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Educating For The Environment – Serralves

Over two days, from 1-2 November, the Planetary Boundaries Initiative participated in a recent conference hosted by the Serralves Foundation, in Porto. In commemoration of its 25th anniversary the Serralves Foundation brought together an array of academics and scientists all…

More Funding for Biodiversity

by Victor Anderson, Senior Policy Officer, Green Economy, WWF-UK The Rio 2012 conference isn’t the only way the Earth Summit of Rio 1992 is being followed up. Both the major treaties signed in 1992 have their own organisational structures and…

P.B.I. Joins Alliance for Future Generations

The Planetary Boundaries Initiative has taken up membership with the Alliance for Future Generations (the Alliance). Two of the founding members of the P.B.I., Deborah Tripley and Peter Roderick, are also individual members of the Alliance. “The work of the…

Food Production Hits the Boundary

by Victor Anderson, Senior Policy Officer, Green Economy, WWF-UK Food prices are rising again, principally because of drought. Having to pay out more for food reduces people’s living standards, simply because there is less left over for other purposes –…

What Would President Romney Do?

by Victor Anderson The American Presidential election is proving to be partly about planetary boundaries – one boundary in particular: climate change. Though with Obama as President, the US has still been basically unco-operative in the business of reaching an…