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The five winners include schemes to eliminate plastic waste and reduce human-wildlife conflict
Nearly two decades after the mystery 1947 disappearance of a plane was partially solved, three British mountaineers attempted to travel to the Andean crash site; finding that memory, spoken word and fact are even more slippery than the ice releasing…
Mikael Frödin is a Swedish-born professional fly fisherman turned environmental activist. In 2019 he appeared in the film, Artifishal, to highlight the dangers of open-net salmon farms
Biochar was once heralded as a miracle product, one that could both sequester carbon and improve soil conditions. Though it’s found itself out of the limelight in recent years, some scientists are still fighting its corner
Why is China so keen on courting Islamic countries for its Belt and Road Initiative? The team at Kontinentalist brings you some answers with this interactive guide
Dr Evan Killick is a senior lecturer in Anthropology and International Development at the University of Sussex, whose collaborative efforts with an indigenous community in Peru has helped them gain official language recognition
Peruvian community gains official language recognition
White people’s eating habits in the US have a higher environmental impact than those of black and Latinx individuals, according to a new study
Rolex has announced the ten finalists for its 2019 Rolex Awards, each vying to become one of the five chosen Laureates, honoured for their work in global development projects
Andre Laperrière is executive director at the Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN) an initiative aiming to exchange ideas and knowledge to solve the world's looming food crisis
Despite cigarette consumption dropping globally, their manufacture is still one of the world’s most profitable industries. For many farmers, tobacco cultivation is a vital source of income. One big problem – much of the labour is carried out by children
Comprising 22 dives in just over two weeks, the Blue Hole Belize expedition was an attempt to journey to the bottom of the world’s largest sinkhole – Lighthouse Reef – in order to produce a complete 3D sonar map of…
Two researchers have identified a deep-rooted sense of disorientation and loneliness among the partners of Australia’s growing community of mobile workers
Sean Sutton is a photojournalist and international communications manager for the Mines Advisory Group (MAG), an NGO that assists people affected by landmines, unexploded ordnance, and small arms and light weapons. This interview coincides with the launch of MAG's Home Safe Home appeal…
As China’s demand for the notoriously smelly durian fruit soars and Malaysia looks set to capitalise, environmentalists question the cost
Event at the Science Museum aims to highlight the unaddressed disability of poor vision
Concern about the increasing privatisation of seeds has resulted in the creation of an open-source licence to keep seeds in public hands
In the saddle with Katie Arnold as she rides, drives and hitch-hikes across Kyrgyzstan, a country on the frontline of climate change where melting glaciers, drought and erratic rainfall threaten both lives and livelihoods

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