February 21, 2014 /
Daniel Casey
Although the government and NGOs think of buffers as the best way to deal with runoff in the Chesapeake Bay, a growing body of evidence suggests otherwise.
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.
November 30, 2011 / Untold Stories
Jon Sawyer, Kem Knapp Sawyer
As India's year-long confrontation over corruption enters a decisive stage, a look at the village roots and Gandhian influences of Anna Hazare, the unlikely hero of the anti-corruption campaign.
November 27, 2011 / Untold Stories
Jon Sawyer, Kem Knapp Sawyer
Anti-corruption leader Anna Hazare burst on the scene in early 2011, a mystery to most Indians and much of the world. He is no mystery in the village where he has put Gandhian principles to the test.
November 22, 2011
Sara Shahriari, Noah Friedman-Rudovsky
Lake Titicaca supports hundreds of small Aymara indigenous farming and fishing towns in Peru and Bolivia, but an unchecked urban boom is contaminating the water and threatening lakeshore life.
August 19, 2011
Free Spirit Media
A documentary by Chicago students working with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting and Free Spirit Media.
May 11, 2011 / Untold Stories
Sean Gallagher
"When the demand of the people goes up, the quality of the environment will go down", says Jiang Yong, an ecologist studying Dongting Lake.
August 29, 2010
Steve Sapienza, Jon Sawyer, Kem Knapp Sawyer
A look at the water, sanitation and hygiene challenges faced by one the world's fastest growing megacities: Dhaka, Bangladesh, where thousands of people die each year from waterborne diseases.
October 25, 2009
Christiane Badgley
The pipeline across Chad and Cameroon that ExxonMobil built with World Bank help has residents chafing at promises unmet.
September 18, 2009
Rebecca Byerly
Kashmir, the ruggedly beautiful mountainous region that lies along the India-Pakistan border, was long known as 'paradise on earth,' but in recent decades it has been more like hell.
May 11, 2009
Anna-Katarina Gravgaard, William Wheeler
The majority of India's water sources are polluted. A lack of access to safe water contributes to a fifth of its communicable diseases.