In a country with one of Southeast Asia’s worst infant mortality rates, one clinic is striving to bring improved birthing assistance to local women.
Food rations sustain refugees, but what’s missing is fulfillment and a sense of home.
Scientists and activists battle over the pros and cons of genetically modified organisms. In the midst of this heated debate, important voices have been lost.
Lands donated to former refugees provide stability and nourishment—not only in the food that is grown but through the community that’s taken root.
A bomb clearance team in Laos eagerly buys bush meat from local hunters. Then they realize they're eating threatened and endangered species.
I recently spent several days camping with a bomb clearance team in southern Laos. Quick history: Laos, per capita, is the most heavily bombed country on Earth. Between 1964 and 1973, U.S. forces flew more than 580,000 bombing missions over the country in an effort to root out Communists and stop the supply chain along the Ho Chi Minh Trail. Hundreds of millions of bombs were dropped; up …