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Locust nymphs aggregated on the ground at a hatch site near Isiolo town in eastern Kenya on Feb. 25, 2020 News
'Unprecedented Threat' for East Africa as Larger Second Wave of Locust Crisis Arrives Amid Pandemic
As the coronavirus outbreak delays efforts to eradicate the pests, experts warn locust swarms could grow 20-fold.
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'A Scourge of Biblical Proportions': UN Leaders Sound Alarm on East Africa Locust Crisis in Call for Global Response
The worst outbreak in decades has devastated crops across a region already enduring food insecurity, conflict, and climate impacts.
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A Month Ahead of Global Climate Strike, Thousands Pledge to Attend Rallies Across Planet to 'Turn Up the Political Heat' and Demand Action
"Time is running out. This decade is our last chance to stop the destruction of our people and our planet... This is why we strike.”
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Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini, seen here in Pisa at a meeting of the Tuscan University Movement in March, owes much of his success to the largesse of American donors, the authors argue. Views
The American dark money behind Europe's far right
From Britain to Hungary to Italy, the far right is on the rise. openDemocracy investigations over the past year have revealed the vital role of US Christian conservatives
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"Food systems are at a crossroads. Profound transformation is needed." (Photo: Markus Winkler on Unsplash) Views
Agroecology as Innovation
Agroecological sciences offer just the kinds of innovations small-scale farmers need to increase soil fertility, raise productivity, improve food and nutrition security, and build climate resilience
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7,000+ Colleges and Universities Declare Climate Emergency and Unveil Three-Point Plan to Combat It
"We all need to work together to nurture a habitable planet for future generations and to play our part in building a greener and cleaner future for all."
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The Xingu River Views
Experts Mapped Global Hotspots Where Restoring Tropical Rainforests Would Be Most Beneficial and Least Costly and Risky
They cover over 385,000 square miles, an area as large as Spain and Sweden combined
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'The Climate Crisis Doesn't Go on Summer Holiday, And Neither Will We,' Says Greta Thunberg as #FridaysForFuture Returns to the Streets
A campaigner in Nigeria adds, "It doesn't matter the course you study nor your age, we need you to join climate justice."
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Climate change activists take part in the international Strike for Climate protest in Los Angeles on May 24, 2019. (Photo: Getty/Frederic J. Brown) Views
Climate Strike: Youth Activism Is Giving Their Parents' Generation a Second Chance
I've been writing about climate change for 20 years. But my teenage sons have given my work a new meaning
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Amid Rise of Xenophobes Like Trump, UN Report Shows World's Refugee Population Has Exploded to More Than 70 Million
The UN's commissioner on refugees called far-right anti-immigrant rhetoric "damaging" while pointing out that some of the least developed countries are most generous to asylum-seekers
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