Dec 09, 2011 | Environment
Australia is the driest continent on earth. The solution to the problem is making waves: Australia is tapping the seas.
Nov 18, 2011 | Environment
Learn more about how tree rings, corals and even pollen fossils reveal global temperature variations over thousands of years.
Oct 25, 2011 | Demography
Despite falling fertility and reduced growth rates India is on its way to becoming the world’s most populated country. Find out what this means.
Oct 24, 2011 | Demography
Wealthy, well-educated Indians are choosing not to have girl children, explains Neelambar Hatti of the Department of Economic History at Lund University.
Oct 20, 2011 | Demography
There is a stark north-south divide in India that could have far-reaching consequences, says K.S. James from the Institute for Social and Economic Change.
Oct 18, 2011 | Demography
An indian urbanization expert warns of consequences of mass migration to slum cities.
Sep 08, 2011 | Demography
The vast majority of deaths among women due to maternal or sexual ill-health are preventable if societies take these steps.
Sep 07, 2011 | Environment
Could we harness volcano power? Geothermal energy systems tap the Earth’s inner heat and could provide a significant chunk of global electricity production.
Sep 01, 2011 | Finance
Growing inequality makes countries worse, Richard Wilkinson argued at the TEDGlobal 2011 conference. In a world of 7 billion, this trend must be confronted.
Aug 11, 2011 | Environment
We can’t prevent natural disasters, but we can mitigate their impacts. This gallery illustrates what we've learned from past floods, storms and earthquakes that might help us in the future.
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