August 29, 2014 / Al Jazeera America
Samuel Loewenberg
Waterborne diseases are rampant in the East African country, which is also riven by corruption and poor governance. Can community-led approaches offer a solution?
August 29, 2014 /
Lauren Shepherd, Steve Sapienza
Steve Sapienza discusses his reporting on the health hazards and social pressures associated with small-scale gold mining in Peru, in an interview for Mining-Technology.
August 28, 2014 / Untold Stories
Reana Thomas
The River Jhelum connects all of the major water bodies in Kashmir. Anything dumped into one lake will flow into the others. Livelihoods are at risk if mismanagement continues.
August 23, 2014 / Untold Stories
Reana Thomas
As Kashmir's water bodies struggle to survive, environmental scholars agonize over finding sources of support to save resources before it is too late.
August 23, 2014
Reana Thomas
Alien invaders, primarily two plant species, threaten the livelihoods of 10,000 households surrounding Wular Lake in Kashmir, India.
August 18, 2014 / Untold Stories
Jack Shenker, Jason Larkin
After the longest work stoppage in South African history, a strike-break attempt fails and worker solidarity remains firm.
August 17, 2014 / Untold Stories
Jack Shenker, Jason Larkin
Economic Freedom Fighters seek to redraw South Africa's political landscape.
August 17, 2014 / Untold Stories
Janice Cantieri
Kiribati villages turn to community-based farming for food security as salt water threatens the land.
August 14, 2014 / GlobalPost
Jessica Hatcher, Marc Hofer
Lake Turkana is the world's biggest desert lake, a vital source of life for humans and animals alike. But its lifeline is about to be cut by a push for development.
Image by Jason Larkin. South Africa, 2014.
August 14, 2014
Jack Shenker, Jason Larkin
In South Africa's poorest mining communities, fury at the political class is mounting.
August 13, 2014 / Untold Stories
Janice Cantieri
As salt water infiltrates drinking water wells in Kiribati, launch of community-based rainwater harvesting brings clean water and slows spread of disease.
Buariki Village leaders and Professor Pelenise Alofa (center), in front of a newly completed rainwater tank. Image by Janice Cantieri. Kiribati, 2014.
August 11, 2014
Janice Cantieri
Washington University student fellow Janice Cantieri examines the impact of rising sea levels and climate change on life in Kiribati, the first nation facing displacement due to global warming.
August 6, 2014 / Untold Stories
Kalyanee Mam
When Reem Sav See heard Venerable But Buntenh speak at the village meeting, she understood clearly what he was talking about and what the consequences of a hydroelectric dam construction would be.

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