One million species are threatened with extinction. As this hit the global media headlines reporting on the recent Global Assessment on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services, many friends and colleagues sent me shocked messages saying, “Did you see this?” “This is

Universal health coverage (UHC) is a global priority, but how can financing for health be improved to boost progress towards the SDGs agenda? The health Sustainable Development Goal (SDG 3) aims to ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at

The circular economy has started to become trendy, and hopefully, it is not just another economic framework. Some may ask, what on earth is it? The circular economy is an alternative to our traditional linear economy, in which we take

The glaciers of eastern Antarctica have begun to melt, which could "remodel the coasts of the world". The alarm, because this is what it is, comes from NASA scientists. Satellite images have shown that a group of glaciers that extends for

In the last couple of years, some very interesting solutions applying the circular economy of plastics have appeared. Several brands in UK, USA and elsewhere successfully practise the principles of reduce-reuse-recycle on takeaway drinks and meals. Some of them have

In nearly 100 countries around the world, the second Sunday in May marks the day we celebrate and thank moms. Some mothers will get flowers, many will open cards and others will receive phone calls. In fact, more calls are

In 2018 there was a small hog farm in China which was found to have the hugely contagious virus known as African Swine fever, this in the country with half the world’s pigs. Shortly after the initial outbreak the government

Investing in women is an investment in the world, and fortunately, the majority of investors recognize the importance of investing in gender-balanced teams. But achieving gender equity calls for more than agreement. Less than 10 percent of these same investors

CBSS Baltic 2030 Action Plan The Baltic Sea Region with the Baltic 2030 Action Plan of the Council of the Baltic Sea States (CBSS), approved back in 2017, is one of the pivotal geographical areas where various actors are helping to

"A problem never exists in isolation; it is surrounded by other problems in space and time. The more of the context of a problem that a scientist can comprehend, the greater are his chances of finding a truly adequate solution." Russell

“We heard children singing ISIL songs, and saw them role play executions in an Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camp playground. We were distributing humanitarian aid. It was then that I realized, if we don’t do anything about this

Soon after Notre Dame in Paris went up in flames, teenage climate campaigner Greta Thunberg, in a speech to the European Parliament, said she did not want to diminish the Notre-Dame fire, but wished there was an equal outpouring of

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