Soon the end of HIV?
Around 50 hospitals and research centers in Europe, the United States and Latin America are taking part in an international clinical trial sponsored by the pharmaceutical company Janssen. Its goal? Developing a vaccine against HIV/AIDS that will end once and for all one of the greatest pandemics of the 20th century.
Equal Times, June 4, 2021Lire l’article
Considering fauna to save the Amazon
To date, research on climate and biodiversity issues in tropical forests have mostly been short-term investigations on plant and carbon responses. Yet to fully understand the resilience of tropical forests, long-term research on the impacts of climate disturbances on fauna could be a game changer.
The Conversation, June15, 2021Lire l’article
Educating women for climate change
CAMFED’s initiative supports the education of young women from poor, marginalized farming communities across sub-Saharan Africa. The NGO gives them the tools and resources they need to be at the heart of climate change solutions. How can they be the change when they’re the most affected by climate change?
Devex, June 18, 2021Lire l’article
The climate crisis is all too palpable in Congo
Ever more erratic weather threatens the balance of Lake Tanganyika’s ecosystems and the entire Congolese area. In the past two months, storms, torrential rain and flooding have killed at least 13 people and destroyed 4,240 homes and 112 schools along the DRC’s Lake Tanganyika coast.
The Guardian, June 22, 2021Lire l’article
Canada doubles its international climate finance at G7
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that Canada will double its international climate finance from CA$2.65 billion to CA$5.3 billion over a five-year period at the G7 Summit in the UK. An effort that goes in the right direction, but will it be enough to face the climate urgency? And who else will follow?
Global Citizen, June 14, 2021Lire l’article