Archive for April, 2017

A New Hope for Water Security

A New Hope for Water Security

By Zafar Adeel — The Mark News — Mobilizing global partnerships between national governments supported by the United Nations, aid agencies and development banks is the game-changer needed to achieve universal water security. Water security has gained considerable attention worldwide in the past decade. The World Economic Forum, an annual gathering […]

The Lost City of Z  — The Movie, the Book, and the Real Story

The Lost City of Z — The Movie, the Book, and the Real Story

By Nicholas Asheshov — The Lost City of Z, the movie of the book by David Grann, has started the rounds at cinemas in the UK and opens on Easter weekend in the United States.  The film covers the expedition in 1925 of the Amazon surveyor and explorer Colonel Percival Fawcett, […]

Cities: Solving Global Problems

Cities: Solving Global Problems

By Shelley Poticha — The Mark News —  Urban areas have a front-row seat for global issues like climate change and social welfare. Increasingly, it will be these spaces that provide the leadership and the wherewithal to address them.  As governments around the world struggle to deal with the burdens […]