The flood that swept through the Indian state of Uttarakhand two years ago killed thousands of people. Now researchers are saying that melting glaciers and shifting storm tracks played a major role.
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In the second of two videos on food waste, filmmaker Karim Chrobog travels to Seoul, South Korea, which has implemented a high-tech initiative that has dramatically reduced its waste.
Filmmaker Karim Chrobog looks at the staggering amount of food wasted in the U.S. – a problem with major human and environmental costs.
Gustavo Londoño hunts birds' nests in Peru. He rigs them with cameras to identify predators. His research suggests surprising challenges that some birds will face as the region warms further.
A Chinese businessman wants to build a $50 billion interoceanic canal in Nicaragua. But critics are concerned the project could ruin the environment and spoil Lake Nicaragua, a drinking water source.
For two towns in northern India, melting glaciers have had very different impacts—one town has benefited from flowing streams and bountiful harvests, but the other's water supply has dried up.
Chinese officials are only starting to come to grips with the severity and extent of the soil pollution that has contaminated vast areas of the nation’s farm fields. Part 3 in He Guangwei's series.
Pollution from Hunan’s mines and plants has contaminated tracts of a once-fertile farmland and put China's staple food supply at risk. Part 2 in He Guangwei's series.
Rapid economic development in China has left a troubling legacy of soil pollution that has contaminated food crops and jeopardized public health. Part 1 in He Guangwei's series.
Traveling throughout China, from the Tibetan Plateau to the lush subtropical forests in the south, photojournalist Sean Gallagher documents the vast scope of the country's environmental challenges.