Residents of Nicaraguan villages along a proposed canal route fight for preservation, compensation, and recognition of the lives and homes that they've established over decades.
The heavily polluted Ganges in India needs a clean-up operation, but activists must honor the river’s spiritual significance to succeed where others have failed.
Over the last two centuries, promoters from Napoleon III to Howard Hughes have put forth some 70 proposals to build an interoceanic canal in Nicaragua. And now the timing may be right.
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.
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.
Photojournalist Dominic Bracco II talks about the difficulties in gaining access to the lives of commercial shark fishermen on the Mexican Pacific coast.
One year into his tenure, India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi shifts his Ganges River rhetoric from "he" to "we."
Photographer Dominic Bracco II documents the lives of commercial shark fishermen off the Pacific coast of Mexico.
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.
Fully embeddable visualization considers past, present and future of one of the world's most deadly infectious diseases.
When a cholera epidemic hit New York City in 1832, it was as frightening and misunderstood as Ebola is today.
A deal between a Chinese hydro company and Cambodian power brokers has put the Areng Valley at risk. Can villagers and activists save it?
"We will illuminate dark places and, with a deep sense of responsibility, interpret these troubled times."
JOSEPH PULITZER III (1913-1993)