Stories about Environment
An oil spill in May devastated large swathes of the tundra. Here's how indigenous rights activists joined forces to demand justice from the culprit — Russia's largest nickel producer.
"The country burns because of agribusiness and real estate speculation. Where there was fire, today there are soybeans and machines ready for construction."
"We transformed these broken colonies into functional democracies without any support […] and now we have this debt crisis because we were abandoned by those who plundered our wealth."
"When a wrong has been committed, it must be repaired. If you recognise that colonization has been a source of massive crimes against humanity, then reparations are legitimate."
"This documentary is about Vanuatu's forests, but it highlights the value of forests to people's lives the world over."
"The disconnect in the region is between rhetoric and action. We’ve already lost a lot, but we still have much worth protecting, and should be determined not to lose more."
A young girl hailing from Manipur, India, is making a bid to save planet Earth by spreading awareness and calling for collective accountability.
Citizenship by Investment, dubbed the “golden passport”, offers the wealthy a second citizenship at a time when visa and COVID-19 restrictions are becoming more onerous.
After documenting land grabs in their reserve, 18 indigenous and black leaders detained in Nicaragua
Since 2015, self-trained Kriol and Rama forest rangers monitor deforestation and land grabs in the biological reserve.
World Shorebirds Day, marked this year on September 6, saw “citizen scientists” across the region document the presence and the movements of various island bird species.
A historic peace deal with rebel groups in Sudan also comes during historic flooding that has ushered in a humanitarian disaster. What are the government’s plans to make life easier?
The letter says the updates to the Environmental Impact Assessment norms will encourage projects with no prior clearance to commence operations and eventually get regularised by paying a fine.
"Happiness is the daily #PenguinParade @PhillipIslandNP! How can these little penguins not make you smile?"
The devastation comes at a time when emergency and health services were already overwhelmed with responding to the COVID-19 epidemic.
"If suddenly, skies are more blue, and citizens breathe more freely, they realize a more healthy and sustainable life is within reach."
Devastated hilltop in Myanmar’s jade mining region remains home for scores of families despite danger
Despite the danger of further landslides, 77 families remain, saying they cannot afford to relocate.
The recent discovery of a yellow turtle in India drew a lot of attention, but it's not the first time one has been spotted.
No government in Sudan's history has been able to solve the humanitarian disasters brought on by annual flooding, which inevitably leads to chronic destruction and loss of life.
During the COVID-19 pandemic in Sri Lanka, rising unemployment has been linked to the surge in illegal wildlife poaching.
Liberian fishing communities are threatened by Chinese supertrawlers capable of catching about twice the nation’s sustainable catch — potentially decimating vital fish stocks in just a few years.