South Africa’s white rhinoceros recovered from near-extinction thanks to intense conservation efforts. Experts around the world have called for international and local cooperation for biological preservation to prevent future pandemic. Credit: Kanya D’Almeida/IPS

Ensuring Biodiversity Now will Prevent Pandemics Later — Global Issues

South Africa’s white rhinoceros recovered from near-extinction thanks to intense conservation efforts. Experts around the world have called for international and local cooperation for biological ...
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UN@75 & the Future We Want — Global Issues

UN@75 & the Future We Want — Global Issues

Opinion by Julia Stamm (berlin) Wednesday, May 27, 2020 Inter Press Service Dr Julia Stamm is Founder & CEO, The Futures Project, described as a ...
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Are the SDGs in Reverse Gear? — Global Issues

Are the SDGs in Reverse Gear? — Global Issues

Human development backslides, education at global levels ‘not seen since the 1980s’Young girl in Uruguay uses her laptop to study at home. Credit: UNDP Uruguay/Pablo ...
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Global Supply Chain Resilience Relies on Soap & Water for Workers — Global Issues

Global Supply Chain Resilience Relies on Soap & Water for Workers — Global Issues

Workers at a ready-made garment factory wash hands having learned about importance of handwashing through hygiene behaviour training. Narayanganj, Bangladesh, 2020. Credit: WaterAid/Drik/Parvez Ahmad Opinion ...
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A Literary/Historical View — Global Issues

A Literary/Historical View — Global Issues

Opinion by Jan Lundius (stockholm / rome) Friday, May 22, 2020 Inter Press Service STOCKHOLM / ROME, May 22 (IPS) – It is easy to ...
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Why More Must be Done to Fight Bogus COVID-19 Cure Claims — Global Issues

Why More Must be Done to Fight Bogus COVID-19 Cure Claims — Global Issues

Thursday, May 21, 2020 Inter Press Service May 21 (IPS) – Fake and bogus cure claims are a longstanding, but neglected public health problem. Throughout ...
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Checkmate! China’s Coronavirus Connection — Global Issues

Checkmate! China’s Coronavirus Connection — Global Issues

Handover ceremony at UN compound in Beijing for donation of critical medical supplies to the Chinese government. Credit: UNDP China Opinion by Simi Mehta (new ...
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