest Training Range Complex will be in violation of not only ...
Tuesday, 26 May 2015
... through Freedom of Information). Thus BC is bound by the two conventions); thus BC is bound by these conventions. This precautionary principle is contained In the Convention on Biological Biodiversity, ...
Monday, 25 May 2015
  By  Joan Russow, Global Compliance Research Project       ``This year’s theme of the international day for Biodiversity reflects the importance of efforts ...
Friday, 22 May 2015
... forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss. Goal 16: Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to ...
Friday, 15 May 2015
... and protect the planet’s biodiversity for all the world’s children.    Chief among these is that many Indigenous Peoples do not have legal title to the lands they have lived on for ...
Thursday, 14 May 2015
... in The Convention on Biological Diversity In the Convention on Biological Biodiversity, the precautionary principle reads; where there is a threat of significant reduction or loss of biological ...
Thursday, 14 May 2015
By  Michael Sainato |  Ecowatch http://ecowatch.com/2015/04/30/forest-fragmentation-threatens-biodiversity/           Zion National Park. Photo credit: ...
Friday, 01 May 2015
... the use of these poisons because they destroy biodiversity, aggravate climate change, destroy the soil’s fertility, and contaminate the water and even the air. And above all, they bring more illness, ...
Wednesday, 29 April 2015
... pay for anything beyond the most shoddy and superficial attempts at stopping the crisis. A new report by Trucost on behalf of The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity ...
Saturday, 18 April 2015
... PRINCIPLE IS THE FOLLOWING; WHERETHERE IS A THREAT OF IRREVERSIBLE HARM OR A THREAT OF LOSS OF BIODIVERSITY OR A THREAT TO HUMAN HEALTH, THE LACK OF FULL SCIENTIFIC CERTAINTY OF HARM SHOULD NOT BE ...
Saturday, 28 March 2015
... sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss. goal 16: promote peaceful ...
Wednesday, 25 March 2015
... 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.  ...
Wednesday, 18 February 2015
... 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.  Agenda 21 UNCED ...
Wednesday, 18 February 2015
... communities and their non-living environment interacting as a functional unit (Convention on Biological Diversity, UNCED, 1992). Biodiversity is defined as “the variability among living organisms ...
Thursday, 12 February 2015
... parks and Protected Areas. (Feb. 1992).   3.2. Conserving Biodiversity   The congress urgently requested that all countries urgently undertake surveys to identify additional sites of ...
Thursday, 12 February 2015
... Where there is the threat of loss of biodiversity, the lack of full scientific certainty should not be used as a reason for postponing measures to avoid or minimise such a threat  AVOIDNG DOUBT ...
Friday, 06 February 2015
... implement the Biodiversity Convention  through acknowledging that it applies both to private and public lands 6. Failure of the CRD to respect the Office of the Ombudman in its deliberation on this ...
Friday, 06 February 2015
... significantly on the biggest source of biodiversity on the globe. The political commitment of the global community on BBNJ was clearly stated in the 2012 Rio+20 Outcome Document, “The Future ...
Friday, 30 January 2015
... And remove off the shelves all processed foods containing genetically engineered material.   41 End the destruction of biodiversity and the disregard for obligations under the Convention on Biological ...
Wednesday, 28 January 2015
... PRECAUTIONARY PRINCIPLE   THE INTERNATIONAL VERSION OF THE PRECAUTIONARY PRINCIPLE IS THE FOLLOWING; WHERETHERE IS A THREAT OF IRREVERSIBLE HARM OR A THREAT OF LOSS OF BIODIVERSITY OR A ...
Sunday, 25 January 2015
... or substances that cause environmental damage or that are harmful to human health (Rio Declaration, 1992)   (viii)    the degree to which biodiversity is conserved, and not misconstrued to include ...
Sunday, 18 January 2015
... by the year 2000.  Canada also incurred an obligation under the Convention on Biological Diversity (1992) to conserve biodiversity with no distinction between public and private land, or between provinces. ...
Sunday, 18 January 2015
... A THREAT OF LOSS OF BIODIVERSITY OR A THREAT TO HUMAN HEALTH, THE LACK OF FULL SCIENTIFIC CERTAINTY OF HARM SHOULD NOT BE USED AS A REASON TO POSTPONE MEASURES TO PREVENT THE THREAT.    IN CANADA ...
