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Red List warning over 'unprecedented' decline in species

The latest "Red List" of threatened species confirms that nature is declining at rates unprecedented in human history, says an international conservation body.
from IUCN on Jul 21, 2019.
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MSF resumes search and rescue operations in Mediterranean

MSF today announced the resumption of life-saving search and rescue operations in the Central Mediterranean, and condemned the "criminal inaction" of European governments.
from MSF on Jul 21, 2019.

New USAID strategy targets increased work with religious groups

USAID’s new procurement strategy will help facilitate work with faith-based organisations in conflict and fragile settings, the agency’s Deputy Administrator Bonnie Glick said.
from Devex on Jul 21, 2019.

Asia and Pacific on course to miss all SDGs, says UN region chief

Asia and the Pacific are on course to miss all 17 Sustainable Development, Goals, according to the UN region chief.
from UN on Jul 18, 2019.

China feels the heat over rogue CFC emissions

China plans to build a monitoring network in the wake of a study that attributed a spike in an ozone-depleting chemical to two Chinese provinces.
from Nature on Jul 18, 2019.
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Bring IMF and World Bank into the modern era

The time is right for reform of the World Bank and IMF, giving emerging economies such as China and India a greater, more proportional say.
from South China Morning Post on Jul 21, 2019.

Off-grid renewables help tackle two of Africa’s biggest problems

The rise of decentralised renewable energy as a way of delivering electricity in Africa is also bringing a solution to high unemployment.
from Quartz Africa on Jul 17, 2019.
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Can the Tibetan plateau be grazed sustainably?

The Zoigê grasslands may greatly benefit from removing the fences that divide them, but entrenched interests and government policy are pushing in the other direction.
from China Dialogue on Jul 19, 2019.
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