This Woman Could Become One of the World’s Most Influential Environmentalists

Even for a politician who bills herself an outsider, Marina Silva's résumé is stacked with curiosities. She grew up in a poor, rural part of Brazil...

How Ethiopia Solved Its Abortion Problem

Zebiba, 28, sits in her purple headscarf in the small clinic room, the cramping already beginning. She took the tablets early this morning. She is three months pregnant. Zebiba waits...

Ebola a ‘Shared’ African Problem, Yet Nations Look to Their Own Needs

East African leaders today acknowledged that West Africa's Ebola outbreak is unprecedented in severity and scope, and too big for that region to handle by itself. Yet at a...

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