Foreign fishermen sit on their boats docked at the compound of Pusaka Benjina Resources fishing company in Benjina, Aru Islands, Indonesia, April 1, 2015.  (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)

Slave labor mars Thai seafood industry

Thailand is the world's third-largest exporter of seafood, shipping shrimp, tuna and other fish to supermarket chains and pet food companies in the U.S. and Europe. But a series of investigations by the...
In this July 19, 2007 photo, an iceberg is seen melting off the coast of Ammasalik, Greenland.  (AP Photo/John McConnico, File)

New optimism on climate change

The Paris agreement on reducing greenhouse gas emissions has led to new hope that the worst effects of climate change may be avoided. On this edition of Global Journalist, our guests analyze the climate...
Pope Francis in Naples

Pope Francis and the media

Just over two years since Pope Francis was elected to lead Catholics around the world, Global Journalist's Jason McLure sits down with three Catholic news agency journalists who have covered the Pontiff and...
Australia Aborigines

Indigenous land rights in Australia

Throughout the world, indigenous people are fighting for the right to reclaim land they lost due to European territorial expansion, colonialism, or to other means. One place where this debate has been...
Indian children take part in a protest against child trafficking in New Delhi, India

International sex trafficking

Given the nature of this discussion, listener discretion is advised. On this week's show, we are looking at sex trafficking of children around the world, and how the media covers this problem. In September...
Philippines South China Sea Disputed Shoal

Disputing the law of the sea

We’re all familiar with border disputes on land … but what about those on the water? Maritime disputes in the Arctic and in the South China Sea are increasing, as countries vie for valuable natural...