Anthropogenic Underwater Noise

by Elyas Harris. Sound waves can travel underwater. Man made sound waves or noise can have a significant impact on the
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Anthropogenic Underwater Noise

The UN HLPF 2018: Reviewing Progress towards Global Sustainable Development

The High-level Political Forum, United Nations central platform for follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and
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The UN HLPF 2018: Reviewing Progress towards Global Sustainable Development

The Amazon is under threat

By Elyas Harris, The Amazon rainforest is the largest tropical forest in the world, a vast and humid area where thousands
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The Amazon is under threat

Poaching and Illegal Wildlife Trade

By Elyas Harris. Poaching is described as illegal hunting, or hunting without the approval of the land owner. Commercial poaching has
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Poaching and Illegal Wildlife Trade

"With the equivalent of 5% of global military spending we could eradicate poverty forever and transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy..."

"We spend 152 times more on defense than in the United Nations system"
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"We need an extra 90 billion $USD per year from the public sector to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals"
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"We already spend 17 times more on defense than the total cost of the Sustainable Development Goals"
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"With the equivalent of 5% of global military spending we can pay for the Sustainable Development Goals"
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Anthropogenic Underwater Noise

by Elyas Harris. Sound waves can travel underwater. Man made sound waves or noise can have a significant impact on the marine mammal life underwater. The noise can disturb the migration patterns of the mammals as well as stheir reproductive patterns and hunting habits. Noise pollution from ships and drilling for natural resources can be […]

The UN HLPF 2018: Reviewing Progress towards Global Sustainable Development

The High-level Political Forum, United Nations central platform for follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development Goals, provides for the full and effective participation of all States Members of the United Nations and States members of specialized agencies. “The 2030 Agenda is our roadmap and its goals and […]

The Amazon is under threat

By Elyas Harris, The Amazon rainforest is the largest tropical forest in the world, a vast and humid area where thousands of species of mammals, fish and insects that in many cases are yet to be identified. Being the largest rainforest in the world it is also subject to the largest deforestation, where football fields […]

Poaching and Illegal Wildlife Trade

By Elyas Harris. Poaching is described as illegal hunting, or hunting without the approval of the land owner. Commercial poaching has become an environmental threat because poachers come into wildlife reserves and kill mass amount of endangered animals. The animals poachers value the most are the rhinoceros and the elephant, both endangered species. Pangolins are the […]

The advent of self-driving cars

By Elyas Harris. The current rate of innovation in assisted driving and autonomous driving technology has led to the advent of self driving cars. These cars use sensors and cameras to drive themselves. Recently, there have been technical difficulties with some of these self driving vehicles, which you probably have seen in the news. Some […]

Savannas and Settlements

by Elyas Harris. The savanna/grassland is an ecosystem found mostly on the African continent.  The Serengeti National Park in Tanzania is one of the most well known savanna ecosystems and it is home to one of the largest wild animal populations in the world. This area is suffering from the catastrophic global impacts of climate […]

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