Wednesday, May 05, 2010

Update on the Year of Biodiversity:

Many species around the world are rapidly becoming extinct and there is a call for governments internationally to take this issue as seriously as they do Climate Change.  Given responses of governments around the world on that issue, it probably won’t be enough.  International failure to meet target to reduce biodiversity decline Pressures on the natural world have risen since the 2002 Convention on Biological Diversity, say conservation groups | The world has failed to meet the target set by international leaders to reduce the rate of biodiversity loss by this year, experts will announce next month. (April 29, 2010) Latest news, comment and reviews from the Guardian | guardian.co.uk

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