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Convention on Biological Diversity: WWF demands a strong commitment to forest conservation
WWF looks to the Convention on Biological Diversity to help galvanize a serious commitment from ...
Illegal gravel processing compromises protected wetland in Switzerland
Illegal industrial activities in the Bolle di Magadino, southeastern Switzerland, are destroying ...
Fishing threatens world's rarest marine dolphin
New Zealand's North Island Hector's dolphins - of which only 100 still survive - are under renewed ...
WWF welcomes Norsk Hydro's decision to postpone controversial Iceland aluminium smelter project
The Norwegian multinational company Norsk Hydro has indefinitely postponed plans to build a huge ...
Alpine nations urgently need to "fill in the gaps" in the Natura 2000 network
Seventy-five areas in the European Alps need to be added to the Natura 2000 network according to ...
Holidays abroad needn't cost the Earth
A new business tool allows the environmental impact of holidays to be assessed.
Research into chemicals in rivers "useless" unless industry acts
Oestrogens and other endocrine-disrupting chemicals discharged from sewerage treatment works could ...
Ratification of the Kyoto Climate Treaty - the progress so far
50 countries have now ratified the Kyoto Climate Treaty. However, there are a number of important ...
The genies of the Niger River
Along the Niger River, in the Sahel of West Africa, Bawa Ousmane Goah uses some unusual measures - ...
Brazilian community obtains FSC certification for their forest
A local community in Brazil is the first in the country to achieve FSC certification for their ...
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