January 28, 2015 / National Geographic
Amy Maxmen
How poverty, density, and fragmentation in Sierra Leone's capital city fueled the spread of the deadly Ebola virus.
January 26, 2015 / Untold Stories
Jessie Li
At the Guangzhou School for the Blind, the principal is seeking more diverse job training.
January 25, 2015 / Al Jazeera America
Sim Chi Yin, Ian Johnson
Former bomb shelters and dank basements are now home to hundreds of thousands of rural migrants seeking to forge a new life in China's booming capital.
January 5, 2015 / ChinaFile
Leah Thompson, Yunfan Sun
Looking beyond Bishan Project, this map illustrates 50 "back-to-the-land" efforts across China.
January 5, 2015 / Al Jazeera America
Amy Maxmen
A 17-year-old cares for Ebola orphans in Sierra Leone.
January 5, 2015 / Untold Stories
Jessie Li
The largest special education school in China contains state-of-the-art facilities, and many of its students have won national awards. Yet beneath its shiny infrastructure lies an uncertain future.
January 4, 2015 / The Ecologist
Dimiter Kenarov
In 1976 it looked like a good idea: divert the waters of the Danube into a salt-water lagoon on Ukraine's Black Sea coast. But the result has been a human and environmental disaster on an epic scale.
January 4, 2015 / Untold Stories
Jennifer Gonzalez, Luke Nozicka
In the mountainous regions of the Dominican Republic teen pregnancy is everywhere and mothers’ partners are commonly older.
January 4, 2015 / Untold Stories
Katie Mathieson
The most controversial conservationists on the continent, Doug and Kristine Tompkins, have dedicated their lives and capital to write the future for Patagonia, but their changes are not welcome.
January 3, 2015 / VICE News
Brian Castner, Cheryl Hatch
Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf had lifted the months-long curfew, for just one night. A night of celebration and prayer ensued.
January 2, 2015 / NPR
Joanna Kakissis
For many Syrians, Russia was a second motherland, thanks to longtime ties between Damascus and Moscow. But since the Syrian war began, Syrians have discovered Russia is a trap.
December 30, 2014 / The Washington Post
Nick Miroff, Gabe Silverman
The palm oil industry has been a boon to Colombia’s economy but the industry has benefited from the violence surrounding the country’s longstanding civil war.
December 30, 2014 / Nature
Amy Maxmen
Sierra Leone is handing out malaria drugs because malaria looks like Ebola at first—but the drugs' side effects may thwart the effort.

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