#UNESCO

  • Article: A 6,600-Year-Old Australian Indigenous Site Just Joined the UNESCO World Heritage List

    A 6,600-Year-Old Australian Indigenous Site Just Joined the UNESCO World Heritage List

    By Madeleine Keck|July 10, 2019

    It is the first site in Australia to be protected purely for its Aboriginal cultural significance. Read more

  • Article: Tanzania Is Bringing Back Tax On Menstrual Products, and Activists Are Not Having It

    Tanzania Is Bringing Back Tax On Menstrual Products, and Activists Are Not Having It

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|June 24, 2019

    The tax was scrapped last year but the minister of finance says it’s not working. Read more

  • Article: Poorer People Pay More for Clean Water, Report Finds

    Poorer People Pay More for Clean Water, Report Finds

    By Jerica Deck  and  Sushmita Roy|March 22, 2019

    More than 2.1 billion people around the world lack access to clean water. Read more

  • Article: Why Girls Are Often Left Behind When It Comes to Education
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    Why Girls Are Often Left Behind When It Comes to Education

    By María Rendo|April 2, 2018

    Young women aren’t the changemakers of the future, they are the here and now Read more

  • Article: 62 of World’s Natural Wonders Are at Risk From Climate Change

    62 of World’s Natural Wonders Are at Risk From Climate Change

    By Joe McCarthy|Nov. 13, 2017

    “Climate change acts fast and is not sparing the finest treasures of our planet.” Read more

  • Article: The Trump White House Just Withdrew From UNESCO. Here Are 6 Reasons Why That Matters

    The Trump White House Just Withdrew From UNESCO. Here Are 6 Reasons Why That Matters

    By Joe McCarthy|Oct. 12, 2017

    UNESCO protects the best parts of human culture. Read more

  • Article: Stunning Photos of the World's Newest Biosphere Reserves

    Stunning Photos of the World's Newest Biosphere Reserves

    By Colleen Curry|June 26, 2017

    Biodiversity has never looked this good. Read more

  • Article: ISIS Destroys Iconic Mosul Mosque in What May Be a 'Declaration of Defeat'

    ISIS Destroys Iconic Mosul Mosque in What May Be a 'Declaration of Defeat'

    By Avery Friedman|June 22, 2017

    “It’s just something people always identified with.” Read more