Navigating a Political Minefield?

The Nagorno-Karabakh conflict is an ethnic and territorial dispute between Azerbaijan and Armenia.[1] The complex origins of the conflict were initially influenced by Soviet-era land

A Pandemic Treaty to Save the Succulents?

Dudleya, a North American genus of small succulent plants, sometimes called live-forevers, are being ripped from their habitat and smuggled out of the country for

EU’s 27 Shades of Green

The European Union is determined to turn Europe into the first climate neutral and carbon neutral continent by 2050 as announced by Ursula von der

China’s Great Game

In the mid-nineteenth to mid-twentieth century, foreign powers asserted their will over China during what is known as the “century of humiliation.”[1] Famines, pandemics, mass