Typhoons will become more intense as a result of global warming, but Japan has to do more to prepare itself for this perfect storm.
Photojournalist Livio Senigalliesi tells his story, from the Yugoslav Wars to the Balkan Route. And through two videos, one created with journalist Raffaele Masto.
The dark secret of extrajudicial killings in Bangladesh
Protests against extradjudicial killings at the hands of police were attacked, further propagating a climate of impunity and fear in Bangladesh.
What Shinzo Abe leaves behind for Yoshihide Suga, Japan’s new prime minister
Yoshihide Suga is Japan’s new prime minister. Following Shinzo Abe’s resignation, what legacy does the nation’s longest serving leader leave behind?
Peace in Sudan. A historic agreement puts an end to 17 years of civil war
The Sudanese government and rebel groups have signed a historic peace agreement, the start of a new chapter for the country after 17 years of civil war.
Banksy’s most beautiful artwork yet: a migrant rescue ship
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.
Kamala Harris, the progressive prosecutor is Biden’s vice-presidential candidate
The second black female US senator could become the first black female vice-president. Kamala Harris is Joe Biden’s choice for the presidential ticket.
John Lewis, biography of the historic civil rights leader who died aged 80
John Lewis was 80 years old and had cancer. He was the last surviving leader of the civil rights movement in the United States.
Black Lives Matter, what statues have been removed and why
While the Black Lives Matter movement aims to bring an end to systemic racism, the removal of statues in the US, UK and Europe has drawn controversy.
Black Lives Matter’s Trahern Crews shines a light on Minneapolis and racism
Black Lives Matter spokesperson Trahern Crews tells us about Minneapolis, the US city that has become a symbol of racism, police brutality and inequality.
A crude oil pipeline planned in East Africa sets global climate action backwards while directly impacting millions of people and the local environment.
Trump green lights oil and gas drilling in Alaska
Oil and gas companies will be allowed to drill in a protected nature reserve, 7.8 million hectares of wilderness across northeastern Alaska.
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.
Guinea’s giant Souapiti dam is displacing and impoverishing thousands
A flawed resettlement process is robbing villagers of their homes and livelihoods to the pave way for the construction of the Souapiti dam in Guinea.
Sociologist Walden Bello on how we can change the world after the pandemic
Democracy places a key role in putting the Covid-19 crisis behind us. An interview with Walden Bello, who has dedicated his life to defending human rights.
Brexit, what it means for EU citizens in the UK and vice versa
Much uncertainty remains in the transition period. Here’s what EU citizens living in the UK, and vice versa, should know about and expect from Brexit.
Will sustainability take a back seat or steer a green recovery after Covid?
We must decide: in a post-Covid world, will we put emphasis on sustainability to achieve a green recovery or dust ourselves off and continue as before?
Climate change, new risks and opportunities for businesses
Businesses should evaluate the risks and opportunities of climate change and its mitigation to ensure their long-term resilience and success.
Strade Aperte, how Milan plans to reduce cars as coronavirus restrictions are eased
Milan has announced one of Europe’s most ambitious mobility schemes, known as Strade Aperte (open roads). Its goal is to reduce cars in phase 2 of the lockdown by increasing bike lanes and pedestrian areas.