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Henry Kissinger of the Middle East, with a difference.

By Rajendra Shende, Chairman TERRE Policy Centre, former Director UNEP, and IIT Alumni This article appeared in https://mediaindia.eu/politics/sultan-qaboos-bin-said-henry-kissinger-of-middle-east-with-a-difference/ I strongly feel that the United Nations owes him more than just half-mast. My experience with Oman and visits during my UN days revealed Sultan Qaboos bin Said’s new world of quiet diplomacy, a monarchy committed to the people ...

G20 Summit:slow progress on ambitious climate change accord, is it a sign of no-trust on words?

India has blocked G20 efforts to pave the way for an ambitious climate change accord in a sign of deep divisions just two weeks before delegates from almost 200 nations meet in Paris. Through almost 20 hours of talks at the G20 gathering in Turkey Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.ft.com The world is waking up ...

Ocean Fish Population reduced by half since 1970. Luxury sea-food by 75%.

Populations of marine mammals, birds, fish and reptiles have nearly halved since 1970 due to human activity and climate change, a report says. Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.bbc.com Over-fishing , over-eating, climate change, acidification of sea water and rich people’s greed for luxury food like sea cucumber are the reasons. Poor people’s  need and Rich ...