May 25, 2016 by Larry C. Price, Richard Paddock

Pollution sickens and kills millions of people worldwide each year. This project explores the most toxic places with a focus on causes, consequences and possible solutions.

May 24, 2016 / National Geographic by Richard Paddock, Larry C. Price

Mercury waste from small-scale gold mining contaminates air, water and food to sicken and kill. In a series on global pollution, we look at mercury's deadly toll, especially on the young.

May 17, 2016 / Untold Stories by Judith D. Schwartz

Glimpses of life in rural Zimbabwe: Managing cattle to restore land is improving conditions for remote villages and enhancing habitat for wildlife—including iconic antelope.

May 17, 2016 / ChinaFile by Sharron Lovell

A short explainer on China's water crisis. Factors including climate change, pollution, urbanization and energy demands have led to a severe water crisis in China.

April 25, 2016 / Pacific Standard by Judith D. Schwartz

Inside a seven-year effort to restore a landscape beset by desertification and drought.

Landslides devastated Kodari, Nepal.
April 24, 2016 / Nature by Jane Qiu

A year after a devastating earthquake triggered killer avalanches and rock falls in Nepal, scientists are wiring up mountainsides to forecasts hazards.

March 11, 2016 / Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Magazine by Ann Schraufnagel

Studies report that many Indians choose to defecate in the open rather than use accessible toilets. Why is this?

March 3, 2016 / National Geographic by Jacob Kushner

In Haiti and the Dominican Republic, two lakes are flooding farmland, swallowing communities and leading to deforestation.

March 1, 2016 / Food & Environment Reporting Network by Judith D. Schwartz

Journalist Judith Schwartz talks about animal tracking and how it heals earth's soil.

March 1, 2016 / Heritage Radio Network by Judith D. Schwartz

Judith D. Schwartz talks to Chad Pagano about her story for Discover Magazine about animal tracking.

February 15, 2016 / Global Health NOW by Ann Schraufnagel

Open defecation has huge public health and economic consequences in India. How can toilets in schools help solve this problem?

February 12, 2016 / Untold Stories by Sharron Lovell

Like so many of Mao’s pronouncements, it sounded simple. “The South has a lot of water; the North lacks water. So if it can be done, borrowing a little water and bringing it up might do the trick.”