Severe food insecurity across the globe could double, the United Nations’ World Food Programme said Tuesday. Some 135 million people were “acutely food-insecure” in 2019. Without swift intervention, that number could increase to 265 million by the end of 2020, the UN says. “We could be looking at famine in […]
Images of starving lions at Al-Qureshi Park in Khartoum, Sudan have gone viral, prompting Osman Salih to launch the #Sudananimalrescue Facebook campaign. According to Agence France-Presse, staff at the zoo have been forced to use their own money to try and feed the lions and provide medical care. At least […]
Bees pollinate more than a third of the world’s crops. So what would happen if they went extinct? For one, it would likely halve the number of fruits and vegetables on supermarket shelves. Plus, it could drastically alter the food chain, starting with insects and other animals that depend on […]
North Korea has reportedly had to increase...
In Syria, in the sixth year of the insurgence against dictator Assad, a new mass murder is imminent that could dwarf even all previous horrors in the country – and the world remains silent. The dictator’s and his allies’ troops have surrounded the large city of Aleppo. From above, Putin’s […]