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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Saving rainforests may help reduce poverty

A new study shows that saving rainforests and protecting land in national parks and reserves reduced poverty in two developing countries, according to research by a Georgia State University professor.

dateMay 25, 2010 in Environment
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Ministers near deal for new environment funds

More than 80 environment ministers gathered in India on Thursday inched towards a global deal to increase the amount of cash set aside to protect the natural environment, delegates told AFP.

dateOct 18, 2012 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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