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If you aren’t a fan of holiday shopping, you aren’t alone. Dave Einsel/Getty Images

What’s the point of holiday gifts?

Gift-giving might seem needlessly cumbersome and stressful. But the costs and benefits of the custom aren’t what they seem.
Aerial view of the new highway cutting through lowland forest in Papua Province. Ulet Ifansasti/Greenpeace

Road to uncertainty: research reveals how Trans Papua may strip 4.5 million hectares of forest by 2036

Many are concerned that the highway is being built to benefit powerful commercial interests and not Indigenous people and will accelerate forest loss as seen in Sumatra and Kalimantan.
Binoora Bhultse demonstrates the two-handed moyzé whistling technique used in the Oyda district of southwest Ethiopia. Azeb Amha

If you were called by a melody, how would it sound? Communities in Ethiopia and PNG name people with unique individual tunes

Name tunes are unknown in most of the world, but they are found in two very distant communities.
Women who work outside the home in Papua New Guinea often continue shouldering the same domestic and child care responsibilities as before. Rachel Gilbert and Gracie Rosenbach, IFPRI

Feeling relatively poor increases support for women in the workplace – but men still don’t want them making household decisions

A new study explores how feelings of relative poverty can negatively affect gender dynamics among households.

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