A Canadian's fight for the right to die could provide an international precedent in the case for assisted suicide.
21 Jul 2012 19:22 GMT | Health, US & Canada, Australia, Canada, New Zealand
We should think of the size of the human population not just in terms of numbers, but also in terms of its mass.
16 Mar 2012 09:51 GMT | Business & Economy, Health, US & Canada, Australia, Canada
There's a need to find a way to maximise the truly amazing potential of the internet, while properly rewarding creators.
18 Feb 2012 11:36 GMT | Science & Technology, Arts & Culture, US & Canada, Australia, Canada
A ban on battery cages for hens that was adopted in 1999 has finally been implemented throughout the European Union.
Peter Singer | 20 Jan 2012 11:18 GMT | US & Canada, China, United Kingdom, United States
'Cigarettes, not guns or bombs, are the deadliest artifacts in the history of civilisation.'
Peter Singer | 19 Nov 2011 08:09 GMT | US & Canada, United States
In an effort to increase happiness among its people, Bhutan studies, quantifies, and defines what it means to be happy.
Peter Singer | 22 Sep 2011 08:58 GMT | Latin America, Bhutan, Brazil, Denmark, India
Two movies released this month promise to shed a different light on the issue of our relationship with the great apes.
Peter Singer | 14 Aug 2011 09:51 GMT | Arts & Culture, US & Canada, Australia, Japan, New Zealand
Reducing the suffering of all creatures is truly a mark of a civilised society.
Peter Singer | 15 Jul 2011 11:06 GMT | US & Canada, China, Greece, Indonesia, Poland
A new book tries to explain how it may be possible to view moral judgements as objective truths.
Peter Singer | 18 Jun 2011 08:53 GMT
Following the loss of life caused by Japan's tsunami, a small nonprofit organisation is planning ahead in Indonesia.
Peter Singer | 17 May 2011 09:15 GMT | Environment, Humanitarian crises, Indonesia, Japan
Search engine's initiative to make a massive online library is a fantastic idea, but it has run into obstacles.
Peter Singer | 15 Apr 2011 10:47 GMT | Arts & Culture, US & Canada, Australia, Canada, Israel
Can a new heat-resistant vaccine for the highly contagious rotavirus save the lives of children in Niger?
Health, Niger, Africa
Staying fit and healthy is not easy in a slum, and many residents must perform a delicate balancing act to get by.
Health, Asia, Philippines
After an EU referendum campaign replete with racism and fear, we examine the British media's impact on the result.
Media, Brexit consequences, United Kingdom
A ski industry has sprung up in the remote alps of Afghanistan. But will this enterprise survive a resurgent Taliban?