August 24, 2013 /
In These Times
Colombia's labor unions still face long odds despite promises from the US and Colombian governments.
August 18, 2013 /
In the far north of Norway lies the harbor town of Kirkenes, a gateway to Russia and the frozen seas of the Arctic. Shipping magnate Felix Tschudi is staking his claim to a new Maritime Express.
August 15, 2013 /
Government officials say the construction of a hydroelectric dam in western Panama is necessary to address a national electricity emergency, but local residents say they won’t benefit.
August 10, 2013 /
Residents of Baker Lake, in Canada's far north Nunavut Territory, gear up to cast blank ballots on whether to allow French mining conglomerate Areva to dig for uranium.
August 9, 2013 /
Writer Erik Vance discusses the Seri people and their struggle to maintain control over their fishing grounds.
August 8, 2013 /
In Qaqortoq, a small town in Greenland, the common view is that global warming is the best thing to have ever happened to the region.
August 8, 2013 /
The Last Word On Nothing
The Upper Gulf of the Sea of Cortez, like the ancient mariner, suffers from an albatross around its neck. But this albatross swims unseen in its murky depths.
August 7, 2013 /
Set against declining fish stock and a controversial fisheries law that awards the largest share to industrial companies, Chile's artisan fisherman worry about the future of their livelihood.
August 6, 2013
We are excited to announce that our award-winning e-books, "In Search of Home" and "Voices of Haiti," are now available on Amazon.
August 5, 2013 /
To get at the gold beneath the soil in Burkina Faso, miners sink deep pits far below the surface. The work is dirty and dangerous. Many who toil in the underground darkness are children.