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Can old computers bring Palestinians and Israelis together?

Some of the most toxic refuse from modern society ends up in poor communities. Researchers are helping one area in the Middle East clean up its electronic-waste problem.
from Nature on Dec 1, 2016.

'Climate of fear' for Gambia poll

Gambians go to the polls on 1 December to elect a president with the 22-year incumbent planning to stay on.
from DW on Nov 30, 2016.

Knowledge can save the Indus, and us

A new knowledge platform helps policymakers understand the complex interaction on glaciers in the Indus basin.
from The Third Pole on Nov 28, 2016.

A charity that gives food – and frees hostages

How Gift of the Givers, a Muslim-funded philanthropy in Africa, has become one of the world's most unusual charities.
from Christian Science Monitor on Nov 22, 2016.

Malaysia gets a $33bn boost from China ... so why the unhappiness?

Deals by Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak have stoked resentment of Chinese influence among ethnic Malays, but they could be big winners if they play their cards well.
from South China Morning Post on Nov 21, 2016.

Incredible new photos of uncontacted Amazon tribe – that could be wiped out

Extraordinary new aerial photos show a contemporary uncontacted tribal community estimated to be home to 100 people in the Amazon.
from Survival on Nov 18, 2016.

India: The women who did not die

Thousands of Indian male farmers commit suicide every year. What happens to their families?
from Himal on Nov 15, 2016.

Karachi’s burgeoning water mafia

As Karachi’s municipal authorities struggle and fail to meet the rising water demand of residents and industrial units, an illegal mafia has stepped into the breach.
from The Third Pole on Nov 11, 2016.

‘No jeans or high heels for me’

Interviews with FARC rebels in a jungle hideout in Colombia.
from New Internationalist on Nov 8, 2016.

Can wind and solar fuel Africa's future?

With prices for renewables dropping, many countries in Africa might leap past dirty forms of energy towards a cleaner future.
from Nature on Nov 3, 2016.
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