Ben Taub appeared on NPR's On Point to discuss the relationship between the migrant crisis and the African slave trade.
Global warming is heating up the planet. One solution is to replace fossil fuels with renewable energy. But low-carbon energy can sometimes create its own problems.
France is the first country to have a national plan to combat tick-borne diseases. What can we learn from their experience?
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Negotiators in Morocco are ironing out the details of the Paris climate agreement—and they're coming to grips with what a Trump presidency might mean for it.
Pulitzer Center grantee Jason Motlagh speaks with WBUR's Sacha Pfeiffer about his reporting in the Darien Gap.
Some of the 50,000 people attending the Paris climate conference arrive at their meetings by an environmentally-friendly car sharing service called Autolib that started up in city four years ago.
The French are concerned that global warming could cut the harvest of some of the foods that make French cooking famous.
Katherine Zoepf discusses her reporting on Saudi Arabian "Shopgirls" with Here & Now’s Meghna Chakrabarti.
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Makuleke, a village of small mud-walled houses with tin roofs in South Africa's Limpopo province, is a dry place in a dry land. Rainfall there, near the country's border with Zimbabwe, is low by most standards; about the same as rainfall in Montana.
Philemon Makamu, a farmer in Makuleke, gestures toward a garden planted in corn, pumpkin, watermelon and peanuts. His friend Reckson Josini squats to the ground to grasp a corn stalk gingerly in his hands. "You can see how it suffers," say Makamu.