The vast region may stay wet—or dry up and burn—depending on whether Indigenous people want to continue to work the land.
Planned barriers along the Rio Grande could trap debris and send floodwaters into nearby communities.
More than 2,500 people have been killed in witch hunts across India since 2001. In Gujarat, experts say a failed model of development has worsened gender inequality and violence against women.
Creating sustainable food systems in the face of a changing climate isn't easy—but innovators around the world are making real progress.
Salome Karwah fought past civil war and a deadly virus. But in Liberia, becoming a mother is too often a killer.
Erik Vance explains the science behind the mind’s mending powers in his new book, "Suggestible You."
Scientists have developed products to protect healthy young women from the disease—but women aren't taking to them in trials.
Health experts in Africa struggle to contain a massive outbreak of the deadly mosquito-borne infection.
Africa begins a new operation to control outbreaks like Ebola, but experts worry it is understaffed and underfunded.
Liberia's Ebola survivors are still suffering. A new study hints at hidden virus remnants or immune system overreactions.
A program that trains nurses to take over from badly overextended physicians could be part of the solution.
Ebola permeates all aspects of life in Sierra Leone, but the virus is in the background. Up front are humans who love, eat, work, pray and play. Here is a glimpse of the 99 percent.