The State of Planet Declaration

Planet Under Pressure 2012 was the largest gathering of global change scientists leading up to the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) with a total of 3,018 delegates at the conference venue and over 3,500 that attended virtually via live webstreaming. The Plenary sessions and the Daily Planet news show continue to draw audiences world wide as they are available On Demand.

An additional number of organisations, including 150 Science and Technology Centres worldwide streamed the plenary sessions live at Planet Under Pressure-related events reaching an additional 12,000 viewers.

The first State of the Planet Declaration was issued at the conference.

Via Social Media, @planetconf2012 has reached one million people on Twitter and on Facebook, Planet Under Pressure 2012 is close to 2000 “likes” and a reach of 34,000 people in March 2012. The conference Blog was visited by over 10,000 people from 80 countries by April 1, 2012.

A 3-minute film on the Anthropocene premiered which has had over 20,000 views and the world’s first educational website on the Anthropocene (beta version) was launched.

First State of the Planet Declaration published
Scientists issue first “State of the Planet” declaration at the world’s largest gathering of experts on global environmental and social issues in advance of the major UN Summit Rio+20 in June Download declaration.

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