Wednesday, 31 December 2014
... the draft approved by ENVI 3 weeks ago, says the text has lost substance in the final negotiations. The bill mentions maintaining local biodiversity and ecosystems as reasons that member states could invoke ...
Tuesday, 09 December 2014
... organisations are demanding that the states parties include, in the reports on safeguards that they have to present to the UNFCCC, indicators on biodiversity, the health of native peoples, land titling, ...
Tuesday, 09 December 2014
... in soil productivity, glacier size and biodiversity, and the countries least responsible for the emissions would be the hardest-hit: the developing South. Scientists say that severe climate change ...
Tuesday, 02 December 2014
... treat and develop new water supplies” (18.35., Freshwater, Agenda 21, UNCED, 1992)   (b)  Bio diversity   DISMAYED THAT biodiversity has been ignored in the analysis of ...
Sunday, 30 November 2014
...  9 APLICABILITY OF THE CONVENTION ON  BIOLOGICAL DIVERSTY Under the Convention is the obligation to conserve biodiversity "Biological diversity" means the variability ...
Tuesday, 25 November 2014
... on Biological Diversity,” she says, referring to the 1992 treaty. “That agreement obliges them to halt biodiversity loss and manage forests sustainably by 2020. Now, the New York Declaration ...
Sunday, 05 October 2014
... Gibbs J (2001) Wetlands ecosystems. Encyclopedia of Biodiversity 5: 781–804. doi: 10.1016/b0-12-226865-2/00282-0 View Article PubMed/NCBI  ...
Saturday, 04 October 2014
... lead to the protection and preservation of   ecosystems and biodiversity. The Charter should reflect concern for the protection of this right. International documents such as the Report of the 1972 United ...
Wednesday, 01 October 2014
...  THE INTERNATIONAL VERSION OF THE PRECAUTIONARY PRINCIPLE IS THE FOLLOWING; WHERETHERE ISA THREAT OF IRREVERSIBLE HARM OR A THRET OF LOSS OF BIODIVERSITY OR A THREAT TO HUMAN HEALTH, ...
Tuesday, 23 September 2014
...  Biodiversity DISMAYED THAT biodiversity has been ignored in the analysis of impact from climate change THAT“In-situ ...
Tuesday, 23 September 2014
... a Human Right must be adopted and implemented by all states   Biodiversity   (32)THAT states must seriously consider the impact of climate change on biodiversity as well as the impact ...
Monday, 22 September 2014
... ancestral cultures, biodiversity, justice, ethics, the rights of peoples, and life itself. Under capitalism, Mother Earth is converted into a source of raw materials, and human beings into consumers ...
Saturday, 20 September 2014
... the Convention on Biological Biodiversity, the precautionary principle reads; where there is a threat of significant reduction or loss of biological diversity, ...
Friday, 12 September 2014
  By Joan Russow, Global Compliance Research Project       Protestors marching through Newport, Wales Credit: Ben Birchall/PA Wire       NATO, ...
Thursday, 04 September 2014
... as much as possible to existing footprints in order to conserve precious greenspace. To conserve biodiversity, our urban forest should flourish and a stronger tree bylaw be implemented. The 100 year plan ...
Saturday, 30 August 2014
    By  Joan Russow Global Compliance research Project  
Monday, 18 August 2014
... National Commission for the Knowledge and Use of Biodiversity, the National Commission of Natural Protected Areas and the National Institute of Ecology. In withdrawing the permit, the judge was ...
Monday, 11 August 2014
... disarmament. REAFFIRMING also the precautionary principle which means that where there is an irreversible threat of destruction to the environment, to biodiversity, or climate, the lack of full ...
Sunday, 20 July 2014
... OF FUTURE GENERATIONS **RIGHTS (EARTH RIGHTS) CLIMATE CHANGE **RIGHTS (EARTH RIGHTS) BIODIVERSITY **RIGHT TO BE FREE OF ALL FORMS OF DISCRIMINATION **RIGHTS FROM THE CONVENTION ON THE ...
Sunday, 20 July 2014
... of the Secretary-General". 12.               49th plenary meeting 30 October 1980   ** RIGHTS [EARTH RIGHTS BIODIVERSITY International agreement Convention on Biological Diversity ...
Sunday, 20 July 2014
... be finalized in the assessment were: relevance of impurities, effects on microorganisms, effects on non-targeted plants, and indirect effects on biodiversity - non-targeted organisms, particularly birds. ...
