Palestinian university student Mira Krayem, 24, poses for a picture in an alley of the Palestinian refugee camp of Shatila in Lebanon’s capital Beirut, on May 21, 2021.
Paulo Freire’s concept of “conscientization”, or critical consciousness, helps us better understand the lives of young Palestinians, particularly those living in Lebanese refugee camps.
They can open jars, use tools, remember instructions and attack on command. But they’re still not the smartest cephalopod in the sea…
The EU is cracking down on pay secrecy, as the pandemic exacerbates gender inequalities.
Urban green spaces are essential for the well-being of both human and and non-human residents of a city.
As we look beyond a world besieged by Covid-19, the relationship between humans and nature in our cities must be shaped and reclaimed.
Life was already getting harder for dinosaurs before an asteroid wiped them out.
If the asteroid caused the very sudden end of the dinosaurs, a new study shows that their decline had begun 10 million years earlier.
French president, Emmanuel Macron: trapped in an endless cycle of crisis.
Sky-high abstention rates reveal the weakness of Emmanuel Macron’s political project.
The knowledge generated by scientists must be shared equally worldwide.
We need to guarantee that the benefits of sciences are shared between scientists and the general public, without restriction. Peru and Brazil are leading the way.
The UK’s secretary of state for international trade, Liz Truss chairs a CPTPP head of mission roundtable, July 2020.
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The CPTPP probably won’t invigorate post-Brexit Britain economically, and it could even be dangerous, geopolitically speaking.
The migrant worker crisis was a disaster waiting to happen.
India had the legal ability to classify migrant workers as internally displaced and offer them protection, but instead they were marooned and left to the mercy of fate.
A soldier stands guard in front of the Brazilian national flag on Army Day in Sao Paulo, 18 April 2019.
Don’t be fooled by the recent resignation of three members of the military in Brazil – the country is heading down an increasingly militarised path.
We built an economic model to predict the prices of the 2020 vintage in France’s most prestigious wine region – here’s what we found.
Coprophanaeus lancifer, a large seed-disperser dung beetle in the Amazon.
We know surprisingly little about the millions of animals, plants and birds that live in the Amazon – here’s how we can understand them better.
There are a million different ways to be bilingual.
Experts disagree on what makes someone truly bilingual, and how the human brain accesses multiple languages.
Protesters took to the streets in Poland to protest the country’s crackdown on abortion access.
Some countries made abortion access easier during the pandemic. Others used it as an excuse for a crackdown.
Facebook’s data centre in Clonee, Ireland.
Ireland is under pressure to investigate, and potentially fine, Facebook for alleged data breaches under GDPR.
Chinese virologist Shi Zhengli inside the P4 laboratory in Wuhan.
The lab accident theory of the origins of Covid-19 has gained traction in recent months. We need a proper investigation to find out what really happened.
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A new study shows how we can meet the goals of the Paris Agreement by changing the value of different greenhouse gases over time.
Eugene Cernan on the Moon, December 13, 1972, during the Apollo 17 mission, the last manned flight to the Earth’s natural satellite.
Several current programs aim at sending humans back to the Moon. What would be the purpose, and what are the real prospects?
President Ndaw, centre, as Vice-President Goïta (in uniform) looks on, during his inauguration ceremony on September 25, 2020.
Mali’s president and prime minister have just been arrested and dismissed by the military junta which brought them to power in the first place a few months ago. How did this happen?
This giant effigy of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus is intended to be burned as part of the Holika Dahan, during which the demon Holika is led to the stake on the eve of the Holi celebrations, a popular Hindu festival.
One of the main fears regarding new SARS-CoV-2 variants is that they might be resistant to immunity granted by vaccines, including RNA vaccines.