February 6, 2012 /
As the world's biggest supplier of opium and its derivatives, Afghanistan not only faces skyrocketing cases of drug violence and addiction, but also of girls being traded to settle drug-related debts...
February 2, 2012 /
The Asia Society interviews James Whitlow Delano about his reporting on deforestation, palm oil production and its effect on indigenous people in Malaysia.
February 1, 2012 /
Juarez is one of the most violent cities in the world and home to many Ninis, young people with little education and no jobs. One youth found refuge in an orchestra.
January 27, 2012
Photojournalist Dominic Bracco talks about his reporting on Mexico's Los Ninis, young people with little education and no job prospects who are caught in the cycle of drug violence.
January 20, 2012 /
Pulitzer Center grantee Ty McCormick returns to Tahrir Square to report on what has happened since the Egyptian Revolution. He talks to artists creating works once blocked by the government.
January 17, 2012 /
Environmental concerns are raised as more oil companies begin drilling off the coast of Ghana. Does the country have the resources to cope with a major spill?
January 11, 2012 /
As scientists make progress against Ug99, a fungus that threatens wheat crops worldwide, new methods to produce and distribute disease-resistant seeds must also be developed.
January 11, 2012 /
Jamaica may be a land of abundance, but its reliance on cheap agricultural imports is driving local farmers out of business.
January 10, 2012 /
The Romanian government is eager for investment from international mining companies, but local residents in a historic mining town fear an environmental disaster.
January 5, 2012 /
In the months after toxic sludge flooded residential areas and farmland in Hungary, some local residents still suffer from environmental and health problems while others have found new opportunities.