Month: May 2001
Climate change will significantly decrease snow and increase flooding in Scotland
Two new reports funded by the Scottish Executive have found that snow cover in Scotland has decreased significantly since the 1970s, and predict a steady increase in the likelihood of flooding over the next eighty years.
Canada reintroduces legislation to protect endangered species but faces conservationists’ and scientists’ criticism
For the third time, the Canadian government has introduced the first legislation dealing with the listing, protection and recovery of endangered species, but critics say that it will not go far enough to save some animals in the wild.
Pakistan protects eight wetlands…and plans to melt its glaciers to increase water supplies
Pakistan has announced that it has designated eight sites Wetlands of International Importance under the Ramsar Convention, and plans major construction and melting glaciers in order to meet desperate water shortages.
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