Africa, Armed Conflicts, Development & Aid, Editors’ Choice, Featured, Food & Agriculture, Food Sustainability, Global, Global Governance, Headlines, Human Rights, Peace, Population, Poverty & SDGs, Regional Categories, TerraViva United Nations | Analysis For many people affected by conflict, agriculture is their only means of survival, according to the Food andRead More →

Climate Change, Development & Aid, Economy & Trade, Editors’ Choice, Environment, Featured, Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), Headlines, Middle East & North Africa, Population, Regional Categories, TerraViva United Nations The United Arab Emirates is also paying the price of rapid economic development in terms of climate change. Air-conditioning has provedRead More →

Biodiversity, Climate Change, Economy & Trade, Editors’ Choice, Environment, Featured, Global, Global Geopolitics, Global Governance, Green Economy, Headlines, IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse, Natural Resources, TerraViva United Nations | Opinion Andrew Norton is director, International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) Coral reef in Mexico. Credit: Mauricio Ramos/IPS LONDON, SepRead More →

Civil Society, Conferences, Development & Aid, Editors’ Choice, Energy, Environment, Featured, Headlines, Human Rights, Indigenous Rights, Latin America & the Caribbean, North America, Poverty & SDGs, Regional Categories United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, Victoria Tauli-Corpuz of the Philippines (3rd left), calls for the full participationRead More →

Aid, Development & Aid, Editors’ Choice, Education, Featured, Headlines, Human Rights, IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse, North America, Population, Regional Categories, TerraViva United Nations This article is part of a series of stories on disability inclusion. According to the United Nations “sport can help reduce the stigma and discrimination associatedRead More →

Editors’ Choice, Featured, Global, Global Geopolitics, Headlines, IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse, TerraViva United Nations Donald J. Trump, President of the United States of America, addresses the Assembly’s annual general debate. Credit: UN Photo/Cia Pak UNITED NATIONS, Sep 19 2018 (IPS) – The unpredictable Donald Trump, described by some asRead More →

Factory farmed chicken has been identified as the food responsible for the greatest number of foodborne illnesses, thanks to the presence of pathogenic bacteria, many of which are resistant to antibiotics. Now, testing reveals chicken and other meats may also contain drugs that are banned for use in food animals.Read More →

Eagle, CO — Fourth-grader Quintin Lovato suffers from epilepsy and Tourette’s syndrome, and for most of his life, these conditions have made living a normal life nearly impossible for him. Quintin had trouble with basic functions, and could barely walk until his family discovered the healing power of cannabis oil.Read More →

LULAC claimed that an illegal immigrant inmate was beaten to death by corrections officers and another was put into a coma. The GEO Group, which runs the prison, denied the beatings. LULAC admitted there is not proof of a death and is calling for the prison to be shut down. ARead More →