Yoshihide Suga is Japan’s new prime minister. Following Shinzo Abe’s resignation, what legacy does the nation’s longest serving leader leave behind?
The Louise Michel is the humanitarian rescue ship saving lives in the Mediterranean. Financed by the artist Banksy, it has found a safe port in Sicily.
Oil and gas companies will be allowed to drill in a protected nature reserve, 7.8 million hectares of wilderness across northeastern Alaska.
Tree goddess Tulasi Gowda, the barefoot Indian activist protecting the forest
Tulasi Gowda is known as the goddess or encyclopaedia of the forest for her ability to extract seeds from mother trees and regenerate plant species.
Amah Ayivi, the Togolese designer creating high fashion with discarded clothes
By recovering clothes discarded in the West, Togolese designer Amah Ayiv gives them new life through his high fashion creations.
Water defender Reza Sahib fights privatisation in Indonesia
Mohammed Reza Sahib, who fights for the right to water as a public good, has contributed to halting the privatisation of this resource in Indonesia.
Bumblebees are adapting to climate change, but remain in serious danger
Bumblebees can help plants flower more quickly. However, pesticides, parasites and climate change are putting this key species in serious danger.
Canada loses its last ice shelf as a heatwave hits the Arctic
The 4000-year-old Milne Ice Shelf, Canada’s last one, has collapsed due to temperatures 5 degrees higher than the 30-year average.