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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
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Floods leave 15 deads
More than 20 000 persons forced to abandon homes following heavy rains in the region.
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
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„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
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