The UN Food and Agriculture Organization warned that the Middle East and North Africa risk becoming uninhabitable in a few decades, with water reserves falling dramatically.
Struck hard by a drought related to this year's severe El Niño phenomenon, Colombia's northern region of La Guajira is suffering from a crisis of malnutrition.
At least 6,000 villagers have fled their homes in Mozambique across the border to Malawi amid renewed fighting between the government and RENAMO guerillas.
With ISIS controlling vast swaths of territory, uncollected harvests and the lack of winter planting could have a grave impact on Iraq's food security over the next year.
Amid the current UN climate talks, the New York Times runs an op-ed entitled "To Save the Planet, Don't Plant Trees"—filled with bogus science and dishonest claims.
A jet stream blockage related to climate change caused the Russian wheat crop to fail in 2010, halting exports to Syria and the Arab world, and fueling unrest and revolt.
Anti-corruption activist and lawyer Xu Zhiyong was arrested by Chinese authorities on suspicion of having "gathered crowds to disrupt public order."
Hundreds of thousands of indignados—”indignant ones,” as econo-protesters call themselves in Spain and Argentina—filled the streets of Buenos Aires, occupying the central plaza.
Residents of Van Giang outside Hanoi marched to oppose the seizure of their lands for an “EcoPark” development project hailed by the government as a model of sustainability.