Author: Cedric Gallant

The Increasingly Worrying Droughts in South Asia

Devastating droughts are ravaging South Asia just about every year. The countries affected include Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Nepal and Bhutan. All of them are subject to the most damaging outcomes of droughts like agricultural land destruction, an increasingly dehydrated population with little access to clean water and growing social

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Toxic Lagoons Are Threatening Local Ecosystems In The U.S.

A small town in Florida came close to tragedy as a giant wastewater pond nearly collapsed. The town was evacuated. However, this incident is bound to occur again, as the United States has more than 21,000 facilities that handle toxic waste, and over 2,500 of them are located in zones

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Nepal’s Lingering Pollution Is Becoming Hazardous To Its People

Nepal’s air quality is becoming highly hazardous. Its capital, Kathmandu, is situated in such a way that most of its pollution lingers over time. The local government has recorded an increase in air pollution and is starting to worry about long-term consequences for its citizens’ health. According to the Air

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The Atrocities of Ethiopia’s War on Tigray.

November 2020 marked the beginning of a conflict that destroyed the lives of thousands. Ethiopia’s military marched on its Tigray province and from that point on, the problem devolved into ruthless violence, censorship and international concern. However, this issue reflects decades of past tensions. The Tigrayan political party called Tigray

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DRC’s Allied Democratic Forces Is Spreading Violence In Secrecy

The Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) have been spreading violence throughout the Eastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo for decades now. However, this group is feared not only for its violence, but also for its secrecy. Recently, an attack on the Bulongo village left a dozen villagers dead overnight,

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ISIS Returns With Force

In March of 2019, the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces captured ISIS’s last remaining territory. The SDF declared it a “total elimination of so-called caliphate.” However, the remaining pieces left of ISIS are now regrouping and making a destructive return in Iraq and Syria. Security consultant Olivier Guitta said to Al-Jazeera

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UN Rights Chief Expresses Fears Of Violent Crackdown In Myanmar

Myanmar’s democratic government was toppled by its military force in a coup earlier in January, and the situation has continuously deteriorated since. The United Nations’ (UN) Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights Nada Al-Nashif and High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet have voiced their concerns over potential violent crackdowns

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