Under Pressure. Can COP25 Deliver?

ROME, Dec 02 (IPS) – Mass public pressure backed by the weight of scientific reports is…

Biofortified Food, a Business Boost for Smallholder Farmers

BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe, Dec 02 (IPS) – A start-up in Zimbabwe is producing high nutrition foods using…

Africa’s Civil Society Calls for Action as COP25 Kicks off in Madrid

MADRID, Dec 02 (IPS) – During the 25th round of climate change negotiations starting today in…

Community Efforts are Key When Addressing HIV/AIDS

ABUJA, Nov 30 (IPS) – Dr. Ifeanyi Nsofor is a medical doctor, the CEO of EpiAFRIC,…

Cabo Verde’s Morna for UNESCO list, Belgium’s Carnival of Aalst to Go?

PARIS, Nov 29 (IPS) – Morna, the haunting, traditional music of Cabo Verde, is slated to…

Water Is Worth More than Milk in Extrema, Brazil

EXTREMA, Brazil, Nov 29 (IPS) – “They called me crazy” for fencing in the area where…

Nuclear False Warnings & the Risk of Catastrophe

WASHINGTON DC, Nov 29 (IPS) – Forty years ago, on Nov. 9, the U.S. Defense Department…

COP25: UN Climate Change Conference, 5 Things You Need to Know

UNITED NATIONS, Nov 29 (IPS) – Climate change is happening—the world is already 1.1°C warmer than…

Net Closes on Daphne Caruana Galizia’s Killers, Sending a Powerful Signal of No Impunity for Corruption

BRATISLAVA, Nov 29 (IPS) – Press freedom campaigners and journalists in Malta are hoping they could…

Did Sri Lanka’s Presidential Election Bring Back a Polarising Wartime Figure?

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka, Nov 28 (IPS) – The Economist proclaimed recently that Gotabaya Rajapaksa, the man…