For nearly 10 years, Congo-Brazzaville's Sangha department has been an "El Dorado" for Chinese gold mining companies. It also exemplifies the challenges of enforcing the country's mining code and the rights of affected communities.
In the wake of high demand for rosewood timber, weak governance, and perverse incentives, community forest management may offer a way to save a tree species and the forest—but there are conditions for success.
President Jair Bolsonaro has revived a plan, conceived in the 1970s, to extend the BR-163 highway, the main soy corridor in Brazil, north to the border with Suriname.
The Navajo reservation has some of the highest rates of coronavirus in the country. If Navajos are susceptible to the virus' spread in part because they are so closely knit, that's also how many believe they will beat it.
Grantee Carolyn Thompson explains the process behind her and Lagu Joseph Jackson's reporting on the conflict in South Sudan.
Seemingly small-scale disturbances in ecologically sensitive areas are likely to have a compounding impact on wildlife, endanger public health and exacerbate natural disasters.
Environmentalists in India are criticizing government moves to continue to approve major industrial projects.
Physicians are grappling with trying to carry out large, international trials in the midst of coronavirus lockdowns.
As the world’s attention was fixated on the horrors in Italy and New York City, the per capita death rates in counties in the impoverished southwest corner of Georgia climbed to among the worst in the country.
LGBTQ+ individuals and organizations in New York organize to address problems faced by current detainees and asylum seekers.
UC Berkeley photography student Clara Mokri captures Los Angeles life in the time of coronavirus through this series of black and white images.
China is facing pressure to open its doors to an independent, international investigation into the origins of the novel coronavirus.