Fishing vessel Lu Rong Yuan Yu 588 ran ashore on Sunday, March 7, 2021, about 10 kilometers from Port Louis, the capital of Mauritius. The following day, Mauritius mobilized and deployed coast guards and armed forces to rescue the stranded vessel.
Science, technology and innovation are often regarded as critical to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. However, while scientists have been alerting society for decades on the negative impacts and risks linked to human activity — climate change, growing pollution levels,
As the true cost of climate change begins to emerge – from food insecurity and land degradation to conflict, rising sea levels and increasing inequality – the importance of the 13th SDG becomes ever clearer. Climate Action must underpin everything
Around 85% of people in the world have access to electricity, but in sub-Saharan Africa that number drops to 40%. The global disparity of electricity access is not something that many of us think about in our everyday lives, but
Editor's Note: This article was written by Patrick Jacqueson in collaboration with Andreas Thulstrup and Indira Joshi of the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations. Almost three billion people rely on wood, coal, charcoal or animal waste as sources