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Rich in diversity and small in size, Sri Lanka lacks mechanisms to protect its natural treasures. The practice of using and commercially exploiting the biological resources and indigenous knowledge of a country without permission or compensation is known as “biopiracy”.
Bangladesh has the highest rate (29%) in the world of marriage among girls under 15 years old, according to UNICEF. It also has the fourth-highest rate of child marriage involving minors, after Niger, the Central African Republic, and Chad.
This is the story of six Afghan women in Kabul, from three different ethnic groups and two war-torn generations. They share a desire to leave a permanent mark on a society with an uncertain future.
Thousands of people are trapped in hospitals around the world for not paying their medical bills. Most of the victims are women who had emergency C-sections. They are detained in hospital alongside their babies until their families can pay the fees.
During decades, wealthy nations sold their plastic waste to developing countries because it was cheaper and easier than processing it at home.
NASA satellites registered a record in the size and number of fires in Brazilian Amazon in 2019. Behind the fires, there is a bigger and more silence problem - deforestation.
It's a special podcast and video story from Syria. Our reporter is on the ground and together with him we try to explain the complexities of what is happening in Rojava.
Even though it is a vaccine-preventable disease, measles kills over 100,000 people every year. Worldwide cases tripled in the first three months of 2019. Ten states accounted for approximately three-quarters of the total increase of measles in 2018: Ukraine, Philippines, Brazil, Yemen, Venezuela, Serbia, Madagascar, Sudan, Thailand and France.
Heidi Larson, director of the Vaccine Confidence Project, finds strong similarities between the growing vaccine scepticism and the rise of populism.
11.2% of the world's population dies because of pollution. More than 90% inhale air of poor quality. "Deep Breath" is an interactive report on the global smog problem which many countries are unable or unwilling to deal with.
About 700 million people in 43 countries suffer from water scarcity today. Even big modern cities such as Barcelona and London have problems with water supply. This story is about places where the struggle for access to clean water is the cause of social unrest and an element of international conflicts.
"The Luggage" is a feature telling about cities and countries which, facing huge tourist traffic, have decided to take steps to limit and regulate the inflow of visitors. We present the ways of dealing with the negative impact of tourism on the lives of inhabitants in an interactive reportage which was made according to the principles of solution journalism.
It will be a magazine sent via email – which every week will give you coverage of important global issues.
Following the Turkish offensive, in October 2019 we started a diary from Rojava together with the Syrian journalist Massoud Hamid who for three months visited hospitals, funerals, cemeteries, prisons, schools, refugee camps, roads and markets in Rojava and shared with us what he found by messages from WhastApp.
The Iraqi army’s recent battle of Mosul was supposed to bring one result: free the city from the merciless grip of Daesh, whose caliphate had introduced fear and cruelty.
The Civil War in Somalia continues. Throughout the years only the nature of the terror has changed. The scale, however, remains similar. Somalis keep running away from the violence, fighting hunger and their entire existence is about simply trying to survive yet another day.
The Line is an interactive report about forgotten by some and lasting four years war in Ukraine, about the fate of people which suddenly had to face the reality of war.
Crimean Bridge is a Russian project on the verge of implementation. It is a bridge that connected Crimea (annexed in 2014) with Russia. Ukraine and western countries do not recognise it. This bridge not only connects but also divides.
The Gorani, Slavic Muslims. They are an ethnic minority living in the frontier between Kosovo, Albania and Macedonia - a kind of triangle in the Gora region in the Šar Mountains. They maintain their traditions, language and rituals. And they do not plan to conquer the world.
“(In)dependence” is an interactive story about New Caledonia, its inhabitants and their pursuit for independence, about their life and customs.
According to official sources, 220,000 migrants reached Europe in October 2015. The majority of them used the Balkan Route to go deep into the continent. Sometimes It was faster to illegally get from Greece to Austria or Germany than do it legally.
Migration is one of the biggest challenges for humanity. It’s also a very broad term within which we have – IDPs, refugees but also economic migrants. We want to become a complex cross-border source showing you various aspects of it.
It is a multimedia and interactive story presenting a train journey through Ukraine from west to east, from Uzhhorod to Lysychansk, from the perspective of the train, people, their stories and the longest railway line in Ukraine, number 045Л.
Wiretapping scandals, recordings or transcripts of recordings have had a significant impact on national or international policy in recent years. In this interactive story, we are presenting how the wiretapping scandals have influenced the politics of 10 selected countries.
A multimedia story about one of the oldest cities in Croatia. We are taking you to important places in the old town of Dubrovnik in a manner resembling a video game.
World 2018 is a review of the most important political, economic and social events as well as sport and science achievements. We have also explored topics related to migration, environment and technology. Our summary presents meaningful facts during the last 12 months which have had a significant impact on the world around us.
World 2017 is a summary of the most important events that took place during the last 12 months. It presents news from various parts of the world that awoke feelings and emotions, but above all, that shaped our reality.
We present an overview of political, economic and social events prepared by the Outriders team as well as the most important scientific discoveries and sports performances of the year 2017.
World 2016 is an overview of important world events of the last twelve months - both the positive and the negative ones, but all having a strong impact on today's reality - this close and this far. This year we also asked reporters and experts to write special summaries as an addition to this report.