Yochi Dreazen on Mali, Terrorism and National Security
Yochi Dreazen on Mali, Terrorism and National Security
Tension Over Rice Prices in Zanzibar
Failing rice harvests on Zanzibar islands have prompted tension between the government and farmers, especially women farmers. Tanzanian journalist Josephat Mwanzi uncovered a side of Zanzibar that rarely is seen by tourists on the popular resort island. This report is part of Pulitzer Center-sponsored project "Tensions over Food Insecurity in Africa"
Tensions Over Food For Tomorrow
Tanzania's Maasai herders fear for their future as access to the land and trees they need to feed livestock shrinks. Tanzanian journalists Steve Martin Saning'o and Lukas Kariongi gained rare access to tell the story. This report is part of Pulitzer Center-sponsored project "Tensions over Food Insecurity in Africa"
Learn more: http://pulitzercenter.org/project/south-america-brazil-rio-de-janeiro-favelas-world-cup-soccer-construction-relocation-impoverished-families-lost-homes-culture-history-identity In recent months, protesters in Brazil have taken to the streets to oppose what they see as poor governance by the State, including mega-spending on projects of the FIFA World Cup. A group of activists in Rio de Janeiro are trying a new approach — called Occupy Cabral. This report is part of the Pulitzer C
Botswana: Outpours in the Thirstlands
Botswana's environment is naturally dry, semi-arid, and thirsty. But trends in climate, industry, and human demand threaten the delicate balance in the country of the Kalahari, also called "The Great Thirstland." This report is part of the Pulitzer Center sponsored project: "Botswana's Paradox: Diamonds and Water"
Annals of the Malaria War: Move over Angelina Jolie
Last year, the World Health Organization recommended the rollout as a method to curb some 655,000 malaria deaths per year. Now, Senegal, Mali, Chad, Nigeria, Niger and Togo are implementing the program, in which children take monthly doses of the anti-malarial medication, sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine and amodiaquine (SP+AQ). Science writer Amy Maxmen was in Mali and Senegal to meet with these scientists and observe the rollout of chemoprevention and the roadblocks it meets along the way. Miriam C
Journalist Jeff Bartholet on Tibetan Self-Immolations
Learn more: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/tibet-burning-behind-the-wave-of-self-immolations In this project, journalist Jeffrey Bartholet looks at the human and political dimensions of the self immolations by Tibetan monks—their meaning, their possible impact, and the battle over who controls the narrative. He also explores the peculiar history of self-immolation, and the related debate among some Tibetan Buddhists about whether they constitute acceptable or unacceptable violence. This
Craig Welch on "Sea Change" in Indonesia
Pulitzer Center grantee and Seattle Times reporter Craig Welch shares his reporting from Indonesia on a community threatened by climate change and ocean acidification. This is part of "Sea Change: The Pacific's Perilous Turn," a special series produced by the Seattle Times in collaboration with the Pulitzer Center. See all the reporting: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/ocean-acidification-marine-biodiversity-environmental-threats-global-warming
Cleaning Ghana's Streets: ZoomLion on the Ground in Agona
Learn more: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/west-africa-ghana-water-sanitation-waste-management-public-environment-clean-streets-clogged-gutters Watch ZoomLion, Ghana's largest private waste management company, in action as it cleans Ghana's streets. Diksha Bali reports for the Pulitzer Center. This report is part of the Pulitzer Center sponsored project: "Waste Management in Ghana: It Takes Two"
How to Make Jello Desserts : Making Raspberry Jello
In this free foods video clip, learn how to make Raspberry Jello and get expert tips on making homemade dessert recipes. (2:04)
Science on the Shuttle's Spacelab
NASA Public Affairs Officer Lori Meggs talks about the 30th anniversary of the Spacelab Program with Marshall Space Flight Center Deputy Director Teresa Vanhooser. Spacelab was a module inside the shuttle's payload bay where numerous science experiments were conducted. Vanhooser discusses how the missions were managed from Marshall and how it has paved the way for science on station today.
Phonic Faces Beginning Reader
Preschooler learns alphabet, letter-sounds and phonological awareness by reading a specially designed Phonic Faces alphabet-storybook learning letter-sounds is a natural part of reading these stories. (2:46)
Moment of Peril
Lawrenceburg is Dearborn County's largest community. Its favorable location on the Ohio River has also made it vulnerable to periodic floods since the 1800s. The levee there now affords protection from future floods.,Dearborn County Journey
Sculpting Details of a Horse Mane: Part 2
Learn how to sculpt the details of a horse's mane on a clay horse head sculpture in this ceramic art video lesson with expert Jorge Benlloch. English captions. (2:12)
Johns Hopkins Story Swap - He Knew a Lot of Girls
Mark Ellenbogen '66 and Ben Rosenberg '65 laugh about what each brought to their friendship in the beginning, about 50 years ago. One had a dorm room, for late-night crashes, while the other knew a lot of girls, and his mom was a great cook.
School's in session for Prince William
More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe The heir to the British throne is taking classes at Cambridge University. Alicia Powell reports. Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and international news. For over 160 years, Reuters has maintained its reputation for speed,
Giada, from the Food Network, shows how to make a sandwich with a chocolate hazelnut spread (Nutella) and another open-faced sandwich (bruschetta) with strawberries.
Secretary of State Kerry calls on North Korea to denuclearize
More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Jan. 7 - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry calls on North Korea to denuclearize, and affirms commitment to the defense of South Korea. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and international n
Seigenthaler Remembers French Journalist Guihard
Journalist John Seigenthaler was at Farley Hall on Sept. 30, 2010 to remember the 48th anniversary of French journalist, Paul Guihard's death (Sept. 30, 1962) with a marker in front of the Meek School of Journalism & New Media furnished by the Society of Professional Journalists. Video by Mary Stanton Knight.
Scientific glassblower crafts a Christmas bauble
In our Dream Job Special, Steve Ramsey describes how glass-blowing can take you to labs, museums and TV studios, and makes us a festive bauble Read more: http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn24787