Podcast with former New York Times science editor David Corcoran discusses a series on the global leather tanning and textile industries with grantees Larry and Debbie Price.
The rise of fabric and textile manufacturing brought jobs to Indonesia’s West Java province. It also brought abject pollution to the Citarum River.
Borneo is home to the Earth’s oldest rainforests, but deforestation is slowly depleting them.
The Dayak, Borneo's indigenous tribe, are altering their way of life due to increasing deforestation.
Oil palm is the world’s most productive oil food crop, yielding more than 40 percent of global vegetable oil production. But controversy surrounds the way in which it is farmed.
The ecological devastation of Borneo involves palm oil, habitat loss, and climate change. This slideshow examines the crisis through the eyes of the Dayak, the country's indigenous people.
Larry Price offers a rare glimpse inside recycling smelters on the island of Java in Indonesia where operators smelt lead from used batteries with little regard for environmental regulations.
Mercury waste from small-scale gold mining contaminates air, water and food to sicken and kill. Price shows us mercury's deadly toll, especially on the young, in an Indonesian mining community.
A tradition of metalworking has left a historic village contaminated with high doses of lead. Now the threat continues from battery recyclers spewing toxic smoke.
Mercury waste from small-scale gold mining contaminates air, water and food to sicken and kill. In a series on global pollution, we look at mercury's deadly toll, especially on the young.
Financial Times journalists Tom Burgis, Michael Peel and Pilita Clark traveled to Ethiopia, Myanmar and Indonesia to look at disputes over the sale and ownership of land.
Pilita Clark follows a Norwegian minister on a mission to end deforestation in Indonesia.