June 21, 2016 /
Esha Chhabra
Media and customers are pushing brands to rethink their supply chains, especially in fashion and beauty. Can India deliver new inventive business models that are people and planet friendly?
Chopra wants to build a sustainably-sourced fashion house—the first for India.
June 20, 2016 / Forbes
Esha Chhabra
Nishanth Chopra is a Indian entrepreneur who wants to revolutionize fashion with natural dyes and organic materials.
June 13, 2016 / Yale Environment 360
Dan Grossman
A steel structure in the Amazon, taller than the Eiffel Tower, will soon begin monitoring the atmosphere above the world’s largest tropical forest.
Courtesy Daniel Grossman
June 13, 2016 / The Fern
Dan Grossman
Philip Fearnside, a biologist who studies the relationship between human activities, such as agriculture, and the protection of tropical forests, says that soy production threatens the Amazon forest.
June 8, 2016 / Untold Stories
Larry C. Price
Larry C. Price offers a rare glimpse inside recycling smelters on the island of Java in Indonesia where operators smelt lead from used batteries with little regard for environmental regulations.
June 8, 2016 / Untold Stories
Larry C. Price
Mercury waste from small-scale gold mining contaminates air, water and food to sicken and kill. In this photo essay Larry C. Price shows us mercury's deadly toll, especially on the young, in an...
June 7, 2016 / Mongabay
Justin Catanoso
Americana icon Harris was in Rome to join with the Jesuit Refugee Service in addressing the European refugee crisis, a disaster she says is partly fueled by climate change.
Woman reading Koran
June 7, 2016 / Deutsche Welle
Jodi Hilton
The month-long Muslim holiday of Ramadan began this week. In a camp of about 800, refugees from Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan celebrate with what little they have.
June 3, 2016 / National Geographic
Larry C. Price, Richard Paddock
A tradition of metalworking has left a historic village contaminated with high doses of lead. Now the threat continues from battery recyclers spewing toxic smoke.
May 31, 2016
Tom Hundley, Larry C. Price, Richard Paddock
Gold mining in Indonesia leaves a toxic trail across generations.
May 30, 2016
Lauren Shepherd
2016 fellows report on a range of complex issues from around the world—from global health and perceptions of identity to environmental degradation and innovation.
May 25, 2016
Larry C. Price, Richard Paddock
Pollution sickens and kills millions of people worldwide each year. This project explores the most toxic places with a focus on causes, consequences and possible solutions.
May 24, 2016 / Mongabay
Justin Catanoso
The UN is revitalizing a program that gives wealthy nations carbon credits for investing in emission-reducing projects in developing nations; human rights protections are not yet part of the plan.

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