Showing posts from August 9, 2012

Sustainability Now a Matter of Life and Death

IPS - Interpress Service BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe, Aug 8 2012 (IPS) - Humanity is living beyond its means with the growing demand for food, medicines and other nature-based products, making sustainable consumption and conservation a matter of life and death. This is according to the world’s oldest and largest global environmental network, the International Union for Conservation of Nature. Details here.

World's Underground Water Resources Are Being Over-Exploited, Scientists Say

Reuters Irrigation pivots sit idle in winter, in the US midwest. PLT photo. LONDON, Aug 8 (Reuters) - The world is depleting underground water reserves faster than they can be replenished due to over-exploitation, according to scientists in Canada and the Netherlands. Details here.