7 Billion People, One Planet. Can Everyone’s Needs Be Met?
There’s only one country that comes close to balancing sustainability and quality of life. Also, a study says Tuvalu isn’t shrinking after all.
A Green Future for Blue Hawaii, Maybe
A new bill puts the state on a path to energy independence, but it won’t be easy.
As Online Video Surges, the .TV Domain Rides the Wave
The domain, owned by Tuvalu, a tiny South Pacific island nation, signals how people watch TV now — online and on apps — and makes the country a tidy sum, too.
This Accursed Month
Some of Russia’s most traumatic events have occurred in August, each marking the beginning of a new, bleak era.
The Venice Biennale’s Rookies of the Year
Ten new countries opened pavilions for the first time at the Italian art extravaganza this year. Several made serious bids to become major art-world players.
A Tiny Pacific Island Nation That Does Not Smell Like Paradise
Decades after they were dug to provide material for an airstrip during World War II, “borrow pits” are eroding islanders’ quality of life in Tuvalu.
On Our Radar: William and Kate Visit Threatened Tuvalu
Island youths plan to deliver a message about how their homes are threatened by rising sea levels.
In Auckland, Exploring the South Seas Without Setting Sail
A bus ride from Auckland, New Zealand, to its southern suburbs, where the city’s Pacific Islander communities are concentrated, was cheap and yielded some South Pacific gems.
As Danger Laps at Its Shores, Tuvalu Pleads for Action
From erosion to withering crops to destroyed dwellings, climate change is affecting the people of Tuvalu in myriad ways.
On Our Radar: Invasive Carp Reach North Dakota
North Dakota state officials advise anglers not to remove fingerlings from the James River.
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