October 24, 2014 / Untold Stories
Gary Marcuse, Shi Lihong
Waking the Green Tiger, the story of a movement.
October 23, 2014 /
Gary Marcuse, Shi Lihong
The Chinese government and people, confronted with colossal environmental challenges, are turning to cultural traditions that under Communism had long been suppressed.
October 23, 2014 / Untold Stories
Emily Baumgaertner
Martin Palmer, founder of the Alliance of Religions and Conservation (ARC), charts the inter-connectivity between environmentalism and religion in China. Audio of interview with Jon Sawyer.
October 20, 2014
Karim Chrobog, Lynn Hicks, Sharon Schmickle, Rodney White
How wasteful are we when it comes to our food? What is the China doing to feed its hungry and what role is the U.S. playing?
October 19, 2014 / Mother Jones
Kalyanee Mam
A deal between a Chinese hydro company and Cambodian power brokers has put the Areng Valley at risk. Can villagers and activists save it?
October 17, 2014 / Des Moines Register
Lynn Hicks, Rodney White
"Locally grown," can be a hard sell when the Chinese government admits that nearly 20 percent of the nation's soils are polluted.
October 17, 2014 / Des Moines Register
Lynn Hicks, Rodney White
In the wake of scandals involving tainted milk, Chinese officials are pushing for U.S.-size dairy farms with thousands of cows. But consolidation has costs.
October 17, 2014 / Untold Stories
Lynn Hicks, Rodney White
As millions of Chinese migrate to cities for jobs and labor becomes scarce, many smallholder farmers are deciding to rent their land to larger growers or pay others to plant and harvest their crops.
October 16, 2014 / Voice of America
Kalyanee Mam
A short film edited in remembrance of the journalist Taing Try, who was murdered this week, and the environmental issues Cambodia still faces.
October 14, 2014
Katherine Doyle
Journalism professor Bill Freivogel and former fellow Julia Rendleman cap a weekend of spirited discussion by this year's students on global issues.
October 14, 2014 / The Washington Post
Tom Hundley, Ana P. Santos
As it stands, tens of thousands in the Philippines are stuck in difficult or dysfunctional marriages, torn between the teachings of their faith and a humiliating legal limbo.
October 14, 2014 / Des Moines Register
Lynn Hicks, Rodney White
Chinese agriculture, long dominated by lawn-sized plots of land harvested by hand, is rapidly growing larger. These big dreams mean big opportunities for U.S. and Iowa agribusinesses.
October 13, 2014 / Des Moines Register
Lynn Hicks, Rodney White
Corn — not rice or wheat — is the largest crop in China, and the country has a glut of the grain now. But more corn doesn't equal more food security, experts argue.

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