News headlines for “Human Population”, page 2

  1. War & Peace 2.0: Ukraine Showing the World How to Fight Back

    - Inter Press Service

    NEW DELHI, India, Jun 08 (IPS) - It has been over 100 days since Russia first invaded Ukraine on 24 February 2022, turning the country into a slaughterhouse. The United Nations (UN) in this report says that, as of 1 June, 2022, more than 6.9 million refugees have left Ukraine and 2.1 million have returned, while eight million people are displaced inside Ukraine itself. War in Ukraine has caused the fastest growing refugee crisis since World War II.

  2. Meaningful Dialogue Amplifies Youth Issues

    - Inter Press Service

    Johannesburg, Jun 07 (IPS) - Young people are often the first to rebuild their communities. However, youths' diverse challenges cannot be addressed without meaningful dialogue, says Klaus Beck, Regional Director of UNFPA ASRO ai.

  3. 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.

  4. Climate Change in South East Asia: Where are we and What are we Bound for?

    - Inter Press Service

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Jun 02 (IPS) - It is increasingly clear that human health and wellbeing are being threatened everywhere because of global warming and environmental damage. Extreme weather events, sea level rise, increasing scarcity of freshwater, drought and high temperatures, combined with loss of biodiversity and other aspects of ecological degradation such as soil erosion and coral bleaching are all features of anthropogenic self-harm and an increasingly inhospitable planet for human society.

  5. Transforming Africa: Just & Equitable Energy Transition

    - Inter Press Service

    NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 02 (IPS) - A global transition to lower-carbon energy sources is crucial for our species' survival given the worsening effects of climate change. With many people increasingly advocating for a rapid shift from an energy system dependent on fossil fuels, questions on how to make this transition arise - one that is just and equitable, especially in the developing world.

  6. If Women Dont Lead, Well Lose the Battle Against Climate Crisis

    - Inter Press Service

    BEIRUT, Lebanon, Jun 01 (IPS) - We are in the midst of so many crises across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region: the most unequal, water scarce, least democratic region in the world, with the widest gender gap, multiple armed conflicts raging across it, and fragile states on the brink.

  7. COVID and Discrimination Aggravated Maternal Mortality in Latin America

    - Inter Press Service

    RIO DE JANEIRO, May 28 (IPS) - Brazil had the dubious distinction of champion of maternal mortality in Latin America during the COVID-19 pandemic, with a 77 percent increase in such deaths between 2019 and 2021.

  8. Gender Sensitivity Key to Achieving Climate Justice

    - Inter Press Service

    Toronto, May 27 (IPS) - While the climate crisis affects virtually every aspect of life, its impacts are not felt equally.

  9. Ukraine Refugee Rape Survivors Struggle to Access Abortions in Conservative Poland

    - Inter Press Service

    BRATISLAVA, May 25 (IPS) - An ultraconservative group in Poland has begun checking with hospitals to find out if Ukrainian refugees are being offered terminations in line with the country’s strict abortion laws amid warnings refugee victims of rape are struggling to access local help and clinical services.

  10. Illegal Immigration Dilemma

    - Inter Press Service

    PORTLAND, USA, May 23 (IPS) - Illegal immigration in the 21st century poses a serious dilemma for the world. Governments in virtually every region of the globe appear to be at a loss on how to address the two central dimensions of the dilemma.

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