May 21, 2015
China’s deadly mining accidents hit the international news headlines frequently. But the country's top occupational disease, pneumoconiosis, kills three times as many miners each year.
May 18, 2015 /
Yale Environment 360
Filmmaker Karim Chrobog looks at the staggering amount of food wasted in the U.S. – a problem with major human and environmental costs.
May 14, 2015 /
Thomson Reuters Foundation
A series of small changes—a wall to capture rainwater, expanded vegetable gardens and more efficient wood stoves—are helping families eke out an existence in one of the world's poorest countries.
May 11, 2015
Pulitzer Center grantee Larry C. Price traveled to China for a tour of four universities throughout the country, speaking to students about his reporting.
May 11, 2015
Photojournalist Shiho Fukada receives honors for her multimedia reporting illustrating the Japanese economic crisis and its human toll.
May 5, 2015
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.
April 27, 2015 /
PRI's The World
Facing a severe shortage of surgeons, Mozambique decided to train non-physicians to do life-saving operations.
April 27, 2015
“Finally, some action and lives saved." The Philippine government bans compressor mining.
April 25, 2015 /
The Seattle Times
Women in sub-Saharan Africa have a one in 38 chance of dying as a result of complications from pregnancy or childbirth. Low-tech interventions are flipping the script in Kenya.
April 22, 2015 /
India's Parsi community has been shrinking for decades. Now, to grow the population—or at least save it from extinction—India's government wants to increase the birthrate.