Climate change literacy is key. Wikimedia Commons Samuel Cornelius Nyarko, Western Michigan University Science education is critical at a time when many countries need to respond to the potential impacts of climate change and ozone depletion.
When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, Farida Mercedes, an HR executive at a global cosmetic company, was on the cusp of a promotion. She had worked 17 years with the company.
By David Malpass The COVID-19 pandemic has hit the poorest and most vulnerable people in developing countries the hardest, worsening inequality and exacerbating existing challenges—insufficient health care systems, education deficits, stagnant incomes, rising conflict and violence, poorly-selected debt contracts, and climate change.
Water flows from the Vaal Dam after several sluice gates were opened in February 2021. Heavy rains in the Gauteng province resulted in a spike in dam levels. Deaan Vivier/ via GettyImages Mike Muller, University of the Witwatersrand After good summer rains, the dams that supply water to Johannesburg and much of South Africa’s economic […]
What if development practitioners, city planners, community organizers, and other decision makers could build more resilient systems to help people thrive in a sustainable way?
‘Illegal Wildlife Trade and Financial Investigations in West Africa’ reveals that financial intelligence units in the region are failing to carry out financial investigations needed to bring high-level wildlife traffickers to justice.
The Uganda Wildlife Authority has taken over the security of Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary in Nakasongola District following protracted ownership and land wrangles between Rhino Fund Uganda, a non-government organisation that manages the property and Ziwa Rhino and Wildlife Ranches, the owners of the 16,000-acre land.