Chiribiquete National Natural Park and the
Serranía de la Lindosa buffer zone feature many flat-topped mountains known as Tepuyes.
Local communities and national authorities are working to develop sustainable tourism in Colombia’s Chiribiquete National Natural Park, a Unesco World Heritage Site since 2018.
In the city of London, security cameras can even be found in cemeteries. In 2021 the mayor’s office launched an effort to establish guidelines for research around emerging technology.
As states and nations struggle to regulate growing AI use, municipal authorities are often leading the way. An emerging paradigm known as AI Localism can help us better define the way forward.
A golden-rumped lion tamarin.
Do you know zoopharmacognosy is? Some animals use trees to treat themselves.
Respectively 60.6% and 62% of women in Liberia and Sierra Leone have experienced at least one act of sexual violence in their life.
More than 40% are victims of violence at least once in their lifetime, according to research. This is likely the tip of the iceberg.
Hiroshima Peace Memorial, known as the Genbaku Dome, was one of the few surviving structures after the city was hit by an atomic bomb in 1945. Its ruins bear witness to the 140,000 people who died, and spreads the message of “no more Hiroshimas”.
World heritage sites play an essential role in advancing Unesco’s goals, but more foresight is needed to imagine and enable promising strategies that address the needs of future generations.
Participants at a Paris-Saclay workshop on educational innovation work on ideas for teaching in a forest.
To think about new ways of transmitting science and to really innovate how we teach, the first step is creating an appropriate dialogue format. From there, everything becomes possible.
The Market Gardeners’ District in Bamberg is made up of several hectares of land encircled by densely built small houses of a distinct style.
Urban farming is an ancient tradition in Bamberg, and the gardeners’ district is an integral part of the World Heritage City, growing food, promoting sustainability and fighting climate change.
A view of the European Parliament in Strasbourg, eastern France.
The war in Ukraine has added new momentum to the argument of expanding the EU eastward. However, institutional and political obstacles to making this dream reality abound.
Travelling without moving thanks to the metaverse.
How might the metaverse take over tourism, a sector which up to now has required physical mobility?
More than money or social prestige, it is the desire for freedom and independence that drives female students into entrepreneurship.
A new French research collective, Orelig, set out to answer the question.
A worker on an electric cargo-bike ferries goods in Strasbourg, France.
On paper, swapping gas-guzzling trucks for bikes may sound like an appealing option for greening e-commerce. However, there are sizeable obstacles to implementing this in cities.
A nurse prepares medication for a patient in the TACTIC-R clinical trial at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge, England, May 21, 2020.
What prompts healthy volunteers to take part in clinical research? And how are they protected?
Selection of BrewDog products at the Edinburgh October Elite Event.
Scotland’s BrewDog had long championed its social and environmental values, then came accusations of a “bullying culture”. What can we learn from their case?
Indonesian fire fighters extinguish a fire in a land next to residence in Pekanbaru, Riau province on September 13, 2019. The blazes spread smog across Southeast Asia and adding to concerns about the impact on global warming.
Wildfires are intensifying, yet they’re one of the most poorly understood phenomena on Earth. New research shows that they can disturb both regional and global climate.
A pregnant woman arrives at Lagos Island Maternity Hospital, Nigeria.
Every year, seven in ten maternal deaths occur in sub-Saharan Africa. A study examining sub-Saharan Africa’s largest metropolis find that inequalities in access play a key role.
The electric car makes it possible to partially decarbonize transportation, but the fate of the batteries after their use remains an open problem.
Between reuse and recycling, what happens to the batteries of electric vehicles?
United States, Russia, Europe…historical tensions are resurfacing.
The United States still sees itself as the world’s one and only superpower… The reality is now quite different: for several years, the country has been undergoing a slow but inevitable decline.
In 2020, desert locus plague of biblical proportions darkened skies over the Horn of Africa. In part it was caused by high rainfall and flooding in areas usually spared by the insect.
Trade regulation by rich countries against pests and disease is gradually making its way into the less developed nations. On top of safer foods, new research shows this could also bring sustainable growth.
When speaking, Emmanual Macron is the champion of “en même temps” (at the same time), putting ideas that are normally opposed directly together.
Freshly re-elected in April, France’s president lost his parliamentary majority in June. So who is Emmanuel Macron and what defines his paradoxical politics?
Trees bloom on a balmy spring day in Paris.
Trees were already known for cooling and cleaning the air of cities. A Europe-wide, participative science project shows how much their density matters for urban biodiversity.