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Camping next to Elephants in Botswana – Worldtravel by Bicycle

Camping next to Elephants in Botswana – Worldtravel by Bicycle

Awesome at least it’s not a lion! We had a lot of crazy stories while camping during our cycling trip, but the one I’m gonna talk to you about today is maybe one of the most memorable ones. So we were in Botswana, cycling the Elephant Highway, which is a road of a few hundred …



How financial literacy impacts youth prostitution, AIDS, and women’s survival

How financial literacy impacts youth prostitution, AIDS, and women’s survival

Judith Bruce: Financial literacy is kind of bedrock to any long-term change pretty much for everybody, but certainly for females. The world spends a lot of time talking about the SDGs—these are the sustainable development goals, mention all sorts of goals—health, equality, participation—that cannot be realized unless you have some authority over resources. You can …



Why we have virus outbreaks & how we can prevent them | Nathan Wolfe

Why we have virus outbreaks & how we can prevent them | Nathan Wolfe

When most people think about the beginnings of AIDS, they’re gonna think back to the 1980s. And certainly, this was the decade in which we discovered AIDS and the virus that causes it, HIV. But in fact this virus crossed over into humans many decades before, from chimpanzees, where the virus originated, into humans who …


Letters from Africa – August 2016 Endurance

Letters from Africa – August 2016 Endurance

August is the Olympic month this year. In 1964 in the 18th Olympic games held in Tokyo, Japan the following words were displayed in huge lights. “The most important part of the Olympic Games is not to win, but to participate”. Just like in life the most important thing is not to conquer, but to …


Mango Driftwood

Mango Driftwood

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How poaching is changing the face of African elephants

How poaching is changing the face of African elephants

Elephants are one of the most iconic creatures on this planet. They’re the largest land animals, the only surviving members of their order, and they’re highly intelligent, social beings. Reporter #1: “They’re a lot like human babies, actually.” Reporter #2: “These elephants in Thailand can even paint.” Reporter #3: “It is the matriarch who guides …


How Humans Made Malaria So Deadly

How Humans Made Malaria So Deadly

While newer health threats grab most of the headlines, malaria – the mosquito-borne, cell-rupturing blood parasite – remains among the world’s deadliest infectious diseases. But before we go blaming that on malaria, it’s worth noting that we humans made this parasite the killer it is today. That’s not to say we somehow invented malaria. It …


Dos argentinos contra el hambre en África: Emiliano Mroue at TEDxRosario

Dos argentinos contra el hambre en África: Emiliano Mroue at TEDxRosario

Translator: Chris Brown Reviewer: Denise RQ It was December 31st, 2010. I was sitting on an eighth floor balcony next to my cousin Patricio who is my business partner today. We had a wonderful New Year’s dinner with the whole family, and were talking about a ton of different things when I told him what …

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