Meena was married as a young teenager, kept strictly in the house by her husband, then rejected by his family after he died. Her young daughters are headed toward the same fate.
New findings from Woods Hole Research Center scientists use satellite data to recommend habitat corridors between protected areas in the tropics.
Warsaw climate talks give surprise boost to a struggling UN plan to provide incentives to reduce deforestation.
Journalist Paul Salopek embarks on a seven-year global trek from Africa to Tierra Del Fuego, following in the footsteps of our restless forebears.
A U.N. program to reduce emissions faces stiff obstacles as it seeks to gain momentum in Warsaw.
A UN panel to conclude that rising temperatures will pose a risk to future food supplies.
When it comes to climate change, we live on a tropical planet — we just don’t realize it.
Tropical plants are migrating due to climate change, but can they move fast enough?
Sean Gallagher spent seven years traveling across China. Here, he debunks five myths about the complex environmental issues facing 21st century China.
Peter Gwin has spent months traveling throughout Mali and its neighboring countries since 2005. He explains how history and geography helped create the current crisis.
Mali has gone from one of Africa's model democracies to a haven for al Qaeda, leaving the people of Timbuktu asking what happens next?
Irrigation and hydroelectric projects along with shrinking glaciers are reducing the flow of the Indus River--and increasing tensions between Pakistan and India.