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Major Majuro Declaration

Major Majuro Declaration

Posted Tue, 10 Sep 2013 11:00:00 GMT by JW.Dowey

This momentous Majuro Declaration should spur us all into action, fortified by the strong actions of smaller nations that must bring all large nations into line.

Major Majuro Declaration

International Literacy Day 2013

International Literacy Day 2013

Posted Sun, 08 Sep 2013 04:01:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

International Literacy Day 2013. Literacy is more important than we think. Let the word be given out.

International Literacy Day 2013

International Day Against Nuclear Testing

International Day Against Nuclear Testing

Posted Thu, 29 Aug 2013 04:01:00 GMT by Paul Robinson

With Syria now threatening a world that has been becoming a little more peaceful, the International Day Against Nuclear Testing is one we should consider as useful to remind everybody just what the people of the world want, if not the politicians.

International Day Against Nuclear Testing

Ecuador dumps the Amazon's most biodiverse reserve

Ecuador dumps the Amazon's most biodiverse reserve

Posted Sat, 17 Aug 2013 11:22:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

The life of the Yasuni Reserve in the Amazon is not as we know it. With 44 times the biodiversity of the whole of one country in one hectare, it exhibits a show of insect, amphibian, bird and even mammalian species that we can’t imagine. Now replace them all with oil rigs.

Ecuador dumps the Amazon's most biodiverse reserve

Water-wise?

Water-wise?

Posted Sat, 03 Aug 2013 12:55:01 GMT by JW Dowey

A summary of the water problems and some suggested solutions over parts of the earth that have begun to illustrate how our water future may be played out. From The Rockies to the Tien Shan, the water sources are already being plumbed in!

Water-wise?

Inject and Quake!

Inject and Quake!

Posted Fri, 12 Jul 2013 11:23:25 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Columbia University has created a maelstrom with publication of probable links between waste water injection and quakes. Long suspected, this evidence is pretty damning, and useful ammunition for the anti-fracking lobby.

Inject and Quake!

Conservation protocols between China and the US

Conservation protocols between China and the US

Posted Sun, 30 Jun 2013 12:48:00 GMT by JW Dowey

The US and China cooperate in many areas but the surprising thing about this "protocol" is the way in which it quietly continues, without, hopefully, too much argument.

Conservation protocols between China and the US

World Refugee Day, 20th June 2013

World Refugee Day, 20th June 2013

Posted Thu, 20 Jun 2013 04:01:00 GMT by Paul Robinson

World Refugee Day 2013 is hardly a celebration. Affluent nations are struggling now, but without the labour and resources of weak nations, the affluence will disappear altogether. Help is most definitely needed for those who suffer so much more than we do, wherever they are.

World Refugee Day, 20th June 2013

World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought 2013

World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought 2013

Posted Mon, 17 Jun 2013 15:46:17 GMT by Paul Robinson

While we sit in comfort, many are suffering from an old but rapidly-growing problem. The loss of water from our environment is promoting desert and land degradation worldwide.

World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought 2013

World Oceans Day 2013 - Oceans and People

World Oceans Day 2013 - Oceans and People

Posted Sat, 08 Jun 2013 04:01:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

All the fish in the sea couldn't tell you the enormous significance of marine ecosystems and the effects we are just discovering that they have on the atmosphere, climate and of course, global warming. Celebrate the magnificent ocean today!

World Oceans Day 2013 - Oceans and People

International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers - 29th May

International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers - 29th May

Posted Wed, 29 May 2013 11:15:00 GMT by Michael Evans

The International Day of United Nations Peace Keepers was first celebrated on 29th May 2003. Its dual purpose is to honour the memories of UN peacekeepers who have lost their lives in the cause of peace and to pay tribute to the men and women who continue to serve in UN peacekeeping operations around the world.

International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers - 29th May

Water ,water, every - where are you?

Water ,water, every - where are you?

Posted Sun, 26 May 2013 19:07:25 GMT by Colin Ricketts

While millions bathe at their leisure in spas and enjoy healthy water and diet, billions already savour the future of a dry world with little to drink!

Water ,water, every - where are you?

International Day of Families - 15th May

International Day of Families - 15th May

Posted Wed, 15 May 2013 10:44:00 GMT by Michael Evans

Family-related provisions are usually important components of UN policy decisions since they form part of an integrated comprehensive approach to development. UN International Day of Families has been celebrated on 15th May every year since 1995. It can be celebrated in many ways, but whatever the emphasis might be, it is important to remember that the family unit has great value and is something that should be cherished.

