Inside COP27, young activists like Luisa Neubauer spoke to the media to press their case.
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Activists aren’t necessarily more aggressive than in the past, but they are using creative and sometime shocking new tactics that quickly go viral.
President Cyril Ramaphosa, right, receives the final State Capture Report from Chief Juistice Raymond Zondo.
The commission could have made more of the evidence and been more categorical about when it thought criminality had taken place.
A harp seal pup on pack ice, Quebec, Canada.
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Sealing is a more complicated issue than successful protests against it would suggest.
Golden rice, right, compared to white rice, left.
Golden Rice – a controversial genetically modified product designed to combat malnutrition – has been approved as safe in the Philippines. But key questions remain unanswered.
Testing new ways to use this technology is underway in Japan.
These technologies could turn into a powerful tool for fighting global warming, and they have the potential to address historical climate injustices.
Sign displaying the #metoo and #timesup message at the Women’s March in San Francisco in January, 2018.
Social media is a great tool for activists campaigning for social justice. But if it is not used with caution it can end up working against them.
‘I was the future once.’
To understand what happened to our love of giant radioactive kettles, take a look at cultural theory.
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Oxfam is not the first charity to be drawn into a high profile scandal. If it is to survive it needs draw on its core ideals.
A protestor holds a sign with a quote from civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. at the South Carolina Statehouse.
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King led one of the most successful resistance movements in American history. A scholar explains King’s strategies in resistance.
There are rules about what charities can say and spend during election campaigns.
Charities are limited in how much they can spend on campaigning. Is this justified?
GM protest in Montpellier.
When the GM crop debate is confined to the human risks, it limits who can participate in the decision making and privileges scientists.
Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament’s London to Aldermaston march, 1958: an early example of mass political mobilisation to achieve a specific goal.
Political campaigns today are presented as products of bottom-up participation, not top-down direction. But even if a campaign appears grassroots-driven, it’s likely to be run from the centre.
A rush and a push and the land is ours …
Monsanto an other biotech companies got caught short in the 1990s. But since then, the GM argument has been moving in their direction.
A Greenpeace undercover investigation revealed that academics agreed to receive payments from fossil fuel companies – without disclosing the funding.
With the public’s confidence in the news media wavering, it’s a tough line to toe.
Greenpeace is seeking to use investigative reporters to supplement its advocacy efforts.
NGO journalists can cover issues that go underreported by cash-strapped newsrooms. But are they more likely to violate journalistic principles?
Outgoing Greenpeace executive director Kumi Naidoo sees the struggles against political repression, poverty and climate change as intrinsically interconnected.
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The international executive director of Greenpeace, Kumi Naidoo, explains why he believes the big global challenges cannot be tackled in isolation.
Stick ‘em up.
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The Queensland government has called for a boycott of Ben & Jerry’s ice cream over their support for WWF’s save the reef campaign.
US-based ice cream company Ben & Jerry’s recently caused a stir by siding with the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and Australian Marine Conservation Society’s Fight for the Reef campaign. Queensland environment…