As the Arctic warms, it’s opening up a whole new economic frontier, with opportunities for tourism, shipping, and resource development. But it brings a new array of risks for the region and the world.
Half of the Arctic is in Russia, and half of Russia is in the Arctic. A web of complicated environmental stories needs to be told. But in Russia, investigative journalists are an endangered species.
The Barents Observer keeps a close watch on the Russian Arctic because it’s part of the neighborhood, and because there’s a lot at stake there, for Russians and the rest of us.
Lam is 11 years old. He flees, then follows the men with guns. Today, he still lives with his nightmares. (French language broadcast)
South Sudan, the youngest nation in the World, turned 7 years old on the 9th of July 2018. But lives are still lost, and the optimism that came with independance is now a distant memory.
In South Sudan, since the beginning of the war, thousands of women and girls have been captured by government and opposition forces. Many of them became the “wives” of the soldiers.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette food writer and restaurant critic Melissa McCart discusses her reporting on how changes to immigration policy impact Pittsburgh businesses.
Russia has more land in the Arctic than any other nation. It's also a regime that does not tolerate dissent. What does this mean for residents of Murmansk, the Arctic's largest city?
In episode 8 of the 'Threshold Podcast,' Amy Martin and her team head to Utqiagvik, Alaska to explore the impacts of climate change on traditional whale hunters.
Amid the broader healthcare crisis and the growing paralysis of organ transplant activity, patients in Venezuela struggle to find the post-transplant medication they need to preserve their organs.
On Thursday, Nov. 8, Governance Studies at Brookings convened a panel of experts to address these questions and more.
We know it's bad news that Arctic sea ice is melting. But what happens when people see opportunity in sea ice loss?