Kumbh Mela is the world's largest congregation of people – so large, it's visible from space. However, river pollution is a major issue here and new solutions are needed.
Interaction between between seven socio-political variables influence the level of women's parliamentary representation.
The use of the popular mobile application for multimedia sharing in a large laboratory class was shown to enhance the students' learning experiences.
Canada needs to diversify its trade beyond the United States and increase links to rapidly growing emerging market economies, particularly in Asia, despite the "anti-China" clause in the USMCA.
In the sense understood by François Jullien, the Chinese "thought language" allows us to change our view of Europe.
Many conversions of Hindu women in Pakistan are harnessed as a means to an end and not necessarily the initial objective.
A new study explores factors that motivate users of mobile banking applications in Cambodia and France.
Uncontrolled growth at the expense of the environment will severely exacerbate the impacts of climate change. As shown with tragic floods in India, our cities are not prepared for extreme events.
The future of chocolate is in question as producers face challenges to keep up with new threats as well as rising demand from new consumer markets.
The longest lunar eclipse this century, and other special features such as Mars looking spectacular will be seen.
A scientific question fascinates experts : under which conditions can bird flu virus be transmitted to humans by aerial particles, and what will be the consequences for those who aren’t immune?
In an exclusive interview, Professor James Scott discusses anarchism and State resistance by so-called “powerless” actors. Excerpts for The Conversation France.
The bearded boar is rarely honoured, yet its role in the forest of this island in the Malay archipelago is as crucial as it is emblematic.
Annual water requirements of a PHES-supported 100% renewable electricity grid would be much less than the current fossil fuel system, because wind and PV do not require cooling water.
Identity politics can take an exclusionary or even predatory form, but can they also be more progressive and emancipatory?
The spread of infectious diseases such as chikungunya is closely linked to urban mobility, yet small Indian cities could play a crucial role in the resilience process.
An invasive insect native to Asia, Halyomorpha halys, has been detected in the US, Canada and southern Europe. It’s now made its debut in Paris.
Fresh earthquakes and aftershocks hit parts of Papua New Guinea following February's deadly quake. It's Australia's slow push north that's part of PNG's seismic activity.
Instead of a clear movement toward more formalised economic transactions, demonetisation in India has reinforced the informal economy.
Unstable relations between China and Vietnam are affecting the lives of Hmong highlanders in surprising ways.