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Activists condemn Johnson government over $156M offshore asylum deal and other stories

Today we look at an offshore asylum processing deal between the UK and Rwanda, casualties in Pakistani military airstrikes on Afghanistan, and more

UN Climate Panel says greenhouse emissions must be halved by 2030 and other stories

Today we look at the UN IPCC’s report on climate change mitigation, Israeli violence against Palestinians during the month of Ramadan, and more

Palestinians stage protests, Guatemala’s president objects to family bill and other stories

Today we look at protests by Palestinians against illegal demolitions by Israel, the Protection of Life and Family law in Guatemala, and more

Amazon rainforest Resilience of Amazon rainforest fast declining, new satellite data suggests

There are indications that the vital rainforest could dieback, a condition wherein a tree or shrub begins to die from the tip of its leaves or roots backwards, owing to disease or an unfavorable environment

US to close Red Hill facility that poisoned Hawaii’s water supply and other stories

Today we look at a missile attack by Israeli on Syria, the Pentagon’s decision to shut down the Red Hill tank farm in Hawai’i, and more

Ecuador court upholds Indigenous rights against oil, mining projects and other stories

Today we look at an Ecuador court ruling on Indigenous rights against extractive projects, ongoing anti-coup protests in Sudan, and more

UN Security Council holds session on Ukraine, Poland pledges arms and other stories

Today we look at the UN Security Council special session on Ukraine, a major oil spill spreading to Ecuador’s Amazon region, and more

Thousands rally for labour protections, public services in South Korea and other stories

Today we look at the 2022 People’s Rally against inequality in South Korea, the killing of 23 year old Ashling Murphy in Ireland, and more

South Korean workers strike for secure employment and public services and other stories

Today we look at the strike for secure work and public services in South Korea, the TPLF’s advances in Ethiopia and airstrikes by the government, and more

Leaked IPCC draft report warns that ‘worst yet to come for today’s children, grandchildren’

Climate change will likely reshape life in the coming decades, even in a situation where greenhouse gas emissions are controlled to some extent, the draft states

Removing Bolsonaro from office is a feminist task in Brazil

There is only one way to stop the death, hunger, and unemployment that haunt us, a reality for thousands of Brazilian households: Bolsonaro and all his corrupt, militarized government must be immediately impeached, writes historian Maria Fernanda Marcelino

Chico Mendes’ daughter remembers him on the 31st anniversary of his assassination

Angela Mendes, the daughter of Brazilian environmentalist Chico Mendes, reflects on his legacy and the actions being taken today to continue the work he started

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