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Young Champions of the Earth: Peru’s elemental innovator
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Sunday, 27 December 2020
Young Champions of the Earth: Peru’s elemental innovator
A Peruvian biologist and inventor who is turning wind into water has been named as a winner of an annual UN environmental award.Read Full Article ...
 
Young Champions of the Earth: trashing barriers to boost recycling in Kuwait
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Saturday, 26 December 2020
Young Champions of the Earth: trashing barriers to boost recycling in Kuwait
An electrical engineer from Kuwait is being recognized by the United Nations for her success in raising the environmental importance and economic value of recy...
 
Young Champions of the Earth: turning plastics into paving in Kenya
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Friday, 25 December 2020
Young Champions of the Earth: turning plastics into paving in Kenya
A Kenyan entrepreneur is being lauded by the UN for developing a machine that recycles discarded plastic into paving stones for use in construction projects.Re...
 
Planet-warming trend continues: 2020 closes hottest decade on record – UN weather agency
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Thursday, 24 December 2020
Planet-warming trend continues: 2020 closes hottest decade on record – UN weather agency
As 2020 draws to a close, it leaves in its wake the warmest decade on record and one of the three hottest years ever measured, according to the UN weather agen...
 
Young Champions of the Earth: mapping clean water in China
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Thursday, 24 December 2020
Young Champions of the Earth: mapping clean water in China
A mobile app which tells the inhabitants of rural China if their water is safe to drink, has won a young woman from Beijing a top UN environmental award.Read F...
 
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    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.
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    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...
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    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.