B Corp Intrepid Travel Sees 5 Factors Redefining the New Era of Travel. This year has made us all think deeply about what really matters most to us and what we want our future to look like. Regardless of where we are

A Brief History of Woke Culture “Staying woke,” a phrase unheard of before 2014, began to gain traction after the killing of Michael Brown by a police officer in Ferguson, Mississippi. It was used as a word of caution. It meant,

The magnitude of Arctic sea ice that the Earth has lost in recent decades cannot be recovered. This makes its implications all the more catastrophic - both for the biodiversity of life in these regions and the security of the

The WTO's Marrakesh Agreement famously enshrined the objective of sustainable development in its preamble 25 years ago. Now, policy in this realm has evolved dramatically, but we must not become complacent. Experts reflect on key takeaways from Geneva Trade Week. The debate over how to ensure

When Donald Delgado took the helm of UNICAFEC last November, the coffee cooperative was at a crossroads. Since its founding in 2001, the cooperative had been led by one man, Alfredo Alarcón, and his sudden death left a hole in

In these pandemic times, many people may ask why we should bother with antimicrobials when we know what the problem is and that they do not treat COVID-19? The answer is that a person with COVID-19 is simply more difficult

The U.S. presidential elections are looming and the Coronavirus pandemic has made in-person voting problematic. As a result, many states (both majority democrat and majority republican) have opted to increase their scope of mail-in voting. The mail-in voting system allows

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the vital role of healthcare systems. Looking beyond the current crisis, health professionals will need to be better prepared to move into a new world order. What will be needed to make their education more

Black Lives Matter — a Video Inquiry to Understand the BLM movement. As an Iranian-American and Impakter’s video editor, I sought to understand the BLM movement from a non-black minority’s perspective. I spoke with a handful of volunteers who were kind enough

A recent analysis by the Zoological Society of London found that over half of the 100 most significant tropical timber and pulp companies do not publicly commit to protecting biodiversity and only 44% have yet to publicly commit to zero deforestation. As of

Introducing another week of Future Trends on Oct. 14, 2020 – tracking current global news stories that provide insight into the future. This week: extreme poverty’s changing face, Nagorno-Karabakh conflict displaces thousands, EU invests in Balkans, and Japanese delivery robots. CONTINUING

The costs of a rapidly changing climate, particularly rising temperatures, fall hardest on already marginalized people. The heat challenges they face include dangerously hot buildings.  Building design and quality have a dramatic impact on people’s daily lives. People with less money

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