April 10, 2012
From Tijuana to Tierra del Fuego, climate change is gripping Latin America. Simeon Tegel reports on the human consequences of drought, hurricanes, and melting glaciers.
April 4, 2012
Despite environmental protection policies, Cambodia’s growing economy and population have caused one of the world’s worst rates of deforestation.
March 28, 2012
Nairobi’s Dandora Municipal Dump Site has been officially "full" for years and is implicated in a host of diseases--yet provides employment to scavengers. Views from the dump and from those nearby.
March 2, 2012 /
In Bolivia, urban growth poses a major pollution threat to Lake Titicaca, South America's largest freshwater lake. Some downstream communities are trying to fight back.
February 28, 2012 /
After 15 years, a neighborhood in Accra gets access to safe running water.
February 16, 2012
The Sahara is steadily advancing south into the Sahel region of Africa, but leaders of 11 African nations hope to plant a Great Green Wall of trees to block the world’s largest desert.
February 16, 2012 /
Living on Earth
From Senegal to Djibouti, there is a plan to halt the advancing Sahara desert with a Great Green Wall of trees.
February 2, 2012 /
The Asia Society interviews James Whitlow Delano about his reporting on deforestation, palm oil production and its effect on indigenous people in Malaysia.
January 25, 2012 /
A new kind of toilet may be the salvation of Lake Titicaca. It's sanitary and it may even produce compost suitable for growing food.
January 19, 2012 /
As Ghana ramps up off-shore oil production, the government promises to attend to environmental concerns. But plans to cope with a catastrophic spill are noticeably missing.