July 22, 2016 /
Eleanor Bell, Will Fitzgibbon
Six-part multimedia interactive in association with International Consortium of Investigative Journalists focused on investigation into dozens of Australian mining companies in Africa.
A worker sorts “wet blue” leather in a small tannery in Kanpur. Image by George Black. India, 2015.
July 20, 2016 / Untold Stories
George Black
George Black has traveled from one end of the Ganges to the other. Along the way he has found industrial cities, pilgrimage centers, and tangled mangrove forests.
Hindus believe that cremation in Varanasi frees them from the cycle of birth, death, and reincarnation. Image by George Black. India, 2016.
July 20, 2016 / Untold Stories
George Black
Every time it passes through a major city the Ganges is little more than an open sewer. Yet in Hindu mythology, it is a goddess, Ganga, the great purifier, the cleanser of sins.
Pilgrims take a “holy dip” in the sacred river. Image by George Black. India, 2015.
July 19, 2016 / Untold Stories
George Black
Prime Minister Narendra Modi came to power talking little about matters of faith but a lot about his plans to build a new, clean India—a campaign he calls Swachh Bharat Abhiyan.
Ganges waste
July 18, 2016 / The New Yorker
George Black
More than a billion gallons of waste enter the river every day. Can India’s controversial Prime Minister save it?
A pilgrim takes a holy dip in river Ganges
July 18, 2016
George Black
Prime Minister Narendra Modi takes on the Herculean task of cleaning up his country’s most sacred river, the Ganges. Can he succeed where all his predecessors have failed?
River Ganges
July 17, 2016
George Black
More than a billion gallons of raw sewage and industrial effluent pour into the Ganges every day. Can Prime Minister Narendra Modi clean up India's sacred river when everyone else has failed?
Courtesy Daniel Grossman
July 14, 2016
Dan Grossman, Alex MacLean
Daniel Grossman and Alex MacLean traveled to northern Europe to report on the low carbon footprint, adaptation to sea level rise, and creative solutions that might be useful models for the U.S.
Chinko ranger
July 12, 2016 / Virginia Quarterly Review
Elliott Woods
In the ungoverned wilds of the Central African Republic, a group of young conservationists uses every resource it can muster—from technology to armed confrontation—to protect a vital habitat.
June 30, 2016
Katherine Doyle
Persephone Miel fellow and photojournalist Ako Salemi to report on climate change in Iran.
June 28, 2016 / Yale Climate Connections
Dan Grossman
Drastic conditions justify drastic efforts, and that in part explains a Hawaii marine scientist's efforts to save coral reefs.
One of the artisans Oshadi works with to produce naturally-dyed clothes. Image courtesy of Oshadi. India, 2016.
June 28, 2016
Tom Hundley, Esha Chhabra
Can India's textile industry right its wrongs?
June 25, 2016 / B Magazine
Esha Chhabra
Some of India’s textile factories are finding that improving their employees’ lives is good for the bottom line.

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