In the remote northern reaches of one of the wealthiest countries of the world is an aboriginal community whose young people are slowly perishing by suicide.
The pipeline across Chad and Cameroon that ExxonMobil built with World Bank help has residents chafing at promises unmet.
Glenna Gordon and Jina Moore look at Liberia's efforts to restore law and justice -- for victims of sexual violence, for communities in conflict and for the nation as a whole.
In the U.S., a woman has a 1 in 4,800 chance of dying from complications due to pregnancy or childbirth in her lifetime. In Ethiopia, a woman has a 1 in 27 chance of dying. Hanna shares her experiences and observations in a five-part series on Mothers Of Ethiopia.
Kashmir, the ruggedly beautiful mountainous region that lies along the India-Pakistan border, was long known as 'paradise on earth,' but in recent decades it has been more like hell.
Planet Earth's average temperature has risen about one degree Fahrenheit in the last fifty years. By the end of this century it will be several degrees higher, according to the latest climate research. But global warming is doing more than simply making things a little warmer.
As an urban planning graduate student at the Hamburg University of Technology, Egyptian architect Mohamed Atta researched what he saw as the intrusions of Western modernist architecture.
August 30, 2009 marked the 10th anniversary of East Timor's internationally organized referendum in which 79% of the population voted to break away from Indonesia and build a nation of their own.
It has been 14 years since the Dayton Peace Accords, brokered at an Ohio Air Force base, ended the brutal civil war in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Nir Rosen embedded with American troops in Afghanistan to observe the COIN strategy first-hand, and to explore how, and if, it is in fact working.
Deena Guzder exposes how the economic crisis has changed the nature of sex tourism in Thailand.
This project was produced in partnership with the Bureau for International Reporting.
How can the world's largest United Nations Peacekeeping force protect civilians when it must partner with a national army that is almost as predatory on the local population as the...
Students explore the concept of journalistic objectivity and use evidence from articles about land rights in Ethiopia, Indonesia and Myanmar to debate how a country’s natural resources should be used.
Introduce students to the impact of mining by Australian companies in Africa. Students explore a multimedia slideshow and use what they discover in a structured debate.
Students read global news articles and design a mock campaign addressing the issue of driving under the influence.
A quick, 10-minute lesson about the effects of the Nuclear tests done on the Marshall Islands by the United States.
Students use evidence gathered from the resources to write a letter or presentation articulating their own opinion of whether or not to continue funding nuclear weapons in the U.S.
Students explore the concept of journalistic objectivity and use evidence from articles about land rights in Ethiopia, Indonesia and Myanmar to debate how a country’s natural resources should be...
Through project-based learning, discussion, and reading, students examine the impact of Canadian Indian residential schools and the relationship between school environment and personal identify.
Students investigate and discuss the impacts of recently restored relations between the United States and Cuba by analyzing reporting from journalist Tracey Eaton’s project “Cuban Youth: A New Dawn?”
This lesson asks students to compare the water crisis facing Flint, Michigan to a water crisis in China. Students use digital resources and practice cooperative learning and writing skills.
Fatal Extraction examines the impact of Australian mining companies on African communities. Through exploration and discussion, students will learn about the concept of corporate responsibility.
Students learn about the impact of mining companies on African communities. Accusations of violence and poor safety regulations are explored using photographs, videos, court documents, and...
Students explore how climate change is affecting the work of archaeologists in the arctic using Eli Kintisch's project "Thawing Arctic Soils: A Tenuous Present and Dangerous Future.”