Wednesday, 09 July 2014
... biodiversity, but also suffers from serious deforestation. Between 2006 and 2011, deforested areas in San Martín fell to an average of 36 percent, but the level of deforestation in the Gera valley, ...
Sunday, 06 July 2014
... VERSION OF THE PRECAUTIONARY PRINCIPLE IS THE FOLLOWING; WHERETHERE ISA THREAT OF IRREVERSIBLE HARM OR A THRET OF LOSS OF BIODIVERSITY OR A THREAT TO HUMAN HEALTH, THE LACK OF FULL SCIENTIFIC CERTAINTY ...
Sunday, 29 June 2014
... options for capacity building measures for developing countries. - US, Japan, Canada revert; G77 delete]   Biodiversity   Biodiversity 1. We reaffirm the intrinsic value of biological ...
Saturday, 28 June 2014
... water and the loss of biodiversity.   12. We stress that imbalances in the global economy and the inequitable structures and outcomes in the trading, financial, monetary and technological systems ...
Tuesday, 24 June 2014
... body of evidence has accumulated that clearly demonstrates that the wide-scale use of these persistent, water-soluble chemicals is having widespread, chronic impacts upon global biodiversity and is likely ...
Tuesday, 24 June 2014
... than the end of an ethnic group; it would mean the end of the site where 10 percent of the world’s biodiversity is found,” she told Tierramérica. The reserve is home to endemic species ...
Friday, 20 June 2014
... destruction of the forest would mean more than the end of an ethnic group; it would mean the end of the site where 10 percent of the world’s biodiversity is found,” she told Tierramérica. The ...
Friday, 20 June 2014
...  This principle is also contained in In the Convention on Biological Biodiversity, the precautionary principle read;   where there is a threat of significant reduction or loss of ...
Wednesday, 18 June 2014
...  This principle is also contained inthe Convention on Biological Biodiversity, the precautionary principle reads;   where there is a threat of significant reduction ...
Tuesday, 17 June 2014
... co-operatively by interested Parties. (Climate Change Convention, 1992)   And in The Convention on Biological Diversity In the Convention on Biological Biodiversity, the precautionary principle ...
Sunday, 15 June 2014
  By Jon Letman Hawaii is home to many of the world's rarest plants and animals, recognised globally as a 'biodiversity hotspot.' The IUCN announced that Hawaii will host the 2016 World ...
Thursday, 29 May 2014
... OF THE INTERNATIONAL PRECAUTIONARY PRINCIPLE; WHICH READS: WHERE THERE IS A THREAT TO THE ENVIRONMENT.  A THREAT OF LOSS OF BIODIVERSITY OR A THREAT TO HUMAN HEALTH, THE LACK OF FULL SCIENTIFIC CERTAINTY ...
Saturday, 24 May 2014
... contained In the Convention on Biological Biodiversity, and reads as the following: where there is a threat of significant reduction or loss of biological diversity, lack of full scientific certainty ...
Wednesday, 14 May 2014
... Diversity In the Convention on Biological Biodiversity, the precautionary principle reads; where there is a threat of significant reduction or loss of biological diversity, ...
Friday, 09 May 2014
... has been involved in broad-based social action projects to protect Mexico’s important status as a major world center of food crop biodiversity. The Appeals Court decision in December went further ...
Friday, 11 April 2014
... the pivotal inhabitants of this land and everywhere match the state’s rich biodiversity. The great transnational corporation Monsanto just learned this the hard way. A company fabricated out of thin ...
Sunday, 06 April 2014
... the rights of all living things, giving the natural world equal status to human beings. Once fully approved, the legislation will provide the Earth with rights to: life and regeneration; biodiversity and ...
Saturday, 05 April 2014
... may harm non-target biodiversity from microorganisms, invertebrates, amphibians and fish, (reviewed in Annett et al. 2014) - indicating that the environmental consequences of these agrochemicals need to ...
Thursday, 03 April 2014
... forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss. goal 16: promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to ...
Monday, 31 March 2014
... years later, however, the boom    had become a colossal bust—economically (for the “greedy bustards”), ecologically (biodiversity loss), and    socially (destruction ...
Thursday, 27 March 2014
... to the alternative development project that is the vegetable garden, has been forgotten,” he added. “Every vegetable patch, every campesino family farming practice, involves biodiversity, ...
