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We used satellite imagery to track the decline of vegetation since the civil war began.
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La gestion internationale des épidémies, consiste parfois à céder leur contrôle à un groupe d'experts étrangers qui possèdent une compréhension superficielle d’une région très complexe.
The large public health apparatus assembled to fight Ebola created more problems.
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International epidemic management involves ceding to foreign experts who possess, at best, a surface-level understanding of a very complex region.
Unless the blockade by Ethiopia is lifted, Tigray will be in a very bad famine situation.
Internally displaced people in Tigray in April 2021.
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Huge amounts of revealing data can be collected from sensors attached to trees.
Hooking trees up to internet-connected sensors provides a new way to study how they interact with the environment - and how the public interacts with their tweets.
Chameleons’ tails are tremendously useful as they navigate along and across branches.
While we know that most chameleons have such a prehensile tail, it’s not yet clear how it works and what makes it simultaneously so flexible and strong.
In north Ethiopia, farmers commonly use an ox-drawn single-tined plough called mahrasha.
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Due to warfare, ploughing and planting was not timely in Tigray. This may lead to a second year with failed crops.
Un soldat en faction dans un Centre de Traitement d’Ebola (CTE) à Butembo (est de la RDC) le 9 mars 2019. Au premier plan, un impact de balle : la veille, le CTE a été la cible d’une violente attaque.
Si les populations du Nord-Kivu ont résisté aux mesures prises pour contrer l’épidémie d’Ebola, c’est parce que, à leurs yeux, les autres fléaux auxquels elles sont confrontées ne sont guère traités.
Gusimbuka athletes could jump very high, probably due to their inherent talent, which was recognised early and developed further.
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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.