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Nilanjana Bhowmick on the double whammy of natural disaster and Covid-19 that has brought a vulnerable...

Hadiya, in the red dress, appears at the Supreme Court in New Delhi to defend her marriage to her Muslim husband Shafin in one of India’s alleged ‘love jihad’ cases. Vipin Kumar/Hindustan Times via Getty

Laxmi Murthy reports on the theory of ‘love jihad’ that is sweeping across India.

Art is essential to building a better future, writes Nanjala Nyabola.

Not green, in fact: The Petra Nova CSS facility (pictured above) captured carbon from a coal plant in Texas, US... and used the CO2 to boost production at the West Ranch oil field, via a 130-kilometre pipeline. REUTERS/TRISH BADGER

Danny Chivers weighs up the evidence on carbon-capture technologies and finds them wanting.

The abandoned remains of a forklift overgrown with trees, next to a destroyed beachfront house in Futaba, Fukushima. Credit: C.E.J. Simons.Credit: C.E.J. Simons.

Ten years on from the devastating nuclear disaster, citizens are working together to show that nuclear power and fossil...

While the UN calls for international aid to avert famine in Yemen, the UK slashes its contribution. Sam Perlo-...

Sanam Naraghi-Anderlini (bottom, centre, in white top) with women peacemakers from conflict zones from around the world at ICAN's 2018 Annual Forum in Sri Lanka. Credit: ICAN

Women in war zones are the best peace-makers, yet they rarely get a place at negotiation tables dominated by men. Iranian...

Malawi Citizens’ Assembly member Daudi Amidu, a merchant trader, dances alongside fellow participants as they take a pause from considering ways to improve local spending rules in Salima South, Lake Malawi. MADALITSO BANDA/ALL HANDS ON

A kickstart for a habitable future. Claire Mellier and Rich Wilson make the case for ...

In the absence of enough trained doctors, reliance on other, less-qualified health workers is growing in the Global South....

Bezos has a net worth higher than the individual GDPs of 141 of the world’s countries.

Why bully boy Bezos can’t stop smirking.

Disinformation. Polarization. And flat denial of election results. Democracy seems to be in trouble today. But are these...

Community resistance by ‘Shell to Sea’ campaigners in Ireland, who have linked their struggle to those against Shell in Nigeria. Image by Mark Stedman/Photocall Ireland

As a new report exposes the billions of pounds...

Credit: The-movement-2000/WikiCommons

The UK regulator IMPRESS is calling for evidence on press standards relating to discrimination, harassment, online...

Machiguenga children at play in Manu’s spectacular wilderness, while their pet spider monkey explores a tree. CHARLIE JAMES/NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC/ALAMY

Indigenous people living in Peru’s Manu National Park have been locked out of its management. Could change be on the horizon...

A mural featuring a pro-Trump protester, self-styled QAnon ‘shaman’ Jacob Chansley, appeared in Tunbridge Wells, UK, a few days after the storming of the US Congress in Washington on 6 January. KARWAI TANG/WIREIMAGE/GETTY

Unloved and under threat from several sides, democracy seems to be in peril. Should it be saved – or helped to change?...

Seirian Sumner gives voice to a creature of amazing ecological value that humans usually consider a pest and the stinging scourge of summer picnics.

A tiny but fierce hunter explains to Seirian Sumner why humans need it around.

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