In the last decades humanity has made great progress with less extreme poverty, increased health, wealth and democracy. We follow in the tradition of professor Hans Rosling.
Scientists suggest using philopatry, which is an animal's tendency to return to its area of birth, to save endangered fish species.
Mangrove forests protect against storms and coastal erosion, and recreating lost forests can be an economical way to protect settlements in tropical areas.
A team of Chinese scientists have found a sinkhole with a forest at the bottom. They say that they wouldn’t be surprised if they found species never heard of before in the ancient forest.
Scottish villagers buy a nature reserve and now they are hoping to double its size, making it 4000 hectares.
The use of technology in Africa in research and everyday life is increasingly bridging the technology gap between the continent and western countries. In this case, with the Victoria Falls Elephant Project.
In Jaisalmer, a city in India, students have to brave scorching temperatures to attend class. A new school, the Rajkumari Ratnavati Girls School, with a smart design keeps the school and its students cool without air conditioners.
People living in democracies are richer, healthier and happier. And there is a strong connection between democracy and prosperity, a new report from The Atlantic Council and the Alliance of Democracies shows.
Optimists live 5.4 percent longer than others and have a ten percent greater chance of becoming more than 90 years old.