May 29, 2015 / Untold Stories
Eric Halperin
Rising water level in Lake Atitlán, dwindling numbers of fish, and pollution in the lake due to an increased use of fertilizers make life difficult for fishermen.
May 28, 2015 / Untold Stories
Chris Kraul
Over the last two centuries, promoters from Napoleon III to Howard Hughes have put forth some 70 proposals to build an interoceanic canal in Nicaragua. And now the timing may be right.
May 20, 2015 / Untold Stories
Karim Chrobog
Americans waste more food than any other country in the world. "Wasted USA" looks at the reasons behind America's waste problem and its love-hate relationship with food.
February 3, 2015 / Foreign Policy
Tom Hundley
The world's most pressing public health crisis isn't AIDS or Ebola or malaria—it's a soaring number of motorcycle fatalities. And it's costing developing countries billions.
January 27, 2015
John Fitzgerald, Matthew Niederhauser
The Megacity Initiative is a new media venture investigating the sustainable development of burgeoning urban centers around the world in order to more prudently integrate future city dwellers.
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.
January 20, 2015
Katherine Blunt
Organic and fair trade coffee producers in the Western Highlands of Guatemala can earn more than conventional growers. This project explores the costs and benefits of obtaining these certifications.
January 18, 2015 / The New Yorker
Jacob Kushner, Allison Shelley
Uncertainty over land ownership has played out across Haiti as the country attempts to attract foreign investment in tourism, mining, manufacturing, and agriculture.
January 14, 2015 / Moment
Yigal Schleifer
After massive demonstrations and new elections, Ukrainians say they are ready for democratic reforms. But that won’t be easy, given the history of corruption and a war in the east.
January 12, 2015 / GlobalPost
Jacob Kushner, Allison Shelley
Foreign aid donors are making progress—and mistakes—but many Haitians say the country's leadership is failing to deliver.
January 12, 2015
Tom Hundley, Dimiter Kenarov, Boryana Katsarova
Life imitates art in Vladimir Putin's Crimea.

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