As the world observes World Environment Day this week, we should be mindful that [[tweetable]]there will be more plastic in the oceans than fish by 2050 if nothing is done[[/tweetable]], according…

Silpa Kaza, Lisa Yao |

Photo: Scaling Solar project in Zambia What is a common thread between Argentina, Maldives, and Zambia? In each of these countries, the World Bank provided guarantees to support transparent…

Arnaud Braud |

[[tweetable]]When it comes to responding to disasters, time is of the essence.[[/tweetable]] Help needs to come immediately to save lives; recovery and reconstruction have to start swiftly to…

Zuzana Stanton-Geddes, Jolanta Kryspin-Watson |

A waste collection site in Dar es Salaam,   Tanzania. Photo: Cecilia Paradi-Guilford Plastic waste, in particular PET, which is typically found in soda bottles, is becoming abundant in African…

Cecilia Paradi-Guilford, Scott Henry |

Also available in: Français | العربية   A boat trip from Port Elizabeth to Kingstown, in the Caribbean country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, is a one-hour trip that locals take several…

Valerie Lorena |

El viaje en barco desde Port Elizabeth a Kingstown, en el país caribeño de San Vicente y las Granadinas, es un trayecto de una hora que los lugareños hacen varias veces al día. Durante uno de…

Valerie Lorena |

À présent que l’épidémie d’Ebola recule, mais sans pour autant s’éteindre, les trois pays les plus affectés doivent trouver des moyens de reconstruire leurs économies et renforcer leurs systèmes…

Donna Barne |

Ante un brote de ébola (i) que cede pero aún no desaparece, los tres países más afectados ahora deben encontrar formas de reconstruir sus economías y reforzar sus sistemas de salud para intentar…

Donna Barne |

مع انحسار انتشار وباء الإيبولا، وإن لم يتم القضاء عليه نهائياً بعد، يجب الآن على البلدان الثلاثة الأكثر تضرراً إيجاد سبل لإعادة بناء اقتصاداتها وتقوية نظم رعايتها الصحية للحيلولة دون تعرضها لأزمة…

دونا بارن |

With the Ebola outbreak waning but not yet over, the three most affected countries must now find ways to rebuild their economies and strengthen their health systems to try to prevent another…

Donna Barne |