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by Orlando de Guzman
When the tsunami’s waters retreated in the Indonesian territory of Aceh, two opposing forces swept in: foreigners and the Islamic law, Sharia. Indonesia: After the Wave follows the massive influx and subsequent challenge to Aceh’s conservative moral standards.
Frontline World, Global Perspectives Collection
by Jon Shenk, Bonni Cohen, and Richard Berge
The impassioned president of the Maldives struggles to save his vulnerable island nation from the tragic effects of the looming climate apocalypse.
Diverse Muslim Voices, Independent Lens
by Aaron Woolf, Curt Ellis, and Ian Cheney
Two recent college graduates plant a single acre of the nation's most powerful crop--corn--and set out to follow it on its journey from a seed to the dinner plate.
by Walter Brock
A look at how land-use issues are affecting one community in Kentucky, and how the ramifications translate to other communities across the nation.
by Margret Jonasdottir and Magnus Vidar Sigurdsson
RAX is a photographer who has made a career of capturing the human faces of climate change, and the vanishing lifestyles of the Far North.
Global Perspectives Collection, Global Voices
by Douglas Gayeton
The Lexicon of Sustainability is multiplatform project based on this simple premise: people can’t be expected to live more sustainable lives if they don’t know the most basic terms and principles that define sustainability.
by Melissa Paly
Examining the connection between landscape and community in northern New England, Livable Landscapes: By Chance or By Choice? looks at how growth and sprawl affect quality of life and how a community works to preserve its unique character.
by Vicky Funari and Sergio De La Torre
Women workers in Tijuana’s assembly factories tell their stories as they work to carve out lives of agency in a new and complicated century, revealing the transformation of a city and its people by globalization.
POV, Global Voices
by Tracy Rector and Annie Silverstein of Longhouse Media
The journey of three teens from the Swinomish Indian Tribe who make a film about the threat from two local oil refineries.
by David E. Simpson
The native herding tribes of Africa are emerging from a century of “white man’s conservation,” which turned their lands into off-limits game reserves. Now, with a new model of conservation, African wildlife is back in their hands and the tribes are vying for a piece of the ecotourism pie. But can poachers become protectors?
Global Voices, Global Perspectives Collection, Independent Lens