EU decides against tinkering with flagship nature directives

  The executive on 7 December 2016 confirmed what many NGOs and environmental groups hoped would happen: the Birds and Habitats Directives will not be...

Business not yet doing enough to stop commodities destroying forests

  BARCELONA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Global companies that produce and use commodities such as palm oil and soy are moving too slowly to cut...

Germany: Must lead the G20 on climate and energy policy

  On 1 December, Germany assumed the G20 presidency. This group of states encompasses climate and energy policy heavyweights. The G20 countries are responsible for 80...

GMO backlash takes root in Department of Environmental Studies

  The Department of Environmental Studies has drawn criticism from students after hosting a former research scientist for Agriculture Canada whose views on genetically modified...

How GMOs Help Us Reduce Food Waste & Its Environmental Impact

  Producing enough food to meet the needs of a growing global population, while limiting our impact on the environment is undoubtedly one of the...

Why The Attack on ‘Foreign-Funded’ Environment Groups Stinks of Hypocrisy Graham Readfearn

  You might have noticed that all of a sudden, Australians are supposed to be appalled by foreign interests getting in the way of us...

China: When politics caused harm, Mao’s killing of Sparrows

  Environmental disasters are common in the history of mankind, but not many can compare to the one which began in 1958 in China. Mao...

Global Witness: Company Executives can be tried for land grabbing in International Criminal Court

  A move by the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court to expand its focus signals a landmark shift in international criminal justice and could...
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