The Value of Insects: Why We Must Act Now to Protect Them

The rapid decline of insects is caused by multiple factors including climate change and agriculture, increases in the usage of insecticides and  herbicides, deforestation, urbanization, and light pollution. Credit: Zadie Neufville/IPS By Esther NgumbiURBANA, Illinois, USA, Jan 27 2023 – Recently, the United States Department of Agriculture granted a conditional license for the first-ever honeybee […]

Destruction of Ukraine’s Healthcare Facilities Violates International Humanitarian Law – Report

On March 6, 2022, Izyum Central City Hospital (Kharkiv oblast) was attacked as a part of what appears to have been a large-scale carpet-bombing campaign. Reportedly, the hospital team had also marked the hospital with a big red cross that could be seen from the air. Credit: UHC By Ed HoltBRATISLAVA, Jan 27 2023 – […]

Erdogan’s Desperate Bid to Become the New Atatürk

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan of Türkey addresses the general debate of the UN General Assembly’s 77th session last September. Credit: UN Photo/Cia Pak By Alon Ben-MeirNEW YORK, Jan 27 2023 – As Turkey approaches its centennial anniversary this October, President Erdogan is stopping short of nothing to win the election in June to fulfill his […]

The Year of Debt Distress and Damaging Development Trade-Off

By Anis ChowdhurySYDNEY, Jan 27 2023 – As the year 2022 drew to an end, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) warned, “Developing countries face ‘impossible trade-off’ on debt”, that spiralling debt in low and middle-income countries (LMICs) has compromised their chances of sustainable development. Anis Chowdhury In early December, an opinion […]

Legit Security’s Open-Source Security Tool “Legitify” Adds Support for GitLab and GitHub Enterprise Server

TEL AVIV, Israel, Jan. 26, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Legit Security, a cyber security company with an enterprise platform that protects an organization's software supply chain from attack and ensures secure application delivery, today announced that Legitify, the open–source security tool that it maintains in addition to its enterprise SaaS platform, has expanded support to […]

Cabo Verde Hoists the Blue Flag

In a tourism-dependent economy, sustainable finance will promote sustainable fisheries, maritime transport, and tourism. Credit: UNDP By Christopher Marc LilybladMINDELO, Cabo Verde, Jan 26 2023 – On 20 January, the world’s best sailors arrived in Mindelo, Cabo Verde, completing the initial leg of the 2023 edition of The Ocean Race. Coinciding with this stop was […]

Rahul Gandhi’s Long Walk Hailed, But Only Polls Will Determine Its Success

It may be an election ploy but Rahul Gandhi’s Bharat Jodo Yatra has captured the imagination of many Indian commentators who hail its non-sectarian message. Source: BJY/Twitter By Mehru JafferGOA, INDIA, Jan 26 2023 – When countless supporters of the Indian National Congress, the main opposition party, arrive in Srinagar on January 30 to hoist […]

As the Climate Crisis Bites, Soil Needs Doctors Too

The loss of soil fertility means that land is now less productive and many cereals, vegetables and fruits are not as rich in vitamins and nutrients as they were 70 years ago. Credit: Paul Virgo/IPS By Paul VirgoROME, Jan 26 2023 – In a wiser world, the term ‘treating someone like dirt’ would be a […]

EB5 Capital Celebrates Ribbon-Cutting for Rivergate (JF28)

WASHINGTON, Jan. 25, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Today, members of the EB5 Capital team joined developer IDI Group Companies and PTM Partners in celebrating the ribbon–cutting ceremony of Rivergate, also known as Viridium, EB5 Capital's JF28 project located in Woodbridge, Virginia. This event marks a major milestone for the project, which is the second phase […]

Dante Genomics’ sequencing hub in Dubai receives ISO 15189 Medical Laboratory accreditation to bring clinical whole genome sequencing to the next billion patients

NEW YORK, Jan. 25, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Dante Genomics, a global leader in genomics and precision medicine, announced today that their laboratory in Dubai, which serves as a global hub for the Eastern Hemisphere, has received Medical Laboratory accreditation ISO 15189 to bring clinical whole genome sequencing to hospitals and physicians in the Middle […]

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