Eco News

2011 tenth warmest year

Durban - Global temperatures in 2011 are currently the tenth highest on record since 1850 when records were first kept, a report by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) revealed today. The report also showed that 13 of the warmest years have occurred in the past 15 years since 1997, leadi GlobalBuzz-SA - Your … [Read more...]

Kyoto Protocol must not die

Durban – KwaZulu-Natal Premier Zweli Mkhize says Durban must not be the place where the Kyoto Protocol dies and is buried. “Our position as government and all leaders – religious leaders, traditional leaders and leaders of civil society, academics and ordinary people of this province – do not wish for Durban to be … [Read more...]

Cyprus Blue Flag Beaches 2011

The Blue Flag is an exclusive eco-label awarded to over 3.450 beaches and marinas in 41 countries across Europe, South Africa, Morocco, Tunisia, New Zealand, Brazil, Canada and the Caribbean. It was launched in 1987, during the European Year for the Environment, and is coordinated and run by the Foundation for … [Read more...]

European Fish Week 2011

Most EU fish stocks are now overfished, many of them below safe biological limits. It was not always like this. In the recent past, stocks were healthier and fishing communities were wealthier, with more fish, boats, fishers and communities dependent on fisheries in Europe. … [Read more...]