As new infectious diseases spread worldwide, specialists race to curb the increase of new leprosy cases in Brazil. The lack of expertise leaves locals susceptible to the most severe strains of leprosy.
In 2003, Ethiopia experienced widespread famine, stunting the growth of many children. Roger Thurow tells the story of Hagirso, a young adult now attempting to overcome the effects of malnutrition from his youth.
In this interactive explainer, Luisa Salomón explores central concepts in the study of epidemics and explains how past epidemics like smallpox have ended.
The InfoNile team tells the story of their cross-border data journalism investigation covering large-scale foreign land deals in the Nile River basin of Africa.
Femicide — violence against women because they are women — transcends borders. Through reporting, photography, film and poetry, immerse yourself in the stories of the resilient women of Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, as they search for justice after losing their beloved daughters.
Maryland’s child support system often sets up poor families to fail, pulling parents, kids and communities under.
Law enforcement agencies in Illinois have used the money and property seized from citizens to pay for a wide variety of items.
The vast region may stay wet—or dry up and burn—depending on whether Indigenous people want to continue to work the land.
Huge swaths of land acquired by foreign investors in Africa's Nile River Basin export profits and displace communities.
Dividends of South Africa’s biggest land claim settlement are benefiting less than a third of intended recipients. What does this mean for ecotourism on community land bordering the Kruger National Park?
Foreclosures have been a serious problem in Puerto Rico, escalating since Hurricane Maria caused vast damage and saddled people with extensive repair costs.
Meet the trees, get to know their superpowers, and learn how scientists are trying to protect them.