Publications

BBC

The Remote Arctic Town That Is Melting Away

As the Arctic loses ice at dramatic rates, people in Qaanaaq, the northernmost town in Greenland, are finding their homes, livelihoods, customs, and very survival at risk.

The World's Most Common Contraception Has a Dark Past

In India, many women have died getting sterilized—but it remains the most widespread contraceptive method both there and in the rest of the world. Why is it so popular, and what are the drawbacks?

The Country That Brought a Sea Back to Life

The Aral Sea is bringing new wealth to fishing villages in Kazakhstan, but their neighbours on the opposite shore in Uzbekistan are suffering a very different fate.

Death of the Nile

The Nile serves as a lifeline to millions of people across East Africa and Egypt but is under threat from population growth, pollution and climate change.

Sri Lanka: The Country that Supplies Eyes

There is a worldwide shortage of corneas for transplant operations. However one country is doing its best to satisfy demand without seeking any reward—at least in this life.

Syria's Next Generation

To combat the values of groups like IS and a regime that doesn't represent them, a group of young Syrians tries to pass its values of non-violence, pluralism and hope to Syrian children.

Iraq's Refugees Stuck in Jordan Aid Limbo

Jordan hosts 29,000 Iraqi refugees, new and old. As media attention shifts to the huge Syrian influx, Iraqis spend months or years limbo, struggling to get by without assistance.