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Myanmar has failed to protect Rohingya from atrocities – UN

<b>The UN special adviser on the prevention of genocide, Adama Dieng, and the special adviser on the responsibility to protect, Ivan Simonovic, add the</b> …

Refugees

More rain on Thursday due to Typhoon Paolo

<b>Bicol, Eastern Visayas, and Caraga should expect more moderate to heavy rain</b><p>MANILA, Philippines (Oct. 18, 2017) — More rain is expected as Typhoon …

Weather

Storms May Have Produced Most Mediterranean “Tsunami” Deposits

<b>A new analysis reveals that nearly all of the region’s sedimentary evidence ascribed to tsunamis, which dates back 4,500 years, corresponds to</b> …

Climate Change

Thousands march in Somalia after attack that killed more than 300

<b>Demonstrators defy police to protest against people responsible for devastating truck bomb in Mogadishu</b><p>October 18, 2017 — Thousands of Somalis have …

Terrorism

Warning of 'ecological Armageddon' after dramatic plunge in insect numbers

<b>Three-quarters of flying insects in nature reserves across Germany have vanished in 25 years, with serious implications for all life on Earth,</b> …

Bees

NDRRMC to local officials: Prepare for Severe Tropical Storm Paolo, LPA

<b>Those in Bicol, the Visayas, and Mindanao are advised to take precautionary measures amid rain from Paolo, while Palawan is affected by the low</b> …

Weather

Where the Marawi war began: The safe house in Basak Malutlut

<b>The safe house in Basak Malutlut is a silent witness to the first exchange of gunfire on May 23, 2017 that triggered the war in Marawi City</b><p>MARAWI …

War

Wildfire toll hits 41 in Portugal and Spain but rain brings respite

<b>Portugal’s civil protection agency says the 15 biggest fires, which had raged through the center and the north of the country, had been brought under</b> …

Spain

Severe Tropical Storm Paolo slightly intensifies

<b>Paolo (Lan) now has maximum winds of 105 km/h and gustiness of up to 130 km/h</b><p>MANILA, Philippines (Oct. 17, 2017) — Severe Tropical Storm Paolo (Lan) …

Weather

Puerto Rico hurricane shows islands must have renewable energy

<b>As the world resumes climate talks in Bonn next month, island states will use the devastating hurricane season to fuel calls for expanded renewable</b> …

Renewable Energy

Regreening the planet could cut as much carbon as halting oil use – report

<b>Natural solutions such as tree planting, protecting peatlands and better land management could account for 37% of all cuts needed by 2030, says …

Climate

3 killed, 360,000 without power as freak storm hits Ireland

<b>Ophelia, the largest hurricane ever recorded so far east in the Atlantic Ocean and the furthest north since 1939, was downgraded to a storm before it</b> …

Weather

Pope urges world to act on causes of migration crisis

<b>Francis says love rather than pity should be placed at the heart of international development efforts, and throws his weight behind efforts in the UN</b> …

Migration

2017 World Food Day focuses on nutrition as part of human rights

<b>The Council for Health and Development calls for genuine land reform, saying it is ‘the most effective and efficient solution to the current food</b> …

Agriculture

Lifting Mindanao martial law: What Duterte, Lorenzana have said so far

<b>After two of the top leaders of local terrorists are killed in Marawi City, is the lifting of martial law in Mindanao coming anytime soon?</b><p>MANILA, …

Philippines

Rare north Atlantic hurricane heads for Ireland, UK

<b>Irish authorities say Hurricane Ophelia can damage buildings and provoke ‘dangerous’ sea conditions as well as potential flooding</b><p>DUBLIN, Ireland …

Weather

1 dead, over 1,300 families displaced as floods hit Zamboanga City

<b>The lone fatality is a 70-year-old man who drowned while evacuating</b><p>ZAMBOANGA CITY (Oct. 16, 2017 ) — One person died and 4 others were injured as …

Weather

Rich countries must provide funds for climate change victims

<b>UN talks on loss and damage are failing to deliver for vulnerable communities. After a devastating hurricane season, the developed world must step …

Climate

Trump stance on Paris climate deal ‘sad’, says pope

<b>Speaking on World Food Day, Francis said climate change was a driver of hunger and migration and the Paris climate agreement was the legal basis for</b> …

Climate

US signs G7 statement recognising climate threat to food security

<b>Secretary of agriculture agrees statement on global hunger, but unlike previous G7 statements a reaffirmation of the Paris climate deal was …

Climate

Our cities need fewer cars, not cleaner cars

<b>Electric cars won’t eradicate gridlocks and air pollution, but carbon footprints could be cut by favouring pedestrians, cyclists and mass …

Cities

Are flatulent shellfish really contributing to climate change

<b>Scientists investigating marine life in the Baltic Sea have found mussels, oysters and clams are emitting greenhouse gases – but cows still trump them</b><p>…

Climate Change

The world is going slow on coal, but misinformation is distorting the facts

<b>A recent story on 621 plants being built globally was played up in various media – but the figure is way off the mark</b><p>October 16, 2017 — This is a …

Energy

Children’s health in peril as climate impacts escalate in PH

<b>More Filipino children face the dangers of vector-borne diseases such as dengue and Chikungunya – another viral disease that shares clinical symptoms</b> …

Public Health

Wild is the wind: the resource that could power the world

<b>Wind isn’t just mysterious, destructive and exhilarating – capturing just 2% of it would solve the planet’s energy needs at a stroke. And as the</b> …

Alice In Wonderland

Firefighters 'turn a corner' but deadly California wildfires continue

<b>40 confirmed dead and at least 5,700 homes and businesses destroyed</b><p>October 15, 2017 — With winds dying down, fire officials said on Sunday they had …

Santa Rosa

Mogadishu truck bomb: 500 casualties in Somalia’s worst terrorist attack

<b>At least 276 people killed and hundreds seriously injured in attack blamed on militant group al-Shabaab</b><p>October 15, 2017 — At least 500 people are …

Terrorism

Tropical Storm Odette intensifies as it crosses Cagayan

<b>Odette (Khanun) slightly strengthens after hitting Santa Ana, Cagayan early Friday, October 13</b><p>MANILA, Philippines (Oct. 13, 2017) — Tropical Storm …

Weather

Trump warns federal help for Puerto Rico not open-ended

<b>Puerto Rico is struggling to recover after Hurricane Maria ripped through the island, leaving 44 people dead and cutting power and running water to</b> …

Caribbean