How the End of Civil Conflicts Can Lead to Increased Deforestation
A new study found the loss of forest cover significantly increased in four countries that recently declared peace after years of war.
Viewfinder: A Valentine's Day Sale in the Ivory Coast
A boy poses with a pillow shaped like lips on sale for Valentine's Day in Yopougon, Ivory Coast, on February 13th, 2018.
Girls in the Ivory Coast Share the Burden of Teenage Pregnancy
An unplanned child used to derail the education of girls in the country, but a new approach is helping young mothers stay in school.
The Week in Photos: From Street Performers in Lagos to Flooding in Auckland
A round-up of images from Viewfinder, Pacific Standard's daily photo feature.
Viewfinder: Remnants of a Market Fire in Côte d'Ivoire
A man takes photos with a mobile phone as sellers walk through debris in a market after a fire devastated the building overnight on September 18th, 2017, in the Abobo neighborhood of Abidjan.