The state of women’s rights in Turkey is critical, and gender-based violence is increasing. The country’s withdrawal from the Istanbul Convention will only make matters worse.
Europe’s last wild river, the Vjosë in Albania, is threatened by hydroelectric development. Activist Olsi Nika tells us about the international campaign to protect it.
This year, Earth Day calls for us to restore damaged ecosystems, a challenge embraced by the UN through the Decade on Ecosystem Restoration.
We’ve lost A68, the world’s largest iceberg
In 2017 the world’s largest iceberg, known as A68, detached from the Larsen C ice shelf and began drifting along the ocean. Today, it has almost entirely melted away.
Police officer Derek Chauvin found guilty for the murder of George Floyd
The former police officer was found guilty on all counts. The verdict was handed down after a three-week-long trial.
Pedro Arrojo-Agudo, fighting for water rights at the United Nations
“The value of water is not its price”. We speak to Pedro Arrojo-Agudo, the new United Nations Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation.
Malala Yousafzai, a life spent fighting for the right to education
Malala Yousafzai became the youngest-ever Nobel Prize winner for her fight for the right to education. A biography of the ground-breaking Pakistani activist.
Seed balls are the newest ally in Kenya’s fight against deforestation
A Kenyan company has developed a new technology, seed balls, to stop the devastation wrought by climate change and soil erosion on indigenous communities.