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Shock, fear and sadness grip Australia’s ‘bushfire refugees’

Thousands of Australians forced from their homes by rampaging bushfires now find themselves stuck in makeshift camps, fearful for the future and turned refugees…

PLANET

2020/03/19

Singular ‘they’ voted word of the decade by US linguists

US linguists have chosen “they” as their word of the decade, recognising the growing use of third-person plural pronouns as a singular form to refer to people w…

PEOPLE

PROSPERITY

2020/03/17

IFC-Backed Uber of Trucks Reshapes Nigeria’s Haulage Market

(Bloomberg) — An Uber-like App for trucks is making it easier and cheaper for firms to move goods in Africa’s most populous nation. Freight logistics star…

PEOPLE

PROSPERITY

2020/03/10

Heineken ditches plastic rings and shrink wrap in eco makeover

Heineken is ditching single-use plastic rings and shrink wrap from millions of multipack cans and replacing them with eco-friendly cardboard. The Dutch company …

PLANET

2020/03/06

Empowering Children to Ask “Why?”: Tohoku University Science Campus Hands-On Science Lessons (Second Half)

The Tohoku University Science Campus is showing children the fun of science. For the first half of this article, we presented an interview about how this event …

PEOPLE

2020/03/05

Empowering Children to Ask “Why?”: Tohoku University Science Campus Hands-On Science Lessons (First Half)

STEM education and programming education are currently hot topics, and with the new Course of Study guidelines for the 2020 academic year about to come into eff…

PEOPLE

2020/03/05

‘Post-Chemical World’ Takes Shape as Agribusiness Goes Green

(Bloomberg) — Agribusiness is increasingly turning to natural and sustainable alternatives to chemicals as consumers rebuff genetically modified foods and…

PLANET

2020/02/28

‘Football is forbidden’: how girls in a Lebanon refugee camp kicked back

A secret pitch where girls can play football away from the disapproving gaze of religious leaders and the rise of a top female football referee are among the un…

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PEOPLE

2020/02/26

The World Is Headed for a Food Security Crisis. Here’s How We Can Avert It

The world currently produces more than enough food to feed everyone, yet 815 million people (roughly 11% of the global population) went hungry in 2016, accordin…

PEOPLE

PROSPERITY

2020/02/21