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How Ethiopia and Kenya have put a world heritage site in danger
How Ethiopia and Kenya have put a world heritage site in danger
Lake Turkana is the world’s largest desert lake. Located in Kenya’s...
Australia failing to protect Great Barrier Reef ― activists
Australia failing to protect Great Barrier Reef ― activists
Australia is breaching commitments to protect the embattled Great Barrier Reef from the effects of land clearing, environmental groups claimed...
How kids in a low-income country use laptop —lessons from Madagascar
How kids in a low-income country use laptop —lessons from Madagascar
Every child, no matter what country they’re from or their social background, should have the chance to use and learn about technology. That’s...
Why UNESCO's 'natural solutions' to water problems won't work in Africa
Why UNESCO's 'natural solutions' to water problems won't work in Africa
Each year UNESCO releases a World Water Assessment Report, a document that explores potential solutions to the globe’s water problems. The
India limits visitors to save Taj Mahal
India limits visitors to save Taj Mahal
India is to restrict the number of daily visitors to the Taj Mahal in an attempt to preserve the iconic 17th-century monument to love, its biggest...
Indigenous languages must feature more in science communication
Indigenous languages must feature more in science communication
There is no denying that English is one of the world’s major languages. It’s the mother tongue of nearly
Universal primary education can be achieved by 2015 - EU commissioner
Universal primary education can be achieved by 2015 - EU commissioner
There is still time to fulfil the key millennium development goal (MDG) of achieving universal primary education by 2015 if the world can...
Poland's Krakówing literary scene
Poland's Krakówing literary scene
To mark Kraków's appointment as Unesco City of Literature, a set of supersized, multicoloured letters were placed in the iconic medieval...
Science award winners aim to compete in international arena
Science award winners aim to compete in international arena
The two South African scientists, who were awarded 2013...
SA women shine again in science awards
SA women shine again in science awards
Two South African women receiving €15 000 towards their doctoral research. The majority of the 10 fellowship winners are based at South...
Mount Fuji named world heritage site
Mount Fuji named world heritage site
Fujisan, the highest mountain in Japan at 3 776m, is one of the country's most recognisable sights. The snow-capped peak "has...
Desmond Tutu takes Unesco human rights prize
Desmond Tutu takes Unesco human rights prize
Tutu was on Monday awarded the prize for "his exceptional contribution to building a universal culture of human rights at the national, regional...

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