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Why I broke the law for climate change

Lawyer Farhana Yamin explains what drove her to civil disobedience after three decades of environmental advocacy for the United Nations and others.
from Nature on Sep 20, 2019.
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Transfer of Mediterranean survivors 'shames EU'

The transfer of just 35 out of 217 survivors to a Maltese vessel "is another shameful demonstration of the EU's inhumane migration policies", say migrant rescuers.
from SOS Mediterranée, Médecins Sans Frontières on Sep 21, 2019.

200m in need, $20bn to respond: the rising humanitarian cost of climate change

The number of people needing humanitarian assistance every year as a result of climate-related disasters could double by 2050, warns the world’s largest humanitarian network.
from IFRC on Sep 20, 2019.

Amazon fish ‘face new threats’

Climate change, deforestation and dams could affect the distribution and diversity of fish species in the Amazon, biodiversity specialists have warned.
from SciDev.Net on Sep 20, 2019.

Global Fund claims to have saved 32 million lives

Programmes supported by the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria have saved 32 million lives, according to a report released today.
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Climate change: What do you want me to say?

Actress Nicola Walker, transmitting news from 2050, asks why we 'never really learnt how to talk about climate change'.

South America’s second-largest forest at risk of collapsing

The Gran Chaco is one of the most deforested areas on the planet. Every month an area twice the size of Buenos Aires is cut down.
from Mongabay on Sep 18, 2019.
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Where climate cash is flowing and why it’s not enough

Investments are needed to keep global warming within safe thresholds.
from Nature on Sep 20, 2019.
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