January 25, 2015 /
Sim Chi Yin, Ian Johnson
Living beneath Beijing's skyscrapers and residential blocks are an estimated 1 million migrant workers. Dubbed the "Rat Tribe", these low-wage workers make a home in windowless basement cubicles.
January 25, 2015 / Al Jazeera America
Sim Chi Yin, Ian Johnson
Former bomb shelters and dank basements are now home to hundreds of thousands of rural migrants seeking to forge a new life in China's booming capital.
January 22, 2015 / Huffington Post
Yunfan Sun, Leah Thompson
The filmmakers behind the documentary "Down to the Countryside" discuss China's rapidly disappearing rural villages.
December 27, 2014 / Rappler
Ana P. Santos
You can take the Filipino away from the Philippines, but you can’t take the Philippines away from the Filipino–even in a city like Paris
December 22, 2014 / Untold Stories
Katie Mathieson
Local residents in Cochrane refuse to celebrate Chile's recent victory over mega-dam development. The rising price of energy and hazardous air conditions have prolonged the debate.
December 22, 2014
Katie Mathieson
Patagonia, a region shared by Argentina and Chile, is well known for its unparalled panoramic views, unblemished status and remoteness. What will be the impact of a mega-project for dam construction?
December 15, 2014 / Newsweek
Amy Maxmen
How indigenous crops can help bring food security to Ethiopia.
December 10, 2014 / Fast Company
Dan Grossman, Alex MacLean
A bird's-eye view of our post-apocalyptic landscape.
December 5, 2014 / Landscape Architecture Magazine
Dan Grossman, Alex MacLean
Environmentalists have had success slowing down, and maybe halting, the Keystone XL pipeline. But oil companies are making plans to ship tar sands oil from Alberta to the Gulf Coast no matter what.
December 4, 2014
Jacob Kushner
Unstable land is what caused the January 2010 earthquake that killed some 300,000 people and displaced 1.5 million more in Haiti. Five years on, land conflict is what's stalling Haiti's progress.
November 29, 2014 / Newsweek
Jessica Hatcher, Guillaume Bonn
The recent discovery of oil in the poorest corner of Africa could have devastating results.
November 17, 2014
Gabe Silverman, Nick Miroff
Colombia’s fast growing palm oil industry has been a boon to its economy. But behind it is a fight for land as farmers backed by paramilitaries push into indigenous and Afro-Colombian communities.
November 10, 2014 / Le Monde, Sueddeutsche Zeitung Magazin, The Guardian
Tom Hundley, Mathilde Dratwa
An animation helps explain how some of the largest global companies shave billions off their tax bills by hiding earnings in Luxembourg.

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