Eight Amazon Nations Issue Broad Pledge to Preserve Rainforest

Leaders of eight South American nations that share the Amazon rainforest have reached an agreement on a broad set of principles aimed at protecting and preserving the region.

Amazon Summit: Commit to Protect Rainforest, Defenders

Latin American countries meeting at the Amazon Summit in Brazil on August 8 and 9, 2023, should commit to ratify and carry out the Escazú Agreement, Human Rights Watch said as it released a video explaining the importance of this treaty on Augest 4....

The World Bank Provides US$ 500 Million for Ecuador’s Green, Inclusive and Resilient Development

The World Bank Board of Directors approved a US$ 500 million development policy loan for Ecuador to support government efforts to achieve inclusive, resilient and low-carbon development.

1 in 2 children in Europe and Central Asia are exposed to high heatwave frequency, double the global average

Around half of children in Europe and Central Asia – or 92 million – are exposed to high heatwave frequency, according to an analysis of the latest available data from 50 countries published today by UNICEF in a new policy brief. This is double the...