Global water crisis in numbers

Global water crisis in numbers

783 million people do not have access to clean and safe water worldwide but what else do we know about one of the worlds biggest crisis? 1 day ago
British cruise ship damages Indonesian coral reef

British cruise ship damages Indonesian coral reef

A British cruise ship ran aground and damaged a coral reef near the Raja Ampat island in western Indonesia on 4 March. The 4,290-tonne Caledonian Sky, owned by Noble Caledonia, caused more than 17,000 square feet of damage. The reef is one of the world’s most diverse marine environments. 8 days ago
Japan commemorates 6th anniversary of Fukushima disaster

Japan commemorates 6th anniversary of Fukushima disaster

Japan has remembered the victims of the Fukushima disaster of six years ago. On 11 March 2011, an earthquake and tsunami triggered a nuclear crisis. The tsunami killed more than 15,000 people.Bells rang to mark the moment of the disastrous event. Prime Minister Shinzō Abe, Imperial Prince Fumihito and Princess Kiko attended the ceremony. 11 days ago
Millions go hungry in drought-hit Mozambique as threat of new El Nino looms

Millions go hungry in drought-hit Mozambique as threat of new El Nino looms

At least 1.5 million people have been affected by a drought in Mozambique, one of the poorest countries in Africa. Two consecutive seasons of poor rainfalls have damaged crops and negatively impacted harvesting, meaning vulnerable communities are facing hunger as they do not have essential foods such as maize and rice.IBTimes UK visited the Cachenge community in the Tete province where people are now able to buy foods - such as maize, rice and beans -through the use of electronic cards. The project, funded by the Department for International Development, is the result of a collaboration between children charity World Vision and MasterCard. 19 days ago