Israel cuts water supply to Palestine during Ramadan

Israel cuts water supply to Palestine during Ramadan

“Water is life”. June Kunugi, UNICEF’s special representative to Palestine, reaffirmed it during the opening of the first water desalination plant in Gaza. Exactly while Israel decided to cut water supplies to West Bank, leaving tens of thousands of Palestinian people without water during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.     In the first

Niger Delta, the oil spill clean-up has started. It will take 30 years

Niger Delta, the oil spill clean-up has started. It will take 30 years

After decades of legal battles, the government of Nigeria announced the launch of a huge clean-up plan in the Niger Delta, which was once destroyed by oil drilling activities. It’s an unprecedented operation that will take 25 to 30 years to be completed and will have an estimated cost of a billion dollars. The victory comes 20 years

The Buddhist monks who are mistreating tigers in Thailand

The Buddhist monks who are mistreating tigers in Thailand

Buddhism should teach the respect for life and the equal treatment of all living beings, given that Buddha himself would have been reborn in non-human animals.     However, it seems that the monks of the Tiger Temple, a Buddhist temple in the province of Kanchanaburi, west of Bangkok, Thailand, forgot these teachings. As it

Colombia, an NGO is planting trees against the drug trade

Colombia, an NGO is planting trees against the drug trade

Protecting the environment and people through conservation projects and sustainable development. This is the mission, as simple as revolutionary, of Environomica, an international non-profit organization specializing in nature conservation and sustainable rural development.   Trees against the drug trade Drug traffickers have deforested large areas in Santa Marta, Colombia, for producing drug. But right there, a new