People in the West African country of Senegal have made their living from the sea for generations. But overfishing has put the region's fish stocks in crisis. And the Senegalese are struggling to find a solution. Jori Lewis has this report.
As millions of more Chinese enter the middle class, many are demanding a key passport to that lifestyle: a car. Millions throughout the developing world have the same demand. The world can't sustain this. One possible solution: car sharing.
For today's Geo Quiz we were looking for the common theme that connects Australia's coastal region "The Great Sandy," North Korea's Mount Myohyang, and Lagunas de Montebello, near the border between Mexico and Guatemala. The answer is....they are all newly deemed 'biosphere reserves.'
A group of European businesses is hoping to launch what would be the world's most ambitious solar energy project ? centered in North Africa. It's a big vision ... with big obstacles. Gerry Hadden reports for PRI's The World.
EU leaders are throwing their weight behind a proposed international ban on the trade in bluefin tuna from the Atlantic and Mediterranean. The prized fish is one of the world's most over-harvested marine species. The World's Gerry Hadden has the story.
Efforts to make better use of food resources growing within the city are taking root in Seattle. It's part of a movement to bring urban foraging from the margins to the mainstream as a hedge against food insecurity and climate change.
Costa Rica, a tropical country known for its national parks and ecotourism, has taken a step to protect its environment. But in this environmentally conscious nation, a new ban on hunting faces obstacles.
The World's Clark Boyd reports from Denmark on a new factory that's making ethanol from straw. If the technology pans out, supporters hope it will help replace both gasoline and biofuels made from food crops.