Aquí Nos Pertenece
Con su canal a través de Nicaragua, el presidente Daniel Ortega sueña con superar al canal de Panamá. Pero en la aldea de Bangkukuk Taik, y en todo el país, un movimiento de resistencia protege la cultura indígena y el medio ambiente, y expone los grandiosos vínculos proyecto con un misterioso hombre de negocios chino.
Inside the Resistance Movement Opposing Daniel Ortega's Trans-Nicaragua Canal
With his trans-Nicaragua canal, President Daniel Ortega dreams of outdoing the Panama Canal. But in the village of Bangkukuk Taik, and across the country, a resistance movement is protecting indigenous culture and the environment—and exposing the grandiose project's ties to a mysterious Chinese businessman.
Off the Map: The Problem With FEMA's Flood Maps for the East Coast
In 2013, when FEMA redrew flood maps for the coast of Maine to account for more powerful hurricanes, some of the new high-risk zones were not only inaccurate, but expensive and difficult to correct. Wealthy vacation towns could easily foot the bill, protecting access to development dollars, but many struggling fishing villages could not.
A Year in the Heart of the Addiction Crisis in Rust Belt America
The opioids are here, and meth is resurgent. When it's easier than ever to rationalize the first hit, and the options are limitless, even a community-wide effort might not be enough to stop the overdoses.
How Redistricting in Michigan Has Disenfranchised Voters and Helped the Far Right Capture a Centrist State
Gerrymandering in the Great Lakes State has cost some communities their representation, their schools, and their access to clean drinking water.
Party Lines: Tracking Gerrymandering Cases State by State
Recent court challenges to politically motivated redistricting have yielded several decisions not to decide.
The Endling: Watching a Species Vanish in Real Time
On the frontlines of extinction in the Gulf of California, where the vaquita faces its final days.
How Canadian Cops Ended a Decade-Long Fight Over How to Manage the World's Polar Bears
Over the last 10 years, the poaching and trafficking of animal products has become the fourth-highest-grossing crime in the world. But because wildlife crime is not bound by national borders and each country has its own rules and ideas, its management and policing has become unwieldy at best.
The Great, Chaotic Biochar Experiment
Australian plant ecologist Brenton Ladd wants to reengineer the notoriously nutrient-poor soils in the Amazon, and, in the process, save the world's trees. But first, he has to convince Peruvian farmers and non-profits—and occasionally, his own research team—that he's not just another gringo with a strange idea.