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Shipping and Industry Threaten Famed Home of the Bengal Tiger

A sunken ship after it was salvaged in the Sundarbans last year. Credit: Naimul Haq/IPS By Naimul HaqDHAKA, Bangladesh, May 19 2018 (IPS) Toxic chemical pollution in the Sundarbans, ...

“Outsiders” in Focus at French Film Fest

A scene from the film Rafiki, which was banned in Kenya. Photo courtesy of the Cannes press office. By A. D. McKenzieCANNES, France, May 19 2018 (IPS) The usual big-name American ...

“What do you Become When you Shoot to Kill Someone who is Unarmed, & not an Immediate Threat to You?”

Hamas says the demonstrations are meant to draw attention to the harsh conditions in Gaza. Credit: AFP By Zeid Ra’ad Al HusseinGENEVA, May 18 2018 (IPS) Appalling recent events ...

Indigenous Peoples Recover Native Languages in Mexico

Grass Planting Reduces Soil Erosion, Risk of Landslides in Rohingya Refugee Camps

Vetiver grass, stored in floating bamboo holders, is being planted by IOM and partners to reduce soil erosion in Cox’s Bazar refugee camps. Credit: IOM/Fiona MacGregor By International ...

ICBA scientists start growing halophytic vegetables in UAE

By WAMDUBAI, May 17 2018 (WAM) Scientists at the International Centre for Biosaline Agriculture, ICBA, have successfully started growing halophytic (salt-loving) vegetables in the ...

Will Climate Change Cause More Migrants than Wars?

Growth in global economy exceeds expectations, but increased risks could threaten economic outlook, UN report says

By WAMNEW YORK, May 17 2018 (WAM) Growth in the world economy is surpassing expectations and global GDP is now expected to expand by more than 3 per cent this year and in 2019, reflecting ...

GGGI raises bar in support of green and climate finance mobilization

By GGGISEOUL, May 17 2018 (GGGI) The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), in 2017, helped mobilize over half a billion USD for green investments that aim to support developing countries ...

Leveraging Climate Finance in Africa

By GGGIMay 17 2018 (GGGI) What: GGGI, in partnership with the Government of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, and the Government of Rwanda will host a side event during ...
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