December 11, 2014 /
Shi Lihong
Journalist Shi Lihong discusses the relationship between Tibetan Buddhism and environmental protection.
Image by Alex MacLean. Canada, 2014.
June 9, 2014 /
Dan Grossman, Alex MacLean
Alberta’s oil sands region is at the heart of the KeystoneXL pipeline controversy. A project built on aerial photographs from 1,000 feet up brings into sharp focus the project's scale—and stakes.
May 31, 2014 /
Sarah Weiser
From the U.S. to India, alarm has long been raised about overpopulation, leading to calls for harsh measures to curb it. But is population control the answer?
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.
April 4, 2012
Keyla Beebe
Despite environmental protection policies, Cambodia’s growing economy and population have caused one of the world’s worst rates of deforestation.
March 28, 2012
David Conrad, Micah Albert
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 / Untold Stories
Sara Shahriari, Noah Friedman-Rudovsky
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 / Untold Stories
Peter Sawyer
After 15 years, a neighborhood in Accra gets access to safe running water.
February 16, 2012
Bobby Bascomb
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
Bobby Bascomb
From Senegal to Djibouti, there is a plan to halt the advancing Sahara desert with a Great Green Wall of trees.

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