Climate, Environment, Natural disaster

The global appetite for sand and fuelling crisis

Work conditions for sand miners vary starkly. In Cambodia and southwest China, highly mechanized sand mines offer little local employment. In Nepal, labour-intensive sand mines may employ hundreds of people. And, in Myanmar, households living along rivers may be involved in informal river sand collection. A sand mine in Nepal. Growing urbanization and its need… Continue reading The global appetite for sand and fuelling crisis

Climate, food security

Climate and food: Together we work, we will be stronger

What they did and did not do in the past were the reasons for those consequences from which humanity has been at risk.