Stories about Environment from May, 2021
Modern societies can learn much from indigenous art about the importance of nurturing our relationship with nature.
Packaging from UK retailers and used COVID-19 antigen test kits are among the items found in Turkish waste dumps.
Expansion of the Piraeus port will create a "subaquatic toxic landfill” at the expense of the area’s fragile ecosystems.
Beekeeping has been steadily catching on in Jamaica for some years now, enriching livelihoods, helping the environment, and providing lots of photographic opportunities.
Despite protection efforts, the species continues to face numerous threats, including continued attempts at harvesting, bycatch, habitat loss, climate change and plastic pollution.
This year's event aims to increase awareness of the threat to bees in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic and food insecurity, and find ways to protect these vital pollinators.
"Australia stands on its own as being particularly out of step. Alone among more than a hundred nations, Australia has no target for reaching net zero emissions"
"These young people were arrested for trying to protect Phnom Penh’s largest lake and preserve it for current and future generations."
Known for its beautiful green valleys, tea cultivation, and beekeeping, the idyllic valley in Rize province is facing its most serious environmental threat yet.
Destruction of coastal forest for a major tourism project raises questions about Jamaica’s climate change posture
"A development of this nature is inappropriate for an area which has been afforded several levels of environmental protections, and is well recognised for its diverse and healthy coastal ecosystems."
The unique cat species is declining in number as their habitat of wetlands is shrinking, being turned into agricultural and developmental areas.
The visual archive portrays “a split region” through a curated collection of current photos, found imagery, and ephemera such as propaganda posters and postcards, and archival images from bygone eras.
As the 2021 Atlantic hurricane season draws closer, the country has been experiencing heavy bouts of rainfall, which have contributed to the creation of lahars, or destructive volcanic mudflows.