Times are changing and so are we. Welcome to the Livable Planet Desk, the new home for environment coverage from PRI's The World and PRI.org.
A citizens' group devoted to protecting Siberia's Lake Baikal, the largest and deepest lake in the world, may be forced to close after being declared a "foreign agent." The court ruling follows a 2012 law forcing any group that gets foreign funding and engages in political activity to register as a foreign agent or face big fines.
Host Marco Werman speaks with The World's environment editor Peter Thomson about our new series on climate change and the future of food.
"Superstorm" Sandy is just the latest in a wave of extremely unusual weather events to hit in recent years; many wonder about the possible link to climate change. Host Lisa Mullins raises the question with The World's environment editor Peter Thomson.
There's a long list of foreign policy issues that got little or no mention during the Obama-Romney foreign policy debate. Anchor Marco Werman asks our editors Peter Thomson, William Troop and Clark Boyd talk about three.
The World's environment editor Peter Thomson talks with host Aaron Schachter about new pictures of plankton, the tiny organisms that float around in the world's oceans.