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Man-made natural disasters
Carrying on with ecologically suicidal economic policies will lead to more frequent and destructive disasters.
Last updated: 04 Aug 2013 05:45 GMT
Saving our queuemunity
A queue may reflect society at large, but does paying more money gives the right to jump the line?
Last updated: 21 Jun 2013 17:50 GMT
Let's not learn to love disaster
Although many thought Hurricane Sandy was a sufficient alarm, the West simply keeps pushing the snooze button.
Last updated: 31 Jan 2013 10:37 GMT
There's a ration card in your future - and that's not all bad
There is a need to impose a strict and low ceiling on consumption of fossil fuels while ensuring fair access to them.
Last updated: 01 Dec 2012 08:45 GMT
Energy interests square off over US heartland
With plentiful natural gas and cheap electric rates during election year, Oklahoma renewables struggle for traction.
Last updated: 10 Oct 2012 07:47 GMT
The hidden costs of overprescribing drugs
Pharmaceutical compounds are increasingly polluting the world's waterways, with dire consequences.
Last updated: 24 Aug 2012 13:21 GMT
From the republic of hunger to the land of plenty
With world grain production in jeopardy and rising food prices, countries need to bolster their food security.
Last updated: 23 Jul 2012 19:24 GMT
How about a green recession?
Overproduction and overconsumption are major factors in the ecological crises the world faces today.
Last updated: 21 Jun 2012 08:09 GMT
Iraq's sagging safety net
In a country with huge potential oil wealth, food rationing and distribution is keeping much of the population alive.
Last updated: 30 Apr 2012 17:54 GMT
The politics of bread in Egypt
Flaws in the government-sponsored rationing programme are redolent of the country's food security problems.
Last updated: 10 Mar 2012 11:03 GMT
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Hopeful Georgia takes baby steps towards EU
Preliminary deal with the European Union would bring the post-Soviet country closer to the Western bloc.
Dubious wisdom: Assad's waiting game
Lacking his father's political cunning, Bashar al-Assad can thank the hard work of others for his survival.
Identity and Exile
Al Jazeera's Matthew Cassel examines why so many American Jews defend Israeli policies regardless of the issue or cost.
Egypt's wave of painkiller addiction
An opiate called tramadol has become increasingly popular in Egypt, but many are unaware of its dangers.
Infographic: Keeping Palestinians occupied
The number of Israeli settlers in the West Bank has doubled since the Oslo Accords were signed 20 years ago.
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Two years since the start of the uprising, rebels and Assad's forces remain locked in conflict.
Lulu: Fake feminism for the 'hashtag generation'
Zeynep Zileli Rabanea
Diaoyu islands: Torn between two countries
Pakistan's most powerful man?
Malik Ayub Sumbal
The best option to settle the CAR crisis?
Why was Arafat killed?
In Pictures: Nelson Mandela's legacy
Al Jazeera showcases the life of Nelson Mandela
In pictures: A tale of three cities
We investigate how three key Afghan cities are being affected by the gradual withdrawal of American troops.
'Hotels of death' in Indian holy city
Designated hotels in Varanasi cater to only the old and the infirm, waiting to die and attain "salvation".
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