10 Underreported Stories from Around the Globe That Deserve Attention

An underreported story is an important event that isn't getting the attention it deserves. These news are not necessarily a part of breaking headlines or, if covered, lack an element of critical perspective and nuance. Underreported stories can be significant to save people's lives. They help illuminate deep societal issues like corruption, racism & human trafficking. They highlight people who can be held accountable & to find solutions to problems. Here are the top 10 attention deserving Under-reported news events:

1. Endangered Species

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Animals are loveable creatures that need care and affection, like humans. Recently, animals like the Mountain Gorilla, Amur Leopard & Sumatran Rhinoceros have been named endangered by World Wildlife Fund org. Their population has declined at alarming rates with human activities like domesticating wild animals, habitat loss, over-hunting, etc. They can be conserved by providing them with their natural habitat.

2. Uyghur Camps in China

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The people of Uyghur have been facing Chinese genocide against them to restrict them from practicing their religion, having contacts across borders & going to a Western university. Millions of Uygur are deprived of their fundamental humanitarian rights. It is an Underreported issue because China, the world's largest export-based economy, shoves this news under the mat.

3. Mental Health

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People aren't aware of the importance of mental health, which makes it an underreported issue. It is associated with overthinking & stress, but it is more of a serious subject. People with affected mental health live a dejected life & experience long-term depression. Victims do not report to any family member or friend, which leads them to choose suicide.

4. Deforestation

It is the cutting of forest trees to either get converted land for constructing houses or money. Due to the increasing deforestation & population over time, humans won't have enough space on earth to cultivate land & satisfy their nutritional needs. This can be mitigated by planting more trees and enforcing law policies.

5. Improper Infrastructure Planning

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In third-world countries, infrastructure is often neglected, and the subject must be paid more attention. They tend to make neighborhoods on land where parks, hospitals, and libraries can be built. This results in no opportunity for the youth to enjoy life and can result in a frustrated youth. 

6. Crisis in Europe

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The Russia & Ukraine war of 2022 escalated tensions in the two countries and across borders. The region of Ukraine and Russia collectively produces 30-35% of the world's wheat and 20% of corn and barley. Alongside, Russia supplies gas to the EU through Nord Streamline, which was also restricted during tensions. This caused a food & energy crisis throughout Europe.

7. Climate Change

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Every year the world is getting hotter and hotter, glaciers are melting & unseasoned rains. We have seen examples like Australian wildfires, Increased Sea levels, and cyclones and hurricanes. Since this won't affect us in the short term, these events don't make it enough to break headlines. It is high time that we take necessary measures or face disastrous consequences.

8. Covid-19

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2019 was a year of social & economic challenges when the pandemic broke out, leaving people isolated in their homes facing lockdowns. People were scared to leave their houses, businesses shut down, and many lost jobs. It was underreported in the initial weeks to control the virus within China & to avoid any massive social havoc.

9. Africa's Water Scarcity

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The African continent mainly includes underdeveloped countries that have been facing poverty and economic challenges for decades. With inadequate management & uneven distribution, the resources have depleted rapidly. Moreover, political instability limited the continent's potential economic growth and foreign relations. These have led to restrictions on access to clean water in Africa.

10. Racism in the U.S.

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Racism is found throughout ancient U.S. history, where black people were traded as slaves. Due to the stereotypes and prejudice, they were treated biasedly and had no social status in the country. It has followed a decline over time, but we still have examples like George Floyd, a victim of a false encounter. Being a sensitive topic, it is often underreported to audience interests.

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Most Dangerous Cities in the U.S.

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Crime is at an all-time high in the United States, and people are fleeing the most dangerous cities in favor of safer places. Here are the top 10 most dangerous cities in the United States today.

“Watch Your Wallet” 10 Tourist Traps Everyone Inevitably Experiences

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When it comes to traveling, every city has its charms and its traps. However, some cities are more known for their tourist traps than others. In a popular thread on a social media platform, travelers were asked which cities they believed to be the biggest tourist traps. Here are the top 10 cities that made the list.

“The Italian Countryside For Me” 10 Places To Move To If Money Were No Big Deal

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The United States is home to some of the world's most stunning natural landscapes, from towering mountain ranges to breathtaking coastlines. When asked where the most beautiful place in the United States is, users on an AskReddit thread had no shortage of stunning locations to share. Here are ten of the most popular responses:

“Don't Be A Mooch” 10 Things Canadians Will Judge You For If You Don't Do

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When it comes to travel trailers, there are a lot of different brands on the market. This article will discuss 10 of the best travel trailer brands on the market today. We will describe the features of each brand and give our top pick for the best product. So whether you need space for two people or the whole family, we have you covered.

States People Are Leaving (And Where They're Going)

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It's no secret that people are moving around the United States a lot lately. Ever since the rapid increase in housing prices and the rapid decrease of employment since the pandemic, people have been searching for more affordable places to go.  So where are all these people going? Let's take a look at some of the states that are losing the most people and where they are ending up.

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