Fires ravage Brazil’s Amazon and Australia. Venice is swamped by flooding not seen in decades. Extreme weather events sound alarm, and calls for action grow louder across the world. But leaders fail to make any headway.
Due to prolonged drought gripping southern Africa, Zimbabwe is undertaking a massive relocation in an effort to save imperilled wildlife plagued by water scarcity.
Unprecedented wildfires have been taking place in the Arctic this summer.
Community interventions to dig wells and ponds has enabled farmers to fight drought and halt the trend of desertification in Odisha’s Balangir district.
Malee Oot reports on the impressive Great Green Wall in Africa.
Photo credit: Antonio Busiello / WWF-US. By Anders Lorenzen The environmental group World Wildlife Fund (WWF) have warned that half of the World Heritage sites are at risk from extraction […]
Britain’s vote to leave the EU could have serious implications for tackling climate change
The tar sands in Fort McMurray, Alberta. Photo credit: Kris Krug via Flickr. By Anders Lorenzen With the recent devastating Fort McMurray forest fires, the controversy surrounding the tar sands industry […]
Aerial image of the Fort McMurray wildfires. Photo credit: Nasa’s Marshall Space Flight Center via Flickr. By Anders Lorenzen The devastating wildfires in Canada`s tar sands heartland, Fort McMurray, Alberta, did according […]
Bush fire in Australia. Photo credit: John Crux via Flickr. By Anders Lorenzen The Intergovernmental on Climate Change (IPCC), a UN body, Monday released the second part of their Fifth […]