environmental degradation

The Environmental Food Crisis: A Crisis of Waste

Article: The Environmental Food Crisis: A Crisis of Waste

NAIROBI, Kenya, February 17, 2009 (ENS) – Over half of the food produced globally is lost, wasted or discarded as a result of inefficiency in the human-managed food chain, finds a new study by the United Nations Environment Programme released today. This staggering amount of waste plus environmental degradation is putting an end to a…

Festival Updates My Premiere: CRUDE

Article: Festival Updates My Premiere: CRUDE

Director Joe Berlinger’s CRUDE, a film participating in the 2009 Sundance Film Festival about the environmental degradation of the Amazon rainforest in Ecuador.

Business, Environmental Justice and Nationalism

Article: Business, Environmental Justice and Nationalism

Environmental justice will be the predominant international policy issue of the 21st century. In fact, the environment will be so pervasive it will even make a huge impact on the financial systems of the world. The environmental degradation of the planet’s biological systems have already begun impacting the financial markets of the world. Take the…

Thousands of Variances Cut Into Maryland's Shoreline

Article: Thousands of Variances Cut Into Maryland's Shoreline

ANNAPOLIS, Maryland, February 21, 2008 (ENS) – Maryland’s critical ribbon of shoreline, protected by law, is being fragmented by small developments – a walkway here, a deck there – that add up to environmental degradation, finds a new study by the Chesapeake Bay Foundation. To stop these ongoing variances, the nonprofit group is calling for…

State of the World 2008: Environmental Woes Sow Seeds of Sustainability

Article: State of the World 2008: Environmental Woes Sow Seeds of Sustainability

WASHINGTON, DC, January 10, 2008 (ENS) � Concern about environmental degradation is beginning to impact the global economy, according to a new report by an international environmental research group. The Worldwatch Institute details a lengthy and distressing list of environmental problems caused by the global economic system, but finds some evidence that the world is…