In the first part of a monthly series, CNA looks at the threat of desertification in Mongolia.
The United Nations has warned that the Horn of Africa nation is on the brink of famine for the second time in just over a decade, with 200,000 people in danger of starvation.
Since 2015, the increase in the number of undernourished people globally has subverted all the progresses made during the previous decade, with hunger figures back to 2005 levels, the FAOs says.
A swampy swath of the Congo Basin has become a new battleground between those seeking revenue from natural resources and those concerned about keeping them in the ground.
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Seventy percent of land in Mongolia has succumbed to desertification. The land has also come under relentless pressure from overgrazing by 60 million head of livestock and extractive industries like mining.
The UNCCD is looking for a consultant to support efforts to integrate land tenure into the implementation of land degradation neutrality and land restoration initiatives.
La construcción de 12,000 kilómetros de vías en la selva amazónica de Bolivia, Brasil, Colombia, Perú y Ecuador durante los próximos cinco años podría causar la deforestación de 2.4 millones de hectáreas en las dos décadas posteriores
Different marginalized population groups like women, refugees, pastoralists and IPLC will be at the center of the discussion.
Millions of people are facing food insecurity. Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia could be experiencing their worst drought in 40 years this October-December with drier-than-average conditions predicted.
While three African presidents flew to the Netherlands for the Africa Adaptation Summit on Monday, only Dutch prime minister Mark Rutte was there to meet with them.
This is part of an ongoing series exploring the lives of people around the world who have been forced to move because of rising seas, drought, searing temperatures and other things caused or exacerbated by climate change.