Sustainability

    Turkey: Environmental disasters a new test for struggling Erdogan

    Let’s observe this year’s environmental problems in Turkey, like sea snot, drought, dead flamingos, and burning plastic waste. Rising concerns about them are shaking the president’s government, the Middle East Eye author states. Is it so? Let’s read. *** When a group of Turkish environmental campaigners submitted the paperwork to establish a political party last […]

    Pandemic lessons. European cities introduce new projects for the development of the urban environment – why these practices are useful

    The crisis is not only a drop in the economy and changing the usual lifestyle, but also the window of opportunities for change. The COVID-19 pandemic stopped city life around the world, but also made it possible to restart it on new basic. Let’s get to know what this restart is, thankfully to the “Knife” […]

    World Green Economy Summit 2021 concludes with announcement of 7th Dubai Declaration

    The 7th World Green Economy Summit (WGES), held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, concluded. The summit, held under the theme, “Galvanising Action for a Sustainable Recovery,” brought together many prominent international speakers, in addition to dignitaries and representatives from government […]

    Pearl Initiative’s engagement with 300 philanthropists highlights an accelerated shift to strategic giving in the Gulf region

    The Pearl Initiative, in partnership with the Philanthropy Network, has concluded a year-long virtual webinar series that highlighted the capabilities philanthropy has in driving new and innovative solutions to address unprecedented global concerns, such as COVID-19, and the relief efforts to mitigate their impact, WAM reports. Key featured international speakers included Dr Lawrence H. Summers, […]

    Facebook will ban the sale of Amazon rainforest on its services

    Facebook has announced that it will close land sales in Amazon’s protected forests on its trading platforms and services. The company promises to detect and block illegal advertising. This will apply only to protected areas, according to the company’s press service. In February 2021, BBC News reporters discovered that parts of the Amazon rainforest were […]

    A “greener” life. Habits that will help save the planet

    Being environmentally conscious is normal. This is the global trend of recent years, when large-scale fires take the lives of millions of plants and animals; microplastics have settled even in breast milk; and glaciers of the sixth continent due to global warming melt right before our eyes. International organizations and individual states fight for the […]

    Scientist uses social media to educate on environmental threats

    Nature is a delicate balance. One that is easily disturbed, and challenging to repair. Wherever there are people, there are challenges to the balance of the natural environment, this is especially true in the current age. As globalization and development continually progress, so too do the threats which face the natural environment. The question of […]

    The UN Human Rights Council recognized access to a clean and healthy environment as a fundamental right

    The UN Human Rights Council on October 8 recognized access to a clean and healthy environment as a fundamental right, formally adding weight to international efforts to combat climate change and its devastating effects, the organization wrote this on its site. “The evidence is conclusive that these environmental issues directly affect people’s enjoyment of their […]

    800 unfinished projects: a Chinese developer owed $ 300 billion

    Experts predict that China Evergrande Group will cease to exist in the near future. Six executives of the Chinese real estate giant China Evergrande Group, which owes more than$ 300 billion, have illegally sold their investments over the past four months, DW writes. “As of May 1, 2021, a total of 44 people, who were […]

    COVID-19 and environmental sustainability in Iraq: UNDP report

    Let’s have a look on the important document about the impact of COVID-19 on environmental sustainability in Iraq. It’s the fifth in a series released by UNDP on the effects of COVID-19 in Iraq. The authors emphasize how the pandemic has exacerbated Iraq’s environmental fragility. It was already affected by legacies of conflict, lack of […]