Conventional wisdom holds that all tree planting is good for fighting climate change and supporting wildlife, but research shows some techniques can be a problem.
From registering women voters to negotiating rights, women in Pakistan are redefining roles despite resistance from the state, religious institutions, and other women.
Militaries are scrambling to control the melting Arctic.
As modern life lures a generation to cities, some left behind struggle with drought and dust storms and wonder: What kind of life is this?
Conflict and a devastated economy have upended the country’s typical journey to manhood.
Thanks to large-scale restoration efforts, the North Aral Sea has seen a resurgence of fish—a boon to the communities that rely on it.
Vietnam is a prime example of a little-known global threat: the excessive mining of river sand to build the world’s booming cities.
As racial tensions mount, campuses are seeing a surge in enrollment and a new brand of African-American activism.
A look at how the Ugandan LGBTQ community—made refugees in their own countries because of their sexuality—build lives of beauty and resilience.
Crocodiles, snakes and monkeys are just some of the animals now found in the homes of China's middle classes, as the rise of the exotic pet industry fuels the global wildlife trade.
Hundreds of thousands of Guatemalans were killed during the country's long civil war. Their families come to the archive for answers.
In Guatemala, locally made cookstoves are helping combat toxic smoke—but economics and tradition keep many people from using them.