Inhabitants of Tajikistan's Pamir Mountains are pressured to overuse a highland shrub for firewood as imported fuel becomes too costly. A UN initiative is helping provide alternative energy sources and revive the sust...
As the international community focuses on ways to put an end to the raging violence in Cote d'Ivoire, those fleeing the conflict are suffering in neighbouring countries. More than 4,000 Ivorian refugees who escaped to...
Peru is battling to contain a dangerous tide of counterfeit medicines.
Put to the test, an ordinary man made an extraordinary choice - to risk his own life to save hundreds of others during the Rwandan genocide.
In the forests of Bolivia, the Guarani people are fighting for their human rights.
In the windswept dunes of the Sahara, families have been torn apart by Africa's longest-running territorial conflict. Now they have the chance of a lifetime - to see each other once again after decades apart.
The Galapagos Islands are a unique ecological haven and a natural paradise under siege from tourism and development. What can be done to protect them?
In the Middle East conflict, children on both sides are caught in the middle. The ongoing violence is taking an emotional toll on their lives.
A journey through the "tropical forests of the ocean", home to 50,000 square kilometres of endangered coral reef.
The search for justice following Guatemala's civil war has forensic anthropologists trying to identify individuals who disappeared many years ago.
In Moldova, families are torn apart as parents emigrate to find work in nearby countries, leaving their children to grow up without them.