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.
Image by Nick Swyter. Panama, 2013.
July 30, 2013 /
Nick Swyter
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
Yves Eudes, Olivier Truc
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.
June 26, 2013
Diksha Bali
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 8, 2013 / Untold Stories
Joshua Kucera
Grantee Joshua Kucera talks about Tajikistan's pursuit of stability, which lately is taking one step forward, two steps back.
June 6, 2013
Joshua Kucera
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.
October 2, 2012
Mujib Mashal
Trans-boundary water tensions with Iran and Pakistan cast a shadow on the development of Afghanistan's mainly agricultural economy.
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 14, 2012
Ameto Akpe
Nigerian journalist Ameto Akpe answers questions via video on government accountability, and water and sanitation. You can watch here.
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 30, 2012
Caroline D'Angelo, Jennifer McDonald
Nigerian journalist Ameto Akpe to answer your questions via video on government accountability, and water and sanitation. Submit your question today!

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