You’d think that writing scientific papers today, with all the digital tools at hand, would be a breeze. But you’d be wrong. Scientific work is not helped along by the Internet but challenged by it. Why? Because scientists, for the most part,

Italy has faced waves of refugees longer than any other country in Europe. And it has developed ways to deal with them in the nearly 20 years it has had to handle the crisis, practically alone in Europe, no doubt

A Conversation with Michael New, World Expert on Freshwater Prawn Farming and Founder of Aquaculture without Frontiers (AwF) For a long time, aquaculture was the foster child of agriculture, but now it has come of age: output has more than tripled

2015 was a fruitful year for the United Nations. It began with the adoption by 193 UN Member States of the Addis Ababa Action Agenda last summer that established a new framework for funding sustainable development; it continued in September

The Western Sahara scandal. The last colonial war in Africa is still unresolved, in spite of over 40 years of efforts on the part of the United Nations.  A people has been destroyed,  its rights to its native soil confiscated, 

Jenny Santi, born and raised in the Philippines and now living in New York, has become something of a guru in the philanthropy community. When she was only twenty-eight, Santi headed for five years Philanthropy Services (Southeast Asia) for UBS, a Swiss global

After the Copenhagen fiasco in 2009 when no agreement was reached, the subject of climate change looked dead and buried. Yet, this time in Paris, something positive happened at COP21. That's the 21st Conference of the Parties (COP), i.e. the

 BOOK REVIEW HOOKED: HOW TO BUILD HABIT-FORMING PRODUCTS by Nir Eyal 256 pages, Penguin (2014) Winner of best Marketing book in 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards 2014  Engagingly written, this book is a brilliant application of behavioral psychology to business situations. As the Internet has

Note from the Editor: In these hours, following the tragic killing of innocents in Paris and Beirut,  our thoughts are with the people of France and Lebanon. Impakter is a global publication. Our team comes from every corner of our beloved World.

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