Protests expected as G-7 leaders set to arrive in Germany

Tens of thousands of protesters are expected to gather in Munich as the Group of Seven leading economic powers — the United States, Britain, Canada, France, Germany, Italy and Japan — are set to hold their annual gathering in the Bavarian Alps in Germany MUNICH — Tens of thousands of protesters are expected to gather … Read more

A Long Way to Montreal—Global Issues

Mrinalini Rai, head of Women4Biodiversity and leader of the Women’s Caucus at the UN Biodiversity Convention and Cristina Eghenter of World Wildlife Fund for Nature, at a media roundtable at the ongoing UN CBD Working Group 4 meeting in Nairobi. Credit: Stella Paul/IPS by Stella Paul (Nairobi) Friday, June 24, 2022 Inter Press Service Nairobi, … Read more

Indigenous Communities Want Stake in the New Deal to Protect Nature — Global Issues

The recent eviction debacle involving the Maasai community in the Loliondo division in Tanzania’s northern Ngorongoro District has elevated indigenous people’s concerns about losing their ancestral lands under the ’30by30′ plan in the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework (GBF). Bradford Zak/Unsplash by Busani Bafana (bulawayo, zimbabwe) Thursday, June 23, 2022 Inter Press Service BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe, Jun … Read more

How Ukraine wants to make Russia pay for war’s environmental damage – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article The destruction unleashed by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is vast — but Ukraine’s environment ministry is determined to chart the specific toll on the environment and amass evidence to eventually take Russia to court. “It is crucial for us to record in detail and collect evidence to hold … Read more

Okanagan climate group looks for public input into action plan – Okanagan

By Victoria Phemia GlobalNews Posted June 12, 2022 9:30 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Members of the Armstrong/Spallumcheen Climate Action group (ASCA) gathered Sunday afternoon at Armstrong Memorial Park to spread awareness about climate action. ASCA was created after the heat dome hit the Okanagan … Read more

Farmers in Senegal Adopt Farming as a Business to Beat Climate Change — Global Issues

Small holder farmers in Senegal are embracing sustainable agriculture practices to increase their productivity and income. Credit: Caroline Mwongera/ Alliance of Bioversity International and CIAT by Busani Bafana (bulawayo) Friday, June 10, 2022 Inter Press Service BULAWAYO, Jun 10 (IPS) – Onions and rice are a conspicuous part of every meal in Senegal, including the … Read more

The Great Fish Robbery—Global Issues

Illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing takes advantage of corrupt administrations and exploits weak management regimes, in particular those of developing countries lacking the capacity and resources for effective monitoring, control, and surveillance. Credit: Desmond Brown/IPS by Baher Kamal (Madrid) Monday, June 06, 2022 Inter Press Service MADRID, Jun 06 (IPS) – Now it comes to … Read more

A New Hope for Our Commons—Global Issues

Fuzzy boundaries that lead to costly and incomplete enforcement and overlapping land and property laws lend common lands to exploitation. | Picture Courtesy: Foundation for Ecological Security (FES) Opinion anand, indian Friday, June 03, 2022 Inter Press Service ANAND, India, Jun 03 (IPS) – Common lands are natural resources that are used collectively by a … Read more

Experts say Ukraine war shows we need a new way to feed the world – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article Don’t say you weren’t warned. World leaders are scrambling to contain a food crisis spurred by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, but experts say that their response is seriously flawed as it repeats the failures of a broken model, setting countries up for similar crises in the future. They … Read more

Give Edible Insects a Chance as an Alternative High-Quality Protein Source, say Scientists — Global Issues

A variety of insect-based delicacies. It is estimated that 2.5 billion people around the world eat insects as part of their regular diet. Encouraging the eating of insects could have health and climate change benefits. Credit: icipe by Joyce Chimbi (Nairobi) Friday, May 06, 2022 Inter Press Service Nairobi, May 06 (IPS) – Growing up … Read more