Posts Tagged ‘ United Nations ’

Warning Issued on Food and Land Pressures in a Growing World

Jan 26th, 2014 | By

By Suzanne York, A United Nations report titled Assessing Global Land Use: Balancing Consumption with Sustainable Supply highlights the pressing need to cope with changes in a growing and consuming world that is shifting quickly from the one we’ve known for decades. According to the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), the need to feed a
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Rio+20: Down to the Wire

Jun 12th, 2012 | By

By Suzanne York, “Time is running out. You still have much work to do – perhaps too much work. But you must persevere. The stakes are very, very high – for people and the planet… for peace and prosperity.” ~UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon, in his address to delegates finalizing the Rio+20 Earth Summit
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