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.
Michelle Grattan discusses the political week that was with Professor Paddy Nixon.
Australia has suggested a UNESCO recommendation to list the Great Barrier Reef as ‘in danger’ was motivated by politics. This is hardly the first such accusation levied at the organisation.
Sussan Ley and Terri Butler on the Great Barrier Reef being ‘in danger’
Michelle Grattan discusses the recommendation by UNESCO that the Great Barrier Reef be classified as "in danger" with Sussan Ley and Terri Butler
Australia’s new Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce, climate policy and UNESCO.
Michelle Grattan discusses politics with politics + society editor, Amanda Dunn
The ocean moderates climate change by absorbing CO₂ emissions, hosts valuable biodiversity and provides food to millions, but all of these services are threatened by pollution and human activities.
Far too often it is still an education for some and not for everybody.
The UN’s Ocean Decade demands collaborative action across disciplines, nations, communities, and generations, and its success relies on diverse voices that represent current and future ocean leaders.
Biosphere reserves are the living labs in which people and nature learn how to live and thrive together. Four pilot sites in Africa show the programme’s promise.
Open-educational resources are critical for increasing global learners’ access to education during COVID-19 and beyond. Blockchain technology can address concerns about plagiarism in resources.
Polished metal monoliths recently appeared in remote locations around the world. In some ways, they’re not unusual — standing stones have been important in many historical cultures of the world.
New research published in the journal Nature reveals that more than 1.2 million flow barriers exist on European rivers and that approximately 10% are obsolete.
The Hagia Sophia is important in Turkey as a symbol of nation’s changing identity since the Byzantine empire. However, it also holds significance globally as a Unesco site and tourist attraction.
The first Muslim prayer in 86 years was held on July 24 inside Hagia Sophia, recently reconverted to a mosque. For over a millennium, this grand monument has wielded enormous power.
National governments are using political lobbying and empty symbolic efforts to stave off an “in danger” listing for their World Heritage sites.
Research has shown that African immigrants in South Africa refrain from speaking their own languages and try to speak local languages to blend in.
The world rightly expressed shock and dismay at Donald Trump’s suspension of US funding for WHO. To respond, other governments, funders and citizens are urgently needed to fill the gap.
At the national and school levels, education technology (also known as EdTech) is closing the learning gap.
Olive oil, grapes and fish. There’s a lot to love about the Mediterranean diet but focusing on it might be a way to exclude other healthy and global diets.
Most of the community radio stations operate on a survivalist level, and should be seen as struggling small, medium and micro enterprises.