Stories about Environment from December, 2022
The stories the Global Voices Caribbean team covered this year saw a stronger leaning towards pressing concerns like the environment and crime.
With 2022 nearly over, situations in countries like Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka were extremely difficult. So, what did this year hold in store for South Asia? Read on.
"Help the residents of the deep defend their home. Play GAME OVER and discover the enormous risks involved in deep sea mining."
"As consumers become increasingly interested in purchasing sustainable products, there are growing concerns that some businesses are falsely promoting their environmental or green credentials."
Climate change is heating up the Himalayas faster than the global average, disrupting this water cycle. The rains are becoming more erratic, groundwater is depleting, and glaciers have shrunk.
The World Bank wanted to give land and opportunities to Cambodia’s rural poor. Instead, they have left former residents in disarray without their farms or community forest.
The states of Central Asia are facing severe environmental challenges, which are being further exacerbated by climate change. Can the regional governments come together to address the problem?
I had a vested interest in the outcome of COP27 which [...] was touted to be one of “implementation.” But was this achieved? Where do we go from here?
The traditional healers from the Tharu indigenous community in Nepal with ethnobotanical knowledge are bound to disappear soon because of no interest from the young generation to continue the practice.