Wanted: another planet Earth by 2030

– Megan Evans The latest Living Planet Report was released yesterday by WWF and the Global Footprint Network, which finds we are now using resources and producing carbon dioxide at a rate 50 percent faster than the Earth can sustain.   Advertisements

Biodiversity 100: actions for Australia

In this International Year of Biodiversity, the Conference of Parties (COP10) will meet this month to adopt a new target to slow the global loss of biodiverity. The Convention of Biological Diversity (CBD) was ratified in 1993, and in 2002 a commitment was agreed upon by all Parties to achieve by 2010 a significant reduction…

Celebrating our biodiversity

– Jessica Walsh This year has been declared as the United Nations International Year of Biodiversity. It aims to promote the valuable role biodiversity plays in our lives, increase awareness about its threatened state, and highlight what people are doing to reduce the rate of global species loss. We, as citizens of the world, are…