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Science and Development Network (SciDev.Net)

India Pushes for Tech Transfer at Durban Climate Talks

> By T.V. Padma

India has proposed that the climate talks in Durban next week should be refocused onto technology transfer, equity and trade barriers. The move comes amidst concerns over the sidelining of these issues because of increasingly heated political debates on climate change between developing and developed countries, India’s environment minister, Jayanthi Natarajan, said last week (17 November) at a media briefing. According to the Delhi-based nongovernmental organisation Centre for Science and (...) read

date of on-line publication : 25 November 2011

On 27th April, Maharashtra will rewrite history. You are invited to stand witness

On that day, bamboo, a hugely contested product of India’s forests, will attain its liberation. Mendha Lekha in Maharashtra’s Gadchiroli district will become the first village in India to exercise its community right to harvest bamboo under the Forest Rights Act (FRA). In the presence of Jairam Ramesh, Union environment and forests minister and Prithviraj Chavan, chief minister of Maharashtra. Thousands of villages across the country are waiting to follow Mendha’s example. (...) read

date of on-line publication : 5 May 2011

ETC Group

Geoengineering moratorium at UN Ministerial in Japan, risky climates techno-fixes blocked

NAGOYA, Japan – In a landmark consensus decision, the 193-member UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) will close its tenth biennial meeting with a de facto moratorium on geoengineering projects and experiments. “Any private or public experimentation or adventurism intended to manipulate the planetary thermostat will be in violation of this carefully crafted UN consensus,” stated Silvia Ribeiro, Latin American Director of ETC Group. The agreement, reached during the ministerial (...) read

date of on-line publication : 2 November 2010

UN study reveals environmental cost of world trade and environmental damage caused by world’s top firms

Report for the UN into the activities of the world’s 3,000 biggest companies estimates one-third of profits would be lost if firms were forced to pay for use, loss and damage of environment. Political pressure is growing to make big businesses pay for the damage they cause to the environment. Read: Time to clean up: UN study reveals environmental cost of world trade World’s top firms cause $2.2tn of environmental damage, report estimates Andrew Simms (new economic foundation), The (...) read

date of on-line publication : 26 February 2010

Namibia: Country Declares First Marine Reserve


The Ministry of Fisheries is to declare a protected marine reserve, 400 km long and 30 km wide, south of Walvis Bay. The protected area, between Meob Bay and Chamais Bay, will include most of the offshore islands, such as Hollamsbird, Mercury, Ichaboe, Seal, Penguin, Halifax, Possession, Pomona, Plumpudding and Sinclair islands, as well as islets and rocks within two to three nautical miles offshore. Cabinet approved a submission in this regard by Fisheries Minister Abraham Iyambo’s during (...) read

date of on-line publication : 24 October 2008

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