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In India's Sundarbans, People And Tigers Try To Coexist In A Shrinking Space

Friday, May 20, 2016

The vast patchwork of islands on a delta where three rivers meet is home to hundreds of tigers and 4 million people. As climate change squeezes the land they share, is increased conflict inevitable?


Meet Bonbibi: The Indian Forest Goddess Worshipped Across Religions

Thursday, May 19, 2016

In the Indian mangrove forest called the Sundarbans, Bonbibi is worshipped by Hindus and Muslims alike. Her story reflects some of what makes this landscape so unique.


In The Sundarbans, Solar Power Gives Humans An Edge Over Tigers

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

In a remote Indian mangrove forest, the arrival of solar power is good for small, local businesses and students trying to study at night. It also means fewer people are being eaten by tigers.


Salt-Resistant Rice Offers Hope For Farmers Clinging To Disappearing Islands

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Climate change is reshaping land and lives in India's Sundarbans region, where paddies are being overrun by saltwater. But resilient varieties of rice may let vulnerable families stay a while longer.


Experts Fear Climate Change Will Lead To More Tiger Attacks In The Sundarbans

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Deep in the world's largest mangrove forest, which spans India's border with Bangladesh, rangers protect wild Bengal tigers. Rising seas may have rangers and tigers competing for a place to live.


Journey To The Sundarbans: The 'Beautiful Forest' Of Mangroves

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Sundarbans literally means "beautiful forest," but as the novelist Amitav Ghosh writes, "There is no prettiness here to invite the stranger in."


India's Big Battle: Development Vs. Pollution

Friday, May 13, 2016

Indian cities are among the world's most polluted. And India is the third-largest emitter of carbon dioxide. If it finds a sustainable way to develop, it could be a template for the rest of the world.


Car Rationing Experiment Backfires In Polluted New Delhi

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

New Delhi has the most polluted air of any city in the world. NPR explores whether rationing cars in the Indian city could solve the problem.


In India, Eco-Friendly Cremation Is Easy — But It's A Tough Sell

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Is it possible to shrink the carbon footprint of the dead? An organization wants to persuade Indians to adopt "green" cremations and make an important Hindu death rite more environmentally friendly.


In Polluted New Delhi, Triathlete Weighs Costs Of Exercising Outside

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

In the Indian capital of New Delhi — the city with the most polluted air in the world — exercising outdoors is as good for your lungs as chain smoking. A triathlete explains why he keeps at it.


India Struggles To Develop Without Furthering Carbon Footprint

Monday, May 09, 2016

How does a country bring its people into the 21st century without pumping huge amounts of carbon into the atmosphere? This challenge is more acute in India than anywhere else.


Memoirist Augusten Burroughs Puts It All Out There In 'Lust & Wonder'

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Augusten Burroughs is one of America's most successful memoirists. NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with him about his latest book, Lust & Wonder.


James Corden Conquers YouTube With 'Carpool Karaoke'

Tuesday, March 08, 2016

The British comedian and Late Late Show host hit big with his star-studded carpool singalong videos. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks to Corden about how it all started — and singing with Justin Bieber.


Effects Of Toledo Tattoo Artist's Work Are More Than Skin Deep

Thursday, February 18, 2016

On his days off, Brian Finn offers free tattoos to people who want to cover up scars from domestic violence, self-harm or other trauma.


Flint Residents' Broken Faith: 'The People We Trusted Failed Us'

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

State and city officials knew about problems with Flint's water even as they encouraged people to keep using it. Locals are disillusioned, and angry, and rebuilding that trust will be challenging.


When Every Drop Of Water Could Be Poison: A Flint Mother's Story

Monday, February 08, 2016

For Flint resident Jeneyah McDonald, using bottled water for everything has become an onerous but necessary routine. Still, she worries about the effects that toxic tap water will have on her sons.


Flint Begins The Long Process Of Fixing Its Water Problem

Monday, February 01, 2016

Experts are scrambling to define the scope of the water contamination disaster in the city of nearly 100,000 and determine how to replace corroded pipes, while making sure to keep the public informed.


Clinton Responds To Sanders Criticism That Her Experience Isn't Enough

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Hillary Clinton has been feeling the heat from her Democratic challengers. Senator Bernie Sanders this week criticized Clinton — saying she may have experience but doesn't have the right judgment.


Hillary Clinton And Jeb Bush Agree On At Least One Thing

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Hillary Clinton walks a daily tightrope between attacking Republicans and trumpeting her ability to work with them. Republicans "seem to be very fact averse," she told me in an interview, shortly after saying "I'm interested in us solving problems together."

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The Eagles' Glenn Frey Dies At 67

Monday, January 18, 2016

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with music critic Tom Moon about the death of Glenn Frey, a founding member of The Eagles.