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‘Invisible’ crisis of water quality threatens human and environmental well-being: World Bank report
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Thursday, 22 August 2019
‘Invisible’ crisis of water quality threatens human and environmental well-being: World Bank report
Deteriorating water quality worldwide is slashing the economic potential of heavily polluted areas, according to a new World Bank report, released on Tuesday. It also warns that the “invisible crisis of water quality” is threatening human and environmental well-being.Read Full Article ...
 
FROM THE FIELD: Argentina Preserving Pristine Forests
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Thursday, 22 August 2019
FROM THE FIELD: Argentina Preserving Pristine Forests
Thousands of species of animals and plants which are indigenous to a vast forest in Argentina could be saved thanks to a partnership between the United Nations...
 
Central Africa’s iconic mammals threatened by poachers, armed groups – UN environment wing
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Thursday, 18 January 2018
Central Africa’s iconic mammals threatened by poachers, armed groups – UN environment wing
Elephants, giraffes, rhinos and other magnificent mammals targeted in wildlife conservation areas of Central Africa are under threat of extinction, caught in t...
 
Near-record warm temperatures fuel deadly, costly weather events in 2017 – UN
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Wednesday, 17 January 2018
Near-record warm temperatures fuel deadly, costly weather events in 2017 – UN
The upward trend in global temperatures marked by record-shattering warmth in 2015 and 2016 kept pace last year, with the United Nations weather agency warning...
 
Taking on environmental health risks, UN agencies aim to protect 'foundations for life' on Ear
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Tuesday, 09 January 2018
Taking on environmental health risks, UN agencies aim to protect 'foundations for life' on Ear
Two United Nations agencies are teaming up in a major new initiative taking on the herculean task of combatting environmental health risks, which claim an esti...
 
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  • Dura aterragem na Venezuela
    A Venezuela está à beira do precipício. A ação concertada ainda pode evitar a sua queda. Mas quanto mais se atrase, mais venezuelanos morrerão por falta de medicamentos, pela má nutrição ou pela violência.
  • South China Sea Ruling Sweeps Away Diplomatic Ambiguities
    Tuesday?s ruling by the International Tribunal on the Law of the Sea has bought a little clarity to the problems in the South China Sea, but it has not made solving the underlying problems significantly...
  • China Hardens Position on South China Sea
    China has taken a leap towards clarifying its claims in the South China Sea, but in a direction that could intensify frictions.
  • Erdo?an?s Pyrrhic victory
    Paradoxes have always abounded in the relationship between the Turkish military and the country?s politicians. Turkey?s armed forces ? or factions within them ? have justified their repeated interventions in politics with claims that they...
  • Venezuela?s hard landing
    Venezuela is on the edge of the precipice. Concerted action may yet pull it back. But the longer it is delayed, the more Venezuelans will die from lack of medicines, malnutrition or violence.