E-waste youth activist

Living on Earth interviews Alex Lin, who won the Brower Youth Award for his pioneering work on electronic waste. Lin recycled and refurbishes computers for kids in the U.S. and around the world.

Hunting for the Next Pandemic

Many of the major infectious diseases that plague humans- like cholera, small pox and AIDS- first evolved in animals. And at some point these diseases all made the leap from animals to people. Traditional medicine has approached the problem by searching f

Safeguarding Cameroon's Rainforest

Africa's Congo Basin is home to fifty percent of the continent's wildlife, thousands of exotic plant species and the second largest rainforest in the world. Through the years, timber companies have logged deeper into the forests, inadvertently cutting pat