Amid growing scrutiny of Kentucky law enforcement’s use of asset forfeiture, more than twice as many agencies disclosed last year how much cash and property they seized than they did two years prior.
Last year, deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon reached the highest rate in more than a decade. One of the biggest drivers of deforestation in the region is the growing of soybeans for livestock feed. The World's host Marco Werman speaks to reporter and Pulitzer Center Grantee Melissa Chan about her reporting in Brazil on Chinese interests in the Amazon.
The law known as “enabling child abuse” has been criticized for its unfair sentencing, particularly regarding women. Advocates for criminal justice reform say men walk away with lesser sentences.
Elizabeth Crafton got a 20-year sentence for failing to protect her young daughter from abuse. Her boyfriend, who was convicted of abuse in the case, received an 11-year sentence.
More than 900 streets in the United States are named after King, as are another hundred elsewhere in the world.
A discussion on the Harper's Magazine podcast about the migration crisis in the Comoro islands.
Elbein writes articles about the environment and the complex and often tense relationship between people and the land.
Deforestation is devastating in Bolivia, but solutions exist. Mario is an organic productor and he has faith in sustainable cultures. Huber and his family are conserving the forest in the family plot.
In this two-part episode, hear from the Gwich’in about what’s at stake for them as development looms in the 1002 area.
Amy Martin and Nick Mott document controversies over oil in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
We continue our reporting from Kaktovik, Alaska—the only town within the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge—to find out how the conflict over drilling for oil in the refuge feels to those who live there.
By the end of the century, sea levels off the Georgia coast are expected to rise anywhere from one to eight feet.