May 28, 2015 / Untold Stories
Chris Kraul
Over the last two centuries, promoters from Napoleon III to Howard Hughes have put forth some 70 proposals to build an interoceanic canal in Nicaragua. And now the timing may be right.
May 26, 2015 /
Dan Zak
Seven decades ago the Marshall Islands felt what nuclear war would be like. This century they're grappling with the legacy of U.S. bomb tests—while staring down a new threat driven by climate change.
May 21, 2015 / Untold Stories
Eric Halperin
Increased tourism has helped preserve indigenous traditions in Guatemala's San Juan la Laguna.
May 20, 2015 / Yale Environment 360
Karim Chrobog
In the second of two videos on food waste, filmmaker Karim Chrobog travels to Seoul, South Korea, which has implemented a high-tech initiative that has dramatically reduced its waste.
May 18, 2015 / Yale Environment 360
Karim Chrobog
Filmmaker Karim Chrobog looks at the staggering amount of food wasted in the U.S. – a problem with major human and environmental costs.
Image by Daniel Grossman.
May 13, 2015
Dan Grossman
Why do many species of Amazon birds live at very specific elevations? A biologist comes up with a novel theory about how global warming might upset the natural order.
May 12, 2015 / Yale Environment 360
Dan Grossman
Gustavo Londoño hunts birds' nests in Peru. He rigs them with cameras to identify predators. His research suggests surprising challenges that some birds will face as the region warms further.
May 7, 2015 / Untold Stories
Chris Kraul
The final word on whether the $50 billion inter-oceanic canal for Nicaragua ever gets built could rest with an unlikely but critical role-player in international trade: insurance companies.
May 5, 2015
Chris Kraul
Nicaragua says a $50 billion interoceanic canal would give the country the economic boost it needs to escape grinding poverty. But environmentalists and scientists say the project is poorly planned.
May 5, 2015 / Yale Environment 360
Chris Kraul
A Chinese businessman wants to build a $50 billion interoceanic canal in Nicaragua. But critics are concerned the project could ruin the environment and spoil Lake Nicaragua, a drinking water source.
May 5, 2015 / Thomson Reuters Foundation
Cameron Conaway
The Ganges River—Ganga in Hindi—begins over 3,000 meters above sea level on the Indian side of the snow-capped Himalayan mountains, but for many its story begins in the matted hair of Lord Shiva.
April 30, 2015 / Thomson Reuters Foundation
Chris Arsenault
Mali agreed to lease Libya 100,000 hectares of farmland in a 2008 agreement called the Malibya project. The deal has been controversial as local farmers believe they could be displaced.
April 22, 2015 / Untold Stories
Beth Gardiner
Poland gets almost 90 percent of its power and much of its heat by burning coal. What is this heavily polluting fuel doing to the nation’s health?

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