President Tommy Remengesau Jr of the Pacific island nation of Palau has cemented a legacy as the world's most effective protector of marine life by creating a giant marine reserve that will directly benefit his people through increasing tourism and securing its food supply, scientists say.
Jane McAdam –
Natural disasters are on the rise due to climate change, displacing millions of people each year. A new international initiative is aiming to improve the way governments respond to such crises.
and Marcella Guererro –
The global community has to limit the rise in temperature to 1.5 degrees Celsius, and climate vulnerable countries are taking the lead on this, say Philippines senator Loren Legarda and Costa Rican congresswoman Marcella Guerrerro.