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Africa's future ... can biosciences contribute?

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8 new essays that examine the implementation of biosciences for farming in Africa . more...

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OurPlanet'The Future is Priceless'. The world urgently needs a new shared global agreement on greenhouse gas emissions reductions. The 194 countries participating in the COP19 climate summit – hosted in Warsaw by Poland – have no doubt about that.

There has been a growth in action, much it at national level, which could go a long way towards bridging the emissions gap by 2020 while setting the stage for the even deeper cuts needed beyond then. It is unlikely to be enough: international cooperation will also be essential - one reason why a universal and meaningful new climate agreement among all nations has been promised by governments and is urgently needed by 2015.

This issue of Our Planet explores the consequences of global change and the global change which is needed to ensure our future. more...

UN Framework Convention on Climate Change Where we stand

The decisions of the Conferences of the Parties. The texts – what was actually achieved
COP152009 COP15 The Copenhagen Accord


COP162010 COP16 The Cancun Decisions

Reports on current thinking on various biodiversity issues, from mountain areas to coldwater corals, and bamboos to carbon and biodiversity. more...
International figures examine our current relationship with the natural world and discuss what tomorrow might bring. more...
 

TUNZASustainable worlds - this issue of Tunza focuses on making the most of what we have, but using it sustainably. It features some remarkable Bayer Young Environmental Leaders and their innovative approach to helping others and building a better world; new developments including the first lab-bread hamburger and carbon farming; new ideas such as encouraging microbes in our environment - we actually need them; and examines how we can develop green super-highways and how our cities can help the world to go green. more ...

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About TUNZA À Propos de TUNZA A Propósito de TUNZA
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Tunza Issue 10.2 is Available in Chinese
Tunza special supplement on health and the environment: Healthy people in a healthy environment
SUSTAINABILITY THROUGH SPORT

Sustainability Through SportSport presents broad opportunities to promote environmental awareness, capacity building and far-reaching actions for environmental, social and economic development across society. It also can be a means of achieving peace and reconciliation as a fundamental prerequisite for sustainability. more...

 

For a Living PlanetFor a Living Planet

WWF, the world's best known conservation organization, celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2011. Learn more about its achievements and concerns both for today and tomorrow. more...

The Energy ReportThe energy report
100% renewable energy by 2050

Such a transition is not only possible but cost-effective, producing energy that is affordable for all in ways that are sustainable. more...

THE LIVING PLANET REPORT 2012
"We are living as if we have an extra planet at our disposal. We are using 50 per cent more resources than the Earth can provide." more...

 

LIVING WITH CHANGE: adaptation and innovation in Ladakh

Ladakh provides a case study for exploring the ways in which adaptation to environmental change is taking place at a community scale, both through the implementation of technologies adapted to suit extreme and changing conditions and through decision making by adaptive and resilient communities. more...

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Crafting GeoinformationCrafting geoinformation:
the art and science of Earth observation

takes you behind the scenes to see how environmental data is gathered, processed, integrated and transformed into information for decision making. more...

AAAS Atlas of Population and EnvironmentAAAS ATLAS OF POPULATION AND ENVIRONMENT
“If a picture is worth a thousand words this presentation of the
environmental impact of human activity is worth at least a million."
The Ecologist
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