New ethic for sustainable development needed
-World Conservation Congress hears at opening
By Johann Earle in South Korea
In the backdrop of rich Korean tradition and culture on display in Jeju Island, South Korea, the World Conservation Congress 2012 officially opened yesterday with a warning that a new ethic was needed for more sustainable development.
The IUCN World Conservation Congress, the world’s largest and most important conservation event, takes place every four years.
Among the special guests at the Congress were President of Korea, Lee Myung-bak; former President of Guyana, Bharrat Jagdeo; Minister of the Environment for the Republic of Congo, Henri Djombo and former Minister of the …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.