Adventurous Eaters Will Love Whole Fish Grilled in Banana Leaves
Top-down view of a woman wrapping a red whole tilapia in a banana leaf, next to a wooden bowl full of fish with cilantro on top.

Food

Adventurous Eaters Will Love Whole Fish Grilled in Banana Leaves

A family in Ecuador shows us how they grill tilapia and macachama in banana leaves with cilantro to make a toothsome, tropical meal.

Former Maoist Recruits Build a New Life in Nepal
Former Maoist Recruits Build a New Life in Nepal.

Culture

Former Maoist Recruits Build a New Life in Nepal

Conscripted by Maoist rebels at a young age, Ganga Gharti and Rudra Pun spent years tangled up in the Nepalese civil war against their will. But...

The True Cost of Our Coffee Habit
A close-up of green coffee cherries on the branch with one red cherry, and a hand picking the red cherry.

Food

The True Cost of Our Coffee Habit

Regardless of how much we pay for our morning cup of coffee, chances are good that the farmers who grew it see very little of the profit and live...

Wuhan outbreak raises questions about safe food choices
a coronavirus

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Wuhan outbreak raises questions about safe food choices

choose your meat carefully

Rats That Are Making The World A Better Place
A rat stuck in the grate of a manhole cover looks directly into the camera. She is too fat around the middle to get out so she is stuck and irritated about it, but unhurt. Image by Berufstierrettung Rhein Neckar.

Animals

Rats That Are Making The World A Better Place

This Chinese New Year falls on Saturday, January 25, 2020 kicking off the Year of the Rat. Here are a few rats whose honorable service or winning...

Fighting Fire with Goats
Uma Sinjali Magar takes her goats out to graze in the Chitwan district of Nepal.

Animals

Fighting Fire with Goats

A surprising hero has emerged to help the world’s wildfire problem ¬– the ever-versatile goat. These animals that we love have come through...

Remembering the Haiti earthquake, 10 years later
Remembering the Haiti earthquake, 10 years later.

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Remembering the Haiti earthquake, 10 years later

Haitians remember what happened to them the day the 2010 earthquake struck.

Haiti, 10 years after the earthquake
earthquake damage in Haiti, 2010

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Haiti, 10 years after the earthquake

A look back at a tough decade.