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.
June 13, 2016 /
Simeon Tegel
US-led prohibition has exacted a high toll in Latin America. This project explores the impacts on communities in Bolivia and Paraguay, whose principal cash crops are coca and cannabis respectively.
June 13, 2016 / Yale Environment 360
Dan Grossman
A steel structure in the Amazon, taller than the Eiffel Tower, will soon begin monitoring the atmosphere above the world’s largest tropical forest.
Courtesy Daniel Grossman
June 13, 2016 / The Fern
Dan Grossman
Philip Fearnside, a biologist who studies the relationship between human activities, such as agriculture, and the protection of tropical forests, says that soy production threatens the Amazon forest.
June 13, 2016 / The Washington Post
Simeon Tegel
Paraguay is the last bastion in Latin America for a colonial-era form of child labor. Affluent Paraguayans "adopt" poor youngsters to do domestic work for them. But that may soon change.
June 6, 2016
Claire Provost, Matt Kennard
Claire Provost and Matt Kennard discuss their six-month exploration of the transfer of territory around the globe from the state to corporations for the past six months.
May 31, 2016
Louie Palu
Juried competition results in exhibition at Smithsonian museum of about 50 finalists, which this year included Pulitzer Center grantee photographer.
May 30, 2016
Lauren Shepherd
2016 fellows report on a range of complex issues from around the world—from global health and perceptions of identity to environmental degradation and innovation.
May 27, 2016 / Untold Stories
Anna Spoerre
Southern Illinois University Carbondale student fellow Anna Spoerre reports on education in rural Peru. Though free, it comes with costs for many families.
May 18, 2016 / Untold Stories
Anna Spoerre
Many Peruvians migrate to Lima in the hopes of better educational opportunities, but success can be hard to come by in a city where wealth is controlled by a small minority and poverty is rampant.
May 16, 2016
Dara Mohammadi
We might soon have a treatment for Huntington's disease, but the Latin American communities who helped scientists uncover the cause are too poor to benefit. Who will help these forgotten people?
May 16, 2016 / The Guardian
Dara Mohammadi
Efforts to treat Huntington’s disease involve costly drugs way beyond the reach of the poor communities in South America who take part in research studies
Courtesy Daniel Grossman
May 8, 2016 / Science Magazine
Dan Grossman
Ambitious experiment will test whether rising CO2 will boost the tropical carbon sink.

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