Migration: from Venezuela to Madeira Island hoping for better days

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

Did you know that human death not only changes the history but also earth’s chemistry?

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?

Replacing raw mineral resources can still wait: study

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

Can the establishment of Energy Awards really achieve sustainable development?

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?

How to treat China’s comprehensive cessation of ivory sales?

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?