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With Widespread Deforestation, North Korea Faces an Environmental Crisis

Fri, 19 Apr 2019 18:43:00 +0200scientificamerican (en)

North Korea holds a Tree Planting Day every March. The question is whether it helps regreen a largely denuded nation whose people face food shortages, deadly natural disasters and bitterly cold winters. The public holiday began in 1946 when North Korea was under direct Soviet rule.

With Widespread Deforestation, North Korea Faces an Environmental Crisis

Fri, 19 Apr 2019 18:36:00 +0200agenparl (en)

North Korea holds a Tree Planting Day every March. The question is whether it helps regreen a largely denuded nation whose people face food shortages, deadly natural disasters and bitterly cold winters. The public holiday began in 1946 when North Korea was under direct Soviet rule.

Pakistan vs the environment

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 00:07:00 +0200pakobserver (en)

Abdullah Gauhar Malik. AS we step into the months of April and May, the weather changes from blissful winds to the scorching heat and there is a sense of irritability all around. With every passing year, we set a record for having the highest temperature in more than a decade or often even a century.

What climate change means for investors, according to Jeremy Grantham

Tue, 16 Apr 2019 01:54:00 +0200marketwatch (en)

As floods raged in the Midwest U.S., Australia experienced extreme heat, and a cyclone ravaged Mozambique , Grantham, 81, shared his latest thoughts about climate change, as well as his views about the currency and stock markets. Read the following edited excerpts for more.

Extreme weather continues to batter USA this year: Is global warming to blame?

Mon, 15 Apr 2019 22:53:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

Tornadoes in the South, floods and snow in the Midwest, crazy heat in Alaska. What's going on with the extreme weather this year? Most of it is par for the course, experts say, because we live in the nation with the world's wildest weather extremes: No other country on Earth has the USA's ferocious....

AT&T made an incredibly detailed map of where climate change will damage its infrastructure

Mon, 15 Apr 2019 19:55:00 +0200fastcompany (en)

By the middle of the century, as climate change progresses, extreme flooding is likely to increase across some southeastern U.S. states. AT&T, which has to deal with the immediate aftermath of any storm when phone service goes out, now knows where flooding is more likely–down to the level of each neighborhood.

Extreme weather continues to batter U.S. this year: Is global warming to blame?

Mon, 15 Apr 2019 19:51:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

Tornadoes in the South, floods and snow in the Midwest, crazy heat in Alaska. What's going on with the extreme weather this year? Most of it is par for the course, experts say, since we live in the nation with the world's wildest weather extremes: No other country on Earth has the USA's ferocious....

Extreme weather continues to batter U.S. this year: Is global warming to blame?

Mon, 15 Apr 2019 19:39:00 +0200azcentral (en)

Tornadoes in the South, floods and snow in the Midwest, crazy heat in Alaska. What's going on with the extreme weather this year? Most of it is par for the course, experts say, since we live in the nation with the world's wildest weather extremes: No other country on Earth has the USA's ferocious....

Somalia: Somalia Humanitarian Fund Annual Report 2018

Mon, 15 Apr 2019 13:12:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Figures for people targeted and reached may include double counting as individuals often receive aid from multiple cluster. Contributions had been recorded based on the exchange rate when the cash was received, which may differ from the Certified Statement of Accounts that records contributions based on the exchange rate at the time of the pledge.

Zim mulls weatherproof structures in Idai aftermath

Sun, 14 Apr 2019 12:27:00 +0200zimbabwesituation (en)

Sunday Mail Reporter. The battle between man and Mother Nature is as old as civilisation itself. However, there are countries such as Japan, Mozambique and Madagascar that have often been disastrously caught up in this formidable battle, through which nature often always wins.

Mozambique: ECHO Factsheet – Southern Africa and Indian Ocean (Last updated 07/04/2019)

Fri, 12 Apr 2019 15:01:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Introduction. Cyclones, floods, and disease outbreaks continue to plague the Southern Africa and Indian Ocean region. At the start of 2019, almost 11 million people in the region face food shortages. In addition to providing life-saving aid when disasters hit, and helping those affected recover in....

