Thursday, 02 October 2014

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Drowning in plastic

Drowning in plastic

2 October 2014 - The threat of the increasing amount of garbage in the world’s oceans is a “tremendous challenge”, threatening the planet’s marine ecosystems with the potential for “significant socio-economic consequences,” states United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). In the final day of the 16th Global Meeting of the Regional Seas... Read more

Small island states address the General Assembly on Climate Action

Small island states address the General Assembly on Climate …

30 September 2014 - Climate action has been in the world’s spotlight. Events such as the People’s Clima... Read more

The Nansen Award recognises the Butterflies' effect

The Nansen Award recognises the Butterflies' effect

29 September 2014 – When fighting erupted between rival armed groups in her village in western Colombia... Read more

Tourism empowers communities around the world

Tourism empowers communities around the world

27 September 2014 – Travel benefits economies, cultures and communities. The celebration of the World T... Read more

Out from the shadow of the mushroom cloud

Out from the shadow of the mushroom cloud

26 September 2014 – There are over 17,000 nuclear weapons in the arsenals of world today. Be they a re... Read more

In Gaza, the status quo is not an option

In Gaza, the status quo is not an option

25 September 2014 - Director of United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) Operations in Gaza, Robe... Read more

World leaders address darkness and hope at 69th General Assembly

World leaders address darkness and hope at 69th General Asse…

25 September 2014 - The United Nations General Assembly's annual high-level debate kicked off addressin... Read more

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