Gauri Shringarpure. (Photo by The Seattle Globalist)

“When the President steps out of the Oval Office, does he really switch the lights off?”

My First World kids have it easy. The beauty of the Cascades, the Evergreens, even the pristine air is lost on them – not because they don’t consider it beautiful, but because they have little perspective on the absence of these little things that are easy to take for granted.
Mar 13, 2016
Aldebaron Hernandez. (Photo by The Seattle Globalist)

Aldebaran Hernandez is building a legacy with his environmental advocacy work

"One choice, seven billion solutions"
Travis Quezon. (Photo by The Seattle Globalist)

“I wasn’t a good surfer or a fisherman like my oldest brother or my dad, but crabbing, this was something I could do.”

"I wasn't a good surfer or a fisherman like my oldest brother or my dad, but crabbing, this was something I could do."
Mar 11, 2016
Cocoa beans in a cocoa pod. These are harvested to eventually make chocolate. (Photo via Agricultural Research Service)

Global food empowerment is on our plates, activists say

Going vegan in the 1980s was a much different experience than it is today — especially if you were in Texas.
Feb 4, 2014
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Pollution, overfishing threaten livelihood of Peruvian fishermen

Marcelino Coila Choque is from a family of fishermen in Peru. From his small village along Lake Titicaca, he has watched the water turn opaque with pollution from the expanding city of Puno.  Radio journalist Sara Shahriari and Photojournalist Noah Friedman-Rudovsky follow Coila Choque on his morning fishing rounds in an audio slideshow. 
Oct 1, 2012