The cost of the Olympics is often justififed by the investment and regeneration hosting brings about. Local residents, though, rarely benefit
Even if every human being on Earth went for a dip in the ocean at the same time, they’d be just a drop in the bucket compared to the size of the planet’s seas.
Attempts to formalise charcoal production have been largely unsuccessful.
The redevelopment of public housing and the introduction of private accommodation can leave the original tenants feeling worried they’ll be living in a neighbourhood they hardly recognise.
Suspending homeless camp evictions during the COVID-19 pandemic is a start, but it is not enough. The problem is failed housing policies, not the pandemic.
Hip food offerings can signal that a neighborhood is gentrifying – especially when they repackage traditional foods for wealthy white eaters.
Just 1% of refugees in the world are able to continue education beyond secondary school.
Four young women who escaped Boko Haram during the 2014 Chibok schoolgirl kidnapping are now studying in the US. Their professor recounts a recent breakthrough in their quest to go to college.
In a society where the past looms large, particularly around the issue of violent displacement, presenting an image of ‘sanctuary’ for those fleeing war is disingenuous.
When the Aral Sea dried up, it was called the “world’s worst environmental disaster”. We’re witnessing its equivalent in Africa.
Unless Cameron learns a lesson from history, the tenants of Britain’s council estates will face displacement and gentrification by stealth.
The arrival of the super-rich has triggered a ‘trickle down’ effect – and not in a good way.