Archive for November, 2017

Fire Destroys Years of Research at 4,500-year-old Ventarron Site

Fire Destroys Years of Research at 4,500-year-old Ventarron Site

The Ministry of Culture has requested a criminal investigation into the causes of a fire that has heavily damaged the pre-Inca site of Ventarron, outside the city of Chiclayo on the north coast in Lambayeque. Conservation specialists from the Culture ministry have arrived at the site to assess the damage.  […]

To Stay or Go ?

To Stay or Go ?

By Dina Ionesco — The Mark News —  Sudden-onset disasters are displacing tens of millions every year, adding to the existing economic and political causes of mass migration. Harvey, the most powerful hurricane to hit Texas in more than 50 years, displaced more than a million residents and damaged some […]

Climate Change Knows No Borders

Climate Change Knows No Borders

By Aaron Cosbey — The Mark News — The world’s trade policymakers need to leave behind their obsession with a parallel world of moving goods more freely and start getting serious about mitigating climate change through trade agreements. Climate change may be the most difficult and urgent challenge facing mankind today. […]