Reducing air travel may have a positive effect on climate change but it will inevitably damage developing countries that rely on tourism for their chances of prosperity.
The Vietnam War ended in 1975. But it's still harming the health of Vietnamese people born after the conflict ended.
In the face of climate change, the poorest are suffering from the excess emissions of CO₂ linked to the lifestyle of the richest. It is time to act, in the name of climate and social justice.
A year after China stopped accepting most scrap material exports, other Asian countries are following Beijing's lead, forcing wealthy nations to find domestic solutions for managing their wastes.
Political fallout from the Vietnam War gave Congress more power to control foreign affairs, but they have been reluctant to use it.
Segregation is not just a problem in London – it's happening in cities all over the world.
Our findings suggest that the demand for rhino horn is unlikely to fall because people's beliefs are firmly entrenched.
Many major luxury goods firms have long made place a key part of their identity, and a visit to a traditional silk-weaving centre in Vietnam shows that the approach could work for small firms too.
New research shows that the treatment of drug resistant-TB can be reduced from the current duration of 20 to 24 months to less than a year.
Devotees from many parts of the world are visiting the ailing 92-year-old monk, who has retired to a Buddhist temple. He taught how the practice of mindfulness could be combined with daily actions.
Without its communist Soviet-style economy, North Korea would just be South Korea.
North Korea and the US have again failed to reach an agreement – and South Korea is being left on the sidelines.
A small country surrounded by giants such as China, Russia and the United States, Vietnam long ago learned to work with its neighbours and assert its independence.
The global poverty plot is thicker than what the World Bank would have us believe.
In 1968 the Protestant Left lost its political clout over their opposition to the Vietnam War – and opened the door for the rise of the modern Religious Right.
Saving the rhino means tackling demand for its horn.
Canada is simply a consumer of ride-hailing services, and has not established any of its own Ubers or Lyfts, even as tiny countries like Estonia get in on the game. That needs to change.
When it comes to small-scale fisheries, there is no one route to sustainability. Finding success stories can help map those paths.
Laden with 629 people, the Aquarius is heading for Spain after docking was refused in Italy and Malta. Here are four other infamous refugee boats from the 20th century.
While many of its Asian neighbours are striving to get smoking under control, Indonesia is the stubborn exception.