News headlines for “Nature and Animal Conservation”, page 2

  1. Why Biden Just Declared Heat Pumps and Solar Panels Essential to National Defense

    - Inter Press Service

    Jun 10 (IPS) - Solar panels, heat pumps and hydrogen are all building blocks of a clean energy economy. But are they truly “essential to the national defense”?

  2. At Half-time, the European Green Deal is Still Grounded

    - Inter Press Service

    BRUSSELS, Jun 10 (IPS) - Jagoda Munic is Director, Friends of the Earth EuropeThis month marks the mid-point of the much-heralded European Green Deal. Taking office at the end of 2019, the European Commission went into rhetoric overdrive. This was Europe’s ‘man on the moon’ moment, we were told. The Green Deal would herald an economic paradigm shift, and “reconcile the economy with our planet…to make it work for our people” the new President, Ursula von der Leyen, said.

  3. Farmers in Senegal Adopt Farming as a Business to Beat Climate Change

    - Inter Press Service

    BULAWAYO, Jun 10 (IPS) - Onions and rice are a conspicuous part of every meal in Senegal, including the famous Poulet Yassa. However, climate change makes it hard for smallholder farmers to grow enough staple food with extra to sell for income.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. World Environment Day (II): Five More Planets Earth Urgently Needed

    - Inter Press Service

    MADRID, Jun 03 (IPS) - In a previous articleIPS reported on some of UNICEF’s key findings about the harsh impacts on the world's children –and the whole Planet Earth– of the excessive consumption by mostly rich countries.

  10. Over Two Decades of Impunity for Environmental and Health Disaster in Peruvian Village

    - Inter Press Service

    LIMA, Jun 03 (IPS) - "We are not asking for money, but for our health, for a dignified life," is the cry of the people of Choropampa, which lawyer Milagros Pérez continually hears 22 years after the environmental disaster that occurred in this town in the department of Cajamarca, in Peru´s northern Andes highlands, on the afternoon of Jun. 2, 2000.

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