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  1. News - World - ANTARCTICA

    China and Russia help block Antarctic sanctuary plan

    Posted Nov 03rd 2012, 12:00am by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ... while growing demand for seafood was seeing greater interest in the Southern Ocean. The Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources was established in 1982, ... of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR), made up of 24 countries and the European Union, at Hobart in Australia ended on Thursday without resolution after China, Russia and Ukraine raised ...

  2. News - World

    Plans for giant Antarctic marine sanctuary falter

    Posted Sep 14th 2012, 03:11pm

    ... sentiment when that sentiment is based on a misapprehension of what’s going on.” Antarctic fishing is regulated by the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources ... Zealand have spent two years trying to agree on an Alaska-sized marine sanctuary where fishing would be banned and scientists could study climate change. US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham ...

  3. News - World - ANTARCTIC

    Outrage as Antarctic Ocean sanctuary talks end in failure

    Posted Nov 02nd 2012, 02:15pm by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ... at the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR), made up of 24 countries and the European Union, at Hobart in Australia ended without resolution. Instead, CCAMLR ... Antarctic marine protection at this meeting because a number of countries actively blocked conservation efforts,” said alliance official Steve Campbell. An official at the meeting told reporters she ...

  4. An alternative to our modern theory of growth that has stood the test of time

    Posted Feb 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... his experience there- which included a stay at a Buddhist monastery- that he evolved a non-Western way to consider human development. This involved living within the limits of natural resources and using intermediate technology. The book is a collection of essays written at different times. Like his teachers, John Maynard Keynes and John Kenneth Galbraith, Schumacher wrote ...

  5. News - World - US ELECTIONS

    Michelle Obama takes stage at Democratic National Convention

    Posted Sep 05th 2012, 08:53am by Reuters in Charlotte, North Carolina

    ... It was a night for women at the convention as the Democrats pressed their advantage with female voters, a gender gap that is a sore point for Republicans particularly after remarks by conservative ... and it never happens all at once,” she told the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina. “But eventually we get there. We always do,” she said. [Full text of Michelle Obama's ...

  6. News - World

    Cook Islands to create world's largest marine conservation park

    Posted Aug 30th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Avarua Cook Islands declares conservation of ocean area that's roughly twice France's size Biggest marine park yet created The Cook Islands declared the creation of the world's largest marine park at the opening of the Pacific Islands Forum, a vast swathe of ocean almost twice the size of France. Prime Minister Henry Puna announced on Tuesday ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Australian minister Tony Burke will pitch Antarctic ice plan in Beijing

    Posted Sep 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... Chen Lei, to talk about the precious resource. Part of that includes sharing the experiences of Australia, where water supplies in the Murray-Darling Basin - known as the country's food ... closer co-operation with Australia on climate-change research in Antarctica. "The holy grail of Antarctic research is to get the million-year ice core and it's one of the issues we want ...

  8. Green agenda

    Posted Jul 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... commitment seriously. He must also allocate sufficient resources to develop and implement policies. A stated goal in the pledge is to review Hong Kong's 2004 conservation policy by comparing ... Christine Loh A key election pledge by Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying was on nature conservation. This is the best articulated part of his manifesto relating to the environment ...

  9. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Markets cheer Japan conservatives’ return to power

    Posted Dec 17th 2012, 11:34am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Investors on Monday cheered after Japan’s conservatives swept back to power in national elections, with promises of a fix for the economy and tougher ... of the DPJ. People will be strictly watching if the LDP will be able to live up to expectations.” Public unease about a worsening security environment – North Korea’s mastering of rocket science last ...

  10. News - Asia - ENVIRONMENT

    Australia creates world’s largest marine reserves

    Posted Nov 16th 2012, 03:40pm by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Australia on Friday created the world’s largest network of marine reserves, protecting a huge swathe of ocean despite claims it will devastate the fishing ... of grey nurse sharks, and dugongs. The scale of the plan, which will cover more than 2.3 million square kilometres in six marine regions, was first made public in June. Environment Minister Tony ...




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