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Royal Society report frames global challenge facing humanity

May 2nd, 2012 by The Royal Society

Consumption levels between developed and developing nations must be rebalanced alongside a stabilisation of the world’s population by voluntary methods, according to a new report from The Royal Society. The most developed and the emerging economies must stabilise consumption levels, then reduce them, to help the poorest 1.3 billion people to escape absolute poverty through […]

Global Partnership for Oceans set up to coordinate effort to save seas

February 25th, 2012 by World Bank

A coalition of governments, international organisations, civil society groups and private interests are joining together under the banner of a Global Partnership for Oceans to confront widely documented problems of over-fishing, marine degradation, and habitat loss. In a keynote speech delivered on 24 February 2012 at The Economist’s World Oceans Summit in Singapore, World Bank […]