June 27, 2014 /
Tonle Sap Lake is one of the most productive freshwater ecosystems in the world. But overfishing, climate change and plans to build a hydropower dams could threaten the delicate ecosystem.
June 25, 2014
During his passage through Saudi Arabi, Paul Salopek experiences first-hand the struggle Hejazis are having reconciling memories of their homeland with the realities of the new Middle East.
June 25, 2014
There’s a growing push in Europe to criminalize the buying but not the selling of sex. Advocates say such laws curb trafficking. Opponents say they hurt prostitutes. Who's right?
June 18, 2014
An investigation of Karachi's urban development, tracing a defunct public transport route to explore stories about the city’s growth, its urban present, its rural past and its possible futures.
June 16, 2014 /
The New Republic
Day two of Matthew Niederhauser's photo diary from the World Cup in Brazil.
June 11, 2014 /
Virginia Quarterly Review
Lake Tonle Sap, Cambodia’s “beating heart,” is threatened by the competing needs of a rapidly developing nation. Can a new kind of conservation save it?
June 6, 2014 /
Roads & Kingdoms
These Kurdish villagers once fought Saddam Hussein. Now they are fighting Exxon Mobil.
May 22, 2014
When a Filipino woman leaves her home to work overseas as a nanny, she knows that it will be years before she sees her own children again.
May 19, 2014
Last week Turkey began burying the dead from the country’s worst-ever coal mining disaster. The toll is expected to exceed 300.
May 15, 2014 /
The New Yorker
Coal is Turkey’s most exploited indigenous source of energy. And it is at the center of political power.