VIRUNGA NATIONAL PARK, 14 May 2012 - Virunga National Park, in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has evacuated staff from three of five patrol posts around Mikeno Sector, the mountain gorilla sector of the park, due to heavy fighting between rebels and the Congolese army over the weeke
25 April 2012 -Murewa. Thousands of poor Zimbabweans have turned to illegal panning for precious minerals, but environmental and water experts say their activities are contributing to the drying up of rivers which many communities rely on for their livelihoods.
BANGKOK, 15 March 2012 - Following a recent decision by its Cabinet to buy land in Fiji as 'climate change insurance' for its population, Kiribati President, Anote Tong has called on the international community to address the effects of climate change that could wipe out the entire Pacific archip
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Fighting illicit wildlife traf?cking: A consultation with governments. Gland: WWF International.
For nearly two decades, the concept of sustainable development has played a key role in international debates. However, many discussions about sustainability neglect equity as an aspect, treating it as a separate and unrelated concern.
4 July 2011 - In Cambodia's rural northeastern province, the Sesan River is the primary source of food and income for fishing and farming communities. But hydropower dams are encroaching and village women say their daily life is hit the hardest.
During the UN Security Council debate of 20 July 2011, the Council unanimously expressed concern about the possible impacts of climate change on peace and security. This lively debate with a record participation clearly underlined the need for climate protection and early action to address the security implications of climate change.
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