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Companies turn their attention to food waste as a way to tackle climate change

With the recent release of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report...

Upcoming winter weather poses threat to refugees around the world

Refugees from Syria, Iraq, and in Greece face the threat of freezing temperatures...

Grim realities of climate change revealed in IPCC report

The United Nations' Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), consisting...

Earthquake and deadly aftershock kill 12 in Haiti

At least 12 are dead and up to 188 are injured as the result of a magnitude 5.9 earthquake...

More support needed to ease humanitarian crisis and rebuild lives in north-east Nigeria

After a two day visit to the region, UN Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator...

Costa Rica experiments with drones to monitor remote forests

Deep Forest, a project backed by environmental group Fundecor, is testing drones as...

Tobacco industry’s carbon footprint equivalent to that of entire countries

Backed by the World Health Organisation (WHO), a recent study recommends that the...

Death toll rises to 1,407 in Indonesia after devastating sequence of natural disasters

The confirmed death toll from the earthquake and tsunami that struck Indonesia’s...

Climate change panel to present key global warming report for world leaders, UN reports

The United Nations-run Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and its representatives...

World Habitat Day - 1 October 2018

Today, 1st October, marks World Habitat Day. World Habitat Day is celebrated on the...

Donations to UNRWA help keep Palestinian students in school

International donors pledged $118 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency...

Six million in South Sudan face extreme hunger and malnutrition

According to a report published by the Integrated Food Security Phase Classification...

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