October 16, 2013 /
Jim Wickens
A brutal and illegal practice takes place far off the coast of Peru--the secret slaughter of thousands of dolphins for use as bait in the lucrative long-line shark fisheries.
October 14, 2013 /
Amanda Ottaway
Award-winning global health reporter had some wise words for DC students when she visited their classrooms last week.
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.
Image by Justin Catanoso. Peru, 2013.
August 27, 2013
Justin Catanoso
In the most biologically diverse place on earth, rising temperatures are causing trees and plants to adapt. Can they do so fast enough?
July 15, 2013
Jonathan Cox
India has launched programs to make healthcare available to rural families, but crippling medical bills and rampant fraud persist. Why is aid failing to reach those who need it most?
Image by Rick Loomis/Los Angeles Times. Egypt, 2011.
July 10, 2013
Kenneth R. Weiss
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.
September 14, 2012
Eve Conant
Reporter Eve Conant visits the once-secret city of Obninsk, outside Moscow, where Russia is educating “nuclear newcomers” from Belarus, Turkey, Vietnam, Bangladesh and other countries.
March 16, 2012 / PBS NewsHour
Steve Sapienza, Ameto Akpe, Samuel Agyemang, Peter Sawyer
Every day, millions of people across West Africa struggle to get access to safe drinking water. In many cases, the greatest obstacle they face is lack of government accountability.
January 19, 2012 / iWatch
Christiane Badgley
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.
January 17, 2012 / Untold Stories
Sonia Shah
Antibiotic resistant bacteria is spreading from India throughout the world, affecting those living in New Delhi slums as well as "medical tourists" who come to India for inexpensive treatment.
January 17, 2012 / The Guardian
Noah Friedman-Rudovsky
With urban populations increasing, Lake Titicaca is being polluted with waste from booming cities in Peru and Bolivia.
Laundering a city, by hand: Mumbai's Dhobi Ghat
November 29, 2011 / Untold Stories
Kem Knapp Sawyer
Bollywood star Shahrukh Khan says, “I dream of an India where women and girls are no longer vulnerable. I dream of an India where people don’t have to squat on streets or in bushes."
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June 6, 2011
Zoe Jennings, Kate Seche
In this lesson, students will learn what wetlands are, where they are found, and better understand their value to humans, animals, and the environment.

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