Documentary filmmaker Kaori Brand reflects on the experience of recording the recovery efforts of the fishing communities hit by the March 2011 tsunami.
On the eve of the third anniversary of the March 2011 triple disaster, the senior adviser to Tokyo Electric Power Company says controlled release into the sea is much safer than keeping contaminated water on-site.
The Ministry of the Environment of Japan and UNU collaborate to produce a video documentary about the decontamination efforts in areas affected by radiation from the Fukushima nuclear accident.
Johan Galtung, a prodigious academic and key founder of the discipline of peace and conflict studies, shares his thoughts on peaceful solutions to today’s enduring conflicts.
Peacekeeping scholar Peter Nadin examines what is required for the new UN mission in the Central African Republic to make headway in resolving the country’s violent conflict.
The world’s recent riots are rooted in common, regressive economic forces playing out across the planet, but those forces themselves are symptomatic of a deeper, protracted process of global system failure as we transition from the old industrial era of dirty fossil fuels.
To mark World Wildlife Day, we bring you the Guardian’s pick of this week’s images from the natural world — from ‘Rabbit island’ to the Hollywood cougar and early spring sightings.
In a photo essay, a UNU fellow illustrates why this reindeer and fishing-reliant indigenous community is developing a climate adaptation plan.