Genetically modified mosquitoes were released in Brazil in an attempt to halt the spread of dengue fever by reducing the mosquito population.
New evidence has made possible a more accurate estimate of how many African personnel have died since the Somalia mission deployed in March 2007.
The foundations of orderliness for any city are planning and management. Lagos had this in place in the early days.
Having only started producing whisky in 2006, the small subtropical island is producing millions of bottles and scooping up top industry awards.
The US is still a major world power and world leaders need to keep in Donald Trump's good books.
As climate change speeds up tropical storm cycles, rivers and bays have less time to process nutrients and pollutants that wash into them after each event.
The signs of spring are advancing at different rates - and the consequences for ecosystems could be disastrous.
Last week the PM got himself caught up in a Trump-created political rally. Now he's on the spot over this (typical) Trump call.
Our study found that some individuals who previously participated in destructive fishing practices can transform into inspiring leaders and influence others to protect coral reefs.
US actions do more than just keep Huawei away from critical infrastructure. They choke off the supply of semiconductors to China.
With her climate strike, Greta Thunberg has upended climate politics and posed the key question of who are the real radicals in current discussions.
If the protesters can channel their energy in a more lasting, organised way, they may be able to achieve even more than the "five demands". Could the French Revolution be a source of inspiration?
Rwanda's government has taken concerted, deliberate steps over the past 25 years to build a strong health system.
Mark Zuckerberg's recent meetings with US lawmakers suggests his company is worried about the growing number of investigations, regulations and fines it faces.
'Two polar bears walk into a bar ...' is an unlikely opener for a joke, but memes and parodies are surprisingly effective ways to get people talking about climate change.
Small-scale fisheries buffer poverty and hunger in coastal countries.
This breakthrough could be key in fighting antibiotic resistance.
What 70 years of mass military parades reveal about the Chinese Communist Party's rule.
Superheroes may be able to regenerate and fly through walls, but their supernatural qualities differ from those of spiritual beings that attract religious devotion.
Google's history of privacy violations is especially alarming when considering the company's reach extends into educational products.