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Humanity Can — and Will — #DefeatMalaria

Believe it or not, humans are winning the millennia old fight against Malaria. Last year about 500,000 people died from the disease, mostly in sub-saharan Africa. Fifteen years before that, the death toll was about double that, and the geographic reach of...
Mustafa, 26, in front of his tent in Malta - Credit: Pierre Le Tulzo, 2006

Why Europe is Dithering as Migrants are Dying

The dramatic deaths of hundreds of individuals, drowned in the Mediterranean, over the course of the last week, have shaken up global consciousness about the plight of asylum-seekers and migrants. These types of tragedies, unfortunately, occur often, and have...