February 12, 2016 / PRI's The World
Rhitu Chatterjee
Childhood obesity is on the rise in Brazil. But thousands of school gardens around the country are trying to change children's eating habits by helping to build a connection to fresh food.
February 10, 2016 / PRI's The World
Rhitu Chatterjee
A 2009 law requires Brazilian cities to buy at least 30 percent of ingredients for meals in public schools from family farmers. The law has helped poor farmers and improved the quality of meals.
January 20, 2016 / PRI's The World
Jeanne Carstensen
Dr. Zoi Livaditou is a Lesbos native. She has worked as an emergency medicine doctor in war zones in places like Afghanistan, Gaza and Haiti. Now crisis has come to her home.
January 20, 2016 / PRI's The World
Ari Daniel
Scientists in Greenland are using cutting edge technology to track tiny changes to predict what a warmer future might hold for the island's giant ice pack and the rest of the world.
January 20, 2016 / PRI's The World
Ari Daniel
A few of Greenland's biggest glaciers began melting a decade ago. And scientists are trying to puzzle out a mystery story with big consequences for the future of the island's fast-melting ice sheet.
January 1, 2016 / PRI's The World
Ana P. Santos, Veejay Villafranca
In 2007, the HIV rate among drug users in Cebu was 0.4 percent. By 2013, more than 50 percent of injecting drug users tested positive.
December 1, 2015 / PRI's The World
Jae Lee
One in five children in sub-Saharan Africa die before their fifth birthday and 10 percent of all sub-Saharan Africans are disabled. What are the causes?
November 30, 2015 / PRI's The World
Ari Daniel
Iceland is—geologically speaking—a crazy place. The local language includes a specific word to describe the phenomenon for a volcano detonating beneath a glacier and triggering a flash flood.
November 3, 2015 / PRI's The World
Jeanne Carstensen
There’s no more room to bury the dead. Sypros Galinos, mayor of the Greek island of Lesbos, announced that the area in the main cemetery reserved for refugees who have drowned at sea is full.
October 30, 2015 / PRI's The World
Jeanne Carstensen
Refugees, aid groups, and Greek authorities and locals are all under more strain on Lesbos as the death count mounts.
October 25, 2015 / PRI's The World
Misha Friedman
Photographer Misha Friedman talks about Ukraine's first female police officers.
October 22, 2015 / PRI's The World
Jeanne Carstensen
In Skala Sykaminia on the Greek island of Lesbos, the villagers greeting thousands of refugees are themselves descendants of refugees from the 1922 “Asia Minor Catastrophe.”
October 22, 2015 / PRI's The World
Jeanne Carstensen
Correspondent Jeanne Carstensen speaks with Iraqi and Afghani refugees from previous generations who have traveled to Greece to help today's refugees.

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