Stories about Disaster from June, 2021
Global Voices’ top stories on environmental destruction, as the planet just observed World Environment Day
Global Voices has covered environmental issues extensively, and one focus of our stories has been the way pollution, massive urbanization, development infrastructures, and human-caused accidents are destroying fragile ecosystems.
Singaporean container ship X-Press Pearl had an accident near the Sri Lankan coast and has since sent waves of microplastics and charred debris along the coast of the country’s capital.
A selection of our best recent stories highlighting the importance of biodiversity and the achievements and challenges associated with these efforts around the world.
‘We have to find something in ourselves': Vincentian photographer Nadia Huggins on the fallout of La Soufrière
"Food security and architecture; to me, they're the most interesting aspect of this whole eruption."
Photographer Nadia Huggins has been chronicling the activity of St. Vincent's La Soufrière: "This gradual process of the landscape being transformed through these eruptions is interesting to me."