News headlines for “Environmental Issues”, page 4

  1. INTERVIEW: ‘Deliver the care our ocean needs – together’, urge co-hosts of UN conference

    - UN News

    World Oceans Day marked on 8 June, reminds us of the significant role oceans have in everyday life. Moreover, the 2022 theme – Revitalization: collective action for the ocean – underlines the importance of acting together to save our ocean.

  2. Cities in Brazil Reap Floods after Hiding Their Rivers Underground

    - Inter Press Service

    RIO DE JANEIRO, Jun 07 (IPS) - Acaba Mundo has fallen into oblivion, despite its apocalyptic name – which roughly translates as World’s End - and historical importance as an urban waterway. It is a typical victim of Brazil’s metropolises, which were turned into cemeteries of streams, with their flooded neighborhoods and filthy rivers.

  3. What If a Patient Unplugged the Oxygen Tube That Keeps Them Alive?

    - Inter Press Service

    MADRID, Jun 07 (IPS) - Imagine a patient connected to a vital oxygen device to keep him or her breathing, thus alive. Then, imagine what would happen if this patient unplugged it. This is exactly what humans have been doing with the source of at least 50% of the whole Planet’s oxygen: the oceans.

  4. Poor Families Clash over Water with Real Estate Consortium in El Salvador

    - Inter Press Service

    APOPA, El Salvador, Jun 06 (IPS) - Alex Leiva woke up at 4:00 a.m. to perform a key task for his family’s survival in the Salvadoran village where he lives: filling several barrels with the water that falls from the tap only at that early hour every other day.

  5. The Great Fish Robbery

    - Inter Press Service

    MADRID, Jun 06 (IPS) - Now it comes to another ‘crime’ being stealthy committed as a consequence of the unrelenting business obsession for making more and more money.

  6. ‘We can do better, we must’ declares departing UN climate change chief, as COP27 looms over horizon

    - UN News

    The annual UN Climate Change Conference in the German city of Bonn began on Monday, designed to lay the groundwork for a successful COP27, due to take place in the Egyptian coastal resort of Sharm-el-Sheikh, in November.

  7. Public Land Protection Cells in India: A New Hope for Our Commons

    - Inter Press Service

    ANAND, India, Jun 03 (IPS) - Common lands are natural resources that are used collectively by a community, such as forests, pastures, ponds, and ‘wastelands’. They act as a resource base for non-cash, non-market economies that provides fodder, fuelwood, water, oils, fish, medicinal herbs, and a wide variety of fruits and vegetables to the local communities.

  8. Stockholm+50 issues call for urgent environmental and economic transformation

    - UN News

    The Stockholm+50 environment conference came to a close on Friday with a call for real commitments to urgently address global environmental concerns, and for a just transition to sustainable economies, that work for all.

  9. Developing countries and the Perfect Storm - Part II: What Developing Countries Need to Do

    - Inter Press Service

    ROME, Jun 03 (IPS) - Developing countries are facing a combination of crises that are unprecedented in recent times. Over the last three years they have had to face the COVID-19 crisis, the food crisis, the energy crisis, the climate change crisis, the debt crisis and, on top of all this, a global recession. The crises have overlapped, and each has added to the problems created by the previous ones.

  10. World Environment Day: Earth ‘cannot keep up with our demands’

    - UN News

    “This planet is our only home”, Secretary-General António Guterres said in his message for World Environment Day, to be marked this Sunday, warning that the Earth’s natural systems “cannot keep up with our demands”.  

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