Thursday, November 08, 2007

eco news summary

I subscribe to Environ News Australia and a couple of significant headlines captured my attention over the last week....

Population Pressure takes Earth to its limits
The United Nations' Global Environment Outlook-4 report, released in New York, reveals a scale of unprecedented ecological damage, with more than 2 million people possibly dying prematurely of air pollution and close to 2 billion likely to suffer absolute water scarcity by 2025. Put bluntly, the report warns that the 6.75 billion world population, "has reached a stage where the amount of resources needed to sustain it exceeds what is available".

Organic Food is Safer and Healthier (4 year EU investigation shows)

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