Category: Social Responsibility

5 Years of 100 Resilient Cities!

Dr. Rajiv Shah, President of The Rockefeller Foundation, on 5 Years of 100 Resilient Cities

Is Winterfell a resilient castle?

Once again, everything comes back to Game of Thrones!

Elephants Hit by Trains in India Poses Challenge for Conservationists

Conservationists and railway officials struggle to find a solution to stop elephants from being hit by trains.

Experts discuss guiding principles for urban-rural linkages in Bolivia

Over 50 Bolivian and international urban and rural experts recently met in La Paz, Bolivia, drafting recommendations on how to include considerations on integrated territorial development and urban-rural linkages into National Urban Policies.

The debate over prison conditions for convicted terrorists

There was a very interesting juxtaposition of stories on violent extremism this week in two Western, democratic nations where two acts of terrorism shocked their populace’s in recent years. 

Can Cell Phones Help Save Rain Forests? This Tribe Thinks So

Rather than being tossed in the trash, these old cell phones are being used to help track signs of deforestation.

How corrupt (or not) is your country?

A look into Transparency International's latest report on corruption around the world.

These are the Ocean’s Protected Areas – and we need more

The ocean faces many challenges, but has the extraordinary power to replenish when it is protected.

Climate Change Could Lead to Major Crop Failures in World’s Biggest Corn Regions

Two new studies looking at corn and vegetables warn of a rising risk of food shocks and malnutrition with unchecked global warming.

Helping Rotterdam Stay Cool

During extended periods of heat, urban residents are more prone to health problems; elderly people, children, and the ill are particularly vulnerable to overheating and dehydration.

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