For centuries, traditional religious practices have preserved the sacred forests of this archipelago off the coast of Guinea-Bissau. Now missionaries are muscling in.
Sexual attacks, murder and torture in southern Congo.
Can Oby Ezekwesili eventually emerge as Nigeria's president?
I spent four months as a visiting professor at the UAE’s national university. I found much to admire in their universities.
The persistence of parasitic worms shows that deworming is not enough to interrupt the worms’ transmission.
By targeting those who profit most from the trade in threatened species, the motive - making money - can be removed.
My claim to infamy was being sentenced to 5,000 years in prison for failing to pay libel damages of $1.6m (£1.2m).
But solving the problem should be easier than dealing with other environmental harms, says Jan Piotrowski.