Protecting the rainforests: whose responsibility is it?
Posted Mon, 18 Apr 2011 10:51:00 GMT by Mario Balzan
Rainforests: Today, the conservation of this biological diversity is increasingly recognised as a major issue for our society, and through the years it has become a focus of many environmental non-governmental organisations (NGOs), as well as several government authorities throughout the world. A key date in delving support to conservation was the 5th of June 1992 when the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) was opened for signature at the Earth Summit held in Rio de Janiero, Brazil. Protecting the rainforests: whose responsibility is it?