Monitoring press freedom and international affairs from Mid-Missouri Public Radio and the Missouri School of Journalism
Indonesia's rapid deforestation
By  • 27 April 2017
Indonesia has one of the world's largest remaining areas of tropical forests. From tigers and orangutans to Sumatran elephants, the forests support a stunning array of wildlife. They also soak up huge amounts of climate-warming…
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Latin American environmentalists under attack
By  • 9 March 2017
Earlier this year, a 51-year-old Mexican man named Isidro Baldenegro López was shot to death in Mexico’s Chihuahua state. Mr. López was a well-known environmental activist and advocate for the indigenous Tarahumara people. For years…
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Honduran environmentalist's murder resonates a year later
By , • 9 March 2017
"The government doesn’t want to get to the bottom of the killing because it involved people from the government itself." Silvio Carrillo always knew that there were death threats against his aunt, the Honduran environmentalist…
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India's holy mess
By  • 22 January 2015
The Ganges is both sacred and polluted. Taking a dip in the Ganges River is a lifelong ambition for many Hindus. But Sudha Ramachandran, an India-based freelance journalist, says she wouldn’t even put her finger…
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