Category: environment

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

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 sweltering July

In the Iberian peninsula, “unsustainable, unviable” berry businesses are draining water and exploiting migrant labour | Equal Times

Berries destined for Europe are destroying the Iberian peninsula’s source of wealth by overexploiting water and soil resources, turning its

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 but

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 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