Posts

Food Security: Race to Prevent Famine As Drought and Food Crisis Plague Africa's Sahel

/
An estimated 10 million people are struggling with growing food shortages in Burkina Faso, Chad, Gambia, Mali, Mauritania, and Niger, which have all declared emergencies and appealed for international assistance. Aid agencies and governments are now bracing to reach remote communities before the situation deteriorates into a famine.

The Stream, November 23: Shale Gas and Climate Change

/
Developing the United Kingdom's shale gas reserves is incompatible…

The Stream, August 31: Leaked U.S. Cables Reveal Perception of Chinese Environmentalism

/
Extreme levels of radiation have been detected in soil within…

The Stream, March 23: World Water Ranking

/
Mauritania, Kuwait and Jordan are the most water-stressed countries…

African, Asian Nations Top Latest Water Security Risk Index

/
A new report furthers the hypothesis that water stress serves as a catalyst for conflict.

Thirsty Mauritanians Have Miles to Go before They Drink

/
BOURA, Mauritania -- In the face of desertification, the landscape…