Kimiko Hirata has blocked 13 new coal plants in Japan, but she hasn’t done it alone. The 2021 Goldman Prize winner tells us about her movement.
A special report from the Yuqui territory delves deep into the dreams, challenges, joys and sadness of one of Bolivia’s most vulnerable indigenous groups.
India’s Jenu Kuruba indigenous tribe protests forced evictions from the forest
Jenu Kuruba, a honey-collecting indigenous tribe of India, accuses the local government of forcefully evicting them from the forest that is their home.
No one needs the Istanbul Convention more than Turkey, but Erdoğan turns a blind eye
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.
One in three. Violence against women is a global pandemic
One in three women have suffered physical or sexual violence. With contributions from Europe, Africa, Asia and Latin America, we look at how this shadow pandemic affects every corner of the world.
10 things you need to know about the Istanbul Convention on violence against women
The Istanbul Convention against gender-based and domestic violence marks its tenth anniversary. We look at what it is, who its signatories are, and what the future might hold.
The killing of newborn chicks is yet another cruel egg industry practice
Considered useless, billions of male chicks are killed every year by the egg industry using cruel methods. But consumers can demand more humane practices.
The Istanbul Convention is revolutionary and all countries should adopt it
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen reminded us of the gravity of violence against women around the world, and of the Istanbul Convention’s utmost importance.
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.
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.
India’s GDP could fall by 90 per cent by 2100 if climate finance isn’t improved. As the country tackles Covid, it mustn’t lose sight of sustainability.
The European Parliament’s bold plan on the circular economy
We must give back to nature more than we extract. The European Union’s circular economy plan sets the guidelines to embrace this paradigm shift.
Africa battles the coronavirus as it faces its first recession in 25 years
While Africa’s Covid-19 response has been praised by some, the pandemic has triggered the continent’s first recession in 25 years.
The European Green Deal in the face of the pandemic
The pandemic has hit Europe hard, but it won’t put a stop to the Green Deal. In fact, the green transition is the key to relaunching the EU economy.
Manufacturing and sustainability: the Life MATHER project’s final event, and the 2021-2027 Life Programme
Whirlpool, t2i and the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) present the Life MATHER project’s results during a digital event on Wednesday 9 December.
Mosab al-Hindi’s fight for water, and against huge odds, in Gaza
Over 90% of Gaza’s groundwater isn’t safe to drink. Mosab al-Hindi is fighting against huge odds to preserve water resources there.
European Green Deal, how the sustainable transition will transform Italy
The European Green Deal provides a set of concepts, tools and goals to support Italy’s sustainable transition – all the more vital post-pandemic.
The European Green Deal seen through the eyes of citizens
The European Green Deal launched by Ursula von der Leyen’s Commission is a colossal transformation that involves the economy, industry and society. Faced with this challenge, citizens are proving to be responsive and proactive.
Embracing beekeeping to stop fatal tiger attacks in Sundarbans mangrove forest
Beekeeping as an alternative livelihood to stop locals from venturing into Sundarbans, the world’s largest mangrove forest, and encountering tigers.