Briefing Note on the WG on Marine Biodiversity

  SUMMARY OF THE SIXTH MEETING OF THE WORKING GROUP ON MARINE BIODIVERSITY BEYOND AREAS OF NATIONAL JURISDICTION The sixth meeting of the Ad Hoc Open-ended Informal Working Group (hereinafter, the Working Group) to study issues relating to the conservation and sustainable use of marine biological diversity beyond areas of …

Helena Norberg-Hodge wins Global Peace Award!

We at Ethical Markets congratulate Helena Norberg Hodge on winning the prestigious Global Peace Award of the Japan-based Goi foundation. – Hazel Henderson, Editor ISEC?s Director Helena Norberg-Hodge has just been named the 2012 recipient of the prestigious Japan-based Goi Peace Award.  She is the first female winner of the …

Ecocities Emerging – October 2011 Issue

Greetings, Welcome to the October 2011 edition of Ecocities Emerging, an initiative of Ecocity Builders and the International Ecocity Conference Series. “Why are we here?” It’s a question often posed philosophically. Posed practically, the answer is pretty straightforward – we’re here because our planet supports conditions for life, including human …

UN Climate Change Conference in Cancún: WFC showcases solutions

World Future Council Newsletter From 29 November to 10 December, the next climate summit will take place in Cancún, Mexico. After the excitement and high hopes for Copenhagen, this year’s conference seems to be rather downsized. Unfortunately, this also applies to the expectations regarding the negotiation’s results. However, one must …