Ann Schraufnagel, our Global Health Reporting fellow from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, discusses India's urgent need to fix its plumbing.
The infamously polluted Ganges River supports a staggering 10 percent the world's population. If it continues to die so too may the hopes and dreams of modern India.
The 2015 Nepal earthquakes threatened to exacerbate the ongoing struggle with waterborne diseases by damaging already fragile sewer systems that leak pathogens into the water supply.
Aid workers have not been able to reach some of the remote parts of Nepal. So it's up to the villagers to rebuild their homes and their lives. And the clock is ticking as monsoon season nears.
The Indian government's push to improve sanitation is ambitious and well-intentioned, but does little to help the most marginalized groups in Indian society.
Six hundred million Indians defecate outside every day. What does this mean for Indian society and what will it take to change this practice?
Tim Johnson talks to KPCC, Southern California public radio, about his reporting on Nicaragua's transoceanic canal.
Cambodia's Areng Valley and its inhabitants lie in the proposed path of a colossal dam. National Geographic reporter Rachel Link interviews Kalyanee Mam about her film, Fight for Areng Valley....
A young girl in Indonesia lives with the effects of an "uncommon disease"—mercury intoxication from gold mining pollution near her home.
Filmmakers Kalyanee Mam and Gary Marcuse speak about their films "Fight for Areng Valley" and "Searching for Sacred Mountain" on LinkTV's Earth Focus.
The flood that swept through the Indian state of Uttarakhand two years ago killed thousands of people. Now researchers are saying that melting glaciers and shifting storm tracks played a major role.
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.
"We will illuminate dark places and, with a deep sense of responsibility, interpret these troubled times."
JOSEPH PULITZER III (1913-1993)