Poland lets Polluters Pay - Progress in Defusing Environmental Hot Spots
26 Sep 2001 - Central authorities, municipalities and private enterprises succeeded in improving several of Poland´s environmental hot spots, which were identified in 1992 as part of the Baltic Sea Joint Comprehensive Environmental Action Programme of the Helsinki Commission. This was the outcome of a regional review meeting held in Cracow 25-26 September 2001. It re-assessed ten
environmental hot spots in Southern Poland.
Wednesday 26 Sep 2001
New, detailed Baltic region land cover maps released
22 Sep 2001 - Through the joint efforts of two EU supported projects, new and detailed land cover information from all around the Baltic Sea is now freely available on the Web to everybody interested through the Baltic Environmental Atlas. http://maps.grida.no/baltic/
Saturday 22 Sep 2001
New TV films explore transport trends from both ends of the technology spectrum
Paris/Nairobi September 2001 - Two new Earth Report films to be broadcast worldwide this month on BBC World explore transport trends from both ends of the technology spectrum. The films, "Water in Your Tank" and ?Without Wheels?, are made with the support of the United Nations Environment
Thursday 20 Sep 2001
New Atlas maps the world's fast disappearing coral reefs
London, 11 September 2001 - Scientists who have compiled the most detailed assessment to date of coral reefs have shown that these precious marine ecosystems occupy a much smaller area of the planet than previously assumed. Although distributed in 101 countries and territories, where they are vital for fisheries, coastal protection, tourism and wildlife, they occupy less than one tenth of one percent of the oceans.
Tuesday 11 Sep 2001
New Tv Films Explore Transport Trends From Both Ends Of The Technology Spectrum
Paris/Nairobi September 2001 - Two new Earth Report films to be broadcast worldwide this month on BBC World explore transport trends from both ends of the technology spectrum. The films, 'Water in Your Tank ' and 'Without Wheels', are made with the support of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).
Monday 10 Sep 2001
The Amsterdam Declaration on Global Change
Amsterdam, 13 July - An important declaration on global environmental changes was made. Over 1,500 scientists from over 100 countries participated in the deliberations in drawing up the declaration. More details on this may be found at the link:
Thursday 06 Sep 2001
6.2 Billion world population put pressure on human life-support systems
World Population Day July11, 2001 - Humans are growing like cancer on earth. Combined population growth and increased consumption of natural resources per capita are merging to collapse the very life-support system on spaceship earth. Right now, on World Population Day, the number of people on Earth is estimated at 6,169,232,446 and climbing. In the three minutes it may take a reader to finish this article, the world's population will have increased by 438 people, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.
Monday 03 Sep 2001
Miljødebatt på Internett
Monday 03 Sep 2001 - Tirsdag 4. September Fra 13.00-15.00 møtes partiene på www.miljonytt.no til en "online" miljødebatt. Miljøvernminister Siri Bjerke vil her møte Jan Tore Sanner fra Høyre, Hallgeir Langeland fra SV, Hilde Frafjord Johnson fra KrF, Tore Killingland fra Venstre og Helga Annette Melhus fra Senterpartiet.
Monday 03 Sep 2001