The US has the world’s largest economy, but for how much longer?
In the hills north of San Francisco, a new form of farming is taking root. It's called biointensive farming, and it has the potential to give small farmers a much bigger impact on the global food supply.
With all the attention being lavished on Rio, the city's poor have been largely left on the sideline. But one organization is hoping to give them a bit of a leg up while the city is in the spotlight.
Three years ago, photographer Misha Friedman traveled to South Africa. He went to Gugulethu, a township near Cape Town, to photograph several women living with HIV and tuberculosis. This year, he went back to try and find the women again. Some have since died. Friedman has now produced a new portrait series — focusing in part on those who were left behind and on the ongoing HIV crisis in South Africa — a country with the highest infection rate in the world.
Space is at a premium in most big cities — but even then space is usually reserved for the dead. In Berlin, though, many old cemeteries are being converted as public spaces.
The rangers’ jobs are difficult, to be sure. But sometimes the work is even harder on their wives.
These engineers have figured out how to store digital information on DNA. And that’s big news.
Some 70 percent of households in India don’t have access to toilets. And the consequences for women are huge.
Who could quibble with the US giving malnourished Haitian schoolchildren a shipment of US peanuts? There's history here, and a reason for suspicion.
It's been a year since the earthquake in Nepal. The devastating quake hit on April 25, 2015, killing almost 9,000 people and leaving many thousands homeless. Photographer Sonia Narang visited with several people who lost their homes, livelihoods or access to basic needs in the disaster.
Not so long ago, Thailand could boast about having one of the fastest growth rates in the world. But political turbulence, protests and a couple of coups have taken their toll. And there's anxiety about what will happen when the beloved king dies. How might the new Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Economic Community help Thailand get its act back together? What risks does Thailand's volatility have for a nascent regional grouping, with big aspirations to counterbalance China?