The ecological costs of huge, repetitive, high-severity wildfires on ecosystems could be colossal.
Ireland's new abortion law is a progressive one. But the resulting abortion service erects serious barriers for some people seeking abortions in Ireland.
I know first-hand the need for a rehabilitative rather than punitive system.
Scores of jobs could be affected by the fourth industrial revolution – and not enough is being done to guard against this.
Those who are leaving the platform represent a small, but by no means insignificant, counter current to the norm.
Charlie Hebdo's often biting and dark humour frequently troubles people in France, and many reactions to the attack in France were not in keeping with the values of the publication.
Pineapple and celery were the precursors of today’s obsession with kale and avocado toast.
A religion of conspicuous consumption has replaced Christianity at the centre of Christmas – and it’s big business which will be most pleased of all.
Saving seed is a way of protecting the world's vegetable varieties, saving money, and increasingly, a political statement too.
The voices of young victims in Haiti can now be heard for the first time thanks to a groundbreaking new research project.
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We may think tattooing is a modern phenomenon, but the reasons for its popularity are not dissimilar to those seen in the prisons and convict ships of the Victorian era.
There are record numbers of rough sleepers in some cities, yet the most common approaches adopted at tackling it are ineffective.
A revolution in ownership must be at the heart of a Green New Deal.
Societies have much to learn from the pursuit of happiness on an individual level.
Wars don't produce winners and losers – they never really did.
For decades, social housing has been defunded and ignored. The system is now broken, and it needs to be fixed.
This 1,000-year-old institution is not the solution to ageing Britain – here's why.
Many trendy 'Instagrammable' foods have a long association with poverty.
More attention needs to be paid to loneliness’s complex history.