One big question from the second decade of the new millenium: Can we fight antibiotic overuse?
That’s a relief! We have a way to recover phosphorus from our urine
Look back at the decade: Climate collapse
Archaeological discoveries are happening faster than ever before, helping refine the human story
Look back at the decade: Extreme weather
The second decade of the millenium will be remembered as the one when the climate emergency set in
Look back at the decade: Youth unrest
What explains the restlessness that marked the second decade of the new Millenium.
How did the Rebels beat the Empire in Star Wars? The answer is closer to home than you think
The fate of the galaxy was decided not by light sabres — but by concrete
Look back at the decade: Water Scarcity
In this series to highlight what was crucial in the second decade of the new millenium we now look ...
Ten zero-waste cities: How Seoul came to be among the best in recycling
Strong policy instruments and good implementation did the trick for South Korea's capital
Ten zero-waste cities: Kamikatsu, Japan’s zero-waste miracle town
Japan’s first municipality to make a ‘zero waste declaration’, the town is well on its way to becoming fully ...
Look back at the decade: Globalisation
A series to highlight crucial points in the second decade of the new millenium: Here's looking at how ultra-localism started to replace ...
195% more Africans affected due to extreme weather events in 2019
Extreme events are also predicted for the first half of 2020 in the continent
Girls less physically active than boys due to societal factors: Study
The research also found that 80% of school-going adolescents do not do the recommended one hour of daily physical ...
Statistic of the decade: The massive deforestation of the Amazon
8.4 million soccer fields of land deforested in the Amazon over the past decade
A just transition away from coal is in the offing
Staying within 1.5°C needs the transition to speed up
A year of resistance: How youth protests shaped the discussion on climate change
Today’s youth saw themselves on the generational front lines of climate change, so they walked out of their schools ...
Going surgical on plastics in Rwanda
This African country has set an example on how to strictly enforce plastic-related laws
Southern Africa most unequal region on the continent: Report
Top 10% of society in the region took the lion’s share of the national income, whereas the bottom 40% ...
A real-life deluminator for spotting exoplanets by reflected starlight
Cut inequality to fight climate crisis
Economic inequality raises carbon emissions, with the rich contributing most: Human Development Index
When did Homo erectus die out?
A fresh look at the demise of an ancient human species over 100,000 years ago
Kenyan wildlife policies must extend beyond protected areas
Without policy reforms that integrate conservation with all other sectors of land use, landscapes in Africa may need expensive, ...
Climate Emergency CoP 25: Decent outcome on 2020 Ambition
The text on ‘Chile Madrid Time for Action’ may have just salvaged this CoP
Open defecation in Nigeria: Faecal sludge is country's clicking time bomb
The country, which has the largest number of people defacting in the open, needs to frame a safe toilet ...
Being darker makes being a migrant much harder
Migrants from 'developed' economies enjoy more clout