The first in a series of reports on a massive program of Chinese investment that is reshaping Africa.
For the past 20 months, the Congo Research Group has documented the vast and eclectic business portfolio of Joseph Kabila, the president of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and his family.
Explore the bus and trolley lines on both sides of the US-Mexico border.
This interactive piece showcases Sim Chi Yin's four-year project Dying To Breathe in its different forms: short film, photo slideshow, text, video, open letter, and radio.
A struggling country's past and future are shaped by Alcoa and its aluminum. Alcoa's dam electrified the South American country of Suriname even as it drowned a jungle.
As Alcoa prepares to leave Suriname, residents wonder how and if they'll follow through on promises to repair thousands of acres of mined land.
A once thriving mining community rebuilds as the pullout of Pittsburgh's Alcoa sinks in.
The fabric industry in Catawba County, North Carolina, was decimated by offshoring. Now it’s making a high-tech comeback, albeit with fewer employees.
The rise of fabric and textile manufacturing brought jobs to Indonesia’s West Java province. It also brought abject pollution to the Citarum River.
The lucrative and polluting leather industry fled Gloversville, New York, for foreign shores when regulations set in, but its echoes are everywhere.
Leather processing is big business in Bangladesh, India, and other parts of the developing world, where regulations are lax and poisons run freely.
This investigation combines print, photo, a mini documentary and a searchable dataset to explain never-before-seen data regarding mine closure certificates and financial provisions for rehabilitation.
This flexible curriculum allows any educator to use the rich concepts and resources in the "Everyday Africa" project both in and out of the classroom.
Check out our RebelMouse page to see tweets from Paul Salopek, educators and students. Add your voice with #edenwalk.
This lesson plan has been designed for elementary school students. The recommended timeframe is 1-3 classes.
We can now envision a post-AIDS world, but marginalized communities are still being left behind. In the global fight against AIDS, business as usual will not end the epidemic.
Explore Russia's nearly 300 single industry monotowns with a new interactive map.
America has waged war on cancer for more than 40 years, but in developing countries the fight has barely begun.