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A comprehensive study has revealed that the oceans are polluted with more than 5 trillion pies of plastic.  Whilst larger pieces are ingested by animals like […]

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Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument, which bans commercial fishing, to be expanded to six times its current size.

Fishing and other commercial activities across vast swaths […]

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Shark Finning

On October 19, 2012 By

This sounds like something from the middle ages!  Barbarity on a scale which diminishes our status as an intelligent caring race!

How can we, the human race, possibly […]

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Politicians bailed out the banks in days – looking after their investments and pensions.  We elect them to look after us – and us includes our environment.

Why do […]

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Scientists recognise that species continually disappear at a background extinction rate estimated at about one species per million per year, with new species replacing the lost […]

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Despite knowing about biodiversity’s importance for a long time, human activity has been causing massive extinctions.

As the Environment New Service, reported back in August 1999: “the current […]

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Europe’s fisheries are worth less than its sewing machine manufactures, yet the political power of the fisheries lobby continues to allow the decimation of fish stocks.

Europe’s new […]

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UNEP Green Economy Report

On June 14, 2011 By

The Report is compiled by UNEP’s Green Economy Initiative in collaboration with economists and experts worldwide. It demonstrates that the greening of economies is not generally a […]

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