In an effort to make the Iceland's geothermal energy even greener, scientists work on technique to capture and convert carbon to basalt—if successful, the strategy could popularize far beyond the volcanic island.
Photographer George Steinmetz documents the consequences of climate change from a different perspective in a new short film, "Losing Earth: From the Air."
Nongovernmental organizations and independent volunteers fill a void for migrants.
The Brexit debacle shows us we are in an age of irresponsibility.
Biomass energy is inadvertently making the climate crisis worse.
In Greece, refugee boys and young men must navigate meager services, high risks, and slim hopes.
The Swedish Navy brass responded well to #MeToo. But real change came from the ranks.
The Swedish Military had a #MeToo problem. They decided to do something about it.
Part two of Dinna Louise C. Dayao's reporting on how to keep children safe on roads.
Grantee Dinna Louise C. Dayao reports on how easily implemented changes to road safety can save lives around the world.
Countries around the world are making it easier to choose the time and manner of your death. But doctors in the world’s euthanasia capital are starting to worry about the consequences.
Indira Lakshmanan was a guest host on 1A where she discussed the UK Parliment rejected plan for Brexit.
In the Caucasus mountains, members of the most scattered people in the world—the Circassians—are starting to come home following a decade of concerted online activism.
The death of Jamal Khashoggi shocked the world—but he was far from the first Saudi dissident to be targeted abroad, and he is by no means the last.
Since January 2016, there have been more than 3,000 unaccompanied minors in Greece every month. Without families to protect them, they are subject to exploitation and abuse.
Sweden’s first gender-neutral class of conscripts reports for duty in the wake of their military’s #MeToo movement, #givaktochbitihop , which translates loosely to “stand at attention and bite the bullet.”
Permafrost in Greenland is melting rapidly. The soil is collapsing and affecting the infrastructure and ecosystem.
Twenty years on from the Good Friday Agreement, women are once again holding Northern Irish society together through community and outreach programs, all while continuing to deal with lack of sufficient funding to prevent a backslide into the conflict and sectarianism of The Troubles.
As economic migrants and refugees continue their march towards Europe, Spain has replaced Italy as the main entry point to the EU. Malcolm Brabant examines the dynamics on both sides of the Straits of Gibraltar.
Assisted dying and euthanasia are part of a new approach to death that emphasises the individual's right to call time on suffering. The effects of this shift on wider society will be immense.
Bosnia has been struggling with a rise in violence against journalists. How does it feel to be investigative reporter in such a divided country?
These are trying times for diplomats hoping to make the world safe from nuclear weapons. Heading off a new arms race will require all their skill and, quite possibly, luck.
In October 2017, the most famous investigative journalist on the island of Malta, Daphne Caruana Galizia, was murdered by a car bomb while driving home from work. Why?
In The Ballymurphy Precedent, Collum Macrae probes the killings of 10 unarmed Catholics, including a priest and a mother of eight, in the West Belfast housing estate of Ballymurphy in August, 1971.
Meet journalist Anna Filipova, who is examining how melting permafrost in the northernmost village in Greenland affects the residents' lives.
Multimedia journalist Larry C. Price traveled around the world to report on air pollution: specifically, PM2.5. What is it, and how does it manifest across the globe?
Eli Kintisch wrote and produced THAW, a documentary series that tells the story of a journey to the Arctic ocean in the dead of winter, revealing a radically changing ecosystem with global implications.
Journalist and U.S. Marine Corps veteran Teresa Fazio speaks about her reporting on gender equality in Sweden's military.
The truth about Hungary: How a country that used to be a poster child for a successful transition to democracy collapsed into a new kind of authoritarianism.
Threshold is a public radio show and podcast tackling one pressing environmental issue each season. The show aims to be a home for nuanced journalism about human relationships with the natural world.
A frigid current, a heroic expedition, and air turning into rock. Meet science journalist Ari Daniel and hear about his 2018 reporting trip to Iceland.
Nigeria, Russia, and Florida have each had difficulty mounting a strong response to HIV/AIDS, at a time when neighboring countries or states have made progress in bringing their epidemics to an end.
Journalist Sean Lyngaas discusses the challenges of reporting on a sensitive and complex subject such as nuclear cybersecurity. He also highlights techniques for bringing the subject to life.
Journalist Alice Su speaks about her 2017 project on religion among resettled refugees in Germany, a country that has accepted more asylum seekers than any other European country.
Marc Herman discusses his reporting on the straits of Gibraltar: borderland between two continents seemingly separated by sea: Europe and Africa.
How did a little village in Albania come be known as Europe's unofficial marijuana capital? Nate Tabak discusses his project about Lazarat, and the rise and fall of its marijuana business.
Grantee Callum Macrae was nominated for an award at BAFTA's Virgin Media British Academy Television Awards for his reporting on the Ballymurphy massacre.
Louie Palu received four awards in three contests for his Pulitzer-supported project 'New Cold War.'
Panelists explore living, dying, grief— and why talking about death is good for our health.
Nathaniel Rich discusses “Losing Earth,” human inertia, and storytelling as “a moral act” in an interview with Nieman Storyboard.
Callum Macrae's new film The Ballymurphy Precedent probes the killings of 10 unarmed Catholics in the West Belfast housing estate of Ballymurphy in August, 1971.
This week: accounts from fathers and sons affected by the conflict in Yemen, threats to Hungary's democracy, and Israel's new policy forcing migrants to take desperate measures.
Here you will find reading comprehension tools, activities and other resources to bring "Losing Earth," The New York Times Magazine's special issue on climate change, into the classroom and beyond.
"Finding Home" has been nominated in the Outstanding New Approaches: Documentary category for the 2018 News & Documentary Emmy Awards.
Diana Markosian discusses her recent project photographing young refugees learning to swim.
This week: making local-global connections with international news stories, joining a pedagogy workshop on teaching conflict, and practicing slow journalism in New York City.
Lynsey Addario, Aryn Baker, and Francesca Trianni's project "Finding Home" has won two Edward R. Murrow Awards for Excellence in Social Media and Excellence in Innovation.
This week: exploring the changing Arctic ecosystem, reflecting on how youth and the media can support the movement against gun violence, and screening a student documentary on identity.
Students evaluate the status of freedom in Turkey using Freedom House criteria, and consider how freedom may be defined at home and around the world.
Reading comprehension tools, activities and other resources to bring "Losing Earth," The New York Times Magazine's special issue on climate change, into the classroom and beyond.
In this printable PDF, you will find text summaries, discussion and comprehension questions, and other useful materials for students and teachers navigating "Losing Earth."
Guide your students in creative, expository, and persuasive writing, class debates, and science communications exercises designed for any subject area.
Activities encouraging students to create and evaluate visual representations of climate change in order to interpret and share environmental knowledge effectively.
What could you and your students do to fight climate change? This resource outlines letter-writing campaigns, research projects and school-wide event ideas for students.
Find all the context you need to teach "Losing Earth," including historical timelines and original transcripts from Senate hearings on climate change.
Want a journalist to speak with your class about their environmental reporting? Our grantees have expertise ranging from ocean health to pollution. Learn more about how to schedule a free visit.
Students explore ideas of “home” in connection to refugees worldwide and homelessness locally by analyzing images and text from Finding Home and creating their own photo stories that reflect their...
Students will learn about how climate change impacts the Arctic Ocean. They will also explore how scientific information is communicated to the public.
In celebration of Women's History Month, we've compiled our top five lesson plans that feature reporting on women's rights and the ways women are fighting for them.
Students explore how their image of the word "home" compares with how three Syrian women imagine their future homes through close analysis of the multimedia project "Finding Home" from TIME Magazine.