June 4, 2015
Some of the world’s last isolated tribes are poised to make contact with the outside world as illegal loggers, miners, cocaine traffickers and others penetrate their territory.
June 4, 2015 /
Local religious and political leaders in Puerto Esperanza, Peru, advocate for the construction of a road connecting the town to more populated areas. Many environmentalists oppose them.
June 3, 2015 /
Isolated peoples in Peru’s Amazon are at the center of an international struggle.
June 1, 2015
Students journey across the globe to report on issues that matter—from migration to global health and indigenous land rights.
May 13, 2015
Why do many species of Amazon birds live at very specific elevations? A biologist comes up with a novel theory about how global warming might upset the natural order.
May 12, 2015 /
Yale Environment 360
Gustavo Londoño hunts birds' nests in Peru. He rigs them with cameras to identify predators. His research suggests surprising challenges that some birds will face as the region warms further.
May 11, 2015
A country populated by the descendants of African slaves and Indian indentured servants struggles to transcend a history of voting along racial lines.
May 1, 2015 /
Al Jazeera America
The death of María Isabel Pillco illustrates how far the country has to go in changing a culture of domestic abuse.
April 21, 2015 /
Pulitzer Center grantee Justin Catanoso reports on how one scientist is making a difference in the fight against climate change.
March 23, 2015 /
Remember the 2005 pitch by technology visionary Nicholas Negroponte for $100 laptops for all children? Aimed at self-empowered learning? Fell flat most places, but not in Uruguay.