If present trends continue, around 70% of humanity will live in cities by 2050, even though life in them can be hard and expensive. Rural areas meanwhile are emptying out. In Argentina, a new movement is now trying to bring the city to villages.
German doctor Hubertus von Blumenthal has been working in the UK for nearly 30 years. But the impending Brexit is making him increasingly anxious, and like many of his EU colleagues he's now thinking of moving away.
Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz and Bavaria's premier, Markus Söder, supported closing the EU's "external border." Söder said a failure to find a solution to migration would be "a problem for democracy" in Europe.
The Himalayan Gaddi community of pastoralists has long lived from the land. But with rising temperatures pushing them higher up into mountains in search of grazing pastures, their way of life is under threat.
Home to the largest concentration of Chinese residents in Europe, two mountain villages have become the unlikely setting of an integration experiment. Giulia Saudelli and Matteo Civillini report from northern Italy.
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