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Conservation in the Anthropocene Age – David Hall

Sarah-Jane O'Connor posted in on September 16th, 2016.

There are shadows hanging over Conservation Week, writes policy researcher David Hall, the biggest one caused by the scale of humanity’s effect on the natural world. An excerpt (read in full): Last month the Anthropocene Working Group voted to acknowledge that a new geological epoch began around the time of ‘the Great Acceleration’ in the […]

NZ Herald: Power plays threaten climate summit

Peter Griffin posted in on December 2nd, 2010.

In an opinion piece in the New Zealand Herald, Brian Fallow writes about COP16, the latest international climate change talks, which are currently taking place in Cancun, Mexico. Unlike COP15, the heavily-publicised but ultimately ill-fated talks in Copenhagen last year, this year’s talks are a far quieter affair, and it isn’t expected that any major […]

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