January 20, 2016 /
It took one Chilean woman more than 20 years to discover she was half indigenous Mapuche. When she did, her life journey changed course.
January 14, 2016 /
Chile is turning to small-scale energy projects to meet its energy needs, but are they creating new problems for local communities in the process?
January 12, 2016 /
Tourism in the Andes requires social change and infrastructure, which some mountain communities don't have.
January 12, 2016
One decade ago, the Pehuenche indigenous people in Chile were forced off their land and into housing projects, forcing most to revise their way of life. Max Radwin explores how they have fared since.
January 4, 2016
Ian James and Steve Elfers discuss their global investigation into groundwater depletion.
December 18, 2015 /
The Atlantic's Citylab
Santiago Calatrava’s dramatic design for The Museum of Tomorrow sets new standards for sustainable architecture. But it is also a massive symbol of deepening socioeconomic divides.
December 16, 2015
The new climate agreement is good news, but there is much more to be done.
December 14, 2015 /
In Peru, thriving agribusiness, declining aquifers and conflicts over water.
December 2, 2015
Director of American University's Backpack Journalism Project documents the intersection between community and environment in the Ecuadorian Amazon.
November 30, 2015 /
For many years, Lima's residents have taken control of private and state land and called it their own. By refusing to move out of these areas they have gained legal possession of their homes.