Despite mining activism being the most deadly and dangerous form of activism in South Africa, its protestors stand strong against the opposition, threats, and harm.
Floods add another layer to the problems created by the pandemic in China, Japan, and Bangladesh. Bangladesh is one of the hardest-hit countries with Cyclone Amphan affecting 2.4 million people.
Amid the literal pandemic and the bad shape of the economy, Nepal has a new obstacle to fight against. Landslides set off by heavy rainfall this weekend and killed many people and left many more missing in a hilly region of Nepal that borders Tibet.
Wildfires fueled by extreme heat and high wind spread further across California, Oregon, and Washington on Thursday, destroying hundreds of homes and killing at least seven people.
Typhoon Haishen has moved closer to Japan’s southern mainland, urging the authorities to evacuations and warn of possible record flooding, extreme waves, high tides and large ocean swells.
The ongoing oil pollution incident involving the grounded 203,000 DWT bulk carrier MV Wakashio is causing an ecological disaster on the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius, endangering corals, fish and other marine life which are already affected by climate change.
The international organization ASEAN has set an ambitious target of securing 23 percent of its primary energy from renewable sources by 2025.
Bhutan, a part of the Eastern Himalayas, is a tiny land-locked country hosting rich biodiversity apart from glaciers and snow-capped mountains.
The year 2020 has been disastrous so far and with the series of environmental damage in a few countries, the concern is constantly growing in and around the world as to what is next?
The Japanese-owned ship, MV Wakashio, was on its way from China to Brazil when it ran aground on the reef at Pointe d’Esny, south of Mauritius on July 25, and began to leak tons of oil into the pristine Indian Ocean.