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What Do Elephants and Cocaine Have in Common?

What Do Elephants and Cocaine Have in Common? | Sustainability Science | Scoop.it
Wildlife products and drugs both fuel massive levels of international crime, according to a new United Nations report. A massive new report published this week by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) proves what conservationists have been saying for years: smuggling of wildlife products is huge business. The report—compiled from records of…

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ExxonMobil Investigated for Possible Climate Change Deception

ExxonMobil Investigated for Possible Climate Change Deception | Sustainability Science | Scoop.it
Lipstick on a Pig? It appears to be no coincidence that ExxonMobil has recently released a new series of beautiful and very slick TV and online ads implying that they are all about innovation and v…
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What it's like to be married to the men doing 'the most dangerous conservation job in the world'

What it's like to be married to the men doing 'the most dangerous conservation job in the world' | Sustainability Science | Scoop.it
The rangers’ jobs are difficult, to be sure. But sometimes the work is even harder on their wives.
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We all depend on our support networks, wherever we are around the world and whatever tasks we do.  So much is put on the shoulders of not only our shoulders, but of our entire family and social networks.
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WWF Welcomes EU Application of Tighter Timber Regulations - Jakarta Globe

WWF Welcomes EU Application of Tighter Timber Regulations - Jakarta Globe | Sustainability Science | Scoop.it
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Nazir, however, noted that the EUTR was still only dealing with the legality of products and not whether the products was produced in a sustainable manner.

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EcoVadis's curator insight, March 6, 2013 3:53 PM

The EU Timber Regulation (EUTR) since March 3rd imposes responsibilities to develop a risk management system for E.U. traders' who place timber and timber products on the EU market.  The Regulation is legally binding on all 27 EU Member States.