Environment

Nov 26, 2018

Ogoni: Delta Cleanup Could Boost Nigeria’s Economy by Exploring Close Links Between Development, Environment and Human Rights

During the second annual summit on the Niger Delta Cleanup, experts discussed the connection between development, social wellbeing and environmental protection. They concluded that the cleanup of the Ogoniland oil spill would boost the oil and other sectors of Nigeria’s economy, delays on the cleanup were condemned. Moreover, experts have pointed out the approaches for the development of the...

Nov 26, 2018

Ogoni: Delta Cleanup Could Boost Nigeria’s Economy...

During the second annual summit on the Niger Delta Cleanup, experts discussed the connection between development, social wellbeing and environmental protection. They concluded that the cleanup of the Ogoniland...

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Nov 23, 2018

Gilgit Baltistan: Dam Development Projects Push...

The Diamer Bhasha Dam project is receiving widespread criticism due to the affects it is having on local Gilgit communities. The Pakistani government has been pushing the development of the dam as being...

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Nov 23, 2018

China: Alarming Glacier Retreat in XUAR and Various...

On 20 November 2018, Greenpeace International published an article on China’s melting glaciers. The organisation notes that among affected glacial areas are those in Qinghai, Gansu and Xinjiang regions....

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Nov 21, 2018

Sindh: Water Crisis and Protests against Dams...

The Sindh Action Committee led a rally in Mirpurkhas on Monday 19 November 2018, opposing the millions of rupees’ worth campaigns that promote the construction of dams on the river Indus. Observing...

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Nov 16, 2018

Sindhi: Use of Polythene and Plastic Bags Banned...

After a meeting of the cabinet, the government has decided to implement the Sindh Environment Protection Act 2014 and its Section 14(3), which imposed the ban to commercialize or use non-degradable plastic...

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Nov 09, 2018

FUF Releases Article on Indigenous Practices to...

While agriculture was mentioned in the agendas of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) as one of the major driving forces accelerating climate change, indigenous perspectives provided opportunities...

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Nov 07, 2018

Brazilian Indigenous: Process of Demarcation of...

The prospect of Jair Bolsonaro putting an end to the demarcation of any new indigenous areas in Brazil would halt 129 processes that are currently ongoing. In addition to the threat posed to new demarcations,...

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Nov 05, 2018

Ogoni: Ogoniland Clean-up--Nigeria's Biggest...

Fegalo Nsuke, of the Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP), in a meeting with the youth leaders of the National Youth Council of the Ogoni People (NYCOP), spoke out against the lack of...

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