MEXICO IS WORLD’S DEADLIEST SPOT FOR LAND DEFENDERS, ENVIRONMENTAL ACTIVISTS: REPORT

Fri 30 September 2022: Mexico has risen to the top of the list of the most dangerous places in the world for land defenders and environmental activists, according to the NGO Global Witness, According to the group’s report, “Decade of Defiance,” Mexico had the highest number of murders among the 200 land and environmental defenders […]

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MORE THAN A MILLION SEA TURTLES ILLEGALLY KILLED OVER PAST 30 YEARS: STUDY

Thu 29 September 2022: Over 1.1 million sea turtles have been illegally killed in the past 30 years, according to a recent study. Despite laws intended to protect them, at least 44,000 turtles have been illegally killed and exported annually across 65 countries, according to scientists from Arizona State University. According to the UN, the […]

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WORLD TOURISM DAY 2022: DOES INTERNATIONAL TOURISM REACH PRE-PANDEMIC LEVEL?

Tue 27 September 2022: Every year September 27 is celebrated as World Tourism Day to mark the anniversary of the adoption of the Statutes of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO). On the occasion of World Tourism Day 2022, let us analyze whether international tourism reached a pre-pandemic level or not. Although international tourism […]

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‘RED ALERT’ IN CHINA AS DROUGHT DRIES UP COUNTRY’S BIGGEST LAKE

Fri 23 September 2022:  The central Chinese province of Jiangxi has declared a water supply “red alert” for the first time as a prolonged drought dried up much of the water in the country’s biggest lake. The provincial government said on Friday that water levels in Poyang Lake, usually a flood outlet for the Yangtze […]

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WHO LEADS GLOBAL HEALTH COALITION DEMAND FOR FOSSIL FUEL NON-PROLIFERATION TREATY

Wed 14 September 2022: More than 1,000 health workers and 200 organizations, including the World Health Organization (WHO), have issued a clarion call to seriously address climate change by enacting and legally enforcing a non-proliferation treaty to reduce global reliance on fossil fuels. They urged world governments in a public letter released on Wednesday to […]

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HEATWAVES, WILDFIRES, AND MORE AIR POLLUTION WILL BE TRIGGERED BY GLOBAL WARMING: UN

Fri 09 September 2022: The UN issued a warning on Wednesday (September 7) that heatwaves and wildfires brought on by climate change are expected to become more frequent and extreme, harming ecosystems, human health, and air quality. Millions more people will be impacted by the interaction between pollution and climate change, according to a recent […]

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BRAZIL’S AMAZON RECORDS WORST AUGUST FOR FIRES SINCE 2010

Fri 02 September 2022: The Amazon rainforest has recorded its worst month for fires in August since 2010, authorities said Thursday. There was an 18% increase since last August in a region considered an important natural buffer against climate change, according to the National Institute for Space Research (INPE) that published the data. INPE satellites […]

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SPAIN HITS BY VIOLENT HAILSTORM, KILLING A BABY AND INJURING DOZENS

Wed 31 August 2022: Local authorities in Girona, Spain, said on Wednesday that a strong hailstorm that tore through the town claimed the life of a 20-month-old infant and injured dozens of others, Anadolu Agency reported. Speaking to Catalan broadcaster TV3, officials said that the little girl was struck in the head by large hailstones […]

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2100 WILL BRING “EXTREME HEAT” TO MOST PARTS OF THE WORLD: STUDY

Sun 28 August 2022: Most parts of the world will be in the grip of “extreme heat” by 2100, according to a latest research paper. Estimates show the tropics and subtropics, including the Indian subcontinent, large parts of Arabian Peninsula and sub-Saharan Africa, will experience dangerously hot temperatures most days of the year by the end of this century, said […]

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ENVIRONMENTALISTS SLAM BRITISH GOVERNMENT FOR DUMPING UNTREATED SEWAGE INTO RIVERS, SEA

Sat 27 August 2022: Britain’s environment minister on Saturday defended government plans to address sewage releases into rivers and the sea after opposition parties and environmentalists criticized the measures as insufficient and costly for consumers. Recent sewage spills into popular river and sea bathing areas have caused widespread public horror, prompting activists to raise a […]

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