Reading Time: 4 minutesA major effect of the world’s changing climate will be the mass migration of people who have to leave uninhabitable places and go somewhere else to live. If (recent) history is any indicator, that’s not going to end well. In the US, President Donald Trump tapped into the anti-immigrant attitude of many Americans to get elected.
Basim Abu Obeid was helping evacuate an injured Palestinian when he was shot in the leg.
Reading Time: 3 minutesAs winter looms, you may not be giving much thought to how we are affected by hot weather, especially if you live in the northern hemisphere — but the heat will be back, and with a vengeance.
This academy teaches Palestinian children to solve math problems creatively.
Only one family is allowed to pass through Israeli barriers in al-Walaja village.
Reading Time: 3 minutesImagine how strong certain chemicals must be to snuff out a burning oil spill, or a jet engine. Or resist the heat encountered by non-stick pots and pans. Or repel water, oil and stains from clothing, carpets, furniture.
Reading Time: 3 minutesAt the beginning of the twentieth century, there were about 2 million elephants in Africa, and around 100,000 in Asia. Today, the total is less than 450,000 in Africa and an estimated 40,000 to 50,000 remain in Asia.What have we lost?
Palestinians with disabilities found a way to perform their traditional dance.
Reading Time: 2 minutesA new report on airborne pollution found that plastic waste is literally falling from the sky.
Reading Time: 17 minutesFive years ago, on August 9, 2014, a policeman shot an unarmed black man in Ferguson, MO, under circumstances that are still not clear. A grand jury concluded the shooting was justified. This led to more than a week of protests and rioting, with a heavy-handed, militarized response from the police, even when protests were peaceful.