Redwood forest canopy
Fire management in Australia is approaching crisis point. Seasons such as the Black Summer three years ago showed how our best efforts in fire-fighting and prescribed burning are insignificant in the face of a changing climate.
Conversation Media Group, the
Aerial image of Lake Louise in Alberta, Canada
Breaches in glacial lake dams threaten millions around the world, and scientists are investigating how climate change might affect that risk.
Eos - AGU
Close-up on a few desert locusts on corn plants.
In work published in Agronomy, the TMG Research gGmbH study team traced a highly destructive desert locust invasion in the Eastern Africa and Horn region between 2019-2021. Ethiopia and Kenya sprayed over a million hectares with damaging pesticides.
PhysOrg, Omicron Technology Ltd
Young Ghana woman watering her land with newly planted fields
Climate change affects all spheres of life, particularly those aspects that depend on the environment. Farming communities are a case in point.
Conversation Media Group, the
River flowing through green fields and hills.
Amid a worsening global water crisis, world leaders will gather at UN Headquarters in New York 22-24 March for the first UN Water Conference since 1977. During this historic moment, all eyes will focus on SDG 6 for water and sanitation.
United Nations Development Programme - Headquarters
Aerial View of homes under water in Australia's flooding disaster. Also features paddlers surveying damage.
Global temperatures are now 1.1 degree Celsius (2 degrees Fahrenheit) warmer than at the start of the industrial era. Heat waves, storms, fires and floods are harming humans and ecosystems.
Conversation Media Group, the
African children fetch water from a water source
How disease, climate risks, and unsafe water, sanitation and hygiene create a deadly combination for children.
United Nations Children's Fund (Global Headquarters, New York)
This Synthesis Report (SYR) of the IPCC Sixth Assessment Report (AR6) summarises the state of knowledge of climate change, its widespread impacts and risks, and climate change mitigation and adaptation.
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
This report presents the disaster impacts of 2022.
Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters Université Catholique de Louvain United States Agency for International Development
This handbook focuses on Fiji's disaster management framework and disaster risk reduction strategies. It provides an overview of the country's government, geography, demographics, socio-cultural practices, and history of disasters.
Center for Excellence in Disaster Management & Humanitarian Assistance