Government insider Qu Geping spent 30 years paving the way for a green movement—establishing laws to regulate pollution and enabling ordinary Chinese to participate in environmental planning.
Chinese activist Ma Jun uses transparency and mapping tools to fight his country's industrial polluters.
Climate change activist Ma Jun is successfully fighting factory pollution in China, but should the U.S. pay for the cleanup?
Dying To Breathe published by new magazine app Initium Media in Hong Kong.
In Beijing a tiny NGO is taking on global corporations and harnessing people power in a campaign to clean up polluting factories in China.
How does the government of South Korea tackle the country's food wastage problem? In Seoul, separation of food waste is required and noncompliance carries financial penalties.
In Costa Rica a Bribri community is cultivating a recycling initiative to protect their fragile tropical ecosystem from what they believe are the damaging effects of climate change.
When oil was discovered off the Ghanaian coast in 2007, many citizens thought this would translate into significant economic development. Development has come slower than expected.
Tens of thousands of Luanda’s urban poor now reside in solid homes outside the city. Can this be called progress?
In Indonesia—and around the world—the use of mercury in small-scale gold mining has tragic health consequences.
Indigenous people in Costa Rica and Panama face a grave danger to their culture, traditions and well-being: non-indigenous peoples are coming in and illegally deforesting their land.
An abundance of evidence points to mercury use in Indonesian gold fields as the cause of birth defects and other clusters of "uncommon diseases."
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JOSEPH PULITZER III (1913-1993)