Stories about Environment from March, 2023
Balancing development and conservation has been a longstanding challenge for countries like Nepal. Poorly planned highways, power lines, or railways now threaten to undo Nepal's conservation success.
Codrington Lagoon is a wetland of International Importance under the Ramsar Convention but its sandbar integrity has been compromised by breaches that threaten the well-being of its ecosystems.
The duo has become a symbol of an unusual friendship but also turned them into celebrities. There is even a documentary film called "Yaren," that can be watched on YouTube.
Illegal mining and a lack of government action left the Yanomami people - who live in Brazil's largest Indigenous territory - in a humanitarian tragedy, facing hospitalizations and deaths from malnutrition and other diseases.
Over the past several years, as climate change impacts like hurricanes, droughts, floods and rising sea levels have taken their toll, the tiny Caribbean nation has had to take action.
The negative effects of climate change and mining activities on the Sassandra and Niger rivers are drastically changing the daily lives of nearby communities
One of the most beautiful aspects of the dry season in Trinidad and Tobago is the blossoming of the poui.
The Caribbean's culture surrounding fire is contributing to the harsh and dangerous effects of the dry season.
The UN apologizes to the Syrian people, as inadequate aid arrives too late in Northwest Syria, leaving many to die under the rubble in the aftermath of the earthquake.
Trinidad and Tobago's Institute of Marine Affairs recently partnered with government, private sector and community-based organisations to build its capacity in rehabilitating climate change-challenged coral reefs and seagrass beds.
India is commiting to combatting climate change by accelerating its transition to clean energy. However, its slow transition pace and limited green budget do not reflect that.
Several initiatives highlight stories, narratives, and art performances that articulate the appeal of Pacific Island nations for a more decisive global action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
For Uzbek consumers, China’s BRI is seemingly bringing practical solutions in terms of access to car ownership but also tackling air pollution, and indirectly changing a culture of state monopolies and corruption.
McDonald's, KFC, and Carrefour, among others, sell meat produced with soybeans linked to human rights violations in Paraguay.