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Andrew Skeene

Member Since: 16th November 2010
No of Articles: 4
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07th December 2010

Google Earth Maps Show Temperature Rise

A new Google Earth map highlights the devastating impact a 4C rise in temperature would have on different parts of the world. The interactive tool, which was released by the UK’s coalition government, aims to stimulate the debate on carbon emissions an...

07th December 2010

Deforestation on the Decline

Deforestation globally has dropped by 20 per cent in the last 10 years, according to a new UN report. More than 900 experts from 178 countries contributed to the Forestry Resources Assessment report, which took around four years to complete. The resear...

25th November 2010

Foreign Investment in Brazil

A Saudi Arabian company is set to invest up to £315 million in Brazil. Representatives from Agro Invest, an agricultural investment company, have visited Brazil to seek out partnerships for producing and exporting grain and poultry. “Brazil has lots of...

25th November 2010

Brazil Aims for Green Economy

Brazil is leading the world in the pursuit of a ‘green’ economy. The Brazilian government is keen to use the findings of a new UN-backed study on how to profit from nature. The three-year project by The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (Teeb) h...