Post Tagged with: "Environment"

The Deforestation Dilemma

The Deforestation Dilemma

By Navin Ramankutty — The Mark News — An article in the New York Times last week reported an uptick in Brazilian deforestation since 2015, following a decade of decreasing rates of forest loss. For 10 years now, scientists, activists, and policymakers celebrated the decline in Brazilian deforestation rates and […]

IN BRIEF —

State-owned TV Peru is to launch a news program in Quechua as part of a government policy to end ethnic and cultural discrimination.  Culture minister Jorge Nieto said the program will be broadcast as of 5 am, to reach the broader rural population of Quechua speakers. Both TV Peru and […]

China’s Climate Conundrum

China’s Climate Conundrum

By Henry Lee — The Mark News — Jassim M. Jaidah Family Director of the Environment and Natural Resources Program within the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government. In the last two years, China’s President Xi Jinping signed two major climate […]

International Analysis: Bringing Sand to the Beach

Op-Ed by J. Andrew G. Cooper and Orrin H. Pilkey — The Mark News — Many of us have fond childhood memories of visits to the beach and pleasant times spent there – whether sunbathing, walking, fishing, surfing, or simply enjoying the atmosphere. But beaches have even more to offer: […]