Zimbabwe: governo, economia paese e' cresciuta del 4 per cento nel 2018 (2)

Fri, 12 Apr 2019 14:24:00 +0200agenzianova (it)

Harare, 12 apr 14:04 - (Agenzia Nova) - "Lo Zimbabwe sta affrontando profondi squilibri macroeconomici, con ampi deficit fiscali e significative distorsioni nei mercati valutari e in altri mercati, che ostacolano gravemente il funzionamento dell'economia", ha detto Gene Leon, leader del team dell’Fmi che ha seguito il dossier.

Mozambico: Fao avvia distribuzione kit e sementi ad agricoltori colpiti dal ciclone Idai (2)

Fri, 12 Apr 2019 11:43:00 +0200agenzianova (it)

Roma, 12 apr 11:23 - (Agenzia Nova) - L'agricoltura di sussistenza è cruciale per l'economia e la sicurezza alimentare del Mozambico, dove oltre l'80 per cento della popolazione dipende dall'agricoltura per i propri mezzi di sostentamento e circa il 99 per cento di questi sono piccoli agricoltori.

Bark beetle threatens Black Forest's trees ripped down by historic bomb cyclone

Thu, 11 Apr 2019 06:42:00 +0200gazette (en)

Many pine trees were lost in Black Forest during the March 13 blizzard. Foresters are urging Black Forest residents to chip, chop and clip the hundreds of small trees and branches ripped down during last month’s bomb cyclone to help avoid another bark beetle infestation.

NASA turns its focus to earth with aid partnership

Wed, 10 Apr 2019 22:20:00 +0200dailytimesPK (en)

NASA is using its satellites to solve humanitarian challenges in some of the most fragile places on earth under a landmark partnership with aid agency Mercy Corps. The US National Aeronautics and Space Administration will use its wealth of data to help communities at risk from climate change and....

Southern Africa and Indian Ocean

Wed, 10 Apr 2019 15:30:00 +0200EC (en)

In March 2019, tropical cyclone Idai made landfall in the city of Beira, located in central Mozambique bringing devastating heavy rains and strong winds, while heavy rains and floods affected neighbouring Malawi and Zimbabwe . Cyclone Idai left a death toll of more than 800 people in the three....

NASA turns its focus to earth with aid partnership

Wed, 10 Apr 2019 00:04:00 +0200thepeninsulaqatar (en)

LONDON: NASA is using its satellites to solve humanitarian challenges in some of the most fragile places on earth under a landmark partnership with aid agency Mercy Corps. The U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration will use its wealth of data to help communities at risk from climate....

NASA Turns Its Focus to Earth with Aid Partnership

Tue, 09 Apr 2019 23:25:00 +0200voanews (en)

LONDON — NASA is using its satellites to solve humanitarian challenges in some of the most fragile places on earth under a landmark partnership with aid agency Mercy Corps. The U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration will use its wealth of data to help communities at risk from climate....

Zimbabwe: UNICEF Zimbabwe Cyclone Idai Situation Report #4 (31 March - 7 April 2019)

Tue, 09 Apr 2019 22:26:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

 The International Coordination Group (ICG) has approved 975,646 doses of the oral cholera vaccine (OCV) to be administered in two rounds by mid April 2019.  UNICEF and partners reached 2,956 children and adolescents with child protection services.  With UNICEF support, 5,128 children and....

NASA turns its focus to earth with aid partnership

Tue, 09 Apr 2019 19:59:00 +0200trust (en)

NASA and Mercy Corps will work together to see how NASA's vast data and analysis resources could be applied to help vulnerable people around the world. By Sonia Elks. LONDON, April 9 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - NASA is using its satellites to solve humanitarian challenges in some of the most....

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