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Global water shortfall of 40 per cent by 2030
The world could suffer a 40 per cent shortfall in water in just 15 years unless countries dramatically change their use of the resource, according to the United Nations.
30 March 2015

Indonesia facing overpopulation crisis
Indonesia is facing housing, water and food shortages and massive natural destruction.
29 March 2015

Indian state to have no population growth
The population growth trend of Kerala shows that the state is moving towards zero or even negative population growth in the coming years, according to the Indian Census Directorate.
28 March 2015

Antarctic ice shelf thinning speeding up
Scientists using data from radar satellites have discovered that floating ice shelves in Antarctica are thinning at an accelerating rate.
27 March 2015

World’s forests fragmenting into tiny patches
The loss of forest has wrought dramatic consequences for biodiversity and is the primary driver of the global extinction crisis.
27 March 2015

Arctic sea ice extent hits record low for winter
Sea ice in the Arctic Ocean has fallen to the lowest recorded level for the winter season, according to the National Snow and Ice Data Center at the University of Colorado.
26 March 2015

Youth unemployment 'a timebomb'
The world needs to wake up to “the ticking timebomb” of youth unemployment in developing countries and treat the issue as seriously as humanitarian disasters and global efforts to eradicate disease, United Kingdom Parliamentarians have warned.
25 March 2015

Costa Rica getting all electricity from renewables
Costa Rica is now getting 100 per cent of its electricity from renewable sources, according to the Costa Rican Electricity Institute.
24 March 2015

Earth is halfway to being inhospitable to life
Humanity has exceeded four of the nine limits for keeping Earth hospitable to life, according to Johan Rockstrom, the executive director of the Stockholm Resilience Centre in Sweden.
24 March 2015

Plants or solar panels required on French roofs
A law recently enacted in France requires all rooftops on new buildings built in commercial zones to be partially covered in plants or solar panels.
23 March 2015

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