The OECD is pursuing a complaint that WWF has funded abuses against the indigenous forest-dwelling Baka or 'Pygmy' peoples of Cameroon, after determining that its human rights guidelines do apply to WWF owing to the 'commercial nature' of its conservation activities.
A 30-year decline in toad populations recorded by volunteers, shows the need to rebuild vital 'green infrastructure' across both the wider countryside and urban areas, writes Oliver Tickell: reversing habitat fragmentation, digging out ponds and ditches, and leaving ample unkempt areas for cover and hibernation.
Controversy has been raging for decades over the link between nuclear power stations and childhood leukemia. But as with tobacco and lung cancer, it's all about hiding the truth, writes Ian Fairlie. Combining data from four countries shows, with high statistical significance, that radioactive releases from nuclear plants are the cause of the excess leukemia cases.
It’s better known for the yearly financial knees-up that is the World Economic Forum but when the bankers have gone, Davos is a family-friendly town with oodles of quiet charm, as Ruth Styles found out
Turkey's plans for a hydroelectric dam on the Tigris have been scrapped as Europe withdraws funds for a failure to meet environmental obligations, while plans for the trans-Europe Nabucco gas pipeline are ratified