The world's forests are getting drier and people are living closer to them, ushering in a dangerous new era—unless we can find a way to coexist with the flames.
More than one billion people live in homes with unsanitary dirt floors. This U.S. business school graduate aims to change that, starting in Rwanda.
From France to Kenya to India and Malawi, women are feeling more empowered to make their voices heard—and to demand gender equality.
Journey into the wilds of the Congo rain forest with scientists trying to locate a shockingly large peatland so that they can help to preserve it.
As the Arctic warms and tensions over its future rise, the Canadian and U.S. militaries have stepped up operations in the region.
Ceramics, polished stone tools, cave drawings, and funerary urns tell the story of human occupation and the ancestry of the Indigenous peoples of the Upper Tapajós.
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.