Anthropologist Richard Wilk
Megayachts cause over 7.000 tons of carbon emissions per year, meanwhile average citizens try to deliberately live an eco-friendly lifestyle. Anthropologist Richard Wilk and his colleagues calculated the CO2 emissions of the worlds super rich and...
Photo by Dorothea OLDANI on Unsplash
With Abdala, Soberana 02 and Soberana Plus, Cuba has developed three highly effective protein vaccines against Covid-19. After the third vaccination, they provide 90% protection against severe symptomatic courses. Unlike mRNA and vector vaccines, protein...
Chile Santiago Boris elected
With over 55 percent of the vote, leftist Gabriel Boric was elected the new president of Chile - and the youngest in the country's history. His goal: to move away from authoritarian politics - and...
An estimated 3 million people die globally per year due to concomitant diseases or workplace accidents. When thinking about such events, the first thing that comes  to  mind might be construction sites or hazardous jobs...
indian woman at a tea planate on an agricultural eco-farm in India
Cow dung is the new gold. At least in Andhra Pradesh, the eighth largest state in India. There, six million farming families want to establish a completely pesticide-free agriculture. This could lead to the most...
rich co2 emissions
The rich are destroying our livelihood. The richest one percent of people are responsible for 16 percent of global CO2 emissions. This inequality is exposed in a study by development organization "Oxfam". What does this...
Western Sahara-Refugee children in Dakhla Camp in Algeria - Photo United Nations
Since November 2020, a military conflict in the Western Sahara has been boiling up again. The region has been occupied by Morocco since 1975, denying the Sahrawi independence movement the establishment of its own state....
The millions of poor in an enormously rich country can no longer bear to choose between very little and nothing. They have very little to lose. The tax reform proposal of 2021 was the straw...
Brazil - Photo by Carlos Magno/ Unsplasch.com
At the end of April, the official number of covid deaths in Brazil surpassed 400,000. Measured by the number of inhabitants, no country in the Americas has seen more people die from infection with the...
Chile
Chile votes overwhelmingly in favor of a change of political course in parliamentary elections. Most of the votes went to left-wing and independent forces, giving them a surprisingly clear-cut victory. Centrist parties were voted out...