Pharmaceutical companies exploited a regulatory loophole that allowed for a decades-long boom in licit opioid production fueled by Tasmanian-grown poppies. Here's what the island can tell us—and why supply matters for solving the third wave of the overdose crisis.
Haiti's earthquake shattered several cities, but it also birthed another.
America's mid-century uranium boom changed the face of the West. Meet the man at the center of its secret afterlife.
The State of Mexico is a nexus for a dispute between the government and the women-led activists of one of the country's largest indigenous groups. This story is part of a multimedia project that follows a rural community’s fight for water.
What happens to a mother of five after she loses her husband in a deadly landslide in Sierra Leone that kills more than a thousand people?
A deep dive into what made California historically stand out from the rest of the United States and then stand up to a sitting president.
London already waged one battle for its air nearly six decades ago. The war, however, isn't yet over. A rise in pollution threatens the city and its most vulnerable residents yet again.
Buddhist ecology monks in Thailand have chosen to take an active approach to ending environmental suffering. In the face of deforestation and rapid development, their work is making an impact.
In northern Tanzania, the Maasai people are seeing their ancestral lands claimed by the government, developers, and ruby-miners—all amid a serious drought.
The Danish government's push for modernization left many small Greenland hunting communities reeling, and now their women may never return.
Without the Azerbaijani government's structural support and full recognizion, the Talysh people fight to preserve their language and culture.
The T'boli-Dulangan Manobo, an indigenous group in the Philippines, lived peacefully in the village of Sitio Datalbonglangon—until the country's armed forces showed up.