A new study finds tripling of current investments into nature-based solutions needed by 2030 to tackle the climate crisis, otherwise, there will be a $4 trillion financing gap.
Mother and child
Of all visions accessible on this living Earth, no natural sight is more beautiful than a mother and child. If the mother and child are human (no matter what race), they are beautiful.
Israel and Hamas claim victory as fragile ceasefire holds
Thousands of Palestinians in the Gaza Strip and occupied West Bank poured onto the streets to celebrate the ceasefire, waving flags and flashing the “V” sign for victory.
How the UN Can Help End Israeli Apartheid and Persecution
As usual, Israeli airstrikes in heavily populated areas of Gaza have claimed the most victims, although Hamas rockets launched into Israel have also killed and injured civilians.
Premier Bank’s 9th EGM and 22nd AGM held on digital platform
The Premier Bank Limited held its 9th EGM and 22nd Annual General Meeting online on Wednesday, May 5, 2021, at 11 AM and 11:30 AM, respectively.
Modern Day Jetliner and MAX 737
GONE are the days of Dakota, Super Constellation aeroplanes. In those days, airplanes (aeroplanes) were not equipped with advanced computerized technologies like today’s airplanes.
Inbox of anxiety and distress
If email anxiety is consuming you, follow Newport for possible resolution
Until it popped up on my computer screen recently I couldn’t have ever sensed if something as useful as an email was making us miserable.
To Combat Climate Change, Listen and Act on Ideas from Youths
Listening to young people take a stance on climate change and hearing their well-articulated and very alarming concerns about the changing climate re-inspired my commitment to do my best and to keep calling on everyone to take action to ensure our younger generation inherits a livable planet.
A Devastating Marriage of AI & Weapons of War
For me, sustainable peace is peace built on human security, not national security. We do not need more, “modernized” nuclear weapons.
Patriotism, Religion and RSS Ideology
Simply put all those who are criticizing the RSS and its progeny are labelled as anti-National. As the fountainhead of Hindu Nationalism RSS is becoming stronger, it has been trying to link patriotism and religion.
IBBL Barishal, Bogura and Khulna Zones hold Business Conference
The Barishal, Bogura and Khulna Zones of Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited organized quarterly Business Development Conference through a virtual platform on Tuesday, 13 April 2021.
Soft drinks, celebrities and children
Celebrities, sports figures all over the world are participating in making promos for different brands of soft drinks for which companies pay them handsome amount.
Conserving Tigers, Elephants, Bison; One LPG Stove at a Time
As the sun sets over the canopy of Albizia Amara trees, a thin blanket of fog begins to descend over the forests of the Malai Mahadeshwara Hills Wildlife Sanctuary.
Coronavirus and Climate Change: Tales of Two Crises
The book contains 25 sub-headings starting with “Spread of Coronavirus: Are we prepared?” and ends at “Escaping Pandora’s Box of Acceleration of Pandemics”.
A Country with too Many Victims and Few Shelters
In March 2014, Noemi N. took her own life inside a refuge camp in Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, where up until now there are no specialized shelters for victims of human trafficking.
Inequality, COVID-19 and the Plight of the Young
By Jan Lundius STOCKHOLM / ROME, Mar 16 2021 (IPS) – Inequality characterizes the world we live in, predisposing how we act and think. We perceive our existence as composed of dichotomies – men and women, young and old, black…
The Ethics of AI to Ensure Food Security and Development
Call of Rome, which seeks to actively incorporate ethics in artificial intelligence based on a transparent, inclusive, socially advantageous and responsible process.
Biden embodies confidence of Americans and world at large
The 46th President of the United States Joe Biden has by the stroke of pen on the very day of his inauguration started the process of changing America and its relations with the rest of the world.
Women’s Bodies, COVID-19 and Male Chauvinism
By Jan Lundius STOCKHOLM / ROME, Dec 11 2020 (IPS) – COVID-19 has in some nations been converted into a noxious, political issue. One of many worrying examples is the rhetoric of Brazil´s president.
Human society and the biosphere
by John Scales Avery Mass extinctions due to humans activities According to a recent United Nations report, more than a million species of plants and animals are currently threatened with extinction because of human activities. Rates of extinction today are…
The Neglected Water and Sanitation Crisis
by Kevin Rudd SUNSHINE COAST – The COVID-19 crisis has laid bare the importance of access to clean water, sanitation, and hygiene. As we all know now, hand washing is one of the best frontline defenses against the virus. Yet…
Europe and China Take the Climate Reins
by Laurence Tubiana PARIS – In the space of just a week during this year’s United Nations General Assembly, representatives of the world’s largest single market and the world’s second-largest economy each laid their climate cards on the table. One…
France’s Proxy War and the Budding Turkish-Russian Alliance
By Dr Ramzy Baroud Overwhelmed by uncontrollable circumstances, the Greek government is bracing for another financial crisis that promises to be as terrible as the last one in 2015. Prime Minister, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, announced, on September 12, that Athens has…
Facebook and Twitter grilled over US election actions
Facebook and Twitter’s chief executives have been challenged over their handling of the US election in their latest appearance before the US Senate.
Trump and Biden deflect key questions in TV grilling
US President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger Joe Biden have batted away key questions during separate meet-the-voter TV events.
Qatar sets minimum wage and allows workers to switch jobs
The Qatar’s Ministry of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs (ALDSA) has announced the adoption of Law No. 17 of 2020 that sets the minimum wage of all workers, including domestic workers, at QAR 1,000 per month as a basic…
The politics of identity and inclusion
by Karin Pettersson on 27th July 2020 @AB_KarinKarin Pettersson argues that struggles around race and gender are fundamentally about inclusion on an equal footing in the political community.Anonymous, camouflage-clad men taking protesters away in unmarked cars—federal agents, sent by the…
How exercise boosts memory and thinking ability
Exercise not only helps to preserve muscle strength, keep the heart strong, maintain healthy body weight and stave off chronic diseases such as diabetes it can help boost thinking skills and memory as well.
Can America halt its decline—and does it want to?
Alan Stoga “We’re shocked, for example, that trains don’t work. We are shocked that the digital infrastructure is not good … America doesn’t not just invest in itself; Americans don’t invest in each other.” — Christine Loh What’s wrong, America?…
Floods and landslides lash Nepal, scores dead
Thousands of people in western Nepal have been displaced by heavy rains, flash floods and landslides. The floods have also put Indian authorities in the state of Bihar on high alert.