“Invitation to greenwash.” While some conservationists hailed the COP15 agreement, Greenpeace and Friends of the Earth said it leaves the natural world exposed to profit-driven attacks.
Tag: U.N. Biodiversity Conference
‘Orangutans’ Means ‘People of the Forest’
In the pause between the U.N. climate summit that just ended in Egypt and the start of the U.N. conference on biodiversity in Canada, Vijay Prashad reflects on the scale and speed of deforestation and animal extinctions.
China to Run UN Biodiversity Conference
This is the first time that Beijing has presided over a major intergovernmental meeting on the environment and wildlife ecologist Vanessa Hull is eager to see the country step into a global leadership role.