Monthly Archives: June 2013
By Tim Stephens
The Great Barrier Reef may have been spared the indignity of being listed as a World Heritage Area “in danger” this week, but the Reef’s woes are just beginning.
There are 962 properties on the world heritage list. Most of these are protected for their cultural values, while many, like the.
by Carol Adams, Monash University
Paul Druckman, the CEO of the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC), recently led the coalition’s global charge on corporate reporting changes to Australia, where he bolstered support and talked uptake turkey with business leaders and officials.
“We’re not about more reporting, we’re about better reporting,” Mr Druckman.
What Climate Change Means for Africa, Asia and the Coastal PoorHighlights:
- A new climate report looks at likely impacts of present day, 2°C, and 4°C warming across Sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia and South East Asia.
- It describes the risks to agriculture and livelihood security in Sub-Saharan Africa; the rise in sea-level, loss of coral reefs and devastation.
By Michelle See-Tho, The Conversation
Pesticide levels considered environmentally friendly in Europe and Australia are, in fact, having a devastating effect on invertebrate insect biodiversity in nearby creeks and streams, a new study has found, showing the need for an urgent overhaul of the way pesticide risk is assessed.
Water-dwelling invertebrates like worms, snails, crustaceans,.
By Luke Kemp
The latest climate negotiations in Bonn have been stalled for two full weeks and climate multilateralism is in crisis mode leading up to the next major gathering in 2015. So, what is the problem?
There is an inconvenient truth that the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) has has been.
By Colin Hunt
The International Energy Agency’s (IEA) latest report repeats the message we’ve heard from many sources – we’re heading for a temperature rise of much more than 2°C. But given its international reach and expertise, the agency is uniquely placed to recommend what we can do to fix the problem. They’ve come.