Human Rights & Public Liberties

Human Rights & Public Liberties

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Published on: 13 Jan, 2021

Climate & Environment

Clean energy

Al Jazeera has discovered that in the case of NYC, reliance on fossil fuels is expected to increase in the coming year due to the ..

Published on: 12 April, 2021

Somalia bleak report

Save the Children says $150m is needed to provide food, health, education, water, and sanitation to almost 2m people through the next 6 months.

Published on: 12 April, 2021

UAE Climate Conference

The goal is to ‘develop… climate action priorities’ ahead of the Nov 2021 COP meeting in Glasgow.

Published on: 4 April, 2021

Endangered species

The number of African forest elephants fell by more than 86% over a period of 31 years, while the population of African savanna elephants decreased ..

Published on: 25 March, 2021

Australia floods

It came after the Warragamba Dam, which provides much of the drinking water for Sydney, spilled over Saturday afternoon – causing officials to warn the ..

Published on: 22 March, 2021

The devastating impact of nuclear tests

France conducted 193 nuclear tests from 1966 to 1996 at Moruroa and Fangataufa atolls in French Polynesia, including 41 atmospheric tests until 1974 that exposed ..

Published on: 14 March, 2021

Fukushima 10th-anniversary

On March 11, 2011, an earthquake and tsunami triggered the worst nuclear accident since Chernobyl at Tokyo Electric Power’s Fukushima Daiichi plant, 220km north-east of ..

Published on: 11 March, 2021

UK/COAL MINE/ENVIRONMENT

The PPCA Summit is billed as the year’s largest global gathering on coal power phase-out.

Published on: 2 March, 2021

MARTINIQUE/ENVIRONMENT

Chlordecone was used for two decades on the Caribbean island and its neighbour Guadaloupe – even after being banned on the French mainland.

Published on: 28 February, 2021

In preparation for future droughts, some farmers in Zimbabwe are setting up seed banks in rural communities to store drought-resistant seeds. In lean years they ..

Published on: 28 February, 2021

INDONESIA/FARMS FLOOD

Farmers and environmental groups say the floods are getting worse because of land degradation. River normalisation projects have been delayed. They also blame a cement ..

Published on: 23 February, 2021

WWF REPORT ON FRESHWATER FISHERIES

The wealth of freshwater species is essential to the health of the world’s rivers, lakes, and wetlands – and supports societies and economies across the ..

Published on: 23 February, 2021