News headlines for “Nature and Animal Conservation”

  1. Restoring Ecosystems After Fire and Flooding: Forget Not the Beneficial Soil Microbes

    ILLINOIS, United States, Oct 01 (IPS) - Recent months have brought all sorts of climate-linked disasters, from raging wildfires in California and Oregon to flooding in Alabama. As we think of the incalculable losses that are associated with these extremities linked to the changing climate, I cannot help but think of the belowground web of life that is burning, being flooded and washed away, affected, or lost.

  2. We Need Nature and Biodiversity if We Want a Sustainable Future

    UNITED NATIONS, Oct 01 (IPS) - "Investing in nature is investing in a sustainable future," was one of the key messages from yesterday's first-ever United Nations Summit on Biodiversity where world leaders and experts agreed  on the urgency to act swiftly to preserve biodiversity globally. 

  3. Water Security in Jordan is Crucial to Maintaining Stability in the Country

    AMMAN, Jordan, Oct 01 (IPS) - Jordan is one of the driest countries in the world, raking the fifth most water-stressed nation in an analysis by the World Resources Institute.

  4. From Pledges to Policy and Practice: Moving Nature to the Heart of Decision-Making

    BOGOTA, Colombia, Sep 30 (IPS) - This week, Heads of State and Government from 64 countries announced one of the strongest pledges yet to reverse the loss of biodiversity and nature's contributions to people by 2030. Advancing from powerful pledges to concrete policy and action, however, means that nature must be moved to the heart of global, national and local decision-making. It's time for nature to be reintegrated into everything we do.

  5. Community Hydropower Dam Illuminates Life in Salvadoran Villages

    CAROLINA, El Salvador, Sep 30 (IPS) - Ermelinda Lobos's life has improved substantially since she and the rest of the people in her small village, hidden in the mountains of northeastern El Salvador, worked hard to build a mini hydroelectric plant and become self-sufficient in energy.

  6. Q&A: How Fast Fashion Sits at the Crucial Intersection of Environmental & Gender Justice

    UNITED NATIONS, Sep 28 (IPS) - Racism "keeps the global north oblivious to the effect of fast fashion addiction on the global south" say environmental and gender justice experts.

  7. Intercontinental Energy Forum to Discuss Post-Covid Challenges

    MEXICO CITY, Sep 25 (IPS) - The economic recovery after the covid-19 pandemic, renewable energy, the gas situation, regulations and investment; mobility and transport, as well as new technologies and the progress of the Paris Agreement will be discussed at the Madrid Energy Conference from 28 September to 2 October.

  8. ‘Leave No one Behind’: How Inclusive is World Leaders’ Call to Climate Action?

    UNITED NATIONS, Sep 25 (IPS) - Wrapping up Climate Week at the United Nations General Assembly, global leaders called for climate action that may be "ambitious but achievable" and called for climate measures that would "leave no one behind". But some climate activists remain concerned about how this can be achieved.

  9. Ecology is Economy - 'We Need an Integrated Approach Between Lives and Livelihoods'

    GUWAHATI, India, Sep 25 (IPS) - We usually think of livelihoods and lives separately, however, it is now time to imagine a more integrated approach.

  10. Scientists Draw up Guidelines to Help Agri-food Companies Align with 2030 Agenda

    AMURU, Uganda/NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 23 (IPS) - In Amuru district, 47 kilometres from Gulu town in northwestern Uganda, the Omer Farming Company has proven that it is possible to farm on thousands of acres of land using methods that conserve the environment and its biodiversity.

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