Conservation biology was baptized as an interdisciplinary problem science in 1978 at a University of California San Diego conference. But the conservation movement precedes this conference by at…

Valerie Hickey |

Information and communication technologies (ICTs), including mobile phones, are increasingly seen as critical tools to improve public health and health outcomes in Africa. Several experiments,…

Samia Melhem |

             The debate over how to ensure good health services for all while assuring affordability is nothing new. However, it has recently acquired new impetus under the guise of Universal…

Jorge Coarasa |

The case of the Maldonado stream: The voice of a citizen Imagine a busy metropolitan avenue crossing the length of Buenos Aires, Argentina, transited daily by buses and trains and lined with a…

Maria Madrid |

If you saw how poor I was before, you would see that things are getting better.   When I hear stories like that of Jean Bosco Hakizimana, a Burundian farmer whose life was transformed by a cow, I…

Joachim von Amsberg |

With 70% of the world's extreme poor living in rural areas, and improved water access still lacking for close to 768 million people around the world, investing in safe and sustainable…

Meleesa Naughton |

By Hon. Jean Philbert Nsengimana, Minister of Youth and ICT for Rwanda Rwanda is steadily moving towards its vision of becoming an information-rich and knowledge-based economy and society, and an…

Hon. Jean Philbert Nsengimana |

También disponible en español Today is No Tobacco Day, a moment in time when we’re supposed to remind ourselves of the many evils smoking brings upon us both as individuals and as member of…

Joana Godinho |

When presidents, prime ministers, and government ministers of more than 60 nations put their countries’ names behind natural capital accounting last year at Rio+20,  something shifted. Countries…

Rachel Kyte |

MADRID -- One thousand days. That's all we have left to meet the Millennium Development Goals, a series of commitments to improve the lives of families in the developing world. I was just in…

Jim Yong Kim |