The world needs a new global organisation dedicated to stemming the loss of plant and animal species.Full story at BBC News site.
That is the argument put forward by a group of eminent academics in this week's edition of the journal Nature.
They call for the establishment of an Intergovernmental Panel on Biodiversity (IPB) to parallel the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).
Friday, July 21, 2006
ENDANGERED SPECIES - World 'needs new wildlife body'
The BBC News site has a report from Richard Black, Environment correspondent entitled World 'needs new wildlife body'.