Vast set of public CVs reveals the world’s most migratory scientists | Science | AAAS
Science analyzed data from a new source: ORCID, the nonprofit organization that assigns unique identity codes to researchers (see full data set). ORCID wasn’t designed for that purpose, but its database of 3 million scientists—by far the largest public data set of academic CVs ever released—may become a vital tool for charting their flow around the world.
Covering the Extractive Industries | Global Investigative Journalism Network
There is a great deal of scope for journalists to do investigative reporting on the extractive sector. (…) Below, you can find a road map to improve your coverage, including new tools that enable journalists and bloggers to obtain and verify information, and where to get ideas for future stories.
Assassination Witness - Political killings in South Africa
et sur les assassinats politiques ce rapport de 2014 :
The nine planetary boundaries - Stockholm Resilience Centre
– Stratospheric ozone depletion
– Loss of biosphere integrity (biodiversity loss and extinctions)
– Chemical pollution and the release of novel entities
– Climate Change
– Ocean acidification
– Freshwater consumption and the global hydrological cycle
– Land system change
– Nitrogen and phosphorus flows to the biosphere and oceans
– Atmospheric aerosol loading
The Global Food Prices Database has data on food prices (e.g., beans, rice, fish, and sugar) for 76 countries and some 1,500 markets. The dataset includes around 500,000 records and is updated monthly. The data goes back as far as 1992 for a few countries, although most of the price trends start in 2000-2002.
A Breathing Earth — Nadieh Bremer
#Cancer is… Attacking Africa | iPRI
Half of the continent has no radiotherapy machines. Another half do not have access to opioid drugs meaning that patients in those countries are dying in agony.
This 22-minute version of the full 59-minute documentary ’Cancer is Attacking Africa’ aims to make the key policy arguments for ACTION. Use this version freely to advocate for change in the fight against cancer in Africa!
(attention le film est très dur)