Showing posts with label climate change. Show all posts
Showing posts with label climate change. Show all posts

Saturday, September 16, 2017

World hunger on rise again due to conflicts, climate change in decade: UN report

World hunger on rise again due to conflicts, climate change in decade
Global hunger is on the rise again after steadily declining for more than a decade, affecting nearly 11 percent of the global population, largely due to conflicts and climate change, a UN report claimed on Friday.

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Proposed wall along US-Mexico border puts endangered species at risk

Proposed wall along US-Mexico border
The wall built by the US along its border with Mexico would put more than 100 endangered species at risk, according to a news release published on Wednesday by Rice University of Texas.

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Stop having children! Planet Earth will benefit from smaller families, researchers say

As the topic of climate change continues to dominate the political sphere, researchers have announced that the best way to save the planet is to have fewer children. They also announced three other lifestyle changes which can lead to carbon footprint reduction.

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

UAE names women ministers for happiness, tolerance

A new Cabinet tasked with building a utopian society, a tolerant environment, educated generations and equal economic opportunities for all was approved by UAE President His Highness Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

Monday, June 29, 2015

Climate change, dams threaten natural World Heritage

Climate change and large dam projects are putting natural World Heritage sites at risk, says International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), the official advisory body on nature to UNESCO's World Heritage Committee, meeting on June 25 in Bonn, Germany.

Monday, June 1, 2015

As UN marks Buddhist holiday, Ban Ki-moon pays tribute to the victims of Nepal earthquake

UN, 1 June 2015 – On the Day of Vesak, which acknowledges the contribution of Buddhism to the spirituality of humanity, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is paying special tribute to the victims of the devastating earthquake that struck Nepal over a month ago.

Five million of our brothers: It is Turks who will shape Europe's future

Europe's future depends on the Turks who live there, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a large public rally on Thursday.