Monthly Archives: August 2012

Rio summit offered little for Africa

World leaders and some 40,000 people converged on Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in June in the hope of charting a path towards the “green economy.” Underlining the urgency, Sha Zukang, secretary-general of the UN Conference on Sustainable Development, said more … Continue reading

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BBC reports on study: Conserving mangroves to fix carbon is a sensible climate change measure

New research gives more evidence that protecting and planting mangroves to store carbon is an affordable way to fight climate change. A new American study suggests mangroves should be included in more Carbon credit schemes, which are already working in … Continue reading

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