climate change and its effects

UN: Tens of Millions of New Green Jobs on the Horizon

UN: Tens of Millions of New Green Jobs on the Horizon

NEW YORK, New York, September 25, 2008 (ENS) – Efforts to tackle climate change could result in the creation of millions of new green jobs in the coming decades, according to a new report from the United Nations on the impact of the emerging global green economy. Green jobs reduce the environmental impact of enterprises…

Waterbirds Disappearing from African-Eurasian Flyways

Waterbirds Disappearing from African-Eurasian Flyways

ANTANANARIVO, Madagascar, September 15, 2008 (ENS) – Struck by climate change and wetland destruction, 40 percent of the migratory waterbird populations that travel across Africa and Eurasia are in decline, finds a new study presented to delegates at an international migratory waterbird conservation meeting today in Antananarivo. The main causes of decrease in the 522…