With young people driving a global wake-up call on climate change, it is no surprise to find schools and universities leading by example and reducing carbon emissions, promoting renewable energy and becoming…Read More
In our all-too-hectic urban lives, a city park is a great place to unwind. Trees and green spaces have mental health and well-being benefits, on top of being great for relaxation and recreation.
Trees also help…Read More
Nitrogen makes up 78% of the Earth's atmosphere. We use it for many different things, like fertilizer in agriculture and as a refrigerant in liquid form. But when mixed with methane and volatile organic compounds,…Read More
An interview with Abshir H Abshir is Executive Director, Centre for the Rule of Law and Development. Based in Garowe, the capital of Somalia’s semi-autonomous Puntland region, Abshir is also a former ambassador to…Read More
Mohamed Yahia Abakar, 42, has lived in West Darfur’s Abu Suruj all his life. The husband, and father of five daughters and eight sons is a descendant of farmers who followed in his family’s footsteps.
His village,…Read More
India’s new comprehensive Cooling Action Plan targets an increase in sustainable cooling for the good of its population, while helping to fight climate change
Four years after temperatures hit the high forties in…Read More
Wild mushroom picking in Eastern Europe is more than a tradition. It is a social event. Every year, in late summer and early fall, thousands of people roam the woods for the biggest, most perfect specimens. They…Read More
Member States and the private sector should increase investments in ecosystem restoration and protection, particularly water-related ecosystems, to reduce the disaster risk and impacts of climate change.
In February this year, customs officials at Chennai International Airport in southern India heard unusual squeaks coming from the luggage of a man who had arrived from Bangkok. Inside his bag was a tiny leopard cub…Read More