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Global land treaty aims for more teeth

JOHANNESBURG 29 May 2013 (IRIN) - Talks have begun on giving a global treaty on land degradation more teeth.

Zimbabwe short on climate change funds

HARARE 07 May 2013 (IRIN) - Inadequate funding and limited resources are frustrating Zimbabwe’s efforts to develop plans to deal with the impact of climate change, says a government progress report.

The long road home to South Sudan

RENK, UPPER NILE STATE 06 May 2013 (IRIN) - George Malual Deng, 24, has spent two years stuck in a transit site waiting to return to his home in South Sudan’s Jonglei state. He is among 20,000 people who have made a home of sorts in the river port of Renk, waiting for a barge to take them further south.

Cold War hope for bats under attack

 USFWSOriginally Published by The BBC - Cold War bunkers are the latest attempt to save bats from white-nose syndrome, a disease that has killed up to 6.7 million bats in the US and Canada.

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