December 17, 2020

Covid Pandemic Could Push More Than A Billion People Worldwide Into Extreme Poverty, United Nations Warns

Another 207 million people could be driven into extreme poverty by the severe long-term impact of the coronavirus pandemic, bringing the total number to more than one billion by 2030, the United Nations has warned.
October 15, 2020

United Nations World Food Programme Wins Nobel Peace Prize

The 2020 Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to the United Nations World Food Programme.
July 24, 2020

Monsanto To Pay $52 Million Over Alleged Role In Contaminating U.S. Waterways For Nearly 50 Years

Monsanto has agreed to pay $52 million to the District of Columbia in the United States over the company's alleged role in the contamination of the Potomac River and other local waterways for nearly 50 years during the 20th century.
July 17, 2020

Billions Of Disposable Masks And Gloves Ending Up In Sea During Coronavirus Pandemic

Billions of disposable masks and gloves are ending up in the sea during the coronavirus pandemic, warns international environmental advocacy group Ocean Conservancy.
June 19, 2020

Pesticides Push Insects Into Global Decline

Pesticide use has risen fivefold since 1950, with over 4 million tons used on fields globally every year, says a new report.
January 30, 2020

Holocaust Survivors Mark 75th Anniversary Of The Liberation Of Auschwitz

NEWS Survivors of the holocaust gathered at Auschwitz in Poland to mark the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi concentration camp. COMMENT This year was […]
October 16, 2017

Colorectal Cancer Is On The Rise In Younger Patients

NEWS The incidence of colorectal cancer has been increasing in people under the age of 55 since at least the mid-1990s. COMMENT Scientific research conducted at […]
October 16, 2017

One In Four People Leave Work A Year After A Heart Attack, Study Finds

NEWS One in four people leave their job within a year of returning to work after having a heart attack, according to a newly published study […]