Tag Archives: U.N.
News: Overpopulation May 5, 2011
Ask around about the ‘overpopulation issue.’ The reply is likely to be: What overpopulation issue? For anyone cognitively aware before 1990, that was one of the biggest issues of the era, right up there with the means of reducing the surplus population, which was called global thermonuclear war. For recent generations, it is hardly a [...]
Impact: Species Loss October 27, 2010
Published to coincide with the so called United Nations Biodiversity Conference (officially: The tenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties) in Nagoya, Japan October 18-29, 2010, are a number of studies and reports on the current state of biodiversity. The most striking is a new assessment of the vertebrate species (that’s us and anything [...]
Spun: May 18, 2010
Here we go again. Sometime today (May 18, 2010) a report from a massive study by the Interphone International Study Group of the potential cancer causing effects of using cell phones will be released in the International Journal of Epidemiology. This $24 million United Nations sponsored study spanning a decade and 13 countries was the [...]