October 11, 2016
What happens when you send 20 University of Michigan students into Brazilian prisons to facilitate theater workshops? Join the Prison Creative Arts Project as they travel to Rio de Janiero, Brazil.
August 21, 2016 /
As fans cheered on Team Refugee in Rio, thousands of refugees from Afghanistan, Pakistan and elsewhere suffered epidemics of scabies and dysentery in derelict Olympic stadiums in Athens.
June 13, 2016 /
Yale Environment 360
A steel structure in the Amazon, taller than the Eiffel Tower, will soon begin monitoring the atmosphere above the world’s largest tropical forest.
June 13, 2016 /
Philip Fearnside, a biologist who studies the relationship between human activities, such as agriculture, and the protection of tropical forests, says that soy production threatens the Amazon forest.
May 30, 2016
2016 fellows report on a range of complex issues from around the world—from global health and perceptions of identity to environmental degradation and innovation.
May 8, 2016 /
Ambitious experiment will test whether rising CO2 will boost the tropical carbon sink.
April 22, 2016
PRI reporter Rhitu Chatterjee's project on school lunches in Brazil was translated into Portuguese by Brazil's Department of Education.
April 21, 2016
Journalist Rhitu Chatterjee discusses her reporting on the school meal programs in Brazil and India.
February 16, 2016
Free lunch for 42 million.
February 12, 2016 /
PRI's The World
Childhood obesity is on the rise in Brazil. But thousands of school gardens around the country are trying to change children's eating habits by helping to build a connection to fresh food.