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  1. Megaport in Brazil Makes No Contribution to Local Development

    - Inter Press Service

    SÃO JOÃO DA BARRA, Brazil, Jul 10 (IPS) - With barely 10 years in operation, the port of Açu is now the second in Brazil in cargo transport and seeks to become an industrial and energy transition hub. But so far it has contributed little to local development, causing environmental and social damage.

  2. Digital boom could well be a bust for the environment, warns UN trade agency

    - UN News

    Did you know that producing a computer weighing two kilogrammes (kg) requires a staggering 800kg of raw materials? Or that the energy required for data mining for bitcoins reached 121 terawatts last year – more than the amount consumed by most small countries?

  3. Earth’s hottest June on record

    - UN News

    Last month was the hottest June since records began and the thirteenth month in a row to set a temperature record, according to new data released on Monday from the European Union’s Copernicus Climate Change Service.

  4. US Fed-Induced World Stagnation Deepens Debt Distress

    - Inter Press Service

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Jul 08 (IPS) - For some time, most multilateral financial institutions have urged developing countries to borrow commercially, but not from China. Now, borrowers are stuck in debt traps with little prospect of escape.

  5. Kenya’s Cash-Strapped, Ambitious Climate Change Goals

    - Inter Press Service

    NAIROBI, Jul 05 (IPS) - Kenya’s need for climate finance is great—the country has been battered by climate change-related disasters for years—but as this analysis shows, the arrangements remain opaque, leaving the affected communities vulnerable.Climate-related disasters have battered Kenya for years.

  6. UNESCO designates 11 new biosphere reserves

    - UN News

    The UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) on Friday designated 11 new biosphere reserves, recognizing their importance for conserving biodiversity and cultural heritage.

  7. Gaza war grinds on as forcibly displaced run out of space to shelter

    - UN News

    Bombing continued overnight into Thursday in Gaza where some of the tens of thousands of people uprooted in response to Israeli evacuation orders have had to turn back after finding nowhere to shelter, UN humanitarians reported.

  8. Mayurbhanj Kai Chutney: From Forests to Global Food Tables

    - Inter Press Service

    UDULA, India, Jul 02 (IPS) - On a scorching May morning, Gajendra Madhei, a farmer from Mamudiya village, arrives at the local bazaar in Udula, a town in Odisha's Mayurbhanj district. He displays freshly caught red weaver ants, known locally as kai pimpudi, in the bustling tribal market.

  9. UN urges international solidarity as Hurricane Beryl devastates Caribbean islands

    - UN News

    The United Nations has called for international solidarity with Grenada, the Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, and other Caribbean islands hit hard by Hurricane Beryl.

  10. Argentina: Civil Society's Urgent Call to Protect Rights

    - Inter Press Service

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, Jul 02 (IPS) - Between the Mafia and the State, I prefer the Mafia. The mafia has codes, it keeps its promises, it doesn't lie, it's competitive. If a company pollutes a river, where is the damage? The sale of organs is a market like any other. Abortion should be considered “aggravated murder”.

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