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Can the migrants who make it convince others not to risk it?

Can the migrants who make it convince others not to risk it?

How Senegal is trying to involve the diaspora to curb emigration. By Sofia Christensen
This is Congo’s top environmental defender: Rodrigue Mugaruka Katembo

This is Congo’s top environmental defender: Rodrigue Mugaruka Katembo

He puts his life on the line to protect the national parks.
Meet those fighting the sand-dredging business in Cambodia

Meet those fighting the sand-dredging business in Cambodia

A source of corruption and environmental degradation. Rod Harbinson reports.
Colombia’s FARC guerrilla ceases to be an armed group

Colombia’s FARC guerrilla ceases to be an armed group

The guerrillas are handing weapons over to the UN, but they are in fear. Thomas Mortensen reports from Urabá.
Environmental groups sue Norway over Arctic oil drilling

Environmental groups sue Norway over Arctic oil drilling

It’s against the Constitution, and means Norway will not respect the Paris Agreement, says Tina Andersen Vågenes.

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Big Bad World

Polyp’s latest cartoon, from our June magazine.

Civil war, mental illness, poverty, gang violence: the many roots of homelessness

We talked to homeless in different countries and they revealed housing insecurity’s different causes around the world.

‘Migration will become a human right’ – interview with Mohsin Hamid

The author of The Reluctant Fundamentalist talks to Graeme Green about extremism, the refugee crisis and feeling at home in the past.

This capitalism theme park will make you shudder

KidZania is an unashamed shrine to the sterile, dystopian human-made landscapes, comedian Steve Parry writes.

Can the migrants who make it convince others not to risk it?

How Senegal is trying to involve the diaspora to curb emigration. By Sofia Christensen

This is Congo's top environmental defender: Rodrigue Mugaruka Katembo

He puts his life on the line to protect the Democratic Republic of Congo’s national parks.

‘We feel stronger’: meet those fighting the sand-dredging business in Cambodia

A source of corruption and environmental degradation. Rod Harbinson reports.

Blogs

‘We are with you’: 22 East London housing estates stand in solidarity with Grenfell

A gesture of love and solidarity from estates and communities in East London to Grenfell and their local community.

Remembering Lord Joel Joffe

The world will miss the lawyer and philantrophist who defended Mandela and was chair of Oxfam, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Environmental groups are taking Norway to court over oil drilling in the Arctic

It’s against the Constitution, and means Norway will not respect the Paris Agreement, argues Tina Andersen Vågenes.

‘Dirty Fashion’ report reveals pollution in big brands’ supply chains

How H&M, Zara and Marks & Spencer are buying viscose from highly polluting factories in Asia. By Natasha Hurley.

Celebrating 10 years of the Gloucestershire Services Project

The community behind the project provides a reason to be cheerful amidst the terrible news of the past few weeks, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Abused and abandoned: Struggles facing Congo’s returning girl soldiers

Sandra Olsson examines the often overlooked role of female child soldiers and the difficulties endured at war and at home.

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