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Access to a clean and healthy environment has been declared a fundamental human right.  The United Nations Human Rights Council on Friday (Oct 8) adopted the resolution; formally adding its weight to the global fight against climate change and its disastrous effects. The resolution was passed with the majority vote, despite criticism from notable nations […]Continue Reading
The rapidly melting arctic ice could soon release nuclear waste, unknown viruses, and antibiotic-resistant bacteria, a report published in the Nature Climate Change journal has revealed. The melting arctic ice has been of global concern due to climate change and increasing world temperatures. The melting ice will likely raise sea levels and ecosystems destruction Continue Reading
The second world’s largest rainforest after the Amazon is set to reopen to large-scale industrial logging after lifting the long-standing moratorium on industrial logging permits. The logging moratorium was established in 2002 to protect the forest following decades of dictatorship and civil war The Congo rainforest is the second-largest in the world after the Amazon Continue Reading