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.

Image by Saul Elbein. Cambodia, 2014.
December 16, 2015 by Saul Elbein

As illegal resource extraction spreads, the journalists who report on it often pay with their lives.

November 13, 2015 by Fred de Sam Lazaro, Shi Lihong

In Beijing a tiny NGO is taking on global corporations and harnessing people power in a campaign to clean up polluting factories in China.

Image by Alex MacLean. Netherlands, 2015.
November 6, 2015 by Dan Grossman, Alex MacLean

Northern Europe can teach important lessons about how to help slow, and to prepare for, global warming. We report on the relatively low carbon foot print of northern Europe and sea-level-rise plans.

Image by Lisa Palmer. India, 2015.
October 13, 2015 by Lisa Palmer

What does it take to reconcile the threat of global environmental change with the need to feed a growing population?

Image by Diana Crandall. Costa Rica, 2015.
October 7, 2015 by Rebecca Gibian, Diana Crandall

In the mountains of Costa Rica, the indigenous Bribri struggle to maintain their culture as an influx of technology transforms their community.

Image by Eli Kintisch. Russia, 2015.
August 13, 2015 by Eli Kintisch

The arctic is warming twice as fast as the rest of the planet. This project explores how the soil in arctic regions explains past climate change, and how its forests may portend a challenging future.

Image by Justin Catanoso. Italy, 2015.
August 11, 2015 by Justin Catanoso

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?

July 2, 2015 by Katie Orlinsky, Julia O'Malley

A look at how climate change is challenging Native communities across rural Alaska where hunting, fishing and foraging for food anchors cultures and economies.

June 11, 2015 by Zach Hollo

For slum communities in Visakhapatnam, a city on India's southeast coast, Cyclone Hudhud brought not only thrashing winds and torrential rain, but also lingering debt to private moneylenders.

Image by Daniel Grossman.
May 13, 2015 by Dan Grossman

Why do many species of Amazon birds live at very specific elevations? A biologist comes up with a novel theory about how global warming might upset the natural order.

Image by Kenneth R. Weiss. Kiribati, 2014.
February 22, 2015 by Kenneth R. Weiss

As the low-lying island nation of Kiribati edges closer to a climate change end game, what will happen to its people, its territory, its sovereignty?