Over a period of 40 years, Myanmar's military killed and displaced tens of thousands of Karen people.
Vigilantes who hunt down feral cats run up against animal-cruelty laws and social norms; one Texas veterinarian sparked outrage after she bragged on Facebook about killing what she thought was a feral tomcat with a bow and arrow.
Watford City, North Dakota: Drillers perfect "the curve," a 1,000-foot portion of the oil well where the line gradually shifts from vertical to horizontal, on the Raven Drilling company rig.
The executive secretary of the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change recalls COP16.
Hakima El Haité, host of COP22 in Marrakech, is a pioneer for women—in science and diplomacy, and above all in the struggle for climate justice.
Without access to the right technologies, countries are left to confront complex problems without the sufficient tools to solve them.
After 20 years behind the scenes of the environmental movement Kreider believes that, now more than ever, women need more seats at the table.
Abeysinghe, among other things, is the principal researcher at the International Institute for Environment and Development.
The veteran civil-society advocate came of political age under the Marcos régime in the Philippines. Today she’s one of the busiest organizers in the world.
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The former executive secretary of the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change sees women as the solution to climate change, rather than victims.
The scholar and indigenous activist explains how tribal communities can help solve the energy crisis.
Long Beach, California: A scene from 2,000 feet above the Port of Long Beach, where officials say they handle the transport of $180 billion worth of goods each year.
How seed libraries are fighting against agricultural giants to increase genetic diversity in our crops.
And Bollywood may just be the perfect platform.