November 27, 2013 /
Justin Catanoso
Meet journalist Justin Catanoso who is reporting on climate change from the depths of the Peruvian rainforest.
Image by Steve Matzker. Nepal, 2013.
October 1, 2013 /
Steven E. Matzker, Jennifer Gonzalez
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.
Sea Change: The Pacific’s Perilous Turn
September 13, 2013 /
Craig Welch, Steve Ringman
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.
September 17, 2012
Jennifer McDonald
See behind the scenes of an international reporting project. Follow science writer Erik Vance and photojournalist Dominic Bracco as they report from the Sea of Cortez.
September 17, 2012
Dominic Bracco II, Erik Vance
The Sea of Cortez is—or was—a vast and lush underwater paradise. Industrial fishing operations are now decimating the sea's bounty. Tuna, red snapper, and shark are all but gone.
September 6, 2012
Samuel Loewenberg
Global hunger affects nearly one billion people. Emergency food is not enough. This project examines some fundamental yet often overlooked interventions, most of which do not involve food at all.
August 28, 2012
Simeon Tegel
From drought in Chihuahua to vanishing glaciers in Ecuador, Simeon Tegel reports that Latin America is already being hit hard by climate change.
August 1, 2012
Sean Gallagher
Rising temperatures on the Tibetan Plateau in western China are causing melting glaciers and environmental degradation, threatening the vulnerable communities that inhabit the roof of the world.
July 18, 2012 / Untold Stories
Noah Friedman-Rudovsky, Sara Shahriari
Lake Titicaca finds itself at great risk from upstream urban pollution as Bolivian residents migrate from the countryside to cities, overwhelming the infrastructure and sending pollution downstream.
June 14, 2012
Mellissa Fung, Lynn Burgess
A battle is being waged in the rainforests of Panama – between those who want to keep their way of life, and those who want economic growth. At stake: billions worth of precious metals.
May 30, 2012
Jacob Kushner, Jane Regan, Ben Depp
Haiti’s north is rich with mineral deposits that could infuse millions into the nation’s ailing economy—but only if the government can regulate foreign mining giants and share the wealth.
Micah Albert on Nairobi's Waste Management Disaster
April 19, 2012
Micah Albert
As the trash in Nairobi's vast Dandora dump continues to pile up, photojournalist Micah Albert looks Kenya's waste management disaster.
April 10, 2012
Simeon Tegel
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.

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