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.
October 29, 2015 /
The charismatic Kurdish politician Selahattin Demirtaş holds the key to whether Turks and Kurds can live in peace.
October 22, 2015 /
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 /
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 /
From solar powered irrigation to handheld crop sensors, climate-smart villages are springing up across Gujarat, Haryana, Punjab and other states.
September 30, 2015
The Ganges is dying under the weight of modern India.
September 23, 2015 /
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 /
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.