Hailed as an Australian hero, Rosemary Kariuki works to connect refugee and migrant women through their strengths and joys — rather than treating them like 'problems' to be fixed.
While skilled migration can help fill short-term gaps, Australia needs a more sustainable, long-term approach to skills matching and development to make the most of the people who are already here.
The dire conditions that brought waves of Cubans to the US in the 1980s and 1990s are again escalating on the communist island, provoked by Trump-era sanctions and the COVID-19 pandemic.
Though not a rich country, Colombia is unusually well equipped to handle mass migration because of its own history with political strife and displacement.
It's hard enough to attract and keep health workers in the Northern Territory as it is. Now climate change is threatening to make things worse.
Prior to the mid-19th century, the Isthmus of Suez – the 125km strip of land that lies between the Mediterranean Sea and the Red Sea – was a quiet spot.
Children and families have been fleeing to the US in rising numbers for nearly a decade. So why is the current situation at the US-Mexico border being viewed as something new?
Rural migrant farmers are bearing the brunt of climate change in Ghana
In northwest Mexico, biologists are building a network of radio towers to track how individual migratory birds move among important wetland areas.
A transcript of episode 4 of The Conversation Weekly podcast. Including a story on how scientists are speeding up the hunt for dark matter.
Plus new research finds a way to speed up the search for dark matter. Listen to episode 4 of The Conversation Weekly.
When natural habitats are isolated it means species are less able to migrate, leading to less genetic variation and species diversity.
The 'exodus' from capital cities amounts to 0.06% of their populations – similar to recent years – and people are still moving to the cities. What's missing is growth driven by international migrants.
The Arctic is particularly vulnerable to climate change, but efforts to tackle it risk alienating the people who live there.
The increased migration of Africans and the global growth of hip hop culture has seen a dynamic new generation of Pan Africanism emerge.
Labour migrants from other provinces into Gauteng and the Western Cape are more likely to be employed than the two provinces' permanent residents.
Although Niger's quest for entrenching democracy is a good development, poverty and insecurity are obstacles.
Cities are danger zones for migrating birds, but there are ways to help feathered visitors pass through more safely
Predictions of up to 1 million Hongkongers taking up the UK's offer of residency need more than a pinch of salt.
Originally made with curry powders imported by British colonialists, Australia's understanding of curry has come a long way.