The news that stateless babies born of Venezuelan parents would gain Colombian citizenship is seen as a welcome response to the crisis. But their problems are far from over.
Rene Johnson deals with the cold facts of a spreadsheet and the real lives of her dairy-farmer clients.
A team of biologists brought 13 critically endangered Maui parrotbills to the other side of Haleakala to save the species from extinction. But less than a month later, only three birds have survived.
Every year, an explosion of microscopic life reigns over western Lake Erie, forming a green slick of algae and bacteria so massive and vibrant that it can be seen from space.
Harmful algae blooms and dead zones have killed or forced many Lake Erie fish to migrate.
As agricultural runoff and urban wastewater pour into Lake Erie, the nutrients and warmth of the shallowest Great Lake give rise to massive blooms of algae and bacteria.
These ecological threats could have wide-ranging impacts on wildlife, fishing industries and coastal recreation.
There is a battle for the land. It pits peasant farmers against cattle barons, multinational soy conglomerates against the indigenous. It is a battle for the future of the world’s most important rainforest. It is a battle that cost Sister Dorothy her life.
Two years into Scotland’s bid to end child poverty, a notorious neighborhood tests the nation’s resolve — and its fate may send a message to crusaders for poor kids everywhere.
Pulitzer Center grantee Sarah Shourd reflects on how storytelling in different mediums can affect scale, audience, and impact.
Threshold presents a special miniseries about one of the oldest, most contentious, and most complex environmental issues in the United States: the future of Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
In the Yungas, coca leaf is everywhere, it's an ancestral cultivation in Bolivia but also used to make cocaine. This plant is lucrative, and it became a monoculture which is causing trees to vanish.