Tuesday, 07 January 2014
... to the alternative development project that is the vegetable garden, has been forgotten,” he added. “Every vegetable patch, every campesino family farming practice, involves biodiversity, ...
Tuesday, 07 January 2014
... on the Law of the Sea. In all the international versions there is concurrence; where there is a threat of irreversible harm ,of loss of biodiversity, of climate change, the lack of full scientific ...
Friday, 03 January 2014
... are harmful to human health (Rio Declaration, 1992).   (viii) the degree to which biodiversity is protected and the degree to which a  biocentric rather than an anthropocentric-human ...
Thursday, 02 January 2014
... HARPER GOVERNMENT, FOR OBSTRUCTING THE BIODIVERSITY PROTOCOL, INDIGENOUS GROUPS ALLEGE CANADIAN OBSTRUCTIONISM ON THE BIODIVERSITY  PROTOCOL   WE DENOUNCE . THE HARPER GOVERNMENT FOR ...
Tuesday, 31 December 2013
... 2013, 10.13pm GMT Bhutan has built its economy and society on preserving the environment. Jean-Marie Hullot In a time of diminishing global biodiversity, Bhutan’s conservation achievements ...
Friday, 27 December 2013
... December 2013, 10.13pm GMT Bhutan has built its economy and society on preserving the environment. Jean-Marie Hullot In a time of diminishing global biodiversity, Bhutan’s ...
Friday, 27 December 2013
... Panel on the future of marine biodiversity, calls the closures scientifically disastrous and an assault on civil society. "It is always unnerving from a research and scientist perspective to watch ...
Thursday, 26 December 2013
... Convention on Biological Biodiversity, the precautionary principle read; where there is a threat of significant reduction or loss of biological diversity, lack of full scientific certainty should not be ...
Tuesday, 24 December 2013
... Biodiversity.   One of the key provisions in the convention is the precautionary principle.   In the Convention on Biological Biodiversity, the precautionary principle read;   ...
Saturday, 21 December 2013
... 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 should ...
Thursday, 19 December 2013
... called Bija Vidyapeeth (meaning school of the seed) that teaches the importance of biodiversity, conservation of the earth’s resources and organic farming methods. The organization refers to ...
Wednesday, 11 December 2013
... of appropriated ecosystem (land and water) area. In 2012, Rees won the Blue Planet Prize - the coveted award given to global leaders who make a difference in safeguarding biodiversity.  ...
Wednesday, 11 December 2013
... 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, fisheries ...
Wednesday, 11 December 2013
... were not just restricted to future shellfish production but also included comments on deleterious impacts on biodiversity and productivity. Such impacts are known to have occurred in other areas including: ...
Friday, 06 December 2013
... biodiversity are not clear. “In Canada it was found that pregnant and non-pregnant women had insecticide protein in their blood,” added the biologist, saying this runs counter to Monsanto’s ...
Tuesday, 03 December 2013
... The ‘right to an ecological heritage'  could lead to the protection and preservation of   ecosystems and biodiversity. The Charter should reflect concern for the protection of this right. International ...
Saturday, 30 November 2013
... points out that an international agreement, the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety, has been ratified by 166 governments (including the EU) with the aim of protecting biodiversity from these risks. Under ...
Saturday, 23 November 2013
... treat and develop new water supplies” (18.35., Freshwater, Agenda 21, UNCED, 1992)   Biodiversity   DISMAYED THATbiodiversity has been ...
Wednesday, 13 November 2013
...    Biodiversity   DISMAYED THATbiodiversity has been ignored in the analysis of impact from climate change   THAT“In-situ ...
Wednesday, 13 November 2013
Ban GMOs Now

(International/Earth News)
... Papa in Cusco, a community of 6 000 anxious to protect indigenous biodiversity especially of corn and potatoes on which their livelihood depends [16]. In the same month, Kenya banned import of all ...
Monday, 21 October 2013
... measures to prevent environmental degradation." (Rio Declaration, UNCED1992). In the Convention on Biological Biodiversity, the precautionary principle read; where there is a threat of significant ...
Sunday, 20 October 2013
... Diversity In the Convention on Biological Biodiversity, the precautionary principle reads; where there is a threat of significant reduction or loss of biological diversity, lack of full scientific ...
Friday, 18 October 2013
... principle, it becomes imperative to institute a complete ban on genetically engineered foods and crops. The precautionary principle reads; Where there is a threat to loss of biodiversity or irreversible ...
Wednesday, 16 October 2013
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