Friday, 6 November 2009

Timor Spill Creates 'Sea of Oil' - Compared to Exxon-Valdez!

By Najad Abdullahi in Kuala Lumpur - Aljazeera

As specialist teams extinguished a blaze on an oil rig in the Timor Sea, the 610,000sqkm expanse of water is now, according to campaigners, home to one of the worst environmental...
Thousands of species
feared at risk.
Aljazeera

Conservationists Fight Proposed Amazon Road

by Ben Block on October 29, 2009 - Worldwatch Institute

Leaders of conservation groups from the United States and South America are requesting that international donors end their support for...

At least 80 million children under one are at risk of diseases such as diphtheria, measles and polio as COVID-19 disrupts routine vaccination efforts

World Health Organization A WHO photo. Agencies call for joint effort to safely deliver routine immunization and proceed with vaccination ...