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Las vacunas contra la covid-19 ya están aquí, pero no llegarán a la misma velocidad para todos.
Rangers on patrol at Virunga National Park.
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To improve the security of park guards and other people, it is crucial to mitigate park-people conflicts and tackle armed groups.
Many researchers from the global North engage research assistants in their geographical field of research.
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Research assistants and associates from the global South are sometimes kept invisible, despite their crucial role in the research cycle.
Around 25,000 Ethiopians fleeing conflict in the Tigray region have crossed into neighbouring Sudan.
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Food security in Tigray was becoming critical even before the current armed conflict.
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The ex-combatants’ food memories show how they continue trying to make sense of both their past and present experiences of violence.
A convoy of Pakistani peacekeepers of the UN peacekeeping mission in the DRC patrol around Minembwe, South Kivu province, October 7, 2020.
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While history is often deployed as a weapon in eastern DRC, it also shows us stories of friendship and collaboration.
Overseas evidence suggests cannabis law reform should favour caution and strict enforcement of the new rules.
Monument à Patrice Lumumba, le père de l'indépendance, à Kinshasa.
La République démocratique du Congo a obtenu son indépendance il y a exactement soixante ans. Il est temps de cesser de percevoir son histoire uniquement sous un prisme colonial.
We estimate 39% of all jobs in Australia can be done from home, with men more likely to have teleworkable jobs.
The pitfalls of self-defeating prophecies.
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Sabemos que los cerdos o los perros nunca entenderán los números primos. Algunos filósofos piensan que conceptos como la conciencia son igualmente inaccesibles para los humanos.
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We know that pigs or dogs will never understand prime numbers. Some philosophers think that concepts like consciousness are similarly inaccessible to humans.
Recent findings say that sitting around is a 'first world' problem. In reality, it's a bit more complicated than that.
Evidence shows that outright bans save lives.
Antiretroviral treatment prevents the virus from multiplying and prolongs the lives of HIV positive people.
HIV self-testing is a potential strategy to overcome access to testing. However, there are emerging concerns on the lack of counselling, possible user error and accuracy of the kits.
Antiretroviral drugs suppress the HIV virus and stop progression of the disease.
The introduction of Pre Exposure Prophylaxis drugs in Kenya aims at reducing new HIV infections among people facing substantial ongoing risk.
Mining company Banro closed artisanal mining sites like this one in the DRC.
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Industrial gold mining companies in eastern Congo have faced violent attacks over friction between industrial and artisanal mining.
A patrol post in Virunga.
Using the army to fight illegal resource exploitation aggravates conflict.
The Virunga National Park is home to many people living off the land. Clashes between the army and those illegally extracting resources is causing huge problems for conservation.
Denis Diderot (5 October 1713 – 31 July 1784) was not a practicing scientist, but was as close to one as he could be.
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Today (October 5) is 300 years since the birth of Denis Diderot, a prominent Enlightenment philosopher, art critic, and writer, who died on July 31, 1784, aged 70. A key Enlightenment figure, many of Diderot’s…