The global sea level looks set to rise far higher than forecast because of changes in the polar ice-sheets, a team of researchers has suggested. Scientists at a climate change summit in Copenhagen said earlier UN estimates were too low and that sea levels could rise by a metre or more by 2100.
The World Bank approved a 1.3 billion US dollars loan to Brazil for the First Programmatic Development Policy Loan for Sustainable Environmental Management, supporting Brazil’s ongoing efforts to improve its environmental management system.
As was anticipated Desire Petroleum has submitted an environmental impact assessment (EIA) to the Falkland Islands government it was reported in London.
AT a formal reception at Clarence House in London on Monday, HRH the Prince of Wales, who has long been concerned about the dramatic decline of the albatross, heard that 18 of the world’s 22 species threatened with extinction have a brighter future thanks to the efforts of the Albatross Task Force (ATF).
The aftermath of General Augusto Pinochet's funeral, and legacy, continue to reverberate in Chilean politics and the Chilean Armed Forces: the General responsible for the Metropolitan Santiago area, one of the country's most important was sacked Friday following statements on support of the 1973 military coup and praise for the dictator.