Pope Francis' has called for a change in the global economy and how markets work, but not all priests—even in a heavily Catholic country like Peru—are fully on board.
The arctic is warming twice as fast as the rest of the planet. This project will explore how the Siberian soil helps explain past climate change, and how its forests may portend a challenging future.
Arctic wildfires could turn Siberia's boreal forest from a carbon sink to a source of greenhouse gases. The process would hasten the already rapid pace of global warming.
Latin America's first pope derides our "throw-away" culture while offering a stern prescription for environmental protection. Will those who revere him in his native region follow his lead?
Pope Francis' encyclical on global warming gives Peru's farmers ammunition to take on corporate mining interests.
Months after a cyclone thrashed a city in southeast India, those in the slums still struggle to pay off loans taken out to pay for repairs.
Patagonia, Chile, captures a piece of every explorer's heart, but for those who live there life is hard. Conservation has left very few resources available for the local way of life to continue.
Whale hunting in Point Hope, Alaska: "It’s about more than just meat."
After a year of unusually warm weather, a photographic study before and after the spring thaw in Alaskan arctic villages threatened by climate change.
A look at how climate change is challenging Native communities across rural Alaska where hunting, fishing and foraging for food anchors cultures and economies.
With melting Arctic ice, only a short window exists for a traditional seal hunt.
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.
"We will illuminate dark places and, with a deep sense of responsibility, interpret these troubled times."
JOSEPH PULITZER III (1913-1993)