Learn about the significance of textiles and knitting in protest movements throughout history, and how people continue to use the craft to fight for causes they believe in.
Photographers have captured the impact humans have made on nature in a series of deeply concerning pictures.
World War II may be far in the past, but for the Uighur people of China, disturbing echoes of the Holocaust are happening right now.
Watch this quick public service announcement with world-renowned activist Greta Thunberg as it highlights aspects of her personal quest to inspire others to take action in preserving our climate.
Discover the aftermath of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill years later and what these adverse effects have wrought on the local marine life.
While Tim Bannon isn’t that into athletics, he won’t let anything—including his disability—get in the way of him doing exactly what he wants to do.
With hurricane season well under way, communities proactively plan in hopes of minimizing damage.
Thousands of protestors in Brazil and across the globe are protesting the Brazilian president’s environmental policies, which they save have increased the number of fires in the Amazon rainforest.
Greta Thunberg has inspired young people worldwide to take action for a better future. Watch the video to learn more about how she is impacting the world in her fight against climate change.
Thousands of citizens living in poverty are left homeless after a fire burns hundreds of shanties in Bangladesh.
An eleven-year-old sees an opportunity to inspire to acts of kindness following the recent El Paso shooting.
Protests in Hong Kong continue into the 11th straight week. Read the latest on their development.
Hong Kong is a region that operates independently from mainland China. In recent weeks, its citiizens have been protesting a bill that would allow extradition from the region to China. As response from police has become more severe, so have protestors’ demands.
PBS has debuted the nation’s first-ever children’s series featuring indigenous leads. Finally, Alaskan natives are able to see themselves through the character “Molly of Denali.”
Watch a video of a tribute celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. The Washington Monument transforms into a movie screen depicting various stages of the mission.
How can large earthquakes set off many smaller ones? Read on to learn more about the aftereffects of earthquakes.
The first transcontinental railroad transformed America and came to symbolize a new spirit of unity and cooperation. Yet for decades after its completion, the Chinese workers who made the railroad’s construction possible were overlooked. Recently, steps have been taken to remedy this historical injustice.
What is it about the United States that convinces citizens of other nations to leave their homes and lives behind? Visit this site to explore the answers, along with the personal stories of immigrants from Guatemala, Iran, Tibet, the Soviet Union, Taiwan, and Mexico. While you’re there, be sure to browse the photo archives and genealogical resources.
Read about reactions to the Easter Bombings in Sri Lanka, and watch the video about effects this tragedy has had on the local Muslim community. In the midst of this tragedy, the country searches for ways to bring people together despite religious differences.
With the 30th anniversary of the Chinese Tiananmen Square protest and massacre approaching, photojournalist Liu Heung Shing reflects on his experiences documenting the events as they unfolded.