It would only take a large piece of glacial ice for Lake Palcacocha to flood Huaraz, the city below it. But Lake Palcacocha is merely a symptom of how our climate crisis is destroying our relationship with the very thing that sustains us: water.
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Twenty-five years after Abkhazia and South Ossetia declared independence, people displaced by the conflicts continue to live in Georgia proper. What role does religion play in these communities?
Judy Gladney and her late husband, Eric Vickers, were among the first African Americans to attend their suburban St. Louis high school. As her 50th class reunion approaches, Judy describes their struggle.
After a disturbing sexual abuse epidemic at an American charity in Monrovia, Liberians opened a new school in its place. Meanwhile, rape continuously plagues Liberia through its faulty legal system.
In the midst of Puerto Rico's political crisis, its black communities fight for justice to address invisible racism, police oppression, gentrification, substandard schools, and economic disparities.
When war came to eastern Ukraine, an unsuspecting population raced to action. Whether it be in the military, as a volunteer, or simply as a resident of an occupied town, women’s experiences do not reflect those of their brethren.
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In mountainous Bhutan, water is critical. From Himalayan glaciers to Indian plains, rivers sustain hydropower—Bhutan’s largest export. As climate change threatens, Bhutan must adapt to grow globally.
New research shows that participation of women in the computer industry labor force creates significant economic growth for Turkey and the world.
As the United States negotiates its withdrawal from Afghanistan after 18 years of war, what is it leaving behind?
An exploration of the difficulties faced by small farmers and food producers in Palestine and how, in many ways, they mark the first frontier of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
The Philippine government will relocate over 200,000 families living in informal settlements in an effort to clean up Manila Bay. How will displacement affect their lives?