As world leaders prepare for the Rio+20 environmental summit in Rio de Janeiro, a United Nations report says that despite over 500 internationally agreed goals and objectives, the world continues to pursue an entirely unsustainable path. The latest Global Environmental Outlook (GEO-5) looks at 90 of the most critical, agreed goals and objectives, and concludes [...]
Bolivia’s Law of Mother Earth recognizes that all living things have certain legal rights, and that the natural world has equal status to human beings.
Today’s young Americans are less interested in the environment and in conserving resources — and often less civic-minded overall — than their elders were when they were young.
A scene at the end of the movie Contagion portrays the nightmare scenario for a pandemic flu. And it’s basically just waiting to happen so say doctors and scientists.
Too hot? Too cold? Get used to it: this is what climate change is all about. The facts are now indisputable: The Earth is warming up, and we are largely responsible.
For many of us, maybe most of us, our relationship to the planet is inseparable from our relationship to the animals. So on this Earth Day, let’s not forget the animals.
With thousands of new children’s book being published every year, there’s no shortage of wonderful books about animals and/or the environment.