Top 10 Best Eco-Holiday Destinations 2012

Green Home Blog

It sends a message that you desire social responsibility in lieu of environmentally irresponsible practices. Mauritius. As of September 2011, Mauritius was recognized by the WHO (World Health Organization) as having the second best air quality in the world. Top 10 Best Eco-Holiday Destinations 2012. It is nice to be with family during the holidays but for some it can be a challenge.

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Clunker cars are choking Africa

Green Prophet

The fast-growing global vehicle fleet is a major contributor to air pollution and climate change; globally, the transport sector is responsible for nearly a quarter of energy-related global greenhouse gas emissions, UNEP reports. Clunkers from America, Europe and Japan clog the air in Africa.

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G8 Recognizes Need to Act on Super Greenhouse Gases, Considers More Aggressive Stance on CO2

Green (Living) Review

Low-lying island states led by the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) and Mauritius have proposed phasing down HFC production and consumption under the Montreal Protocol ozone treaty. This treaty is responsible for creating HFCs, and this treaty has the expertise, the experience and the responsibility to eliminate these super greenhouse gases,” said Durwood Zaelke, President of the Institute for Governance & Sustainable Development. Washington, D.C.,

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Small Island Nation Leads Push for Biggest Climate Opportunity of 2010

Green (Living) Review

We clearly have the responsibility to help.” If we can leapfrog over HFCs into ozone- and climate-friendly alternatives, it will save us from what will be an inevitable transition out of these potent greenhouse gases,” said Yahyah Pathel from Mauritius. Mauritius , another island nation vulnerable to the near-term impacts of climate change, announced that it would officially co-sponsor FSM’s proposal.

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When conservation and animal rights collide

10,000 Birds

Nobody that supports the use of 1080 is blind to its faults or thinks it is the ideal situation, it’s a desperate response to desperate situation. Gerald Durrell relates one story in trying to save the endemic herpetofauna of Round Island in Mauritius.

Spring is for Wheatears

10,000 Birds

Mauritius: birding some less well-known spots Pinch Me… I’m Going to Ecuador! 3 Responses to “Spring is for Wheatears&# Duncan Mar 18th, 2011 at 3:36 pm I got to experience a wheatear-palooza on my one day birding around Dubai last year.

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Island Nations can fight Climate Genocide with Carbon Debt & Carbon Credit Analysis

Green Blog

Note that CO2-equivalent (CO2-e) is the greenhouse gas (GHG) amount taking all GHGs other than water (H2O) into account and expressing this in terms of CO2 equivalents, CO2 being largely responsible for the atmospheric GHG effect (excluding H2O) (see “2011 Climate Change Course”: ).

UNU-IAS Reports and Policy Briefs

The Green Changemakers

The study analyses changes which have occurred in these ecosystems over the last 50 years and identifies plausible alternative futures of those landscapes in the year 2050 taking into account various drivers such as governmental and economic policy, climate change, technology, and socio-behavioural responses.

10 reasons why organic can feed the world

The Green Changemakers

The ‘Dream Farm’ model, first proposed by Mauritius-born agroscientist George Chan, sees farms feeding manure and waste from livestock and crops into biodigesters, which convert it into a methane-rich gas to be used for creating heat and electricity. tonnes of greenhouse gases (CO ² e), and was responsible for around 10 per cent of all industrial greenhouse gas emissions in Europe in 2003. Can organic farming feed the world?

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