The 196 nations that agreed to the Aichi Biodiversity Targets have just two years to meet auspicious conservation goals. How are we doing?
The following is a toolkit for journalists working on stories about food security and agro-ecology, the application of ecological science to the study, and design and management of sustainable agricultural ecosystems. The toolkit includes a wealth of useful statistics, information sources, links to further readings, journalism tips, and definitions of terminology.
Air pollution levels in most of China's cities fell during the first half of 2015, Greenpeace said, most notably for measurements of extremely toxic PM2.5.
Ajolote: un símbolo mexicano que pelea por sobrevivir / Axolotls: a Mexican symbol that fights to survive
Este animal, endémico de la Ciudad de México, se encuentra amenazado por la presencia de especies invasoras en su hábitat natural, la urbanización y la contaminación del agua. / This animal, endemic to Mexico City, is threatened by the presence of invasive species in its natural habitat, urbanization and water pollution.
The Philippines taught the world about the dangerous impacts of climate change. These were the remarks of former US Vice President and known environmental advocate Al Gore when he met with Filipino Green Activists at COP21. Gore was referring to Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda, a powerful cyclone that killed over 6000 in Central Philippines in 2013.
Al Gore, the Nobel laureate and former US Vice President urged the Philippine government to accelerate the phase-out of coal-fired power plants in the country and shift towards cleaner, less carbon-intensive sources of energy like solar, wind and geothermal.
At the World Conference of Science Journalists (WCSJ2015) in Seoul, South Korea in April, the Internews Earth Journalism Network (EJN) worked with its partner the Japan Association of Science and Technology Journalists (JASTJ) to hold a panel on how to report on sustainable fisheries, moderated by EJN Executive Director James Fahn. Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Ken Weiss kicked off the session with a multimedia presentation outlining the current alarming status of global fish stocks, and offered tips on how journalists can create engaging stories out of a subject that, despite its importance, seems distant to most audiences.
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El agua será un commodity en un futuro no muy lejano; será un bien comercial, advirtió el Banco Mundial (BM), conforme se anunció en la tarde de ayer durante la sesión sobre recursos hídricos, previa a la Cumbre Río+20, que se inicia mañana. Paraguay y los demás países del Mercosur defienden soberanía sobre sus aguas.