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The world’s population has been steadily on the rise and is projected to hit between 9.5 and 13.3 billion people by 2100. High fertility rates and the rising of the median age in each country are
A remarkable amount of effort goes into transporting vaccines to people who desperately need them, in areas of the world where fancy hospitals, cars, and refrigeration are not common. Oftentimes, the
The government in Botswana, neighbor to Zimbabwe and the Hwange National Park, from where famed and revered lion Cecil was lured and killed earlier this month, has confirmed a nationwide ban on trophy
Four US-based airlines have joined the ban on transporting trophy kills as cargo in the midst of the public outcry against the killing of Cecil the Lion. On Monday, Delta announced that they would support
The west African Ebola epidemic may soon be fizzling out, thanks to the speedy development of a vaccine which has proven 100% effectiveness in clinical trials in Guinea. 4,000 people were involved in the
If the POD-Idlala looks familiar, it’s likely you’ve seen images of its predecessor, the Indawo/lifePOD, also designed by Almeida and Dokter+Misses. While the rebranded POD-Idlala sports a similar
A $13.8 bn railway project, linking Nairobi to Mombasa, will cut right through Nairobi National Park in Kenya. The Chinese-funded railway line is set to replace the colonial-era Lunatic Express, so-named
Unlike many earthen structures, the Khamsa earth house looks quite luxurious. Atelier Koe constructed the home from concrete-reinforced bricks made from clay, which was harvested from the site on which
Originally from Des Moines, Iowa, Doug amassed a team of designers to help him with his latest philanthropy project - lightweight shelters that can be easily shipped and erected anywhere in the world.
While the world mourns the loss of Cecil the lion, breaking news reveals that his brother Jericho was killed today by poachers illegally hunting in Zimbabwe. After Cecil was killed by American dentist
Nabire was a 31-year-old Northern White Rhino who called Czech Republic's Dvur Kralove Zoo home until her death, which was announced Tuesday. Nabire suffered from uterine cysts, which made it impossible
Somewhere between a dusty Americana and West African groove lies the soulful grit and instrumentally diverse folk-rock sound evoked from The Barr Brothers. The Montreal-based quartet features mesmerizing
Made from stacked and cantilevered shipping containers, the Foghound Interactive Coffee Company in Johannesburg is a sustainable flagship for the ambitious company. Designed by Earthworld Architects &
The American dentist who allegedly paid $55,000 to kill a beloved lion in Zimbabwe has come under fire since his identity was disclosed to the public this week. Stories about Cecil the lion and the
The first humans were smaller, but “scrappy” according to a new comprehensible dataset. These humans emerged from South Africa and were from a smaller-bodied species called Homo habilis -- aka, “The
Sir Richard Branson is using Mick Fanning's recent brush with death via shark to call for greater protection for all sharks. He urged in a recent blog post that "the coverage of this highly unusual event
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H4a2htZ2wIQ Cecil the lion was one of Hwangwe National Parks favorite attractions, and now his killer may face poaching charges. A dentist from Minnesota, Walter Palmer
For decades now women have had multiple options when it comes to maintaining control of their reproductive system, but the same cannot be said when it comes to protecting against STDs, particularly HIV.
Going to visit the 56th Art Biennale in Venice? Don’t forget to drop at the Italian Pavilion curated by Vincenzo Trione. Promise! You’ll find really intriguing works of contemporary Italian art. At
Although loved and admired around the world, the rhinoceros is an animal in peril. One of the last and largest remaining megafauna, the rhino is a relic of a time when magnificent mammals ruled the world.
Broccoli + Lettuce + Celery Suffering from limp celery, soft broccoli, or less that sprightly salads? Keep these greens their crispest by wrapping them in tin foil before storing them in the fridge.
A new UK Foreign Office report warns that threats posed by climate change, especially to the world’s food supply, should be taken as seriously as nuclear war. In a devastatingly honest report on the
Scientists Discover Freshwater Reserves Under Ocean Floor 100 Times Greater Than All Water Used in the 20th Century
Humanity just found an incredibly valuable resource hidden under the ocean floor, and it's more precious than fossil fuels or minerals. Scientists discovered vast aquifers of fresh water underneath the
Life in the Gaza Strip is challenging, to say the least. The day-to-day Gazan experience is riddled with fuel and food shortages, unreliable electricity, and a rapidly growing population that stretches
A new report envisions a nightmare scenario in which just three climate change-driven disasters could lead to global food shock, resulting in food riots as the price of basic crops skyrockets and stock
After 40 million years roaming the earth, the rhinoceros has reached a point where it is classified as "critically endangered"—the Western black rhino was declared extinct, and only one, single Northern
Surfers and ocean swimmers all over the world will likely be looking for this new electronic shark deterrent, especially in light of recent shark attacks on the East Coast. The Shark Shield was developed
Over the past several decades, the cost of solar power has declined dramatically, from $40/watt in 1977 to $0.74/watt in 2013. This trend is expected to accelerate as improvements in efficiency and new
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