January 30, 2014 / PRI's The World
Joanne Silberner
Starvation four decades ago in Cambodia and 70 years ago in the Netherlands appear to have long-term health consequences.
September 4, 2013 / PRI's The World
Joanne Silberner
As people in the developing world live longer, eat more and exercise less, high blood pressure is on the rise. What does that mean to a country like Cambodia?
September 3, 2013 / PRI's The World
Beenish Ahmed
When one college student decided to bridge the stark divide of Pakistani classrooms by creating a school for low-income kids, he did not anticipate such skepticism.
September 28, 2012 / PRI's The World
Dan Grossman
The farmers of Nueva Esperanza, on the outskirts of Lima, Peru, are growing crops in the desert by using giant mesh nets to harvest droplets of water from fog.
September 28, 2012 / PRI's The World
Dan Grossman
The world’s glaciers are melting, but almost nothing is being done to slow the warming that is causing the problem. In some parts of the world, people are taking matters into their own hands.
May 15, 2012 / PRI's The World
Dan Grossman
Mongolia has warmed roughly four degrees Fahrenheit—more than almost anywhere else on Earth. The resulting erratic weather threatens the nomadic, pastoral lifestyle of half of Mongolia's population.
March 20, 2012 / PRI's The World
Jina Moore
Pulitzer Center grantee Mae Azango has gone into hiding after receiving threats related to a story she wrote on female circumcision—a taboo subject in Liberia.
March 7, 2012 / PRI's The World
Dan Grossman
Dust storms that have blown across Korea with rising intensity have prompted activists to plant "living windbreaks" of salt cedars and Siberian elms in southern Gobi desert.
Tuareg militiamen encounter one of their nomadic kinsmen.
September 13, 2011 / PRI's The World
Peter Gwin
Peter Gwin told PRI's The World that Tuaregs aren’t helping Muammar Qaddafi hide; only a few fought for the dictator against Libyan rebels, yet the fall of Qaddafi is forcing them to flee.
August 11, 2011 / PRI's The World
Anna Badkhen
Afghans living in rural villages are unaware of many newsworthy events--like the death of Osama Bin Laden--because they do not have access to a television or computer.
June 7, 2011 / PRI's The World
Anna Badkhen
Anna Badkhen discusses the recent Taliban takeover of several villages in Afghanistan's Balkh Province.
May 31, 2011 / PRI's The World
Rebecca Hamilton
Rebecca Hamilton recounts the harrowing tales of refugees who fled Abyei after the attack by northern Sudanese troops.
Image by Daniel Grossman. Ecuador, 2011.
March 17, 2011 / PRI's The World
Dan Grossman
The rise of commercial hunting in Ecuador is disrupting the balance of the Ecuadorian ecosystem.