Biodiversity

5 Ways Bog Mats Help Protect Environment

August 23, 2017

Necessary steps must be taken by companies and their contractors to avert damage to environmentally sensitive areas. The use of bog mats is prevalent among industries keen to preserve natural areas. A bog mat is a cover designed to shield the ground from the impact of heavy machinery. Here are five ways bog mats help […]

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Plastic Dumped in the Ocean Travels Far, New Research Reveals

January 11, 2013

For a few years now the world has been aware of the poisoning of our oceans with plastic. The image of spiral-shaped debris island in Pacific off the Californian coast, called Great Pacific Garbage Patch, is a haunting one as is the image of decomposing dead birds whose bodies have become plastic dumpsters. Related Posts:Australians […]

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Threatened Brazilian Savannah Is Subject of New WWF Campaign

May 12, 2011

As the debate on Brazil’s Forest Code rages on – and sadly it has seen protection for the country’s forests being watered down by the agribusiness lobby in congress – a new campaign to save the country’s savannah seems very timely. WWF has launched a video to raise awareness about Cerrado, a huge swath of […]

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Coalition of Emerging Countries Calls For Action On Biodiversity

September 25, 2010

In preparation for COP10, the meeting on biodiversity that will take place in Japan in October, a group of 17 developing countries known as Like-Minded Megadiverse Countries (LMMC) met earlier this week to discuss and present their vision for future action on biodiversity under the framework of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) at the […]

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