Biodiversity Media Alliance

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Mike Shanahan's Blog Posts Tagged 'Nature' (2)

Call for greater support for media coverage of biodiversity issues

Journalists need more training and greater access to sources and information if they are to effectively tell an under-reported story that has profound implications for livelihoods, health and businesses the world over -- the silent decline in the planet’s biological resources.

So say media specialists at IUCN, IIED and Internews who will formally launch their Biodiversity Media Alliance (BMA) during the conference of parties to the UN Convention on Biological Diversity on 27 October in… Continue

Added by Mike Shanahan on October 14, 2010 at 10:00 — 5 Comments

Is it time to kill off ‘biodiversity’?

Data from Google, graffiti on Wikipedia and a phone call with my Dad all suggest that biodiversity is not the best term to use to raise public awareness of a growing threat to our wellbeing. Read the rest of this blog post at Under the Banyan.

Added by Mike Shanahan on September 28, 2010 at 17:03 — No Comments

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