News headlines for “Nature and Animal Conservation”

  1. Cyclones and Struggling Economy Could Impact Mozambique’s Elections

    Monday, May 20, 2019

    MAPUTO, May 20 (IPS) - Mozambique, which was affected by an unprecedented two tropical cyclones over a matter of weeks, is still reeling from the impact a month after the latest disaster. But resultant devastation caused by the cyclones could impact the country's elections as concerns are raised over whether the southern African nation can properly hold the ballot scheduled for later this year.

  2. Putting Water at the Heart of Sustainable Fashion

    Monday, May 20, 2019

    LONDON, May 20 (IPS) - Lisa Greenlee is Director of Strategic Partnerships, WaterAidThe Copenhagen Fashion Summit celebrated its tenth anniversary last week. The summit, which is often referred to as the Davos of fashion, is a key date in the fashion diary for those businesses with a pioneering vision to highlight issues and create solutions for a more sustainable industry.

  3. Long Life to Their Majesties, The Bees!

    Monday, May 20, 2019

    MADRID, May 20 (IPS) - Amazingly organised social communities, bees ensure food chain. ‘Bee' grateful to them… at least in their Wold Day!

  4. Urgent Action Vital to Stop Twin Crises of Nature’s Destruction & Climate Change

    Monday, May 13, 2019

    LONDON, May 13 (IPS) - Andrew Norton is Director of the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

    The Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services' report on the global state of biodiversity is shocking but not entirely surprising. The question is, how much more evidence and repeated warnings will it take for governments, companies and financial institutions to wake up to the urgency and act?

  5. America First as a Threat to Mulitlateralism

    Monday, May 13, 2019

    STOCKHOLM / ROME, May 13 (IPS) - On 25 April, Joseph Biden announced his candidacy for the US presidency, declaring that his decision was based on fears of Trump being re-elected:

  6. Is UAE Leading the Way for Concentrated Solar Power in GCC?

    Thursday, May 09, 2019

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, May 09 (IPS) - Sania Aziz Rahman is a data journalist doing a fellowship with Climate Tracker

    In April 2019, the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) published a report on a "roadmap to 2050" in terms of renewable energy.

  7. Loss of Biodiversity Puts Current and Future Generations at Risk

    Tuesday, May 07, 2019

    PARIS, May 07 (IPS) - An alarming report about the massive loss of biodiversity around the world warns that future generations will be at risk if urgent action isn't taken to protect the more than one million species of plants and animals threatened with extinction.

  8. Building a More Energy-Efficient Neighbourhood in Dubai

    Tuesday, May 07, 2019

    DUBAI, May 07 (IPS) - Karishma Asarpota is an urban planner, researcher and Climate Tracker Journalism Fellow

    Dubai is an Emirate in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) with a population of about 3 million. The discovery of oil in the 1960's transformed Dubai from a sleepy port town to a global metropolis. The recent shift to address environmental sustainability in Dubai draws attention to energy issues in the city.

  9. Sustainable Development Goals: One of the Greatest Fun Things in the World!?

    Monday, May 06, 2019

    BERLIN, May 06 (IPS) - Inge Kaul is adjunct professor, Hertie School of Governance, Berlin, and first director of UNDP's Offices of the Human Development Report and Global Development Studies.

    This year's annual "SDG Global Festival of Action" was held in Bonn, Germany, from May 2–4, 2019. The festival's overall aim is to gather campaigners and multiple stakeholders from around the world at one place for interaction with each other; furthermore, it seeks to inspire them to scale up action in support of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) set forth in the 2030 Agenda adopted by the United Nations General Assembly.

  10. Future of Our Planet Requires Deeper Cooperation, Long-term Thinking

    Thursday, May 02, 2019

    UNITED NATIONS, May 02 (IPS) - LIU Zhenmin is Under Secretary General for Economic and Social Affairs, United Nations.

    For most of the 7 billion people on the planet, global institutions are remote, far removed from their day to day existence. Yet, our global institutions matter.

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