MENSAB Environment

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Current Rank: 37 (Politics & Government)
Site Description: Let us all be green. Put environment in our consciousness. Press our governments, groups and individuals to use sustainably our resources for our future and next generations'.
Date Joined: Apr 26, 2010

Tags: environment, climate change, advocacy, biodiversity

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"The Secret Life of Garbage" by
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Watch this touching video from Al-Jazeera: Death of the Forests
on Mar 21, 2012 in orangutan deforestation Indonesia Al-Jazeera A visual and sounds essay from Al-Jazeera on deforestation in Indonesia and the last moments of Green, an orangutan deprived of its habitat. A must-watch!

Global Recession and Debt Crisis: Breathing Time for the Environment
on Jul 18, 2011 in debt crisis spending cuts environment Recession austerity measures While governments are scrambling to put their finances in order, the public is left wondering – what’s going on? The debt crises in some parts of Europe and in the US are taking over the budgets of the governments in these countries. Spending cut...

Indigenous Rights and Claims on Waters
on Jan 19, 2011 in Rotenese International Conference Fishing Rights Ashmore Reef Indigenous Peoples Cartier Island Australia We have done it with lands. Through international and national laws, we have recognized the ownership rights of the Indigenous Peoples over lands that they have traditionally occupied and used. Then, why not with waters? There are pressing issues an...

Gold, At What Cost?
on Jan 14, 2011 in Philippines mining Gold environment “We should live here on earth as though we were intending to stay for good.” – 2000: A Better World for All             In 2000, robberies of pawnshops in Naga City cropped up like a boomin...

on Dec 10, 2010 in Philippines local communities mining advocacy Oftentimes, local communities feel powerless in the decision-making on issues that matter most to them. It is time to give them back the power they truly deserve and put them at the center of decision-making of these issues.Environmentally critical p...

Stop The Runaway Trains And Trucks
on Nov 7, 2010 in renewable energy gorleben nuclear waste germany Photo by Stop Nuclear Power Network Runaways are those that travel and proceed without our consent. The trains that contained the nuclear waste reached their destination after several attempts by green activists to disrupt the shipment from France to...

Climate Change Talks shaping up: From Copenhagen, Bonn, Tianjin to Cancun and onwards
on Oct 25, 2010 in Copenhagen Accord Cancun Accord Bonn Tianjin climate change talks The frustrations and disappointments of the previous climate change talks in Copenhagen have reverberated in the opening until the last day of the succeeding Bonn and Tianjin climate talks. What happened in Copenhagen last year? With much anticipatio...

Debt-for-Nature Swap: Costa Rica leading the way
on Oct 23, 2010 in conservation debt-for-nature swaps Costa Rica MDGs "Money does not grow on trees," as a popular saying goes. However, there is money in trees. We all know that. And the value of trees is not only measured when they are cut and felled; trees are now valued by maintaining and conserving them through th...

An Action Plan for Harmonization of Reporting to Biodiversity-related Conventions in the ASEAN Region
on Oct 17, 2010 in ASEAN Biodiversity conventions Action Plan ACB Harmonization  The Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) encourages members of the Conference of the Parties (COP) to harmonize the gathering and management of data for the biodiversity-related conventions (Paragraph 15 of decision VIII/14 of the CBD). The...

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