Trans-boundary water tensions with Iran and Pakistan cast a shadow on the development of Afghanistan's mainly agricultural economy.
September 20, 2012 /JASON MOTLAGH, STEPHEN SAPIENZA
America's appetite for inexpensive shrimp from Southeast Asia is growing, but at what cost? In Thailand, illegal and abusive labor practices go unchecked to feed a booming demand.
September 17, 2012 /DOMINIC BRACCO II, ERIK VANCE
The Sea of Cortez is—or was—a vast and lush underwater paradise. Industrial fishing operations are now decimating the sea's bounty. Tuna, red snapper, and shark are all but gone.
From drought in Chihuahua to vanishing glaciers in Ecuador, Simeon Tegel reports that Latin America is already being hit hard by climate change.
July 18, 2012 / Untold Stories
NOAH FRIEDMAN-RUDOVSKY, SARA SHAHRIARI
Lake Titicaca finds itself at great risk from upstream urban pollution as Bolivian residents migrate from the countryside to cities, overwhelming the infrastructure and sending pollution downstream.
From Tijuana to Tierra del Fuego, climate change is gripping Latin America. Simeon Tegel reports on the human consequences of drought, hurricanes, and melting glaciers.
February 28, 2012 / Untold StoriesPETER SAWYERAfter 15 years, a neighborhood in Accra gets access to safe running water. February 17, 2012 / Untold StoriesPETER SAWYERIn Accra, Ghana's capital, the water infrastructure falls far short of the population's needs, forcing many residents to scramble for water from illegal taps and roadside puddles.
January 25, 2012 / Untold Stories
SARA SHAHRIARI, NOAH FRIEDMAN-RUDOVSKY
A new kind of toilet may be the salvation of Lake Titicaca. It's sanitary and it may even produce compost suitable for growing food.
January 19, 2012 / iWatch
As Ghana ramps up off-shore oil production, the government promises to attend to environmental concerns. But plans to cope with a catastrophic spill are noticeably missing.
January 17, 2012 / The GuardianNOAH FRIEDMAN-RUDOVSKYWith urban populations increasing, Lake Titicaca is being polluted with waste from booming cities in Peru and Bolivia. January 12, 2012 / The GuardianSARA SHAHRIARI, NOAH FRIEDMAN-RUDOVSKYSouth America's most famous lake is being polluted by increasing levels of waste from fast-growing cities, according to locals, environmentalists and politicians. December 1, 2011 / Untold StoriesSELAY MARIUS KOUASSIVillages in western Ivory Coast are still recovering from post-election violence. Selay Marius Kouassi reports on the lack of access to water amid the simmering political situation.
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