The Javari Valley has become known for illegal fishing, mining, logging, and drug-trafficking activities. The region is known for violent conflicts between these various criminal groups, government agents and indigenous people. These are the specific conflicts that Mr Phillips and Mr Pereira, two journalists who lost their life, were documenting.
Agriculture is an important part of the economic growth in Africa, and the effects of climate change can generate significant instability in economic growth via the alteration of agricultural economies. This article aims to further dive into how climate change affects African nations and poses a challenge as well as looking at the way forward in dealing with this issue of climate change in Africa through adaptation.
South Sudan has entered the peace process and aims to bring stability back to the country and its people. Although the civil war has passed and steps to move forward have been made, the country still struggles with the threats of corruption and the effects thereof.
Following severe flooding across Europe, this article considers the actual efforts of developed countries, particularly in Europe, to substantially address climate change, and asks how much climate responsibility lies at the doorstep of the individual, the government and history.
Klarna is the leading bank in the digital payments sector. In this piece in collaboration with Starting Finance Pisa, the pros and cons of these innovations will be elucidated.
The People’s Republic of China has become one of the most prominent geopolitical leaders worldwide, with a booming economy, growing domestic consumption, and a skyrocketing rise of global financial influence through world-renowned investment projects such as the infamous Belt and Road initiative. Such a rise has deeply affected its energy consumption, requiring a prevalently coal-driven energetic production to keep up with its ramping economic growth.
Despite unrest being rife in Afghanistan for many years, the causes on instability have overtly focused on war and terror. But what about water scarcity in the country and the effects this can have on everyday lives?
Mexico City used to look a lot like Venice, so why is it now facing a water crisis? In this article we will explore the factors that have created the crisis, and discuss possible solutions with Andrea Lefranc, our local source in the heart of the city.
Il nesso tra cambiamento climatico e sicurezza umana sta ricevendo sempre maggiore attenzione. I cambiamenti del clima infatti, con tutto ciò che comportano, sono in grado di amplificare tensioni e innescare nuove lotte, soprattutto a livello intercomunale. Come i fatti sfortunatamente provano, il continente africano ha già avuto modo di sperimentare tali effetti.
The bushfire phenomenon is typical of south-eastern Australia, where the climate is often hot and dry during summer and a proper management of the fire’s activity, provides a positive impact on the environment. This is the reason why the disaster that hit the Australian ecosystem between November 2019 and February 2020, could not be easily predicted.