Category: environment

A dry wetland in Spain’s Doñana National Park following a summer of record heatwaves and drought

Pitted against profits, Spain’s biodiversity haven collapses | Al Jazeera

Overexploited aquifer, coupled with too many dry years, sends Doñana National Park’s biodiversity into freefall. Huelva, Spain – On a

Water Wars | Weapons of Reason

The overly simplistic water war narrative overlooks the inherently cooperative nature of humanity In the future, water may become an

Safaa Kumari: Nurturing seeds of hope | Nature Middle East

The BBC has recognized the work of a Syrian plant virologist, whose research is saving the fava bean from a

What happened to the world’s ozone hole? | BBC Future

Back in the 1990s, the hole in the planet’s ozone layer was a pressing global crisis – if we had

Immobility: The neglected flipside of the climate displacement crisis | The New Humanitarian

‘Climate mobility and immobility are not separate things; they are two sides of the same coin.’ FERREIROLA, Spain As climate

As climate displacement increases, migration myths fuel fears | Equal Times

As climate-induced displacement and migration increases, so too is anxiety and misinformation about it Wave by wave, Saint-Louis is slowly

In the wake of the coronavirus, are we ready to redefine ‘security’? | Equal Times

COVID-19 has brought light to the connections between the environment, health, livelihoods, economies, food systems, personal safety, communities and political

Can militant groups be environmentalists? | World Politics Review

The case for engaging with militant groups to protect the environment Competition over scarce natural resources is often a key

On the frontline of war, Yemeni women are building peace | Equal Times

The lived experience of those most affected by war, and those working hardest to end it, has led to a

Iran feels the pernicious effects of U.S. sanctions on biodiversity conservation | Equal Times

US sanctions are hampering conservation interventions necessary to protect critically endangered species from going extinct Situated at the confluence of

Can rewilding restore Europe’s biodiversity and help change the way we think about nature? | Equal Times

The reintroduction of wildlife, which receives disproportionate media attention, is but one element of a broad spectrum of measures that

The olive oil industry is confronting death by spittlebug in Europe | The National

Xylella is one of the ‘most dangerous plant bacteria worldwide’ and has been confirmed in Corsica, the Balearic Islands, southern