Can World Poverty Be Eradicated?

November 30, 2017

Extreme poverty rates continue to fall, but the current conditions might prove more difficult to overcome. As of 2015, the World Bank designates anyone surviving on less than $1.90 a day as living in extreme poverty. Based on estimates from 2013, 10% of the world’s population was living under...

Kenya Celebrates the Success of Rhino Conservation

September 29, 2017

Rhino conservation efforts in Kenya demonstrate that it is possible to overcome poaching. As the world marked the 2017 World Rhino Day on September 22 to celebrate all five species of the rhino — black, white, Indian, Sumatran and Javan — Kenya’s Lewa Wildlife Conservancy celebrated four...

Africa This Month: Nuclear Power Program Out, Malaria Vaccine In

April 30, 2017

Despite economic shocks and political turmoil, the jettisoning of a shady nuclear deal and the launch of a malaria vaccine are great news for Africa. In the March edition of Africa This Month, the authors warned about the risk of famine in parts of the continent. This month, the Famine Early...