October 1, 2013
While Nepal’s hydropower potential is great, economic, health and environmental impacts from dams are emerging. Steve Matzker and Jennifer Gonzalez explore water rights issues in the region.
September 13, 2013
In 2009, The Seattle Times reported that ocean acidification – the plummeting pH of seas from carbon-dioxide emissions – was killing billions of Northwest oysters. That was only the beginning.
August 27, 2013
In the most biologically diverse place on earth, rising temperatures are causing trees and plants to adapt. Can they do so fast enough?
July 30, 2013
Panama is confronting its electricity crisis by constructing a major dam near a territory designated for the Ngäbe-Buglé, an indigenous people who believe the dam will threaten their way of life.
July 30, 2013
Global warming is happening faster around the Arctic Ocean than anywhere else. To adjust to this new climate, local communities must change the way they live and work – for better and for worse.
July 10, 2013
The largest generation in history is entering its prime childbearing years, poised to add 2 billion more people to the planet. Ken Weiss investigates the causes and consequences of such rapid growth.
June 26, 2013
A push-pull between Ghana’s residents and its department of waste management has been ongoing—trash bins have been stolen and open defecation is commonplace. A turnaround may be in the works.
June 6, 2013
Chronically unstable and corrupt — and now bracing for more chaos from Afghanistan — Tajikistan's president is staking his country's future on the biggest dam in the world.
May 13, 2013
The story of 1,000 days–the vital period from the beginning of a woman's pregnancy to her child's second birthday. The fate of individuals, families, nations–and the world–depends on it.
February 11, 2013
Céline Rouzet travels to Papua New Guinea's capital city and highlands to discover how the massive Exxon Mobil-led gas project is impacting the country.