Stories about Environment from November, 2022
Steady rains have caused rivers across the island to reach their limit and overflow, bringing major flooding to plains and other low-lying areas.
The wet season, which typically runs from June to December, has been a particularly active one this year; citizens are being encouraged to stay indoors under “very threatening circumstances.”
Miti Alliance is a Kenyan social impact enterprise that has built a tree museum to preserve seedlings for some of Africa’s rare Indigenous trees that could soon become extinct.
Charles Norris-Brown's book "Did Tiger Take the Rain?" showcases the importance of conservation. He was writing another book about tigers and conservation, but he passed away unexpectedly on October 19.
“We cannot avoid conflict, so it is vital that we improve farmers’ understanding of the elephants and how to properly handle elephants when they enter the rice fields and villages."
With just one day left in the global conference, there still has not been the establishment of a Loss and Damage funding facility as developed nations tiptoe around the agenda item.
Proper infrastructure for road users is lacking, thanks to a combination of inadequate maintenance, “space constraints,” and poor urban planning.
The climate crisis has been having detrimental effects on the Caribbean, on food production, health, ecosystems, tourism, fresh water availability, energy production, livelihoods, human productivity, critical infrastructure and economic development.
Novo Progresso, in northern Pará state, is one of the municipalities with the highest number of forest fires and deforestation. It also has strong support for Bolsonaro, reports Amazônia Real.
Women of Purépecha and Amazigh descent fight for the land of their ancestors and everyone's climate
Mozambique has been in an increasingly delicate situation compared to the countries that pollute the most in the world.
COP27's agenda is at risk of being detailed by the host nation's deteriorating human rights record and crackdown on civic space.
While thousands of environmentalists, politicians, and scientists from all over the world converge on Egypt to attend COP27, the government is barring local civil society workers and activists from attending.
As the leading African gas exporter to Europe, is Algeria actually capable of compensating for the shortage of Russian gas supplies to the EU? And is it willing to cooperate?
Chittagong has been identified as one of the coastal cities in Asia subsiding at a rate almost 10 times faster than the sea level is rising.
In a massive feat of irony, Coca-cola, the world’s largest plastic polluter, is sponsoring COP27, the world’s largest annual environmental conference, which will take place in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt this month.
Dhaka, the fastest-growing megacity in the world, is facing a climate crisis as groundwater resources deplete and the city sinks more and more each year.
Despite Bolsonaro’s attempts to win votes and challenge the voting system, Lula da Silva prevailed for his third term in a deeply split nation.