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Opinion: The Oceans Need the Spotlight Now

Monday, June 22, 2015

COLOMBO, Jun 22 (IPS) - The international community must focus its energies immediately on addressing the grave challenges confronting the oceans. With implications for global order and peace, the oceans are also becoming another arena for national rivalry.

Opinion: Ethical Challenges to Advertising

Saturday, June 20, 2015

ST. AUGUSTINE, Florida, Jun 20 (IPS) - Challenges to advertisers and marketers arose in the past century. Critics deplored the role of cigarette marketers who exploited the aspirations of women by associating smoking with liberation. 

Amazon Dam also Brings Health Infrastructure for Local Population

Friday, June 19, 2015

ALTAMIRA, Brazil, Jun 19 (IPS) - Extensive public health infrastructure and the eradication of malaria will be the most important legacy of the construction of the Belo Monte hydropower dam in Brazil's Amazon jungle for the population affected by the megaproject.

U.N. Takes First Step Towards Treaty to Curb Lawlessness in High Seas

Friday, June 19, 2015

UNITED NATIONS, Jun 19 (IPS) - The 193-member General Assembly adopted a resolution Friday aimed at drafting a legally binding international treaty for the conservation of marine biodiversity and to govern the mostly lawless high seas beyond national jurisdiction.

Opinion: 2015 and Beyond, Young Voices, Loud Demands

Friday, June 19, 2015

BRUSSELS, Jun 19 (IPS) - As a young person interested in development, my heart beats a little faster when I look at the potential of 2015. There has never been so much at stake as this year for the future of our planet.

Farmers Find their Voice Through Radio in the Badlands of India

Friday, June 19, 2015

TIKAMGARH, India, Jun 19 (IPS) - Eighty-year-old Chenabai Kushwaha sits on a charpoy under a neem tree in the village of Chitawar, located in the Tikamgarh district in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh, staring intently at a dictaphone.

Pope Could Upstage World Leaders at U.N. Summit in September

Thursday, June 18, 2015

UNITED NATIONS, Jun 18 (IPS) - Judging by his recent public pronouncements - including on reproductive health, biodiversity, the creation of a Palestinian state, the political legitimacy of Cuba and now climate change – Pope Francis may upstage more than 150 world leaders when he addresses the United Nations, come September.

New Approaches to Managing Disaster Focus on Resilience

Thursday, June 18, 2015

UNITED NATIONS, Jun 18 (IPS) - Natural disasters have become a fact of life for millions around the world, and the future forecast is only getting worse.

South Sudan Again Tops Fragile States Index

Thursday, June 18, 2015

SAINT JOHN, New Brunswick, Canada, Jun 18 (IPS) - For the second year in a row, South Sudan has been designated as the most fragile nation in the world, plagued by intensifying internal conflict that has displaced more than two million of its people.

Industrial Fisheries Crowd out Artisanal Fisherpersons in South America

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

SANTIAGO, Jun 17 (IPS) - Millions of families on South America's Pacific coast have long depended on artisanal fishing for a living. But they have been increasingly being pushed aside by the industrial fisheries that have made this region a major player in the global seafood industry.

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