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Child mortality intervention helps close poverty gap in Ghana

  Vaccinations in Africa. Credit: istock.com/Sean_Warren Giving people access to nurses in their own communities is reducing the child mortality rate in Gh…

PEACE

PEOPLE

2019/11/19

Our evolving palate—professors examine what influences healthy, sustainable food choices

“We eat first with our eyes.” This comment has been attributed to Marcus Gavius Apicius, a 1st Century Roman gourmand. Two thousand years later, aca…

PEACE

PEOPLE

2019/11/12

Women After War: “We Want to Rebuild Our Lives”

“We are helping people — clearing land for the farmers, making the country safe for people to come back. Most people are badly affected by the war. Our family l…

PEACE

2019/10/31

845 million people still need access to #DrinkingWater to meet 2030 UN goal

Seven countries still provide less than half of their population with access to basic drinking water, while another 40 countries have no basic sanitation servic…

PEOPLE

PLANET

2019/10/30

The Effect of Plastics on Your Health and the Environment

Welcome to the plastic planet: Of the 9.1 billion tons of it we’ve churned out since the 1950s, roughly half was produced in the last decade or so, accord…

PLANET

2019/10/25

UNESCO explores digital tech and games for ‘more peaceful and sustainable societies’

  The United Nations’ educational agency, UNESCO, is sponsoring a conference in India to promote social and emotional learning in children and how to…

PEACE

2019/10/25

Individual Actions Can Change the World: Report on Our Booth at the SDGs Mirai Kaigi

On June 13-15, 2019, a three-day event “the SDGs Mirai Kaigi: Social Summit to Build the Future” was held in Osaka, Japan. The aim of the event was …

PEOPLE

2019/10/04

Mines and power stations used as clean energy storage facilities

Toronto, Canada-based Hydrostor was founded in 2010 and is a leader in Advanced Compressed Air Energy Storage (A-CAES), a technology uniquely suited to enable t…

PLANET

PROSPERITY

2019/10/04

MIT Aerogel Generates Passive Heat From Sunlight

It’s below freezing on a rooftop in Cambridge, Massachusetts, but inside a device created by researchers at MIT, the temperature is 220º C. There are no m…

PLANET

PROSPERITY

2019/09/30