February 11, 2014 /
Dealing with any one of the many threats to Tonle Sap would be daunting. The only real solution may be to take them all on at once.
February 11, 2014
For centuries, the flood pulse of this lake has fed a nation and nurtured incredible biodiversity. With a changing climate and scores of dams planned upstream on the Mekong, can it survive?
February 6, 2014
On Feb. 14, the Pulitzer Center releases its newest e-Book on the environmental and human prices of gold mining. Whether this resource is produced in a way that is fair to all is very much up to us.
February 4, 2014 /
An indigenous groups tries to stop construction of a dam. Theirs is not so much a story about who owns the natural resources but rather who owns the right to determine a people’s future.
February 4, 2014 /
Leather produced in the city of Kanpur, destined for Western markets, is causing severe pollution to the air, water and soil, leaving a trail of severe illnesses and ecological devastation.
February 3, 2014 /
New findings from Woods Hole Research Center scientists use satellite data to recommend habitat corridors between protected areas in the tropics.
January 16, 2014 /
Every year, 50 million tons of electronic waste are produced globally. Much of the refuse finds its way to countries like India, where toxic accumulation in water and soil loom large.
January 15, 2014 /
Sun Yunfan and Leah Thompson use up-to-the-minute technology to document the changes facing a traditional Chinese village in an era of urbanization and globalization.
January 10, 2014
As China rapidly urbanizes, many villages—and their distinct cultural heritage and folk traditions—disappear daily. Two urban Chinese artists go back to the land in search of meaning in modern China.
January 7, 2014 /
Warsaw climate talks give surprise boost to a struggling UN plan to provide incentives to reduce deforestation.