The Global North

The global north: time for some home truths about deforestation

The Global North: time for some home truths about deforestation A powerful French book punctures the myth that countries in the global south are largely responsible for habitat destruction Is the Global North's distance from the immediate impacts of biodiversity loss, climate change and COVID19 affecting perceptions of these realities as the fault of the worst affected peoples? Laura Spinney's...
save the sepik human rights

Human rights, heritage and habitats threatened by the Frieda River Mining Project in Papua New Guinea

Human rights, heritage and habitats threatened by the Frieda River Mining Project in Papua New Guinea "Plan for largest mine in Papua New Guinea history 'appears to disregard human rights', UN says" is the headline for an article in The Guardian on October 7, 2020. "The plan for the largest mine in Papua New Guinea’s history carries a risk of catastrophic loss of life and environmental...
UK wildlife report

Populations of UK’s most important wildlife have plummeted since 1970 – The Guardian. Author: Damian Carrington. 10.2019

Extract: Populations of UK’s most important wildlife have plummeted by an average of 60% since 1970. A quarter of mammals and nearly half of birds assessed are at risk of extinction, says State of Nature report The State of Nature report also found that the area inhabited by officially designated “priority species” has shrunk by 27%. The species are those deemed most important and...
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