A new report highlights the interconnection of global crises, from severe weather events to epidemics, and pushes for integrated solutions.
Plastic particles have infiltrated even the most remote and seemingly-pristine regions of the planet, with tiny fragments discovered inside fish in the deepest recesses of the ocean and peppering Arctic sea ice, according to a latest UN report.
Most rich nations started phasing out the fuel in the 1980s but it was still widely used in low and middle-income countries until 2002, when the UN launched a global campaign to abolish it.
Thousands are urged to evacuate with heavy rain forecast to continue for several days over a large swathe of the country, from the northern Tohoku region to Kyushu in the south.
Recycled wastewater in the resource-starved city-state can now meet 40 percent of Singapore's water demand, also helping reduce maritime pollution
Blaze on Evia ripped through thousands of hectares (acres) of pristine forest across its northern part, forcing the evacuation of dozens of villages.
Greenland loses massive amount of ice with enough melting to cover US state of Florida in 2 inches of water, scientists say.
Four people have been killed along Turkey's southern coast since Wednesday, as soaring temperatures fan wildfires in the region, with the Interior Ministry probing the cause.
Of 31 "vital signs" - key metrics of planetary health that include greenhouse gas emissions, glacier thickness, sea-ice extent and deforestation - scientists have found that 18 hit record highs or lows.
Mismanagement of natural resources and poor policymaking and implementation has led to the water shortages — and confrontations — of today.
Namur and Walloon Brabant provinces southeast of the capital city Brussels were particularly hit by devastating floods that left 36 people dead and seven missing last week.
Historic floods have claimed at least 51 lives in central China this week, including 12 people trapped in a subway during rush hour.
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