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Mike Shanahan's Blog – May 2010 Archive (2)

Losing the will to live and let live

My colleague Tom Birch has a new blog post on biodiversity at the International Institute for Environment's Due South blog.



Reflecting on the findings of the Global Biodiversity Outlook 3 report, launched last week in Kenya, Tom asks what proportion of the planet’s natural systems should be… Continue

Added by Mike Shanahan on May 19, 2010 at 17:00 — No Comments

Entangled in the Web of Life: Biodiversity and the media

Biodiversity — the variety of genes, species and ecosystems on the planet — is disappearing faster than at any time since the demise of the dinosaurs. The implications are profound, for humanity and for our efforts to tackle poverty and climate change. Yet the media has under-reported this urgent environmental challenge, partly because researchers and policymakers have failed to communicate the issues in a way that is relevant to most people.… Continue

Added by Mike Shanahan on May 4, 2010 at 18:18 — No Comments

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