Dispatches from The Outlaw Ocean Episode 2: Bondage at Sea
A global scourge, sea slavery is something most people do not realize exists. Why does it persist?
Dispatches from The Outlaw Ocean Episode 1: Where Killers Go Free
A 10-minute slow-motion slaughter captured on a cellphone shows men floating in the ocean, shot and killed. Who did it and why is no government willing to investigate?
To Reimagine the Realm: The Purpose of ‘Dispatches From the Outlaw Ocean’
Half of the world’s population now lives within a hundred miles of the sea, but most people conceive of this space as a liquid desert that we occasionally fly over, a canvas of lighter and darker blues.
Rains and Floods Batter Philippines, Climate Activists Warn of More To Come
“The quarrying is to blame, no doubt about it. It’s always been like this, but we live in this area because we have nowhere else to go,” said an inspector for the Municipal Environment and Natural Resources Office.
How the Privatization of Urban Renewal in Taipei Has Led To Fake Parks
The privatization of urban renewal in Taipei has led to a proliferation of parks in name only — deficient in space and social and environmental benefits. Activists are fighting back.
Taiwan Marks Deadly but Seminal 1999 Earthquake
The earthquake prompted major legislative reform in how the government would handle natural disasters, but challenges remain.
Powerhouse: Clean Energy Transitions in the Indo-Pacific
Energy security is shifting to new interdependencies based on alternate fuels and rare earths.