October 10, 2012 /
Paul Salopek
Journalist Paul Salopek is preparing to leave on a journey that will take seven years and span 39 countries—and he is doing it all on foot.
May 2, 2016 / Untold Stories
Kit R. Roane
Grantee Kit R. Roane takes a look back at the relationships between U.S. and USSR scientists during the Cold War.
April 30, 2016 / PBS NewsHour
Paul Salopek
Three years ago, journalist Paul Salopek embarked on a decade-long walk around the world, He checks in with the PBS NewsHour to reflect on his journey thus far and what lies ahead.
November 10, 2015 / The Guardian
Matt Kennard, Claire Provost
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.
A graffiti-daubed house in the old walled city, in Diyarbakir, the main city in the Kurdish-majority southeast of Turkey. The graffiti says, 'you will see the strength of the Turk,' as well as exhortations to God, and was left by Turkish soldiers who recently fought running battles with Kurdish nationalists who had declared the walled city an autonomous zone. Image by Christopher de Bellaigue. Turkey, 2015.
November 4, 2015
Christopher de Bellaigue
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 / National Geographic
Eli Kintisch
Native people in Alaska and Russia store their whale meat and other traditional foods in permafrost. Their underground freezers are thawing, causing food problems.
October 29, 2015 / The Guardian
Christopher de Bellaigue
The charismatic Kurdish politician Selahattin Demirtaş holds the key to whether Turks and Kurds can live in peace.
October 22, 2015 / Slideluck Editorial
Spike Johnson
Boys are kidnapped in their early teens, or convinced to join the Tatmadaw (Myanmar Army) and armies of pseudo independent states, with the lure of a small but steady income.
October 14, 2015 / Untold Stories
Austin Davis
Yade and Ela Sönemezo are Hungarian-Turkish-Germans, both of whom are being educated bilingually. Theirs are the faces of German multiculturalism.
October 13, 2015 / The Guardian
Lisa Palmer
From solar powered irrigation to handheld crop sensors, climate-smart villages are springing up across Gujarat, Haryana, Punjab and other states.
September 30, 2015
Tom Hundley, Cameron Conaway
The Ganges is dying under the weight of modern India.
September 23, 2015 / Newsweek
Cameron Conaway
The infamously polluted Ganges River supports a staggering 10 percent the world's population. If it continues to die so too may the hopes and dreams of modern India.
August 28, 2015 / Field Notes
Eli Kintisch
On a skiff in remote Siberia scientists measure bubbles from a river in hopes of understanding how global waterways may be contributing to carbon emissions.