• December 6, 2017

    Friends of the Earth says that the US military is now the top funder and influencer behind a controversial genetic extinction technology known as 'gene drives'.

  • November 20, 2017

    The fifth round of secret negotiations on a new North American Free Trade Agreement has begun in Mexico. Farm policy will be a  central topic of discussion among negotiators from Canada, Mexico, and the United States.

  • August 7, 2017

    The UK Biodiversity Indicators 2017, published by the UK government on 3 August , shows not enough is being done to protect the natural environment, with too many indicators static or showing a decline in biodiversity, says Friends of the Earth.

  • December 22, 2016

    One of the most controversial dams in history has been inaugurated. The Gibe III dam has put an end to the natural flooding of Ethiopia’s Omo River, on which 100,000 indigenous people depend and a further 100,000 rely indirectly.

  • May 23, 2012

    Marking the International Day for Biological Diversity(22 May), UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon highlighted the fragile state of the world’s oceans.

  • November 3, 2010

    Biodiversity is shorthand for the rich diversity of the natural world on which we live, and it is under threat. Bob Carling examines issues arising from the Conference of the Parties to the Biodiversity Convention (COP10) and the Lausanne 3 global gathering of evangelical Christians.

  • September 21, 2010

    Peterborough Cathedral will ring its tolling bell 492 times tomorrow (September 22) in tune with the crucial UN Biodiversity talks in New York – one toll for each animal and plant species that England has lost.

  • August 12, 2010

    Church bells will ring out across Britain in September 2010, drawing attention to the corresponding international talks on biodiversity.