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UN: Food waste totals $750bn a year
One-third of food produced worldwide is wasted and China is the worst culprit, Food and Agriculture Organisation says.
Last updated: 11 Sep 2013 14:01 GMT
Illegal wildlife trade discussed in Bangkok
Illegal trade of ivory, rhino horn and shark fins top agenda at CITES convention as poaching reaches critical levels.
Last updated: 03 Mar 2013 12:10 GMT
Is a human 'population bomb' ticking?
Scientists warn that overpopulation and consumption could lead to a forbidding future.
Last updated: 20 Jun 2012 11:51 GMT
Protecting nature's nomads
Migratory patterns of 10,000 species are being destroyed by barriers, habitat degradation, pollution and climate change.
Last updated: 13 Nov 2011 17:32 GMT
UN deal struck to 'save ecosystems'
Almost 200 countries sign up to key targets on pollution, forest and reef protection, and creating conservation areas.
Last updated: 30 Oct 2010 04:37 GMT
Divisions cloud Biodiversity talks
With thousands of species at risk, UN body meets in Japan to try to preserve at risk organisms and ecosystems.
Last updated: 21 Oct 2010 07:34 GMT
Nations back UN biodiversity panel
More than 90 states lend support to creation of body to help protect world's ecosystems.
Last updated: 14 Jun 2010 14:34 GMT
UN warns of 'e-waste' threat
Experts meet in Bali to try to address growing problem of electronic waste pollution.
Last updated: 22 Feb 2010 07:18 GMT
Atlas charts Africa climate change
A new publication details environmental challenges facing the continent.
Charles Mkoka in Johannesburg
Last updated: 12 Jun 2008 08:25 GMT
Climate change worsens biodiversity
Environmental change is affecting the ability of species to survive.
Last updated: 16 Nov 2006 20:52 GMT
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'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
Canada's sexual harassment at work problem
Nearly half of Canadians have suffered inappropriate advances on the job - and the political arena is no exception.
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Turkey's emerging police state
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