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In the fall of 2015, Germany designated Sumte, population 102, as a sanctuary for nearly 800 refugees. What followed was a living experiment in the country's principles.
Leslie Roberts captures life in Nigeria for internally displaced people coping with the effects of Boko Haram.
The once-pristine Citarum is among the world's worst polluted rivers, spoiled by decades of unregulated dumping of chemical waste by hundreds of textile mills and industrial factories.
George Black has traveled from one end of the Ganges to the other. Along the way he has found industrial cities, pilgrimage centers, and tangled mangrove forests.
Every time it passes through a major city the Ganges is little more than an open sewer. Yet in Hindu mythology, it is a goddess, Ganga, the great purifier, the cleanser of sins.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi came to power talking little about matters of faith but a lot about his plans to build a new, clean India—a campaign he calls Swachh Bharat Abhiyan.
To document child labor in the small-scale gold mining industry Larry Price carried his cameras 300 feet into the earth.
Photojournalist Steve Ringman spent ten days aboard a crab-fishing vessel in the Bering Sea to document an industry threatened by ocean acidification.
Craig Welch talks about reporting on ocean acidification from underwater, spear-diving in shark infested waters, and translating complex chemical reactions into riveting journalism.
Notes from the field by National Geographic editor and Pulitzer Center grantee Peter Gwin, reporting from Central African Republic earlier this year.
Dan Grossman discusses soaring over the Alberta tar sands, the indigenous people on the front lines of the mining devastation, and his campaign to crowd-fund further work on this story.