News tagged with millennium development goals

Time to find a second Earth, WWF says

Carbon pollution and over-use of Earth's natural resources have become so critical that, on current trends, we will need a second planet to meet our needs by 2030, the WWF said on Wednesday.

dateOct 13, 2010 in Environment
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Mobile software to improve health care accessibility

According to the United Nations Foundation, there are about 5 billion mobile-device subscribers worldwide. Two-thirds of those are in low- and middle-income countries, many of whose citizens lack easy access ...

dateSep 27, 2010 in Health
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Biodiversity loss weakens global development

Biodiversity loss is undermining global development, leading scientists warn. The paper brings together a broad group of scientists and policy makers, including Natural History Museum plant expert Dr Sandra ...

dateSep 30, 2009 in Ecology
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The sad state of biodiversity

Factfile on biodiversity ahead of talks opening Monday under the UN's Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) in Hyderabad, India.

dateOct 05, 2012 in Ecology
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