May 5, 2015 / Yale Environment 360
Chris Kraul
A Chinese businessman wants to build a $50 billion interoceanic canal in Nicaragua. But critics are concerned the project could ruin the environment and spoil Lake Nicaragua, a drinking water source.
May 5, 2015 / Thomson Reuters Foundation
Cameron Conaway
The Ganges River—Ganga in Hindi—begins over 3,000 meters above sea level on the Indian side of the snow-capped Himalayan mountains, but for many its story begins in the matted hair of Lord Shiva.
May 5, 2015 / Politico Magazine
Jonathan M. Katz, Allison Shelley
There’s no country that more clearly illustrates the confusing nexus of Hillary Clinton’s State Department and Bill Clinton’s foundation than Haiti—America’s poorest neighbor.
April 2, 2015 / Moment, Slate
Yigal Schleifer
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Islamist Party are more powerful than ever. Is the nation’s democracy under siege?
April 2, 2015 / Virginia Quarterly Review
Erik Vance, Dominic Bracco II
Two forces threaten the sustainability of sharks—fishermen in developing countries like Mexico and consumers in China. Both seem unstoppable but both will have to change if sharks are to survive.
April 2, 2015 / The Atlantic's Citylab
Matthew Niederhauser
In a megacity desperate for better planning, activists are calling for a more sustainable future for the Mumbai Port.
March 30, 2015
Tom Hundley, Matt Black, Michael Scott Moore, David Rochkind, Jens Erik Gould
What gave rise to Mexico's culture of extreme violence?
March 29, 2015 / Medium
Jeneen Interlandi
Before you can talk about anything here — the recent election, the recent court case — you need to talk about what happened in 2011.
March 28, 2015 / Politico
Michael Scott Moore
To ransom or not? In the US/European debate Pulitzer Center grantee Michael Scott Moore speaks from experience. The German-American freelancer spent 32 months as a captive of Somali pirates.
March 27, 2015 / Foreign Policy
Michael Edison Hayden, Sami Siva
Heroin abuse is rampant in the Indian state of Punjab, and a generation of young, male addicts has nowhere to turn for help.
March 27, 2015 / Medium
Jeneen Interlandi
The barriers separating the Roma residents of Keleti from the city that surrounds them are not physical. They are barriers of absence: absence of education, absence of gainful employment.
March 27, 2015 / Medium
Jeneen Interlandi
This story started over coffee, late last spring, somewhere between SoHo and the Bowery, where I was catching up with my friend and fellow Nieman alum Karim Ben Khelifa.
March 24, 2015 / Yale Environment 360
Dan Grossman
For two towns in northern India, melting glaciers have had very different impacts—one town has benefited from flowing streams and bountiful harvests, but the other's water supply has dried up.

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