Production of coca leaf, the raw material in cocaine, is surging in Peru despite 40 years of forced eradication designed to convince farmers to abandon it. Bolivia shows a better way forward.
London is an alpha city – home to 100 billionaires. But does wealth bring social costs?
Police are using drones to enforce rules and surveil and intimidate people.
I entered this world expecting a fight for acceptance in a dog-eat-dog enclave of hyper masculine brutality. I was wrong.
Dogs can behave like teenagers too. But it's just a passing phase – and the quality of the dog-owner relationship matters.
Coronavirus has made it glaringly obvious how serious the problems with UK housing are.
The Baltic crusades had a long term impact on the local environment – 700 years later, the details of this are clear.
Lockdown has exposed real problems with the circular economy which urgently need to be addressed.
Amid emotional devastation and uncertainty, coronavirus is providing the potential for more connectedness, and for radically changing the meanings of community itself.
We can lock in these changes to build sustainable cities out of the coronavirus crisis – here's how.
The second world war offers a possible blueprint for confronting the ventilator challenge.
Being cooped up at home is of course far more manageable than being locked up behind bars. But people isolating due to COVID-19 are still forced to deal with some of the same problems.
87% of those polled believe lockdown should continue for at least another three weeks.
The airline industry has faced many crises before. But these pale in comparison to the economic hit that airlines are currently facing.
One practical exit strategy from lockdown would be identifying green zones, and progressively joining them together once it is safe to do so.
Many LGBTQ people are being forced to move back into unsafe domestic spaces.
Five ways coronavirus could change sex and relationships.
Hunger is increasing but community organisations, local government and the food industry are working to fill the gap.
Most people in the West are used to some form of solitude from time to time. But this is a fairly new normal.
In the past, quarantines were often seen as an excuse for state intervention, and condemned as instruments of despotism.