January 6, 2016 /
As young adult men leave for foreign employment opportunities, how is a Nepali village transforming? And how is the absence of young adult men affecting those who are left behind?
December 9, 2015 /
Ecologist Sergey Zimov has created Pleistocene Park, a 14,000-hectare experiment testing whether hairy beasts can bring back ancient grasslands and prevent carbon-rich permafrost from thawing.
December 6, 2015 /
A father-son team in Siberia wants to bring millions of animals to the tundra to preserve the permafrost, which has more than a trillion tons of carbon frozen in the soil.
December 3, 2015 /
The New York Review of Books
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is a skillful political operator who guided his AK Party to victory in the recent elections. But at what cost to his country's fragile social fabric?
November 20, 2015
Ongoing U.S.-Russia tensions around Ukraine have spilled over into the nuclear weapons realm, putting at risk decades of post-Cold War effort to foster nuclear predictability, stability, and safety.
November 12, 2015 /
Paul Salopek brings PBS Newshour along on his "Out of Eden" journey along the ethnic fault lines of the southern Caucasus.
November 12, 2015 /
Paul Salopek makes a stop at one of the most important human migration sites outside of Africa. He is joined by PBS Newshour's Hari Sreenivasan.
November 10, 2015 /
NGO EarthRights files complaint against IFC on behalf of local communities affected by project which received a $450m loan from the World Bank's private sector arm; the IFC claims immunity.
November 4, 2015
Selahattin Demirtas guided his party to 59 seats in the Turkish general election of Nov. 1. He must now defend its peaceful message against the possibility of civil war.
October 30, 2015 /
Native people in Alaska and Russia store their whale meat and other traditional foods in permafrost. Their underground freezers are thawing, causing food problems.