An Arizona district court has revoked the approval of the destructive pesticide dicamba, saying the EPA broke the law when it allowed it.
Shutdowns of U.S. coal-fired power plants have outpaced expectations, as the energy sector slowly cleans up its act.
Also called the hoolock gibbon, this dainty vocalist was first described in 2017 living in the extreme south of China on a mountain in Yunnan. Classified as Endangered by the IUCN, the population was estimated to number a paltry 150 individuals, but others were believed to live in Myanmar....
Kansas Governor Laura Kelly’s signature sits freshly inked on a bill that is meant to move Kansas employers away from paying employees with disabilities less than minimum wage.
In January, a new cruise tax came into effect in Greenland following a campaign by residents and the country’s tourism sector.
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW: California is announcing six new Homekey projects, creating 369 affordable homes to serve individuals experiencing homelessness in communities throughout the state…
Adults are often confused about the reasons young people are drinking less.
The latest findings from the 2022 Household Income and Expenditure Survey (HIES), published by the Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS) in December 2023, reveal remarkable reductions in poverty. The official headcount rate for moderate poverty (the proportion of people living below the upper poverty line) decreased by 23.0 per...
Tanzania's adult literacy rate has risen to 83% from 78.1% over the past decade, reflecting the success of governmental education initiatives aimed at improving literacy across the nation.
Lula da Silva made a promise to the world and kept it. Compared to November 2022, deforestation in the Amazon fell by 64% in November 2023.
The verdict comes after a case was brought by Paola Roldan, a terminally ill patient. She argued that people with serious and incurable diseases have a right to die with dignity.
At last, progress is being made on a condition that affects one woman in ten
The Community Water and Sanitation Access Project (PCAEA) launched in 2018 by the municipality of Nouakchott and European cities is starting to bear fruit in Mauritania. A 21 km drinking water network to supply 95,000 inhabitants of the Toujounine commune has just been inaugurated.
Gov. Gavin Newsom follows up on his 2021 vision to permanently end fracking in California in pursuit of California’s target of 100% clean energy by 2045.
Under Poland's Law and Justice party, the country's public broadcaster was turned into a propaganda tool for the far-right government to use as it wished. That era has come to an end.
CHENNAI: Air pollution is one of the biggest killers in India. As per a recent modelling study published in the British Medical Journal, 2.18 million deaths per
Ghana is making important inroads to stabilize its economy, and continued program implementation beckons a brighter future.
ADB has approved a $419.6 million loan for the Citywide Inclusive Sanitation Project to help Indonesia expand access to climate-resilient, adequate, and safely managed sanitation services in the cities of Mataram, Pontianak, and Semarang.
Cambodia has spent $1.4 billion in assisting the poor and vulnerable people in the country since 2019, Minister of Social Affairs, Veterans and Youth Rehabilitation Chea Somethy said on February 5, 2024.
Contributions to WHO are being used to free communities from a range of dangerous infectious diseases. Some, like malaria, kill mainly children. Others, like the disfiguring Guinea worm and noma infections, are linked to poor access to clean water and other aspects of poverty. This week, see stories about how contributions have...
Health Minister Benjamin Hounkpatin made the announcement at Cotonou airport, where the government took delivery of 215,900 doses of the RTS.S vaccine.
Nearly 10 000 children in Burkina Faso and Cameroon have now received the RTS,S malaria vaccine since being introduced this year. A wider malaria vaccine rollout is underway this year in several African countries, with Cameroon being the first outside the malaria vaccine pilot programme to do so.
Burkina Faso suffers a “deplorable” annual death toll from malaria, with clinics and hospitals filled to overwhelm during the worst season. Health workers, parents and leaders hope that burden is about to ease.
Vast reforestation a major reason for ‘warming hole’ across parts of US where temperatures have flatlined or cooled