On Thursday, in front of the grand steps of the Grosvenor Hotel in London, scores of women wearing red dresses cable-tied themselves by the wrists to form a human chain.
Murders of environmental activists and land defenders in the Philippines have risen sharply under President Rodrigo Duterte, an international rights watchdog said on Tuesday,
The group said they were protesting plans to expand the airport, which aims to have 6.5 million passengers a year by 2022 compared to the 4.8 million in 2018, and which has said there could be demand for as many as 11 million by 2035.
United Nations climate negotiations were deadlocked deep into overtime and through the night, with even the best-case outcome likely to fall well short of what science says is needed to avert a future ravaged by global warming.
Guided by the vision and directives of His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, the emirate of Sharjah has been taking relentless and extraordinary steps, to cement its global reputation in the field of environmental conservation and preservation of biological diversity.
A shipment of nuclear fuel containing highly radioactive plutonium headed to the French port of Cherbourg overnight on Tuesday en route to Japan, according to environmental watchdog Greenpeace, which protested the transport.
The winners were Abdullah Mohammed Al Dhaheri for best short story, Maryam Yousef Al Marzouqi for best artwork, Ghaya Saad Al Ahbabi for best educational video, Sarah Salem Smaidfor best awareness campaign, and Sainath Manikandan for best technical or scientific project.