Akbelen forest Turkey Turkish Communist Party supports vigil to save Akbelen forest from takeover by energy giant

YK Energy, a private energy company in Turkey, has been trying to occupy 780 acres of forest land in Akbelen to mine coal for running three neighboring power plants

NYC skyrockets to world’s most polluted city as wildfires blaze in Canada

Masks and stay-at-home advisories are back in New York City, now the most polluted city in the world by far as a result of wildfire smoke from Canada

Atlanta cop city project approved Atlanta City Council approves USD 31 million for controversial “Cop City”

The 11-4 vote took place after 15 hours of public comments were heard regarding the project, with the vast majority expressing overwhelming concern over the project and rejecting it

Brazilian activists slam Bolsonaro’s genocidal climate policy

With both the UN General Assembly and Climate Week taking place in NYC, activists protest deforestation and murders of Indigenous people

‘India’s new forest conservation rules facilitate takeover of forest lands by corporates’

India’s Environment Ministry has proposed new rules in the country’s Forest Conservation Act. Many are asking if these new rules are meant for forest conservation or forest corporatisation.

Israeli court orders illegal, forced transfer of Palestinian Bedouins and other stories

Today we look at the Israeli High Court ruling on mass expulsions in Masafer Yatta; a severe anti-abortion law advanced in Louisiana, US; and more

India forest loss Forest loss caused by climate change in India ‘worse’ than estimates

The annual forest loss in India reached a peak of 2,503 sq km in 2017, according to a study

Report: World’s biggest investors fuel border violence, deforestation and other stories

Today we look at how investors are driving border violence and the climate crisis, the acquittal of an Australian policeman in the murder of an Indigenous teen, and more

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

Indonesia court rejects permit plea for palm oil plantations in Papua and other stories

Today we look at a court order denying permits for palm oil plantations in Papua, the Marriage Equality bill passed by Chile’s parliament, and more

Activists warn against greenwashing “nature-based solutions” at COP26 and other stories

Today we look at the pledges signed on the first day of COP26, casualties following twin blasts in Kabul, and more

Nurses in Berlin go on strike for better working conditions and other stories

Today we look at a strike by health workers in Berlin, reports of torture against Palestinian prisoner and Gilboa escapee Zakaria Zubeidi, and more