US ideas about conservation center on walling off land from use. That approach often means expelling Indigenous and other poor people who may be its most effective caretakers.
Sept. 2, 2020 • ~11 min
The 'good' side of our nature is much more deep-rooted than the 'evil' side.
Aug. 20, 2020 • ~7 min
Scientists find inequality between humans also harms the birds, the bees, the microbes and the trees.
Aug. 19, 2020 • ~6 min
A landmark study shows chronic stress from racism can lead to loss of brain function in African American women.
Aug. 17, 2020 • ~6 min
Barriers for Black scientists won't go away without substantial funding – and measures that don't require white people to lose out.
July 6, 2020 • ~8 min
COVID-19 has again demonstrated the health inequities that exist between African-Americans and whites.
June 29, 2020 • ~8 min
Social media helps reveal people's racist views – so why don't tech firms do more to stop hate speech?
The likes of Katie Hopkins may be slowly disappearing from social media sites but less extreme and obvious racism is still widespread.
June 25, 2020 • ~7 min
We need a revolution in behaviour, not just in rhetoric.
June 17, 2020 • ~7 min
In Brazil, black COVID-19 patients are dying at higher rates than white patients. Worse housing quality, working conditions and health care help to explain the pandemic's racially disparate toll.
June 10, 2020 • ~8 min
Racism – and the chronic stress it causes – leads to poor health among African Americans. It may change the way genes are expressed, leading to increased levels of dangerous stress hormones.
June 9, 2020 • ~9 min