Global Envision: exploring market-driven solutions to poverty
It’s not just the actual disasters that might arise, it is the accumulating stresses that are placed on a lot of different countries and the possibility of war, conflict, refugees, displacement that arise from a changing climate.
Soccer-loving Brazilians have become the loudest protesters against their country's massive spending in preparation for the World Cup. They argue the billions should have been better spent. Let's look at the numbers.
African youth represent potential for the continent, but innovation is needed to employ the growing cohort.
Solving Haiti's plastic problem, increasing the yields of smallholder farmers and making room for the private sector in the Sustainable Development Goals. Staff picks: What we're reading this week.
Proper nutrition in the 1,000 days from the beginning of pregnancy to a child’s second birthday determines long-term health and prosperity for families, nations and the world, according to The Atlantic.
Imagine a world of only 100 people. Applying today’s demographics, nearly half of those people would live on less than $2 per day.
In the Brazilian Amazon, a group of scientists have become unconventional crusaders in the battle to halt deforestation.
Super foods from the lab, tips on creating jobs for youth, and Syrian refugees build community in Jordan. Staff Picks: What we're reading this week.
The latest fad foods--luscious pomegranates, nutrient-packed quinoa, and refreshing coconut water--have complicated pasts.
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