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The end of the world in 2100?

Real-life Apocalypse: our planet's ecosystems can only take a limited amount of neglect, abuse, and destruction. If they collapse, the world as we know it will collapse too. A new study says this is exactly what's happening. ...

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Civil Society Groups Mobilise in Rio

A loosely defined document with the idealistic title “The Future We Want” has been agreed upon after week long deliberations by a 193 member committee at the Rio+20. The document has called for the inclusion of “women, non-governmental organisations, and indigenous groups in the sustainable development agenda.” But, these 'recommendations' and 'voluntary' commitments are hollow promises with no compulsory e ...

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Serbian Election Campaign fails to address environmental concerns

The General Serbian elections held in May resulted in the election of a new president, Tomislav Nikolić - leader of the Serbian Progressive Party (SNS).  Voters were given a wide range of political options, however transparency of the election process itself and media coverage did not meet satisfactory standards - according to international observers. The Republican Electoral Commission revealed that 4.3 pe ...

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Did you know that?: Lady Jackson

Lady Jackson/Barbara Ward (1914-1981 ) was a pioneer  of today’s well known and most important concept: "Sustainable Development”. She was the first who enlightened and seeded this idea to the public world in its context known today. Barbara Mary Ward (1914 – 1981), in later life Baroness Jackson of Lodsworth, was a British economist and writer interested in the problems of developing countries. She urged W ...

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