Richer nations are increasingly looking to offshore their immigration processing and further their own economic and political interests at the same time.
We rely on the spatial arrangement of facial features to process faces, and wearing masks interferes with that — especially for children.
Addis may be shaping up to look like the modern city that the government wants, but it is yet to meet the needs of most residents.
Learning about sustainable development and consumption should not be limited to particular disciplines like those in the sciences and technologies.
It’s usually good news when a once-scarce species starts to recover – unless it starts getting in humans’ way. An ecologist explains how science can help predict unwelcome encounters.
Here are some ideas for dealing with existing toys, as well as the upcoming influx of new ones.
Academics reflect on books on topical issues in Nigeria that they read in 2021.
Bevis Marks – the cathedral synagogue of British Jewry – is one of the few remaining traces of the historic Jewish presence in the City of London. As a national heritage site, it has no parallels.
A Western scholar proposes allocating water from the Colorado River based on percentages of its actual flow instead of fixed amounts that exceed what’s there – and including tribes this time.
Girls and women will experience climate change in unique ways. This includes being vulnerable to gender-based violence as climate change brings about forced migration, loss of housing and income.
Allegations that World Bank officials manipulated country rankings in its much-used ease of doing business index highlight a deeper problem with these types of rankings.
Through its Belt and Road Initiative, China has become the world’s largest country-to-country lender. A new study shows that more than half of its loans threaten sensitive lands or Indigenous people.
When forester Benton MacKaye proposed building an Appalachian Trail 100 years ago, he was really thinking about preserving a larger region as a haven from industrial life.
In his new book, Nigeria Democracy Without Development: How To Fix It, international political economist Omano Edigheji explains why democracy has not led to development in Nigeria.
Most Americans support clean energy in principle, but what will they do when wind turbines or high-voltage transmission lines come to town?
New South Wales recently announced it would trial different start and finish times for various year levels in primary schools. There are many benefits to this approach.
The decision to create new administrative units is grounded in split opinions
Broader local engagement and inclusion of multiple voices could improve development projects
The current neighbourhood planning scheme can increase housebuilding and give local people a say – so why is the government ignoring it?
It is crucial to improve research training in Africa. This can help solve complex issues on the continent.