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The way in which the pandemic has altered the maternity experience has unexpected echoes with expectant mothers during the second world war.
At Jordan's Zaatari Refugee Camp, small bushes of tumbleweed grow everywhere, and seeds have been planted in hope of growing tiny Persian cucumbers.
GDP figures hide the deep inequalities that our economic system produces.
Bangladeshi garment workers protest to demand payment of wages, April 2020.
When the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to Bangladeshi economist Muhammad Yunus in 2006 for his concept of microfinance, it brought what began as a local policy experiment in the 1970s to global attention…
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This is the story of 'Misha', as I have come to know her. Both I and my research have been deeply affected by a polar bear I have never met face to face.
Springhill Cohousing Community, Stroud.
Communal living: enabling people to strive for a better, more sustainable lifestyle.
Climate shocks and changing weather mean that farmers' incomes are
Frustrated by the inability to get good internet, a rural village decided to dig a superfast connection in themselves.
Coronavirus has revealed the extreme plight of Bangladeshi factory workers.
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Some people abandon emergency accommodation or refuse to 'come indoors' at all, choosing to sleep rough or squat instead.
The future of periods could be sustainable and cheap – but action is needed.
Advertising often contains secondary messaging reflecting colonial-era thinking.
Residents of the Dona Marta favela, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, work to clean up community areas.
Coronavirus is serving Latin American organised crime well.
A decentralised climate organisation, based on blockchain, could help get the world to work together to act against climate change.
A statue of slaveholder Robert Milligan is removed at West India Quay, east London.
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Britain’s heritage is steeped in the remnants and history of slavery, but you wouldn’t necessarily know it.
A new approach to supporting victims of domestic violence and child maltreatment.
Superbugs spread through the environment – and it needs urgent attention.
Charipara village is flooded by the sea as Cyclone Amphan destroyed embankments in Kalapara Upazila in Patuakhali District, Bangladesh. Date: 3 June 2020.
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Cyclone Amphan was one of the worst cyclones to hit Bangladesh in modern times. But thanks to local action, many lives were saved.
The Triumph of Death, Pieter Bruegel the Elder, 1562.
A medieval historian and business studies expert discuss how pandemics past and present impact on big business.
A decade of no grazing has demonstrated positive effects on the richness of bird species.