October 17, 2014 / Des Moines Register
Lynn Hicks, Rodney White
"Locally grown," can be a hard sell when the Chinese government admits that nearly 20 percent of the nation's soils are polluted.
October 17, 2014 / Untold Stories
Lynn Hicks, Rodney White
As millions of Chinese migrate to cities for jobs and labor becomes scarce, many smallholder farmers are deciding to rent their land to larger growers or pay others to plant and harvest their crops.
October 16, 2014 / Voice of America
Kalyanee Mam
A short film edited in remembrance of the journalist Taing Try, who was murdered this week, and the environmental issues Cambodia still faces.
October 14, 2014
Sonia Shah, Dan McCarey
"Mapping Cholera: A Tale of Two Cities" is now available to embed for free, anywhere.
October 14, 2014 / Des Moines Register
Lynn Hicks, Rodney White
Chinese agriculture, long dominated by lawn-sized plots of land harvested by hand, is rapidly growing larger. These big dreams mean big opportunities for U.S. and Iowa agribusinesses.
October 13, 2014 / Des Moines Register
Lynn Hicks, Rodney White
Corn — not rice or wheat — is the largest crop in China, and the country has a glut of the grain now. But more corn doesn't equal more food security, experts argue.
October 13, 2014 / Des Moines Register
Lynn Hicks, Rodney White
Chinese hog farms were notoriously inefficient, unsafe and environmentally damaging. Can they change to compete with U.S. pork producers?
October 10, 2014 / Untold Stories
Robert Eric Shoemaker
A revue of the Venetian glass arts, from beadwork to glassblowing, including the story of Giorgio Giuman and Berengo Studios.
October 7, 2014
Meghan Dhaliwal
Photographers take hard look at exploitative working conditions, health hazards and environmental problems associated with production of leather, garments and gold.
October 3, 2014
Jim Wickens
As many as 10,000 dolphins are slaughtered off the coast of Peru each year solely for shark bait. Correspondent Jim Wickens reports on this illegal practice in an original undercover investigation.
October 3, 2014
Craig Welch, Steve Ringman
Seattle Times, journalists recognized for reporting excellence "stunning multimedia investigation of the consequences of worldwide ocean acidification."
October 3, 2014 / The Ecologist
Dimiter Kenarov
Ukraine's Priazovskii National Park epitomizes the problems faced by the world's natural areas as it contends with inadequate funding and illegal hunting. Not to mention the war.
October 3, 2014
Dimiter Kenarov
The Black Sea region has become the focus of heated geopolitical contention, but local environmental issues remain underreported and poorly understood.

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