May 24, 2016 / Mongabay by Justin Catanoso

The UN is revitalizing a program that gives wealthy nations carbon credits for investing in emission-reducing projects in developing nations; human rights protections are not yet part of the plan.

May 21, 2016 / Mongabay by Justin Catanoso

UN negotiators are meeting in Germany to formulate plans to meet the goals set by the Paris Agreement on climate, but many see political will as weak and response as slow.

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.

Courtesy Daniel Grossman
May 8, 2016 / Science Magazine by Dan Grossman

Ambitious experiment will test whether rising CO2 will boost the tropical carbon sink.

Eavesdropping on landslides
April 28, 2016 / Nature by Jane Qiu

Grantee Jane Qiu speaks to Nature’s Adam Levy about how the effects of last year's earthquake in Nepal could be felt for years or even decades.

Debris of the monstrous Langtang avalanche
April 27, 2016 / EGU Blogs by Jane Qiu

Venturing into the landslide-riddled terrains of the Langtang Valley has proved to be more perilous than expected.

Daunting challenge of quake recovery in Langtang
April 27, 2016 / SciDev.Net by Jane Qiu

This photo essay documents how Nepal’s landslide problems have been exacerbated by last year’s earthquake and the daunting challenges this poses to reconstruction, especially in remote mountain...

Tibetan refugees in Nepal, the poorest of the poor, are the most helpless quake survivors.
April 26, 2016 / Thomson Reuters Foundation by Jane Qiu

'Invisible' Tibetan refugees in Nepal struggle to rebuild despite being left out of the government earthquake relief and recovery fund.

April 24, 2016 by Jane Qiu

The legacy of the 2015 Gorkha earthquake in Nepal could last for decades. Scientists begin to understand why the badly shaken landscape is prone to landslides, especially during monsoons.

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.

Courtesy Alex MacLean
April 15, 2016 / Fast Company by Alex MacLean

The average European has about half the carbon footprint of the average American, but that isn't necessarily because the average German is trying to be greener than someone in Montana.

April 14, 2016 / Mongabay by Justin Catanoso

Shark finning, overfishing, an indifferent Belizean government, and coral bleaching are rapidly killing one of the world’s great reefs. And no one is acting.