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New exchange traded fund taps booming appetite for NTFs

The Defiance Digital Revolution ETF (ticker NFTZ) will track blockchain-related companies and non-fungible-token index.


Artificial intelligence must not exacerbate inequality further

We all agree that artificial intelligence (AI) has the power to drive development and even out global inequalities.


Tanzania’s Dar-es-Salaam hit by water shortages as rivers dry up

Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania – Fridoline Mtunguja, 56, has never been as busy during the 19 years he has delivered water across Dar-es-Salaam as he has been this past month. “I am working morning until night,” said Mtunguja.


In tiny home villages, unhoused Americans find temporary reprieve

Oakland, California – Tim Ybarra, 62, flips through an assembly book for a geodesic dome. It will ultimately become a kitchen, providing one meal a day for residents of Union Point on the Rise, a pilot project where unhoused people in the US city of…


Blood test offers new hope for people with depression, bipolar

Test would avoid the 'years of trial and error' that currently characterise the disorders' diagnosis and treatment.


Restoring wetlands can help combat climate change

Swamps are a major carbon store. Their regeneration can help sequester vast amounts of carbon dioxide.


‘Action time’: Ghanaians plant 5m trees to fight forest depletion

People from all walks of life take part in 'Green Ghana' project aimed at saving depleting forest reserves.


Ethical bling: Pandora will no longer use mined diamonds

Mined diamonds have been tainted by ethical concerns, and Pandora will now use only ones made in labs.


Thousands attend Barcelona rock concert after COVID tests

5,000 fans at the show for Spanish indie band Love of Lesbian had to wear masks but social distancing was not required.


The female Afghan tech entrepreneurs inspiring each other

The leader of the Afghan Dreamers robotics team and her mentor describe the challenge of building low-cost ventilators.


Argentine Senate approves bill to legalise abortion

Argentina becomes the fourth country in Latin America to legalise abortion.


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