When Indigenous peoples lose their river flow to dams, satellite programs like Landsat can help them fight for their resources.
Public trust in elections is being targeted by disinformation campaigns around the world.
Brazil’s president is mimicking some of former US president Donald Trump’s pre-election tactics.
For the commitment to democracy to regain strength across the Americas, citizens need to become more confident in the integrity of their elections and their elected officials.
The ultimate crop yields that farmers harvest depends on the use of fertilisers.
Dietary guidelines can do a better job clarifying the differences between beneficial and harmful forms of processing.
Land grabs spearheaded by wealthy interests are accelerating deforestation, and Brazil’s National Congress is working to legitimize them.
More than half of the world’s best growing land could become less suited for coffee.
Until Bolsonaro’s election win, sex workers had been gaining rights. His ultra-far-right, homophobic, racist and mysoginistic views have made the reality much worse.
Providing government subsidies for emerging clean technologies could unlock their transformative potential.
Disrupting and repositioning the traditional narratives of Shakespeare’s plays helps to challenge western notions of culture, heritage and values.
Criminal charges against former President Donald Trump for his role in the Jan. 6 Capitol riot could spark political consequences – not only for Trump, but for US democracy.
In 2015, a published article described the fossil of a four-legged snake. New research has revealed that it is in fact a lizard, and the fossil is the centre of a scientific ethics debate.
More than 100 world leaders have pledged to end the destruction of forests by 2030 as a way to slow climate change. That will require changing how the world produces four widely used commodities.
Migration can be a matter of life and death, but religion can help people cope.
Deforestation in Brazil was falling before 2014. Under Bolsonaro, it’s back to record highs.
The climate emergency can’t be addressed with simplistic solutions. A network of Indigenous communities in Brazil invites us to reorient colonial approaches and embrace deeper change.
Diverting water to a hydroelectric dam might seem eco-friendly, but the devastating consequences to local ecosystems cannot be ignored.
More than 600,000 Brazilians have died of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic. A new report says the policies of President Jair Bolsonaro are responsible for around half.
These organisations are ideally placed to contribute their fine-grained local knowledge. They intimately understand the specific needs of the most vulnerable in their communities.