The Curse of Crude

Blog Post | February 15, 2013 | Evan Sparling
At least since the beginning of the financial crisis in 2008 it’s been a common refrain throughout the world that countries must crank up resource extraction projects to stimulate economic development....

Russian NGOs Challenge “Foreign Agents” Label

Blog Post | February 8, 2013 | Evan Sparling
  Since late last year, Russian NGOs that receive support from abroad are required to register as “foreign agents” under new legislation aimed at discrediting NGOs by labeling them with a...

The World’s Top 3 Climate Change Threats

Blog Post | January 31, 2013 | Alex Levinson
Do you know what China, Australia, and the Arctic have in common? Apart from stunning scenery, it turns out that each is home to one of the 3 biggest threats to...

Meet Kevin Harun, Our New Arctic Director, Who Hitchhiked His Way to the Heart of the World

Blog Post | January 31, 2013 | Dorsey Kilbourn
As a 19-year old, Kevin Harun adored actress Mary Tyler Moore; he was convinced that it would be a great adventure to track her down in Minnesota. When he told his...