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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
The recent dam collapse in Brazil could just be the beginning of a series of disasters due to inadequate dam technology and monitoring
Watch the stunning live-stream from the bottom of the Indian Ocean!
Where will the next virus outbreak emerge? A new model predicting wildlife species potentially capable of transferring pathogens to humans helps answer the question
Xi Jinping’s rhetoric has prompted a heartfelt but stern response from Taiwan’s indigenous people
The 3,000-kilometre Greater Patagonian Trail has no signposts, printed maps or legal recognition. Satellite technology conceived the route. Matt Maynard follows in the footsteps of those who discovered it while technically, though respectfully, trespassing

The Women Who Mine

Female-led artisanal mining associations are fighting back against a predominately male industry in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

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