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.
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.
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.