As we get ready to kick off the new year, let’s recount the voices and stories about how we can enhance the way we interact with our planet. From Ethiopia to Indonesia, we’ve seen our efforts…

Andy Shuai Liu |

Soon will be January 1, 2015. Most of us will make New Year’s resolutions and most of us will fail to keep them. Keeping New Year’s resolutions is hard. But it turns out that we are much more…

Oscar Calvo-González |

Après la dévastation causée par le tsunami, la route côtière a été reconstruite avec le soutien de la Banque mondiale. © Chulie de Silva « Ce qui est logé au plus profond de ton cœur, la mort ne…

Chulie De Silva |

What I remember most of the first hours after learning about the tsunami was radio silence. Aceh, it seemed, had ceased to exist. The limited infrastructure in Indonesia’s northernmost province…

Sri Mulyani Indrawati |

Pada dasarnya saya adalah orang yang pragmatis, mengingat awal karir saya sebagai petugas kelurahan, lanjut terus ke kecamatan, di India, ketika saya bertanggungjawab untuk banyak hal yang terjadi…

Abhas Jha |

I began my professional career as a sub-district and district level administrator in India-a position that makes one responsible for pretty much everything- from making sure the water comes out of…

Abhas Jha |

English كتبت أمي مانيل كريستينغ في مذكراتها تصف ما يعنيه فقدان أحد الأحباء في كارثة موجات تسونامي "ما تحتفظ به في أعماق قلبك لا تفقده بالموت. يوم 26 ديسمبر/كانون الأول، 2004، رحل عنا برازانا…

Chulie De Silva |

Esta página en: English Luego de la devastación causada por el tsunami, la carretera costera fue reconstruída con el apoyo del Banco Mundial. © Chulie de Silva Mi madre, Manel Kirtisinghe, resumió…

Chulie De Silva |

Also available in: Spanish | العربية After the devastating tsunami, the Southern coast road rebuilt with support from the World Bank. Photograph © Chulie de Silva My mother Manel Kirtisinghe…

Chulie De Silva |

Back in the 1930s, Sri Lanka thought it would be a good idea to give everyone free access to health care. More than 75 years later, as the global health community bangs the drum for universal…

Owen Smith |