Mauritius sets goals to curb the triple planetary crisis

The Republic of Mauritius is a Small Island Developing State (SIDS) in the Indian Ocean, located off the eastern coast of Africa. The country is situated in an active tropical cyclone basin, exposing it to disasters and climate risks. Temperatures and sea levels in Mauritius are rising at a faster rate thanContinue Reading

10 Entrepreneurs Share CHF1.75 million to Tackle Global Freshwater Crisis

DAVOS, Switzerland–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Securing the world’s global freshwater ecosystems, under increasing threat from climate change, population growth and consumer demand, has become more critical than ever. To tackle this escalating crisis, UpLink, the open innovation platform of the World Economic Forum, in partnership with global conglomerate HCL Group, has announced 10Continue Reading

Switzerland And Ecuador Appeal For Treaty To End The ‘Plastic Crisis’

Microplastics from a river in Maryland, collected by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association Marine Debris Program. Recent research have now found microplastics in human blood samples. DAVOS, Switzerland – The presidents of Switzerland and Ecuador led a call here at the World Economic Forum (WEF) Tuesday for greater internationalContinue Reading