Environment

Building peace in the Sahel depends on climate resilience, says UN

In the Sahel region of Africa, the call for sustainable peace is crucial to minimise...

10-year Climate Smart Agriculture Implementation Framework launched in Kenya

The Government of Kenya, in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organisation...

“Win-win” climate solutions for Ethiopia and Kenya to benefit people and the environment

A recent report “Nordic Green to Scale for Countries/Africa” by Stockholm...

Biodiversity loss could cause humans to become the first species to document its own extinction

The world must turn its attention to the rapid biodiversity loss that is occurring...

Urban migration is increasing the risk of natural and man-made disasters

Each week, 1.4 million people migrate to cities and urban areas around the world....

WHO warns that air pollution is “the new tobacco”

The head of the World Health Organisation (WHO), Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, said...

European Parliament completes ban on single-use plastics

The European Parliament has voted for a complete ban on a range of single-use plastic...

Marine life and World Heritage Sites threatened by rising sea levels and pollution

Coastal World Heritage Sites on the Mediterranean Sea are the latest areas to fall...

International Day of Rural Women – 15 October, 2018

Today marks the UN’s International Day of Rural Women, a day first observed...

Investments into the clean-energy industry could help slow climate change

With global concern for climate change growing exponentially, some people are contributing...

Weather and conflict limit Syria’s agricultural production, perpetuating food insecurity

A recent report from the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO)...

Companies turn their attention to food waste as a way to tackle climate change

With the recent release of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report...

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