October 28, 2011 /
The world is on the brink of a major population milestone. Fred de Sam Lazaro and Steve Sapienza report on how a growing population is impacting societies across the globe.
October 26, 2011 /
Irrigation and hydroelectric projects along with shrinking glaciers are reducing the flow of the Indus River--and increasing tensions between Pakistan and India.
September 28, 2011 /
Both Brazil and India have seen construction binges and tremendous economic growth in recent years, but contrasting fertility rates and access to contraception might determine their future.
September 12, 2011 /
Like nearly every village in South Asia, Allahpur, in the east Indian state of Bihar, is geographically divided on the lines of caste.
September 12, 2011
Thought by some to be irrelevant in the "new" India, caste still determines access to opportunities and defines Indian society. This project will look at the persistence of caste in this rising...
August 17, 2011 /
Using simple, low-tech methods, Indian public health officials sample sewage in Mumbai, New Delhi and Patna to learn where polioviruses originate and to locate children in need of vaccination.
July 12, 2011 /
The Atlantic, Untold Stories
Indian officials are working to end the transmission of polio within the country, launching extra rounds of immunization in high-risk areas.
July 11, 2011 /
In an effort to vaccinate all children under five, teams of polio eradication health workers visit homes in Firozabad in Uttar Pradesh state. Areas with poor sanitation are considered high-risk.
June 24, 2011 /
Meet the strong-stomached scientists trudging through human excrement to find the small, puzzling group of people who may undo the hard-fought gains of polio eradication.
June 16, 2011 /
Stephanie Sinclair shares the experiences child brides face. She discusses the need for their voices to be heard and the challenges she faced as a journalist who witnessed their struggles and abuse.