Harvard celebrates sustainability on Earth Day
Vendors from in and around Cambridge, MA set up shop on the Harvard University Science Center Plaza on Earth Day to promote sustainable living.
24 April 2015
United States funding Ugandan family planning
The United States Agency for International Development has announced $20 million in funding for family planning services in Uganda.
23 April 2015
Obama addressing climate change on Earth Day
President Obama is marking Earth Day on 22 April with a promotion of his climate change policies.
22 April 2015
Malawi bans child marriage
Malawian President Peter Mutharika has signed into law a ban on child marriage.
21 April 2015
Japan’s population falls to 15-year low
Japan’s population has decreased for the fourth year in a row, bringing the total to a low not seen since 2000.
20 April 2015
Population growth pressures in Australia
Australia has the fastest population growth rates among the major developed countries mainly due to a high rate of immigration.
20 April 2015
Fight against poverty being lost in Africa
Poverty rates are increasing in Africa south of the Sahara desert, despite the region’s fast-paced economic development in recent years.
19 April 2015
Can a city become too big?
The number of megacities has been increasing so rapidly in the last few decades that many are experiencing serious growing pains.
18 April 2015
Longer-term thinking 'needed' on air pollution
Warnings about polluted air are now coming so often that only the most severe seem to get anyone's attention.
17 April 2015
Vatican announces global warming summit
Catholic officials announced on Tuesday plans for a landmark climate change-themed conference to be hosted at the Vatican later this month.
16 April 2015
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