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Life on Ecological Credit Is over Say EU Environment Ministers

By Staff egovmonitor.com 12 July, 2011 Today in Sopot the European ministers of environment talked about the crisis. Though it did not concern money but lack of ecological “cash”, that is resources such as water or ecosystems, which do a … Continue reading

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UN’s Environment Program is an Administrative Mess, Internal Study Reveals

By George Russell FoxNews.com June 10, 201 EXCLUSIVE: The United Nations Environment Program, the flagship for environmental consciousness and creation of a new era of “global environmental governance,” doesn’t know how its money is spent or even who it may … Continue reading

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UN: $40 billion needed to ensure transition to green economy

                    AFP By Staff June 5, 2011 NAIROBI — Investing $40 billion annually in the forest sector is needed for the world to transition into a low carbon, resource-efficient green economy, … Continue reading

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Tree-planting celebrities help mark World Environment Day

Alison Brown www.edie.net 3 June 2011 People famous and not so famous across the world are getting reading to mark World Environment Day (WED) on Sunday (5 June). UNEP Goodwill Ambassadors, actor Don Cheadle and model Giselle Bündchen, are among … Continue reading

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“World Environment Day” includes release of a New Forest Report

By D.A. Barber June 2, 2011 www.suite101.com Worldwide events and the release of a new report supporting the Year of Forests 2011 takes place on World Environment Day. On Sunday, June 5, 2011, global events supporting the 39th World Environment … Continue reading

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UN aims for biodiversity treaty by July 2012

AFP Tue May 31, 10:42 am ET by Staff MANILA (AFP) – A global treaty on the harvesting of genetic resources will probably be ratified by July 2012, the UN executive secretary on biological diversity said Tuesday. So far, 25 countries have signed the … Continue reading

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World Environment Day India 2011 – Forests: Nature at your Service

Indo-Asian News Service Wednesday, Jun 01, 2011 by Staff World Environment Day (WED) is an annual event that is aimed at being the biggest and most widely celebrated global day for positive environmental action. WED celebration began in 1972 and … Continue reading

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Bankers take centre stage in fight to save rainforests

            The idea behind international forestry conservation is making trees worth more standing than cut down. 18 May 2011 Last updated at 19:05 ET By Richard Anderson Business reporter, BBC News Given their obvious lack … Continue reading

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