Years of illegal gold mining have taken their toll on parts of the Peruvian rainforest. People have left their homes and families, pulled to this part of the world by the promise of a golden opportunity. But that opportunity may be vastly different from what they imagined.
In Bangladesh, people are being pushed to the limit by rising sea levels. In Chad, people are being pushed off the land by violence and then continually challenged by scarce resources. Climate change plays a role, and so does one's ability to push forward. This is their story.
In 2016, we brought you stories from all over the world of people struggling with the effects of climate change.
Farmers are extremely dependent on the climate. Erratic rainfall and unpredictable weather events can be the difference between a successful crop and a failure. The SAfER project (Sustainable Agriculture for Enhanced Resilience) helps farmers in Indonesia plan for the unexpected.
Farmers in El Salvador are turning to cacao, a cash crop with historic ties to the region and the potential to simultaneously help people and the environment.
An innovative project involving smallholder farmers aims to reduce poverty among participating farmers, and to mitigate climate change by reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
Here are 10 things in your home that have a climate change connection - some things cause global warming, others are impacted by it - and ways you can make a difference.
In southwest Tanzania, there are several villages in the mountains with no WiFi or electricity, multiple transportation challenges and a scarcity of water. But these villages are also home to farmers who are successfully producing food for their families on neighborhood plots of land.
Climate change is affecting the most vulnerable in Zimbabwe. But while it’s strong, there’s something more powerful: the voices and the will of the people of Zimbabwe who want change and are working hard to make it, despite obstacles. This is their story.
Over the last decade, Zimbabwe has experienced a number of economic, environmental and political stresses. Poverty, food insecurity, malnutrition and environmental degradation are serious concerns in Zimbabwe, and will continue to be challenges because of the effects of climate change.