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.
In the past year, Ontario has shed some 100,000 manufacturing jobs. The automotive sector bore the brunt of those job losses. Now some auto workers are turning green. The World's Jason Margolis has more.
Fishermen have been pulling bluefin tuna from the Mediterranean for thousands of years. But now overfishing in the Mediterranean is taking its toll. And the bluefin tuna population is crashing. The World's Gerry Hadden has the story
A hidden culprit in the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami was degraded shorelines. Now Indonesia's moving to protect its coasts by restoring thousands of miles of mangrove swamps. Ari Daniel Shapiro has the story.
PRI's The World speaks with Lester Brown, head of the Earth Policy Institute, about the life and career of Norman Borlaug, a scientist whose work developing high-yield crops earned him the Nobel Peace Prize in 1970. He died this past weekend.
Representatives from nine of the world's major faiths are joining forces to help address climate change ï¿½including a delegation from Baltimore's New Psalmist Baptist Church. Reporter Matthew Wells has the story.
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.
A Saudi Arabian company has leased tens of thousands of acres in Ethiopia to grow rice for export. The Ethiopian government says it will help provide food security for its citizens but some who live in the region say they're not seeing any benefits.