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IPCC report: ‘possible loss of entire countries in this century’

Pacific island nations are already being battered by king tides, catastrophic cyclones and sustained droughts Global heating above 1.5C will…

3 years ago

Why we need sharks: the true nature of the ocean’s ‘monstrous villains’

There are more than 500 known species of sharks. Illustration: Good Wives and Warriors Each day, as the sun sets…

4 years ago

The New “Water Barons”: Wall Street Mega-Banks are Buying up the World’s Water

This article was first published on December 21, 2012, by Market Oracle and Global Research A disturbing trend in the…

4 years ago

Costa Rica Decrees a Law that Designates Water as a Basic Human Right

WATER IS AN ESSENTIAL NATURAL RESOURCE FOR ALL LIVING BEINGS In the framework of the World Environment Day, the President…

4 years ago

World population facing water stress could ‘double’ by 2050

The number of people exposed to water stress could double by 2050 if efforts are not made to keep global…

4 years ago

Seven graphics explain the state of the world’s water resources

Every person on Earth should have access to reliable water supplies. Water is essential for sanitation, hygiene and daily survival,…

4 years ago

Japan Wants to Dump Nuclear Plant’s Tainted Water. Fishermen Fear the Worst.

Photo: Tatsuo Niitsuma and his wife, Yoko, in Iwaki, Japan, this month. Ko Sasaki for The New York Times The…

5 years ago

“Our Mother Earth”: Pope Francis’ New Book

Pope Francis’ new book, “Our Mother Earth,” will be published by the Vatican Publishing House [Libreria Editrice Vaticana] on October…

5 years ago

‘Only Option’: Japan May Dump Fukushima Nuclear Plant Water Into Pacific Ocean

Photo: The Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, seen on Feb. 22, 2016. (TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA/AFP/Getty Images) Japan’s environment minister said the…

5 years ago

Household water and energy bills soar 30% in four years

Despite general inflation running between 1.8% and a maximum of 4% per year since 2015, the cost of some of…

5 years ago