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Climate Change, Population Growth Could Lead to Human Catastrophe - Senior UN Adviser
Environment  (tags: ClimateChange, population, human population, Sustainabililty, environment, science, world )

- 1795 days ago -
Eminent economist Professor Jeffrey Sachs has called on world governments to reduce population growth and work together to keep climate change from causing an immense human catastrophe.
Study Finds Family Planning Cheapest Way to Prevent Climate Change
Environment  (tags: Environment, climate change, economics, population, family planning, world )

- 1805 days ago -
A new report commissioned by the Optimum Population Trust and conducted by the London School of Economics says expanded access to family planning and contraceptives is five times cheaper than low-carbon technology in reducing greenhouse gases.
China to Continue Birth Control Policy
Environment  (tags: world, china, children, environment, population, sustainabililty, economic development )

- 1807 days ago -
Chinese Vice Premier Li Keqiang has stressed the importance of continuing China's family-planning policy and keeping a low fertility rate in order to ensure economic development and people's livelihood.
Center for Biological Diversity Launches Site on Oceans and Overpopulation
Environment  (tags: environment, wildlife, marine wildlife, humans, overpopulation, oceans, pollution, Sustainabililty )

- 1812 days ago -
The Center for Biological Diversity has launched a website that outlines how increasing human numbers are affecting the world's oceans. The site highlights that under intense pressure, global fisheries are collapsing and extinctions are accelerating.
Fonterra Facing Backlash Over Palm Kernel Feed
Business  (tags: environment, rainforests, destruction, climate change, Corporate Responsibility )

- 1814 days ago -
NZ dairy giant Fonterra is being accused by Greenpeace of buying cheap palm kernel based animal feed at the expense of the environment.
Center for Biological Diversity Launches Human Overpopulation Campaign
Animals  (tags: environment, Sustainabililty, humans, population, overpopulation, habitatdestruction, animals, plants, conservation, habitat, nature, wildlife, extinction, society )

- 1835 days ago -
The Center for Biological Diveristy has launched a new website to educate people about human overpopulation and how it is driving the sixth great mass extinction in the Earth's 4-billion year history.
Couples Paid to Delay Parenthood
World  (tags: population, environment, humans, sustainabililty, water, food, world )

- 1841 days ago -
Thousands of couples in India who agreed to put off having babies for at least two years after their wedding will collect cash payments this month as health officials attempt to curb the country's rapidly growing population.
Sex For Shelter: Court Tells Landlord To Stop Sexually Harassing Tenants
Society & Culture  (tags: rights, women, abuse, safety, corruption )

- 1905 days ago -
In many ways Yolanda Boswell is like many other low-income women looking for an affordable, safe place to live. Unfortunately, that means dealing with repeated attempts by her landlord to coerce Boswell into having sex with him. When she refused ...
Celebrate World Environment Day - Save Colombian Cloud Forest for $20 An Acre
Environment  (tags: forests, conservation, environment, ecosystems, habitat, nature, protection, Sustainabililty, wildlife )

- 1908 days ago -
World Land Trust-US and its partner ProAves Colombia aim to acquire and protect 7,448 acres of spectacular highland cloud forest and páramo including a series of lakes that represents a crucial opportunity to save a unique ecosystem in Roncesvalles ...
Whole Lotta Leaf
Environment  (tags: trees, environment )

- 2463 days ago -
Nations around the world planted more than 1 billion trees during 2007, meeting a goal set by the U.N. last November. The effort was boosted by Ethiopia's planting of 700 million trees.
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