The Venezuelan migration to the EU is not a recent issue, but the recent riots against Venezuela’s President Nicolás Maduro, have increased the numbers. According to the Deutsche Welle, 4695 Venezuelans have asked to move to the EU in one year only…and they all moved to the Iberian Peninsula. Whether they are asking for food, … Continue reading Migration: from Venezuela to Madeira Island hoping for better days
Humans leave a mark on the earth not only when they are alive but also in their death with their corpses altering the chemistry of soil. A study from the Czech University of Life Sciences in Prague shows that dead bodies whether buried or cremated release essential nutrients like iron, zinc, sulphur, phosphorous into the soil … Continue reading Did you know that human death not only changes the history but also earth’s chemistry?
Many articles show us that the raw minerals from the earth will be exhausted in few decades but a study concludes it just the opposite. University of Geneva, Switzerland has shown that raw minerals like copper, zinc etc are sufficient to meet the growing demand from industrialisation and demographic changes. The real problem of shortage … Continue reading Replacing raw mineral resources can still wait: study
The United Nations host the United Nations Energy Award to support capacity-building activities every year. This year is the third year, the winner of the individual or institution will receive a $one million bonus. The event is to encourage leadership and creativity in sustainable energy and sustainable development. This is the first United Nations Energy … Continue reading Can the establishment of Energy Awards really achieve sustainable development？
There’s a bank in Portugal that started a solidarity campaign that consists in opening several bank accounts to put money, in order to help different social institutions. For example, last year Montepio, the bank, comitted to contribute with a bank account in which every Portuguese citizen could donate 1 euro to the Portuguese Fireman Association. … Continue reading Solidarity campaigns: the case of a helping bank
China begins to close its ivory and retail stores, the United Nations encourages countries to learn from China, to protect elephant’s survival prospects and ecological environment. This initiative, the Chinese forestry announced that the ban on ivory completely, is expected to be fully implemented by the end of 2017. China has taken the most resolute … Continue reading How to treat China’s comprehensive cessation of ivory sales?
Since the European Union has started that all its countries are united by certain laws and values. But now that the UK is leaving the Union, should we all be concerned about the idea of having other countries leaving the EU? It is known that the willing to the leave the EU is not just … Continue reading French elections: what should we know and why are we concerned about it