South Africa’s white rhinoceros recovered from near-extinction thanks to intense conservation efforts. Experts around the world have called for international and local cooperation for biological preservation to prevent future pandemic. Credit: Kanya D’Almeida/IPS

Ensuring Biodiversity Now will Prevent Pandemics Later — Global Issues

South Africa’s white rhinoceros recovered from near-extinction thanks to intense conservation efforts. Experts around the world have called for international and local cooperation for biological ...
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UN@75 & the Future We Want — Global Issues

UN@75 & the Future We Want — Global Issues

Opinion by Julia Stamm (berlin) Wednesday, May 27, 2020 Inter Press Service Dr Julia Stamm is Founder & CEO, The Futures Project, described as a ...
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Development, Self-Interest & Countries Left Behind - Open drainage ditch, Ankorondrano-Andranomahery, Madagascar. Credit: Lova Rabary-Rakontondravony/IPS

SDG Setback ‘Tremendous’ as COVID-19 Accelerates Slide — Global Issues

Open drainage ditch, Ankorondrano-Andranomahery, Madagascar. Credit: Lova Rabary-Rakontondravony/IPS by Gareth Willmer, Fiona Broom Tuesday, May 26, 2020 Inter Press Service May 26 (IPS) – Crucial ...
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self-guided online learning is doomed to fail. Research shows an exceptionally high drop-out rate – even in developed countries. Learners simply have no incentive to keep at their studies without peer pressure, a teacher at hand or a structured learning environment. Blended learning integrates computer-assisted online activities with traditional face-to-face teaching (chalk-and-talk)

Customised Blended Learning is Urgently Needed — Global Issues

Students learn with tablets in a school in South Africa. Credit: AMO/Jackie Clausen Monday, May 25, 2020 Inter Press Service May 25 (IPS) – Many ...
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Are the SDGs in Reverse Gear? — Global Issues

Are the SDGs in Reverse Gear? — Global Issues

Human development backslides, education at global levels ‘not seen since the 1980s’Young girl in Uruguay uses her laptop to study at home. Credit: UNDP Uruguay/Pablo ...
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COVID-19 Pandemic and the Pacific Islands — Global Issues

COVID-19 Pandemic and the Pacific Islands — Global Issues

Opinion by Raghbendra Jha (canberra, australia) Thursday, May 21, 2020 Inter Press Service Raghbendra Jha is Professor of Economics and Executive Director, Australian National University ...
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