June 4, 2015
Some of the world’s last isolated tribes are poised to make contact with the outside world as illegal loggers, miners, cocaine traffickers and others penetrate their territory.
June 4, 2015 /
Local religious and political leaders in Puerto Esperanza, Peru, advocate for the construction of a road connecting the town to more populated areas. Many environmentalists oppose them.
June 3, 2015 /
Isolated peoples in Peru’s Amazon are at the center of an international struggle.
June 1, 2015
Journalist Sarah Weiser travels to India to look at how different regions have approached population control and family planning.
May 31, 2015 /
The New York Times
In the 1960s, fears of overpopulation sparked campaigns for population control. But whatever became of the population bomb?
May 29, 2015 /
Rising water level in Lake Atitlán, dwindling numbers of fish, and pollution in the lake due to an increased use of fertilizers make life difficult for fishermen.
May 29, 2015 /
The Republic of the Marshall Islands was a small but forceful presence at the U.N.'s month-long review conference of the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty, which ended May 22, 2015, without a consensus...
May 28, 2015 /
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 28, 2015
Along the banks of the Ganges River in the lap of the Himalayas, Cameron Conaway talks about why he has embarked on his project "Rejuvenating the Ganga."
May 26, 2015
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.