Environment

Turkey’s extraordinary Baksı Museum launches environmental project

At the top of a mountain in northern Turkey’s Bayburt resides an award-winning, extraordinary museum, namely the Baksı Museum, which has now begun an environmental project to turn trash collected from the nearby Çoruh River and surrounding route into works of art. The Baksı Museum was established 12 years ago in the village of Bayraktar …

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Climate change made deadly South Asian heat wave ′30 times more likely ′ | Environment | All topics from climate change to conservation | DW

Climate change has strengthened a heat wave that for several weeks has been scorching the homes of more than 1 billion people. The blistering heat – reported to have killed at least 90 people across India and Pakistan – would have been 1 degree Celsius cooler and 30 times less likely if people hadn’t warmed …

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IPC Shopping Center expands its greening strategies to protect the Environment

A shopping center committed to driving sustainability along with its key stakeholders PETALING JAYA, Malaysia, May 24, 2022 / PRNewswire / – As part of its ongoing commitment toward creating a more sustainable environment, IPC Shopping Center has established several greening strategies that will positively impact its business, people and the planet. Aligned with Ikano …

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SIPRI: From climate to war, world entering a critical era | Europe | News and current affairs from around the continent | DW

The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute has painted a vast and worrying picture in its latest report, entitled “Environment of Peace: Security in a New Era of Risk.” The independent research institute, or SIPRI, which has received worldwide recognition for its annual tracking of international arms exports, warns of a global emergency. “A compound environmental …

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Opinion In praise of Studio Ghibli’s environmental education … for children and adults

FILMS with powerful environmentally centered narratives can transform our thinking and connect us with nature in ways that scientific papers cannot. For example, Studio Ghibli, a renowned Japanese film studio co-founded by animator Hayao Miyazaki, creates complex visual stories about human-nature relationships that transcend barriers of culture or age. A key message of Miyazaki’s work …

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Environment Scientists Close in on ‘Golden Spike’ to Define Anthropocene

Amur River clams recovered from San Francisco Bay. Credit: Stephen Himson Leicester researchers searching for a “golden spike” to formally define humanity’s current geological period – and acknowledge human impact on our planet — have announced a major step in their analysis at an international conference last week. University of Leicester Professors Jens Zinke, Mark …

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Colombian environmental activists deluged by threats | Oil and Gas News

Santander, Colombia – Environmental activists Fabian Urquijo and Jhordan Peinado, who hail from Colombia’s Santander region, received an eerie warning in February. They were named in a pamphlet shared by the Gulf Clan paramilitary group, warning that they would be killed if they did not give up their activism. More than 20 other local activists …

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UAE’s concern over the environment continues to intensify: Nahyan bin Mubarak

DUBAI – Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Tolerance and Coexistence, has reiterated the UAE’s concern over climate and environment, noting “a strong connection between our spiritual values ​​and how we care for the environment.” Sheikh Nahyan made the remarks at a large-scale public event at Dubai World Trade Center (DWTC) in the …

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Coal, oil price surges on Ukraine war make Asia’s richest richer | Russia-Ukraine war News

Gautam Adani and Mukesh Ambani are profiting from a surge in global commodity prices triggered by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, burnishing their fossil-fuel credentials even as Asia’s richest men publicly push their pivots toward greener energy. With coal prices skyrocketing to a record, Adani’s conglomerate is expanding a controversial mine in Australia to meet demand. …

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Laudato si inspires Korean Catholics to protect environment

South Korea South Korean Catholic Church is making efforts to bring to life Pope Francis’ teachings on environment Catholics in Anyang parish of Suwon Diocese in South Korea use a bin to collect plastics as part of environmental protection campaign. (Photo: Anyang Parish) Published: May 19, 2022 10:41 AM GMT Updated: May 19, 2022 11:04 …

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