July 14, 2014 / Yale Environment 360
He Guangwei
Chinese officials are only starting to come to grips with the severity and extent of the soil pollution that has contaminated vast areas of the nation’s farm fields. Part 3 in He Guangwei's series.
July 1, 2014 / The Guardian
Sean Gallagher
Sean Gallagher's short documentary chosen from more than 10,000 entries focused on environmental photography and film.
June 25, 2014 /
Michelle Goldberg
There’s a growing push in Europe to criminalize the buying but not the selling of sex. Advocates say such laws curb trafficking. Opponents say they hurt prostitutes. Who's right?
Image by Alex MacLean. Canada, 2014.
June 9, 2014
Dan Grossman, Alex MacLean
Alberta’s oil sands region is at the heart of the KeystoneXL pipeline controversy. A project built on aerial photographs from 1,000 feet up brings into sharp focus the project's scale—and stakes.
Image by Matthew Niederhauser. Brazil, 2014.
May 12, 2014
Matthew Niederhauser
The Real World Cup looks at the largesse of the soccer extravaganza in Brazil by examining its actual impact on local communities and urban infrastructure in host cities around the country.
May 2, 2014 / Untold Stories
Jina Moore
To poor to pay but not too poor to lobby, the Republic of Congo raises doubts about its claims against vulture investors.
Image by Jonathan Vigliotti. Greenland, 2013.
May 1, 2014
Jonathan Vigliotti
Polar bears in Greenland struggle to find food as climate change chips away at Arctic ice. Climatologists say the resulting bear vs. human conflict is a warning for communities worldwide.
April 21, 2014
Jina Moore
Investors have made millions suing the world's poorest countries over bad debts—but these so-called vulture funds may not be as bad as they sound.
April 18, 2014 / Forbes
Esha Chhabra
India has passed a Corporate Social Responsibility law, mandating companies to donate. But a tech company challenges this model with its own innovations.
“Baseball practice in Montgomery County, Maryland. According to records obtained from the FAA, which issued 1,428 domestic drone permits between 2007 and early 2013, the National Institute of Standards and Technology and the U.S. Navy have applied for drone authorization in Montgomery County.” Image by Tomas van Houtryve. United States, 2014.
April 18, 2014
Tomas van Houtryve
A drone's-eye view of America reveals the changing nature of war, privacy, and government transparency.
April 11, 2014 / Untold Stories
Jim Burress
Through first-person accounts and photographs, reporter Jim Burress presents an audio slideshow of Liberia's efforts to build a mental health infrastructure.
April 8, 2014 / Untold Stories
Larry C. Price
High on a mountainside on the remote Philippine island of Mindanao, a village sits over one of the world's richest gold deposits. Here, the quest for gold is more important than health.
April 4, 2014
Mattathias Schwartz
Meet Pulitzer grantee Mattathias Schwartz, author of the New Yorker article "A Mission Gone Wrong."

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