International Day of Families - 15th May

3rd May - World Press Freedom Day

3rd May - World Press Freedom Day

Posted Fri, 03 May 2013 07:22:23 GMT by Michael Evans

Press freeom is vital to democracy. A free, independent and pluralistic media environment, online and offline, must be one in which journalists, media workers, and social media producers can work safely and independently without the fear of being threatened or even killed. It needs to be an environment where attacks, intimidations, harassments, abductions, arbitrary imprisonments, and threats are the exceptions and not the norm.

3rd May - World Press Freedom Day

The UN International Day of Remembrance of Slavery Victims and the Transatlantic Slave Trade

The UN International Day of Remembrance of Slavery Victims and the Transatlantic Slave Trade

Posted Mon, 25 Mar 2013 11:24:00 GMT by Michael Evans

On 25th March each year the United Nations International Day of Remembrance of Slavery Victims and the Transatlantic Slave Trade honours the lives of those who died as a result of slavery, or who experienced the horrors of the transatlantic slave trade. The day also presents an excellent opportunity to raise awareness of the dangers of racism and prejudice. The theme for 2013 is Forever Free: Celebrating Emancipation when tribute will be paid to all those who worked tirelessly to overturn the acceptance of the slave trade as an institution that was legitimate and moral.

The UN International Day of Remembrance of Slavery Victims and the Transatlantic Slave Trade

The International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

The International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

Posted Thu, 21 Mar 2013 08:22:00 GMT by Michael Evans

The International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination is observed annually on 21st March. It marks the anniversary of what has become known as the Sharpeville Massacre, when on 21st March 1960 South African police opened fire on demonstrators who were a peacefully protesting about the country's apartheid 'pass laws'. In a statement to observe the Day, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Ms Navi Pillay said, "We mark the anniversary to remember also the millions of people around the world who today are still victims of racism and racial discrimination".

The International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

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Vaccines for badgers (against bTB)

Posted Fri, 22 Aug 2014 10:39:42 GMT by JW Dowey

Primary forests-the action and the policy

Posted Tue, 19 Aug 2014 05:55:09 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Protect penguins from habitat loss

Posted Fri, 08 Aug 2014 09:08:00 GMT by Paul Robinson

Elephant wars for Kruger

Posted Wed, 30 Jul 2014 08:20:01 GMT by Paul Robinson

International Tiger Day 2014

Posted Mon, 28 Jul 2014 23:01:01 GMT by Julie Cook

World Oceans Day, June 8th 2014

Posted Sun, 08 Jun 2014 06:37:06 GMT by JW Dowey

World Environment Day: June 5th, 2014 (and the 4th for tweets)

Posted Wed, 04 Jun 2014 19:11:01 GMT by JW Dowey

Poachers steal one elephant too many!

Posted Fri, 16 May 2014 11:01:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Orangs threatened again in Sumatra

Posted Fri, 11 Apr 2014 09:45:01 GMT by Dave Armstrong

EPA Releases New Energy Star Lighting Standards

Posted Thu, 07 Apr 2011 12:55:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

US Congress to take control of greenhouse gases

Posted Mon, 07 Mar 2011 18:00:00 GMT by Kieran Ball

Human Rights Day ~ 10th December

Posted Mon, 10 Dec 2012 11:56:52 GMT by Michael Evans

UK Government blames home users as greenhouse gases figures rise

Posted Sat, 02 Apr 2011 15:04:00 GMT by Kieran Ball

Mankind needs to do more with less, says new UN report

Posted Thu, 12 May 2011 17:30:00 GMT by Martin Leggett

Remembering the Slave Trade and its Abolition

Posted Wed, 22 Aug 2012 20:25:51 GMT by Michael Evans

World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought 2013

Posted Mon, 17 Jun 2013 15:46:17 GMT by Paul Robinson

'Green deal' is ''too expensive'' for UK homeowners

Posted Wed, 25 May 2011 12:26:00 GMT by Laura Brown

Global effort needed to stop deep sea 'pirate' fishing

Posted Fri, 09 Sep 2011 14:32:00 GMT by Kieran Ball

Water infrastructure spending takes big hit

Posted Mon, 18 Jul 2011 16:53:00 GMT by Michael Clark