Flood waters cover large tracts of land in Mozambique after cyclone Idai made landfall. Rapidly rising floodwaters have cut off thousands of families from aid organizations.
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Climate change is making hurricanes more destructive, and may have boosted the intensity of cyclone Idai that hit East Africa last week.
People sift through the 2019 Canadian budget. Will the promised programs be implemented successfully?
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Here are some key factors of success to consider for western government taking on large projects -- following these will help prevent the routine fails we often see.
A forest fire rages in California in November 2018.
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Increasingly severe losses for insurers due to climate change could result in a global financial crisis.
U.S. President Donald Trump with China’s President Xi Jinping during a bilateral meeting in December 2018 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
America may have missed a window of opportunity to curb China’s rise when it pulled out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is the main champion of the Green New Deal proposal.
(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
The Green New Deal has shifted the debate over what to do about climate change.
Feb. 26 is World Spay Day, and spaying or neutering pets has many benefits.
Neutering or spaying pets has additional benefits beyond population control; these benefits include extending their lifespan, improving their health and reducing risk of certain diseases.
Parents can assure children that anxiety is a natural feeling they can learn to manage.
Educational experts offer tips for parents and teachers to help children manage test anxiety but find that overall, policy-makers need to re-think what matters in schools and what’s worth measuring.
Around the world, government officials fail often at implementing policy and public sector projects. Here’s why.
Research around the world shows a consistent pattern of failures in public sector policy and project implementation. Yet we continue to embark upon implementation built on bias and faulty logic.
Sur le réseaux sociaux, la vie peut avoir l'air extraordinaire ! Mais ça n'est pas trop dommageable lorsqu'on se rappelle que le contenu partagé en ligne ne représente qu’une partie de nos vraies histoires.
Sur le réseaux sociaux, la vie peut avoir l'air extraordinaire ! Est-ce dommageable? Pas si on se rappelle que le contenu partagé en ligne ne représente qu’une partie de nos vraies histoires.
All demographics of people are suceptible to being deceived.
Coach students to analyze the credibility of sources, but teaching them how genre and experiential patterns can be manipulated is also relevant.
U.S. President Donald Trump is seen visiting the California town of Paradise that was devastated by forest fires. Trump has threatened to use funds allocated for disaster relief to pay for his border wall.
(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Donald Trump has threatened to use funds allocated for disaster relief to fund his border wall. It's time to rethink how we frame disasters to stop politicians from using them for political gain.
Sometimes faking it on Instagram is just fine.
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Consuming too much social media when users end up comparing their lives to others more glamorous can leave one with bad feelings say researchers. But pretending or fantasizing is not all bad either.
John Lennon durant le concert sur le toit, le 30 janvier 1969. Ce sera la dernière prestation publique des Beatles.
Prévu quelques jours plus tôt, le concert sur le toit des Beatles, le 30 janvier 1969, était leur dernier. Le pianiste américain Billy Preston y a symbolisé leurs efforts de collaboration mondiale.
John Lennon belts it out during The Beatles’ last concert, Jan. 30, 1969.
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Planned only a few days earlier, the Jan. 30, 1969 rooftop concert by the Beatles was their last. It is fitting the show included Billy Preston who symbolized their global collaborative efforts.
Huawei chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou, right, is escorted by a member of her private security detail while arriving at a parole office in Vancouver in December 2018.
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In the absence of trust, greater cultural understanding is a powerful diplomatic tool and one that Canada needs to wield expertly when dealing with China.
In increasingly diverse societies, teaching must recognize the importance of affirming students’ cultural backgrounds in all aspects of learning.
Culturally-responsive student assessment and evaluation is key to student success in diverse, globalized societies.
Military action during the NATO-led military exercise in Trondheim, Norway on Oct. 30, 2018. The NATO exercises included some 3,000 troops, 20 ships, several tanks and about 50 aircraft from various nations.
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Military exercises are more than just 'war games' -- they're aimed at signalling military capability and intent. But NATO must honour its commitment to transparency, and pressure Russia to do the same.
Ilhan Omar, a newly elected Democratic congresswoman from Minnesota, joins other Democrats during a news conference in Washington on Jan. 4 about the introduction of the ‘For the People’ Act.
(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
The Democratic party needs a revised image, grounded in a new reality, that will address basic issues of inequality, access and fairness.
Quand toutous et minous font partie de la famille, c’est la société dans son ensemble qui en bénéficie.
Vivre avec un animal, et y être attaché, favorise la santé. Les enfants qui grandissent entourés d’un animal de compagnie sont plus empathiques et moins stressés.
Studies show that living with a pet has positive outcomes when pets are considered family members and not property.