September 12, 2014 / Untold Stories
Paul Short
Recent legislation in Turkey allows for new methods of urban transformation—and government intervention—in Istanbul's housing development.
September 8, 2014 / Untold Stories
Tom Clement
India’s growing demand for electricity and the push for privatization are having unintended consequences in India’s northern state of Sikkim.
September 5, 2014 / The New York Review of Books
Katherine Doyle
A million Chinese migrants, and billions of dollars in trade and investment, are reshaping Africa. Ian Johnson reviews Howard French's new book and the Pulitzer Center e-book by Jacob Kushner.
June 30, 2014 / The New Republic
Matthew Niederhauser
Matthew Niederhauser's waterlogged photo dispatch from Brazil's World Cup. Will a little water delay USA v Germany?
June 30, 2014 / Yale Environment 360
He Guangwei
Three decades of rapid economic development in China have left a troubling legacy–widespread soil pollution that has contaminated food crops and jeopardized public health.
June 29, 2014 / The New Republic
Matthew Niederhauser
Day eight of Matthew Niederhauser's photo diary from the World Cup in Brazil.
June 27, 2014 / PBS NewsHour
Chris Berdik, Steve Sapienza, Hari Sreenivasan
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
Amelia Warshaw, Paul Salopek
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
Michelle Goldberg
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?
Karachi Circular Railway walkover. Image by Ivan Sigal. Nazimabad, Karachi, 2014.
June 18, 2014
Ivan Sigal
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
Matthew Niederhauser
Day two of Matthew Niederhauser's photo diary from the World Cup in Brazil.
June 11, 2014 / Virginia Quarterly Review
Chris Berdik, Steve Sapienza
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
Jenna Krajeski
These Kurdish villagers once fought Saddam Hussein. Now they are fighting Exxon Mobil.

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