Biodiversity Media Alliance

Linking Journalism with the Web of Life

September 2012 Blog Posts (6)

Global citizen consultation for the UN: Great concern for biodiversity and strong support for action

First Results of World Wide Views on Biodiversity: Three quarters of citizens were very concerned about biodiversity loss, people in developing countries feel more affected. Citizens agree that all countries should pay for protection, but the main part should come from developed countries.

 

The 3,000 participants of World Wide Views on Biodiversity (WWViews) – the first-ever global citizen consultation on biodiversity - were selected to reflect the demographic…

Continue

Added by Markus Schmidt on September 20, 2012 at 13:30 — No Comments

JEJU-ISLAND NAVY-BASE CONTROVERSY DIVIDES IUCN

Contact:  Koohan Paik                                                        FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
 
WORLD’S LARGEST ENVIRONMENTAL ORGANIZATION IN
ETHICAL QUANDARY:
Should it answer to conference sponsors…
Continue

Added by Sukhyun Park on September 14, 2012 at 2:34 — No Comments

Open letter to Mr. Khosla, president of IUCN re. M181

RE: IMPROPER CONDUCT AT SEPT. 12 CONTACT GROUP FOR MOTION 181: PROTECTION OF THE PEOPLE, NATURE, CULTURE AND HERITAGE OF GANGJEONG VILLAGE
 
Dear Mr. Khosla,
 
My name is Sukhyun Park. I am a Research Fellow with the Korean IUCN member organization, Citizens Institute for Environmental Studies.
 
This evening, September 12, a Contact Group was held for the deeply controversial issue…
Continue

Added by Sukhyun Park on September 13, 2012 at 14:19 — No Comments

Floods leave 15 deads

North-Cameroon

Floods leave 15 deads

More than 20 000 persons forced to abandon homes following heavy rains in the region.

Added by Irene GAOUDA on September 4, 2012 at 18:00 — 1 Comment

Sustainable Transportation gains momentum at Rio+20

Perhaps it should come as no surprise that the commitments to sustainable transportation were some of the greatest achievements of June’s Rio+20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD). Very little could exemplify the world’s need for sustainable transport to the delegates better than the average of 6 cumulative hours per day they spent on buses in a traffic-choked commute to the exurban conference site. It was a clear sign that despite having adopted strong language for…

Continue

Added by sustainableprosperity on September 4, 2012 at 15:00 — No Comments

Global Citizen Participation project on biodiversity about to begin

„World Wide Views on Biodiversity“ organizes local consultations of laypeople worldwide. Citizens views on a global challenge - the rapid loss of biodiversity - will be collected on September 15 and might enhance negotiations at the matching UN-Conference in October.

 

The citizen participation project  „World Wide Views on Biodiversity“ (WWViews) will take place 15th of September 2012 in…

Continue

Added by Markus Schmidt on September 3, 2012 at 22:16 — No Comments

Monthly Archives

2017

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

© 2017   Created by Matthew Wright.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service