08.03.17

Why it makes sense to build ecosystem restoration into economic growth plans

It’s increasingly clear that there is something fundamentally wrong with the way humans run the world.

23.02.17

Famine doesn’t just ‘happen’ – and those who cause it must be held to account

Food has long been used as an instrument of power

29.11.16

Are small moves towards genetic sovereignty a threat to global public health?

The controversial issue of genetic material ownership agreements

24.06.16

An Uncomfortable Cosiness: The Oslo REDD+ Exchange

Rob Hardie looks at structural failures and potential solutions following the 2016 REDD+ Oslo Exchange.

18.05.16

Designer activism and post-democracy

Re-blog from Alex de Waal: for campaigners committed to transformational social change, the unscripted howl of celebrities is a weak peg on which to hang a movement.

27.04.16

Research as political scrutiny

Our guest blogger, Professor Emma Crewe, SOAS, discusses the relationship between researchers & political elites in the Global South.