December 13, 2012 /
PBS NewsHour's Hari Sreenivasan sat down with Paul Salopek to discuss his upcoming 21,000-mile, seven-year hike across the globe.
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September 21, 2012 /
The world--and especially the U.S--wants cheap shrimp. For the $1 billion plus shrimping industry in Thailand, satisfying this appetite comes at the expense of workers.
July 18, 2012 /
As Canadian mining companies look to exploit vast swaths of the Panamanian rain forest, local protesters and environmental activists fight back.
April 26, 2012 /
Water and sanitation are at the center of a heated political debate in Liberia. Why are so many still going without?
April 25, 2012 /
Liberian journalist Tecee Boley and NewsHour special correspondent Steve Sapienza on why the after-effects of war and a lack of accountability mean poor access to clean water and sanitation.
April 12, 2012 /
Access to water for the Ivory Coast's rural areas could be an important factor in bringing together a country in conflict.
March 16, 2012 /
Every day, millions of people across West Africa struggle to get access to safe drinking water. In many cases, the greatest obstacle they face is lack of government accountability.
February 16, 2012 /
Tunisia faces economic and social obstacles in its transition to democracy.
December 28, 2011 /
Ug99, a fungal disease known as wheat rust, could destroy 80 percent of all known wheat varieties. Scientists in Kenya's Rift Valley are joining a global fight against it.
December 27, 2011 /
Gold-mining operations in remote regions of the Peruvian Amazon have stirred major environmental and health concerns over mercury contamination in fish, fish-eating wildlife and humans.