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Climate campaigners could take some lessons from one of the activists behind the uber-viral KONY 2012 video
Air pollution forecasts and warnings need to be related more precisely to health impacts and targeted at vulnerable people
Some experts say adaptation has been watered down to fit aid agendas, and it's time for a transformation
Lightning response to quake allowed residents living in northern coastal areas enough time to evacuate their homes and seek higher ground
We know what to do. Doing it just needs renewed political will, says a lead author of the latest IPCC climate report
Climate change increases disaster risk for millions of the world’s most vulnerable people and threatens livelihoods – how should we respond?
The Red Cross introduces innovative ways for people to learn about, and manage, growing climate change impacts around the world
But forest conservation efforts don’t pay enough attention to their impact on local conflict dynamics
Development and climate change goals must work together, or advances against poverty and hunger are at risk, researchers say
One of the oldest epidemics afflicting mankind has come back with a new face
Just this year, the UN identified TB as the “most cost-effective” health intervention measured, returning $30 for every $1 invested - a global response is needed to accelerate the fight against it.
It has become a cliché that diseases respect no borders. But the case of mine workers in southern Africa, with the highest TB infection rates in the world, is a stark example of clichés being anchored in reality.
Although the MDG water goal was met in 2012, much work remains to be done in ensuring that those who have water today will still have water tomorrow
As a case in Panama shows, ensuring forest communities have rights to their land and the carbon it stores is key to making carbon trading work
Laser beams help measure the amount of carbon in palm swamps
Thanks to the quota system adopted by 16 Latin American countries, more women are entering national legislatures and this could in time bring a new focus on women's, social, environmental and educational issues
"Forest heroine" Anne Hallum works to reverse deforestation and poverty
When election season swings around, candidates dish out rice and plantain, offer bricks and roof tiles, and even throw beer parties so citizens cast ballots under the influence
Much climate adaptation work focuses on infrastructure and technology, ignoring politics - which could be its downfall
Learning to report what we call "breaking news" was an experience that made me step out of my safety zone.